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Two Oceans Aquarium

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Alfred Basin, Dock Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 418 3823
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The Two Oceans Aquarium is a window into the spectacular oceans surrounding the southern African coast. Through displays ranging from the small and almost fantastical Knysna seahorses, to sea turtles and shoals of shimmering fish, the aquarium holds wondrous discoveries around every corner. Come face-to-face with giant spider crabs and have an adventurous tactile experience at the Touch Pool. Be sure to visit the I&J Ocean Exhibit, with its 9m long window, and 10m long full tunnel. Qualified divers can also make use of the opportunity to dive in this exhibit with shoals of fish and turtles. The Jelly gallery is sure to mesmerize and enthrall.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (166 reviews)
“shark tank” (97 reviews)
“clown fish” (68 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Alfred Basin, Dock Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 418 3823
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice for all ages. The Nemo's aquarium is amazing. The kids go crazy. The penguim feeding is also nice...check the times.

Thank MiNGsRJ
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Two Oceans Aquarium to see the sharks, penguins and get out of the sun! With a 16 month old baby, the aquarium was a great place to wander around and have a sensory experience. The colours of the fish (especially the jellyfish...More

Thank l0ul00
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just by chance we wondered in to the aquarium. Many small tanks with different species to see. Some small interactive areas as well. Was a little disappointed with the variety of big fish on disply though. On a good note the penguins upstairs are gorgeous.

Thank daman123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall the aquarium is pretty small and doesn’t have too many exhibits. They do have 3 pretty big sharks so I thought that was the best part. Good place to go for a few hours with family

Thank pripatel131
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 18 months old loved it here, it's very well done with some great fishes and more. Can really recommend for a ~2 hour pleasent walk through!

Thank Fredrik H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the aquarium.... especially the jellyfish. They are lit up so well that you can see them in great detail. The clown fish were also so cute as they thought that the glass cube was their anemone. Great for all...More

Thank MrsRJGExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well designed and thought out. A good destination for those with children. A little on the small side. A 45 minute visit should suffice.

Thank vks598
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to see the noon feeding by divers of the rays who were obviously waiting for lunch. The ragged tooth sharks have a very large tank and there were many different viewing areas to watch them Many interesting exhibits we spent 2...More

Thank HazelHampshireUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely aquarium, lively . the staff is very friendly and helpful. you can also swim with some of the creatures in the tank. loads of detailing are there to help you understand the things and creatures.a great experience for me

Thank Hrishiraj t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So well laid out and organised. Easy to move around and read the informative displays. Wonderful exhibits and displays. Saw the fish and penguin feeding sessions, both very informative and entertaining. Great for families. Loved it. Toilets, refreshments, shop. A cool and comfortable respite from...More

Thank Beeteeyork
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28 December 2017|
Response from BobMarshall666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We paid at the door as we hadn't planned to go. The info page gives on-line prices, but there doesn't appear to be a family ticket. You are not permitted to put links into answers; I tried! However, I typed in Two Oceans... More
5 October 2015|
Response from TwoOceansAQ | Property representative |
You need to log onto the Aquarium Facebook page on your computer, not mobile. Like the page and you will see the Been There TV button. Click on that and search for your photos according to date and time.