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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“marine life” (125 reviews)
“shark tank” (103 reviews)
“sea creatures” (84 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Alfred Basin, Dock Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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+27 21 418 3823
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"marine life"
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"shark tank"
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"sea creatures"
in 84 reviews
"clown fish"
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"penguin feeding"
in 65 reviews
"feeding times"
in 61 reviews
"puppet show"
in 50 reviews
"touch pool"
in 48 reviews
"ragged tooth sharks"
in 33 reviews
"rainy day"
in 129 reviews
"great for kids"
in 65 reviews
"two oceans"
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"kids and adults"
in 33 reviews
"all ages"
in 101 reviews
"whole family"
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"worth a visit"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very intresting and informative place to visit. I learnt a lot about marine life. The marine life is kept in spacious aquariums that maintain as much as possible their natural habitat. The feeding time was a good exhibition. Nice place to spend...More

Thank Peter L
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spent my birthday there, enjoyed watching the penguins being fed and the underground tunnel with the view above

Thank mandylewis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to the Aquarium for many years, and then last week my daughter asked if I wish to join them as it was "Museum Night" and the Aquarium was one of the places one could visit. I was pleasantly surprised as to how...More

Thank Yvonne L
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Such a great review and recommendation. Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was far above any expectation. A real treat also for young children. The environmental exhibition is excellent and very nicely set up. Real value for money. Long lasting impression

Thank Mark F
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an absolutely lovely review. Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Presentation here was superb. Descriptions were excellent and the variety of aquatic life on display was breathtaking. The whole place has been designed in a very imaginative way. Don't miss!

Thank happyholidays8
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thank you very much for your glowing review of the Two Oceans Aquarium.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rainy day in Cape Town saw us here. Excellent experience. Loved the way the 'events' fitted to enable you to virtually move from one feeding space to another. A great variety of species and great information sessions. Good for kids too!!

Thank CandJ60
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You went under water to get away from the rain! Well played! Thank you for your great review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a lovely aquarium to visit. There were many interactive exhibits - especially for children, which I thoroughly enjoyed also. There was a staff member at a 'touch' pool who was very engaging & so many wonderful exhibits of marine life. The highlight for me...More

Thank DonnaLynette
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for your review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. Your review is really lovely. Please just note - we do not have great white sharks on display. Our sharks are ragged-tooth sharks.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a interesting visit but some of the staff are trying to give dummies to the public when questions about plastic is asked.

Thank Stephanus B
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Your comment about "dummies" is interesting and we would really like to hear where this is rooted. Please do send us a message.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with most aquariums around the world, this one is full of stunning sea creatures. The centrepiece is the huge aquarium with sharks, rays and all kinds of fish.

Thank HW08
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love aquariums and been to many all over the world. This one is very small but very well maintained, and I make a point to visit every year.

Thank danievantonder
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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845nick
7 April 2018|
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Response from TwoOceansAQ | Property representative |
Hi there Please visit our website and go to the shop button. You can buy ticket right there.
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nathuliletsimo
28 December 2017|
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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
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zwelz
5 October 2015|
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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.
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