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#25 of 77 things to do in Port Elizabeth Features Animals
Beach Road, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 584 0650
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do go - you will not be diaspointed

in spite of what you can read, it still is a no-miss place - the exhibition side, although old is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
philippe D
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Value for money

I cannot believe the amount of things there are to do for an adult R45, kids R35 and you are there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chazzy k
via mobile
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Beach Road, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 584 0650
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Reviewed 3 days ago

in spite of what you can read, it still is a no-miss place - the exhibition side, although old is very interesting for all ages - try to get there for the snake interaction - the lady in charge is brilliant

Thank philippe D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot believe the amount of things there are to do for an adult R45, kids R35 and you are there for nearly 2 hours, anywhere else in the world and that would have cost US$45 and there would not have been that much stuff...More

Thank Chazzy k
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It was a interesting visit. Great to see the seals and penguins being fed and the staff were great. The museum was very interesting and the kids loved the dinosaurs. Pity the building is becoming very run down and in serious need of some TLC.

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Not the largest aquarium by any means, but if you came for a show you will get one. the Dolphins here are amazing. The penguins like at any other aqua are stenchfully friendly. The is a curio shop to buy trinkets and gifts and the...More

1  Thank Brendan T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Much more than we expected. Everything from fashion, arms, animals, ship wrecks!!!! A great way to browse away the hours

1  Thank 907mandye
Reviewed 24 March 2017

What could be a very nice place, is average. I think it has loads more potential, but unfortunately cash is king. I more enjoyed the museum with the "live" dino displays. Pools and tanks need a good clean. However, the staff we encountered where friendly...More

1  Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We were shocked to see how this once popular attraction has been neglected. The museum section is still interesting.

1  Thank CBMCSA
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went with the grandchildren and was sad to how tired and dirty the Oceanarium was. The children loved the penguins and seals but I felt it was tired and not cared for as it used to be. I miss the dolphins and the excited crowds...More

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went to Bayworld for an outing as we didn't have anything better to do. The park is in need of some TLC especially for the price you pay. The seal show was so much fun but the lady doing the talking could do much...More

1  Thank Lizzie1606
Reviewed 15 February 2017

been here many times (for the kids)- they enjoy it and love that there are also dinosaurs to see- good upgrade BUT it would be so awesome if they had dolphins like they use to or more predators in the tanks. place really needs a...More

1  Thank karenk7772017
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