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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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Skip the Line: Two Oceans Aquarium Admission Ticket
US$ 14 per adult
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Skip the Line: Two Oceans Aquarium Admission Ticket
US$ 14 per adult
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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%
Travellers talk about
“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
LOCATION
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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US$ 59 per adult
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"marine life"
in 125 reviews
"shark tank"
in 103 reviews
"sea creatures"
in 84 reviews
"clown fish"
in 74 reviews
"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"
in 132 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 33 reviews
"all ages"
in 101 reviews
"whole family"
in 58 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 106 reviews
"on display"
in 48 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Coming from Durban where we have access to uShaka Marine World, we have visited Two Oceans Aquarium before and decided to ritualistically visit it again as we were staying close by. It was rather disappointing as the selection of marine creatures was small and the...More

Thank Z2022FEjaym
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is our second visit to the aquarium, we were last there two years ago. Since then they have got new sharks in the shark tank, updated a lot of the tanks and added a new experience. My husband and two daughters did the ocean...More

Thank trinevos
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit as an adult or with kids. Especially on a rainy day when other options are limited. Educational and visually stunning.

Thank Daniel v
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Aquarium is quite nice, especially for young children, plenty of opportunities to learn and explore through the interactive areas that are pretty well thought out.

Thank Jennifer J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As always, we are never disappointed with the Aquarium. The exhibits are well thought out for adults and children too. The touch pool is a really super interactive experience for children (and moms and dads). The predator section is a little disappointing in comparison to...More

Thank kerry_annec
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great way to experience marine life close at hand. Plenty of colour and gitantic tanks to watch under sea life

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing! The staff are wonderful and very caring toward the animals. I love the interactive areas and educational opportunities.

Thank Yolaine d
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is remarkable, it has the most precious sea creatures. Most of all I can see that everyone is really looking after these wonderful creatures. Thanks to all the staff and owners for making this experience possible for South Africans and for international visitors....More

Thank botha2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a rainy winter day in CT what better way to spend the afternoon than at the aquarium? It was filled with kids when we were there who seemed to be having a ‘whale’ of a time! There appeared to be lots for them to...More

Thank summer582
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really was looking for a bigger experience I guess. Friendly people and clean place. Might be better for families with small kids. It seemed to be mostly a big aquarium and a decent penguin exhibit. Wish they could expand to more exhibits.

Thank drwillie78
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. We hope that you saw all of our exhibits, including the 2million litre Predator Exhibit and the 1,6 million litre Ocean Exhibit. Did you manage to see the jelly gallery?

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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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