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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 grabs 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 enthral.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (154 reviews)
“shark tank” (87 reviews)
“clown fish” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
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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Reviewed yesterday

This aquarium has so many species, and there is so much information to intake! The I&J Exhibit is fantastic. The penguin area is spectacular. A great way to entertain both kids and adults.

Thank TrinJ07
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the worst Aquarium I have been to (and I have been to quite a few). It's very bland and overpriced for what you get.

Thank Dalton W
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to the Aquarium. We will take your comments into consideration.

Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent wet weather day excursion. Very well planned aquarium with a variety of fantastic exhibits including a large shark tank. VERY child friendly with lots to do and see.

Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for your lovely review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a special place and very interesting and informative. If you don't like crowds then go early or better still, late in the day. So much to see and you can sit for ages and just watch the tranquility of the ocean tank and other...More

Thank Tracy W
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Lovely review. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like fish...this is the place to go...if you wanna see sharks...this is the safest place to see them... The Two Oceans Aquarium is a masterpiece of design and engineering and quite the best I have ever visited...it puts Florida's water world parks in...More

Thank Jane W
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

What a lovely review and compliment. Many thanks!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having had a couple of blustery cold wet days what better to walk around the aquarium in the dry. The aquarium is well laid out so that you can meander through looking at the exhibits, enter into discussions with the staff who put on demonstrations...More

Thank gazza810
TwoOceansAQ, Communictions at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your great review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. Your recommendation is much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 Oceans is aquarium and sanctuary. Exhibits with plenty information. Very interesting, worth a visit.

Thank GerdKrueger
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your short and to the point review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rainy day so where other than the Aquarium to take the kids. They enjoyed the whole experience as did we. It is very informative & worth spending a couple of hours here.

Thank WishIWasSailing
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing aquarium! The staff were super knowledgeable at the touch area and I learned so much about different anemones and starfish. The giant predator tank has a nearly 360° view going up a ramp and the giant tank with Sandy the turtle was absolutely...More

Thank Lisa E
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation of the Two Oceans Aquarium. It i much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always interesting to visit one aquarium! There were more than 30 years when I visited one!! I spent a nice one hour visiting!! Enjoyable!!!!

Thank adibfarid
TwoOceansAQ, Communications at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. We hope that you will visit again soon.

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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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