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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%
Travellers talk about
“sea life” (166 reviews)
“shark tank” (100 reviews)
“clown fish” (72 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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"sea life"
in 166 reviews
"shark tank"
in 100 reviews
"clown fish"
in 72 reviews
"penguin feeding"
in 63 reviews
"feeding times"
in 60 reviews
"puppet show"
in 47 reviews
"touch pool"
in 44 reviews
"ragged tooth sharks"
in 33 reviews
"big tank"
in 31 reviews
"rainy day"
in 125 reviews
"great for kids"
in 63 reviews
"two oceans"
in 127 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 33 reviews
"all ages"
in 98 reviews
"whole family"
in 58 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 104 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 61 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 11 and 13 year olds particularly enjoyed the penguins walking through the aquarium! There is a good amount of species and the jellyfish room is well worth a look.

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth the money paid. If you’ve been to the aquarium in Durban then this one doesn’t even come close in comparison. Its loud, chaotic, uncoordinated and not well planned out. It literally takes 10 minutes To walk through. The poor penguins look So sad...More

Thank Annemarie G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved it. One of the highlights for my little one. The penguin area awesome as well as the tunnel . Very interesting and educational also a nice variety of fish Definitely worth the visit and a must to go to.

Thank _fsuli
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not been before and liked the gift shop and penguin area upstairs, lots of fish and educational information. It got loud with kids being so happy to see the fish. Worth a visit .

Thank Adrienne M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good value for money, this aquarium has some exceptional exhibits. Make sure you take time to see the penguin feeding!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the aquarium was one of the highlights of our visit to Cape Town. We were lucky to visit at a quiet time and had many of the exhibits almost to ourselves. The views of the sharks close up were fascinating as was the...More

1  Thank Mulange
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there's nothing much to say about this place. we saw the penguin show and touched some fish that looked like plants/weeds and theres a kids puppet/ play area. its just ok

Thank Thandie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague and I visited the Two Oceans Aquarium and found it to be very entertaining and informative. We booked the Penguin Experience a couple weeks in advance and found it to be one of the top highlights of our visit to Cape Town. Highly...More

Thank Wayne H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was deffinitely a planned visit to the Aquarium and we are drffinitely thinking about getting the membership our kids love it. walking in we were asked to take pictures unawarr of what is was for only to find out later that it is worth...More

Thank Fatima C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the hugest aquarium but don’t let that put you off. It has very informative volunteers who will show you so many wonderful things. The whole place is amazing - don’t forget the Nemos!

Thank PezzerW4
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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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