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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.
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“sea life” (169 reviews)
“shark tank” (101 reviews)
“clown fish” (72 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were staying on the waterfront and finished a half day tour, so went over to check it out. It’s a nice aquarium—we’re from an area that has a lot of huge aquariums, so doesn’t compare to that, but still enjoyable and fun to see...More

Thank shawn W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazing day out! The people are so friendly. There was this one volunteer, Barbi, who was just such a star. She gave great information and answered any questions we had. Super friendly! Was wonderful interacting with her. Loved the exhibitions and the penguin...More

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Your comments about Barbi will be passed on to the relevant manager. Our volunteers are really passionate about what they do.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice aquarium in a nice part of town (check out the seals at the dock also). The walk 'under' the water is fun, the jelly fish area was a hit, and definitely try to be there for the 'ocean' feeding... the diver speaks to the...More

Thank apmpplus1
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for writing your review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. For up to date feeding times, please visit our website. The talking diver is certainly always a hit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple hours wandering around this impressive aquarium. We really enjoyed the octopus which was out and moving around which seems pretty uncommon for octopus. The penguins and sharks were also highlights.

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

Thank you for your review. Yes, it is very unusual for the occie to be out and about. They are generally rather shy and elusive. They are however, highly intelligent.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice inside. Ok selection of exhibits. Touch tank for kids. Overall not one of the best I’ve ever been to, but it was a good option on a rainy dayMore

Thank LeeAnne B
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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 would love to engage with you about what you would do differently in order for the Aquarium to be on the top of your list. Please do send us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 3 kids love visiting the Aquarium time and time again come rain or shine. Our youngest is 3 and oldest 8 and they each find there own fun and entertainment. The puppet show, craft section and play area are always a hit. Whether your...More

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

Such a great review! Thank you very much. Please do keep an eye on our website for courses that your children might be interested in.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful aquarium with all kinds of fish and water creatures. The walk through is nice. The shark tank also is good

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

Thank you or your review of the Two Oceans Aquarium. It is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of four adults who thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Among the highlights are the glass tunnel, the giant tank where you watch the diver feeding the stingrays, and the jellyfish display. The most fun was the tank that had hundreds of "Nemos"!...More

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

What a great review. Thank you very much. We would like to give you two thumbs up for this one.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personally I love looking at the sharks - eye-level as they cruise around their tank especially. We listened to an interesting talk too as the handler fed the turtle and other fish in one of the display tanks. Loads to look at, penguins, jellyfish, stacks...More

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

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We do hope that you will visit again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Two Oceans Aquarium many times over many years I was surprised that I had not reviewed it yet! This aquarium has provided many hours of entertainment for our family as the children get older they enjoy different displays so it doesn't get...More

Thank BrendanL26
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TwoOceansAQ, Public Relations Manager at Two Oceans Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. Did you know that you can join as members of the Aquarium and can then visit the fish as often as you wish during the year of your membership? Please have a look at our website for more...More

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845nick
April 7, 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
December 28, 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
October 4, 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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