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Two Oceans Aquarium

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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  • Average15%
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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...more
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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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Reviewed today via mobile

The aquarium boasts of a wide variety of aquatic life...all sorts of jellyfish to sharks. We spent the whole day here in awe of underwater beauty

Thank Kudzai D
Reviewed today via mobile

Got to see the penguin feeding and fish feeding in the large tank. Great friendly staff. Took many pictures

Thank mel b
Reviewed today

A heaven for both kids and adults as there are so much to see, view and learn from them.The recent changes and upgrade has brought it to an international standard and is really enjoyable to spend half a day there.

Thank mahmad786
Reviewed yesterday

I find for its size its very adequate but comparing it to say Durban Aquarium or London Aquarium if pales compared to these ... I feel that the entrance fee is geared towards tourists only making a local person think twice before visiting it. The...More

Thank spotpro
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was awesome. Two Oceans Aquarium is among best places that I have ever come across in my frequent travels.

Thank Emmanuel K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow well this is going to be hard to sum up into a small review. We came to the aquarium to meet the penguins as part of our Honeymoon. This was by far one of the best experiences we both have ever done. The staff...More

Thank Shelley O
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this aquarium, and I have been to the Georgia Aquarium in the US. It does not compare in size and can't compete with the Whale Sharks or that magnificent perspex wall of the main tank but it is not far behind. It is...More

Thank Enjoy_the_Journey_SA
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are travelling with toddlers and Kids to Cape Town there's no way you can skip the Two Oceans Aquarium. Situated right in the city centre, close to the V&A Waterfront this place cannot be missed as its always thronged by the little ones....More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium after we had lunch at the V&A Waterfront. It's walking distance. I was not all that impressed with the aquarium. Some of the tanks were empty and it looked a bit shabby here and there. However, I think it will be...More

Thank yvettevanos
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the nicest aquariums you are likely to see. Very well laid out and easy to access from anywhere in Cape Town. Plenty of great displays and close to other local amenities such as V&A Waterfront and all that has to offer

Thank Brad F
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7 April 2018|
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Response from twooceansaquarium | Property representative |
Hi there Please visit our website and go to the shop button. You can buy ticket right there.
28 December 2017|
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
4 October 2015|
Response from twooceansaquarium | 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.