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Two Oceans Aquarium

#20 of 225 things to do in Cape Town Central Features Animals
Alfred Basin, Dock Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 418 3823
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea life” (151 reviews)
“shark tank” (84 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Alfred Basin, Dock Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 418 3823
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am ashamed to say I only know Nimo or shark but when you get here you are amazed at the colours, shape and sizes. Leave aside at least 2-3 hours to spend at the Aquarium and you can also have lunch there

Thank Sureshinee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

How does an aquarium in SA not have sharks? The kids enjoyed this aquarium but we've seen them all over world and this one was average at best. It seemed run down... hardly anything interesting besides a big turtle in the larger display. We were...More

Thank TresFess
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am so thrilled by the penguin encounter at the aquarium. The aquarium it's self is very lovely and has a lot of unique things to see, including two different species of penguins. The penguin encounter however was a highlight and well worth the cost!!...More

Thank Candice L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This world class aquarium is a must-see for families visiting Cape Town. Spend at least three hours there, and expect to see, touch, feel and listen to all sorts of interesting things. The exhibits are simply incredible, from interactive spaces where you climb into spots...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is something for everyone at the Two Oceans Aquarium. Stunning displays of marine life in the warm Indian Ocean as well as the cold Atlantic. Great hands-on activities for all ages. Terrific penguin display showing penguin from the southern parts of the world.

Thank Tess V
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's quite a typical aquarium, not unlike those that you'd get to see in Singapore/Osaka. The standard jellyfish tanks, deep water crabs/fishes etc. Reason why it got a 4/5 was the volunteers that were at some of the exhibits, the tank where you can touch...More

Thank kjinghow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mesmerising. There is no other way to describe the breath taking beauty and magnificence that surrounds you

Thank Simone N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fellow travelers this is an exciting attraction. There are plenty of species to view and some great things to see and do. It is very family orientated. The negatives I found was it was VERY overpriced for the local South Africans wallet and it can...More

Thank Herschie
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good option for kids in Cape Town. Considerably large aquarium, wiht big tanks and ecosystems (forest, penguim stations, etc). Try to see the feeding times of the animals. The feeding of penguins was very instructive, particularly for children, The monitors provide extensive...More

Thank masoares
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in CT for 10 days and found ourselves at the aquarium twice. My young son loved it and it was nice to get out of the weather for a few hours. There is a lot to see and do. There are many varieties...More

Thank Wesw78
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I was there today, I took a free picture of my wife and I. How do I download it from your wrbsite.?
4 October 2015|
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.
Hola Quiero saber el valor de las entradas en marzo de 2017 Gracias
11 August 2016|
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Response from TwoOceansAQ | Property representative |
Good day. (Sorry, but I am only able to answer in English) Our current rates are valid until 31 March 2017. Please visit our website for a complete breakdown of the rates. Buying tickets via the site also affords a 10... More