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Two Oceans Aquarium

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
Skip the Line: Two Oceans Aquarium Admission Ticket
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“sea life”(182 reviews)
“shark tank”(112 reviews)
“clown fish”(75 reviews)
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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
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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 yesterday

An exciting experienced to see underwater life at close range.The shark feeding was the main highlight of the day.I think I will return for more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank makrobbymak
Reviewed yesterday

I've enjoyed attending many aquariums around the world, by this one stands out as been one of the best. set aside a few hours (or more) and enjoy this well presented and maintained aquarium.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jason R
Reviewed yesterday

This Aquarium is a wonderful experience for the whole family. Unique and interesting sea creatures to see as well as very informative displays. This is a wonderful place to spend some quality time learning about the environment and watching the fish and penguins.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gavin673
Reviewed 2 days ago

The thing I love about this aquarium is that they have tried to show the fish as naturally as possible. The kelp forest is the best example I have seen of a natural setting. Having done scuba diving in the wild, I am particularly fond...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed my visit to the aquarium. It was beautifully maintained, imaginative, and at the same time, informative (I learned the difference between a ray and a skate, for example). Don't miss the penguins.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IMLY
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been to many aquariums in the States and this one is equal to most of them. The selection, the path, the variety, the cleanliness, and the price all made it exceptional. And the location at the harbor is terrific. I very much enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikekU902TX
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the wonderful place on the last day of our visit to Cape Town. We were impressed, great exhibits with loads of information and staff always ready to assist. We have visited Ocean Park in Hong Kong and we think this is just as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RossT123321
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great exhibits of the fish and sea life in both the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Some exhibits are hands one. Some could use a bit of an update. Be sure to visit the feeding time of the African penguins. Great fun and great photo opportunity....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mitchfromdenver
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beauty of getting there early is to check in......decide where you wish to be at what time. One may exit & enter at any time for the duration of the day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 4 days ago

was super excited to see the sharks!. very good adventure to see the different kind of fish and of course the penguins!

Date of experience: November 2018
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3 November 2018|
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Response from twooceansaquarium | Property representative |
Good day You can visit the Aquarium as an individual, a family, a group. Our opening times are 09:30 - 18:00 during the week and 09:00 - 18:00 over weekends. Please visit our website for feeding times and other... More
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