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“Well laid out aquarium.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Two Oceans Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium
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$62.29*
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Hout Bay World of Birds and Two Oceans Aquarium Tour in Cape Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 grabs 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 enthral.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Well laid out aquarium.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

There are a good many fascinating exhibits in the aquarium, all well presented, with plenty of accompanying facts. Children well catered for with interactive exhibits.

Visited January 2013
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St. John's, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

Not a huge facility but an interesting way to spend a couple of hours. The tanks had some good information on the species in he area.

Visited January 2013
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sumsite
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very interesting aquarium.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

I did find this one of the best aquariums I've been in. I got the impression they do actually care about the inmates.
The tanks seem to be big enough for the inhabitants. All clean and well kept with a lot of good conservation information.

Visited January 2013
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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“A must for the kids when in Cape Town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

The aquarium is one of the biggest in SA, and boasts a massive tank with great white sharks (3), giant manta rays, ragga tooth sharks, turtles and lots of other fish. There is also a large seaweed garden and quite a few 'touch and learn' exhibits for the children. The penguin enclosure is always fun as well, and they always make me laugh. Definitely a must see attraction!

Visited February 2013
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Reasonable attraction”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

I'm not a grat fan of aquariums as a rule, as I believe that large animals such as Sharks etc should really be in their own environment, however, what is interesting is seeing the different species of jelly fish, anenome and sea horse - okay but not my favourite place.

Visited January 2013
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