Two Oceans Aquarium

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Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town
Two Oceans Aquarium

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. The aquarium was opened on the 13 November 1995 and comprises seven exhibition galleries with large viewing windows:.[1] The enchantment of this particular zoo is due to its location, where the Indian and Atlantic ocean meet.

  • Atlantic Ocean Gallery - This gallery allows you to discover the life of the Atlantic Ocean. Such marine life as translucent jellyfish, tiny and rare Knysna seahorse and giant spider crabs.
  • Holcim Activity Centre
  • Cape Fur Seal Exhibit
  • I&J Predator Exhibit - In this gallery you will see ragged-tooth sharks and stingrays. If you have diving qualifications you can dive in the predators’ tank.
  • Indian Ocean Gallery - Showcases six exhibits of marine life found in the Indian ocean. The anemonefish (a.k.a.clownfish) seen in the movie Finding Nemo and his friends and a wealth of other colorful fish can be found in this Ocean’s coral reefs.
  • Kelp Forest Exhibit - One of the aquarium’s biggest attractions, this underwater forest is home to shoals of silver fishes sparkling through the sunlight.[2]
  • Sappi River Meander Exhibit

It is possible to scuba dive with ragged tooth sharks at the Aquarium if you hold a Padi Open Water Certificate.[3]

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Coordinates: 33°54′29″S 18°25′3″E / 33.90806°S 18.41750°E / -33.90806; 18.41750