Two Oceans Aquarium

Coordinates: 33°54′29″S 18°25′3″E / 33.90806°S 18.41750°E / -33.90806; 18.41750
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Two Oceans Aquarium
33°54′29″S 18°25′3″E / 33.90806°S 18.41750°E / -33.90806; 18.41750
Date opened13 November 1995; 28 years ago (1995-11-13)
LocationCape Town, South Africa
No. of animals8,000
No. of speciesover 300
Volume of largest tank2,000,000 L (440,000 imp gal; 530,000 US gal)[1]
Annual visitors500,000
OwnerV&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Limited and Investec Bank[2]
Public transit accessBy bus: MyCiTi 104 Edit this at Wikidata

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 several exhibition galleries with large viewing windows:[3] The aquarium is named for its location, where the Indian and Atlantic Ocean meet.




  1. ^ Dive South Africa: South Western Cape, Cape Town - V&A Waterfront. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  2. ^ "About the Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town".
  3. ^ "Exhibits at the Two Oceans Aquarium". Archived from the original on 6 December 2006. Retrieved 28 November 2006.

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