Two Oceans Aquarium
|Date opened||13 November 1995|
|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Volume of largest tank||2,000,000 l (440,000 imp gal; 530,000 US gal)|
|Owner||V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Limited and Investec Bank|
|Public transit access||Bus: MyCiTi 104|
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: The enchantment of this particular aquarium 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.
- AfriSam Activity Centre
- Cape Fur Seal Exhibit
- Predator Exhibit - This exhibit is now closed due to renovations underway.
- I&J Ocean Exhibit - Recently opened, 16 June 2016. It is possible to scuba dive in this tank at the aquarium if you hold a PADI Open Water Certificate.
- 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 colourful 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.
- Sappi River Meander Exhibit
- Dive South Africa: South Western Cape, Cape Town - V&A Waterfront. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
- "Exhibits at the Two Oceans Aquarium". Retrieved 2006-11-28.
- "Diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium". Retrieved 2006-11-28.
- "Surviving the holiday rumble bumble". Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Official Website
- http://www.waterfront.co.za - For more tourist activities around Two Oceans Aquarium
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