Fodor's Expert Review Two Oceans Aquarium

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Fodor's Choice
Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, South Africa

This aquarium is widely considered one of the finest in the world. Stunning displays reveal the regional marine life of the warmer Indian Ocean and the icy Atlantic. It's a hands-on place, with a touch pool for children, opportunities to interact with penguins, and (for certified divers only) to dive in the vast, five-story ocean exhibit with shoals of fish, huge turtles, and stingrays, or the shark exhibit, where you might share the water with large ragged-tooth sharks (Carcharias taurus) and enjoy a legal adrenaline rush (for an additional fee, of course). If you don't fancy getting wet, you can still watch daily feedings in either the ocean, penguin, or shark exhibits. But there's more to the aquarium than just snapping jaws. Look for the fascinating jellyfish display, the endangered Knysna seahorses, and the alien-like spider crabs.

Fodor's Choice Family Aquarium

Quick Facts

Dock Rd.
Cape Town, Western Cape  8002, South Africa

021-418–3823

www.aquarium.co.za

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Rate Includes: R210

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