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Aquarium offers visitors discounted entrance fees

The “After 3 Special” has been extended until further notice, due to popular demand.  That’s the exciting announcement from Two Oceans Aquarium!  It means that visitors can take advantage of this late-afternoon promotion offer over the Easter weekend and beyond.

As of 26 January, the Aquarium has been offering visitors discounted entrance fees for tickets purchased after 15h00 daily as part of its “After 3 Special”. The special entrance fees are only applicable to tickets bought onsite at the Aquarium’s ticket office from 15h00 onwards, and are only valid for entry on the day that the tickets were bought.

The Two Oceans Aquarium has introduced this special discounted entrance fee for those who would like an underwater escape adventure to end the day, once the household chores and shopping are done and home-schooling has wrapped for the day.

From 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2022 the discounted rates are as follows:

  • Adults: R155 (normally R210)
  • Children 4-17 years, SA pensioners and students: R120 (normally R160)
  • Children 4-13 years: R75 (normally R100)
  • Children under 4: Free

Two Oceans Aquarium

A late-afternoon visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium offers a wonderfully cool, serene and tranquil time to enjoy the wonders of the magnificent underwater world. (Terms and conditions apply and can be found HERE .) The Aquarium is open during the week from 09h30 – 18h00 and over weekends and school and public holidays from 09h00 – 18h00.

The Aquarium also continues to offer South African visitors free entrance on the day of their birthday, and up to six days after. Visitors just have to produce a valid form of identification (ID, etc.) to confirm that it is indeed their birthday, at the Aquarium’s ticket office. More details can be found here.

The Two Oceans Aquarium provides the ideal place for parents to educate and entertain their children in a safe environment. Learn about the animals and plants that call the South African coastline their home, the human impact on the oceans and a whole lot more. Meet the magnificent sharks in the Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Exhibit, and learn about the wonders of these apex predators and the vital role they play in keeping the marine ecosystem in balance. Or what about the fascinating animals in the I&J Ocean Exhibit, the quirky penguins in the Penguin Exhibit, or the myriad of other animals, plants and exhibits that make up this ever-educational, and ever-entertaining underwater wonder world. With strict Covid-19 protocols in place, friendly and helpful staff, the Aquarium provides a place of great discovery and hours of fun for the whole family to enjoy.

WHERE: Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001
WHEN: “After 3 Special” 15:00 to 18:00 opening days
COST: Adults: R155 (normally R210) | Children 4-17 years, SA pensioners and students: R120 (normally R160) | Children 4-13 years: R75 (normally R100) | Children under 4: Free
INFO: T  27 (0)21 418 3823 |  Visit

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