“Happy Hoppers” is the name of our exciting new kids’ club.
Two Oceans Aquarium recently hosted a competition to name the kids’ club, which is specifically for children between the ages of two and eight. Avid aquarium visitor Louise Lumb took home the prize.
The Two Oceans Aquarium’s restaurant Shoreline Café, in association with I&J, will host a fantastic food tasting this coming weekend. I&J’s Surfing Chef Phillip Myburgh – whose sole mission is to create awareness around sustainable seafood – will be at the Aquarium tomorrow from 11h00 to 15h00 to show off some sustainable prime deep-water hake fillets. Have a taste, then make your way to Shoreline Café to enjoy coconut and lime encrusted deep-water hake with a roasted cherry tomato, red onion and corn salad (R45). This delicious meal will be prepared by Shoreline’s head chef Juan de Allende and his passionate team.
Availability of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified seafood is set to increase on South African retail shelves following the announcement yesterday by Pick n Pay that they intend to sell only sustainable products across their entire fresh, frozen and canned seafood range, by the end of 2015.
The Two Oceans Aquarium was recently awarded Platinum status by the Heritage Environmental Management Company in recognition of its efforts towards sustainability and reducing the impact of its operations on the environment. This achievement comes just four years after the first audit, when the Aquarium achieved Silver status.
The company biomimicrySA is launching a Biomimikids programme to introduce the wonderful world of biomimicry to kids between the ages of 10 and 18 years. The Two Oceans Aquarium is collaborating with biomimicrySA for this bold new venture and we’re launching it with a one-day introductory workshop on 22 October.