Want to get up close and personal with magnificent ragged-tooth sharks and majestic great white sharks? If you have a valid scuba qualification, you can do just that with our Shark Spectacular Double Dive deal. You’ll save R445 when you book this deal through our website: R1 500 gets you a dive in our I&J Predator as well as a cage-dive with Marine Dynamics in Gansbaai.
Towards the end of 2010 the Two Oceans Aquarium was delighted to announce, along with founding partner Sappi, the opening of the aquarium’s very own seal platform. The platform is used to isolate seals that may be injured or restricted by the various waste products that are found in the water near the harbour.
A few Two Oceans Aquarium staff members were in Durban this weekend for Indaba 2011: one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three must-visit events of its kind on the global calendar.
The African penguin, this continent’s only indigenous penguin species, is in danger of becoming extinct – and it needs your help and support. Now. Numbers of the African penguin, which is endemic to South Africa and Namibia, are rapidly declining, and this decline is accelerating exponentially. Causes include climate change, overfishing, oil pollution and, historically, penguin egg and guano collection.
Two Oceans Aquarium Senior Bird Trainer Hayley McLellan is many things: She waddles for penguins, she cares deeply for our feathered friends and she’s one of our most passionate eco-warriors around (this goes for most of our staff contingent). Her friends call her the “bag lady”, but we think she’s a modern-day lady of principal! In this article, Hayley offers real alternatives to the plastic bag – plus: Two Oceans Aquarium Managing Director Dr Patrick Garratt issues a memorandum to all Aquarium staff: We have banned the plastic bag!