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VIDEO: Dolphin rescue at the V&A Waterfront

VIDEO: Dolphin rescue at the V&A Waterfront By Renée Leeuwner – Assistant Communications & Sustainability Manager at Two Oceans Aquairum / 7 April 2014

On Tuesday 18 March the Two Oceans Aquarium received notification that a dusky dolphin had made its way into the Marina Basin next to the Aquarium.

The dolphin, estimated to be two years old, was closely observed and monitored in the hope that it would find its way back to the sea during the night, when the harbour becomes quiet.

An entrance ticket that means so much more than just a visit

An entrance ticket that means so much more than just a visit By Two Oceans Aquarium / 31 March 2014

So, you’ve decided to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium. You either go to our online shop (where tickets are 10% cheaper) or arrive at the ticket office to purchase your ticket. Either way, imagine being asked if you would like a rehabilitated turtle with your ticket? Or perhaps some pensioners joining your meander through the Aquarium? Or how about some underprivileged children to watch the shark feed with you? You might think the Aquarium had gone slightly mad if you were asked such questions.

Earth Hour 2014: How do you honour the Earth?

Earth Hour 2014: How do you honour the Earth? 24 March 2014

Earth Hour is an opportunity to unite with your fellow human beings to promote a better world. Whether with your employees, colleagues, congregation, school, community group, family or friends, we can all get behind Earth Hour and take action for the planet.

WWF hails Ocean Basket’s commitment to sustainable seafood

WWF hails Ocean Basket’s commitment to sustainable seafood 16 March 2014

On Thursday 13 March, Ocean Basket announced at the Two Oceans Aquarium that it was extending its commitment to sourcing sustainable seafood for its restaurants. As a Two Oceans Aquarium partner, we are happy to see Ocean Basket’s continued efforts to this important cause.

It’s time to get your waddle on

It’s time to get your waddle on 5 March 2014

Are you ready to get your waddle on for a good cause? Join us for the annual Waddle for a Week, raising awareness of the plight of the endangered African penguin. The event, co-ordinated by the Aquarium’s very own Hayley McLellan, is about taking conservation awareness to the streets.