Your venue with a difference

Ideally situated in the V&A Waterfront, the Aquarium is renowned for its magnificent displays as well as its unique functions and conferencing venues.

This world-class facility is the ideal place to thrill guests or to capture the imaginations of conference delegates. From formal dinners and cocktails parties overseen by ragged-tooth sharks to conferences presided over by Table Mountain and board meetings with a view of the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest Exhibit, the Aquarium offers a spectacular setting to host an unforgettable event. For large groups the entire Aquarium provides a living backdrop for a memorable cocktail party.

“Thank you for a really magnificent evening! I think everyone was truly surprised and amazed by, firstly, the scenery and, secondly, the delicious food. The service was fantastic and I would recommend your venue to everyone I know” – Anene van Staden, Peter Gilder

As sustainability and event greening gains popularity and importance, make a conscious choice and host your next event at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

We offer a wide range of menus and beverage options to suit your needs. For more information contact the functions team on or (021) 418 3823.

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The Auditorium

Opening onto the Marina Residential and with a magnificent view of Table Mountain, the Auditorium provides a space for knowledge-sharing, creative thought and strategic planning.


With its four metre-high window onto a spectacular view of the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest exhibit and tasteful furnishings, Tranquility offers an inspirational and serene venue for your event.

The I&J Predator exhibit

This magnificent display is currently the largest exhibit in the Aquarium an affords the most breathtaking backdrop against which to host an event.

Atlantic Ocean Gallery

An ideal venue for intimate dinners and cocktails, this gallery provides an ever-changing backdrop as guests mingle between the exhibits, exploring and sharing the wonders of our marine environment with one another.

The whole Two Oceans Aquarium

For a real showstopper, enthral your guests with the wonders of the underwater and the chance to wander around the various galleries while enjoying refreshments.

Catering and beverages

We offer a range of menus and beverage options to suit your budget – check out our options here.

Hiring terms and conditions

Find our standard terms and conditions, hiring policy and cancellation policy for hosting an event here.

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