Partners

The partners who support the Two Oceans Aquarium

Sincere thanks to our corporate partners, whose generosity and shared vision continues to enable us to foster love, respect and understanding of our oceans. Through these associations we are able to offer our visitors world-class exhibits, maintain the high standards of our educational facilities and realise a comprehensive community outreach programme.

If you would like to see your logo here, please contact Kim Stephens on kim.stephens@aquarium.co.za or (021) 418 3823.

 

Afrisam is a founder partner of the Two Oceans Aquarium. Through AfriSam's ongoing support, we are able to offer engaging arts and crafts activities in the AfriSam Children's Centre. The Centre offers families the opportunity to spend quality time together, enjoying pursuits that encourage innovation and creativity.
 
Ocean Basket has partnered with the Aquarium to bring visitors a “soleful” experience at the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest Exhibit. Ocean Basket is a proud SASSI restaurant supporter and has committed to providing its customers with more information about the sustainability of seafood and assisting them to make ocean-friendly choices.
South Atlantic Communications, a Siemens-certified PABX installer, recently installed a full-blown IP-based solution at the Two Oceans Aquarium, making use our existing network. South Atlantic Communications specialise in the Siemens HiPath 1100 and 3000 PABX ranges, and a wide range of peripherals to complement these. They offer a turnkey solution for your communication needs – from recommendation and specification through to installation and maintenance.
 Brightweights provides Aquarium divers with innovative weight belts for use in the exhibits, on collection and research trips and for our Adventure Dive Programme. Swim like a fish with Brightweights in the Kelp, or I&J Predator, exhibits. Adventure Dives are available for anyone with an Openwater One SCUBA qualification.
 
In partnership with the City of Cape Town, the Two Oceans Aquarium opened Frogs: Beyond the Pond in October 2008. This themed and highly interactive gallery houses displays including the fully-automated “Your Friend the Frog” puppet show. The City also supports our educational programmes and assists us in bringing children from underprivileged schools to the Aquarium.
 
As a founder partner De Beers Marine has supported us in a variety of educational and conservation projects over the years. With their support we've set up a Jellyfish Laboratory, educated Young & Junior Biologists in hands-on workshops and reached hundreds of learners in the Port Nolloth and Kleinzee areas as part of our Outreach Programme.

Dräger provides the Two Oceans Aquarium with vital technical support and maintains our dive cylinders and equipment. Dräger also assures the safety and quality of the dive cylinders used in our Adventure Dives in the Kelp Forest and I&J Predator exhibits.
 
Eco Acrylics  sponsored the acrylics for the highly popular interactive Nemo exhibit in the Oceans of Contrast: Indian Ocean Gallery.

Golden Arrow Bus Services has been a loyal partner to the Aquarium since its inception. Golden Arrow assists  in bringing school groups to the Aquarium at discounted rates.
 
GrandWest CSI supplied and refurbished a specialist vehicle that visits up to 200 school students a day all over the Cape Peninsula. The Aquarium experience is taken to those schools that are unable to come to us. Hands-on activities that uncover the secrets of the deep and encourage conservation are presented by Aquarium outreach staff.
 
Founding sponsor I&J is also the naming sponsor for the I&J Predator Exhibit. They are a supporting sponsor of the children's play centre in the Shoreline Café, and our themed kiddies' birthday parties for parents looking for a hassle-free way to entertain their little ones.
 
Pathcare offers vital support to the Two Oceans Aquarium by providing us with free blood tests to enable us to monitor the health of our penguins. Pathcare also assists us with pathological research. 
 
Reef Wetsuits provides us with high-performance dive equipment to cater for the demands of our everyday work. From wetsuits, hoodies and booties to gloves and bags, Reef Wetsuits and accessories enable our aquarists to look great while getting the job done!
 
As a founder partner of the Two Oceans Aquarium, Sappi has contributed to the ongoing development of the Sappi River Meander exhibit. It has also supported various education initiatives and our Reduce, Recycle and Re-Use Beach Clean-Up. It also sponsors the Sappi Seal Platform outside Shoreline Cafe.
 
Project 90 by 2030 is an NGO specialising in energy efficiency and renewable energy (policy and action), which also communicates options for carbon-footprint reduction. Together we have implemented the strategic placement of wind turbines and a grid-connected solar photovoltaic system at the Two Oceans Aquarium.
 
Two Oceans Wines, the producers of the easy drinking, local house red and house white wines at Shoreline Café, sponsored the designer parasols on the restaurant deck.

The Aquarium's internet connectivity is sponsored by Vox Telecom.
 
XXL generously sponsors the printing of the Aquarium's large-format outdoor billboard facing Dock Road, as well as the billboard at the entrance to the V&A Waterfront.
 
EOH Microsoft Coastal is the Two Oceans Aquarium's network and IT service provider. They have generously discounted their service rates in support of our marine education and conservation efforts.
 
 

Adopt-a-School supporters

Anchor Environmental Consultants is an independent consulting firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. They offer ecological and economic expertise to empower management and decision makers regarding the use and conservation of natural resources. Their main areas of focus are marine, estuarine and freshwater ecosystems, environmental and resource economics, conservation policy, strategy and planning, and natural resource management. They have sponsored a group of 60 learners to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium in 2011.
 
The City of Cape Town shows continued support for education, particularly in waste and water management. The City has enabled over 1 500 learners to learn more about the management of our natural resources.
 
In addition to maintaining our dive cylinders, Dräger brings 120 learners to the Aquarium per year as part of our Adopt-a-School programme.
 
 Lana is a company that is currently privately funded, seeking to improve water safety and the understanding of water conservation in under-resourced communities. Lana regularly sponsors groups through our Adopt a School Programme.