We're looking for Marine Masterminds! Read our blogs, take the quizzes and climb the Marine Masterminds leaderboard - if you're on top of the leaderboard when lockdown ends, you'll be a winner!

Entries are now closed! Congratulations to Caro, Zachariah and Caitlin for claiming the top spot!

You could win a year of unlimited Two Oceans Aquarium access for your family, have the chance to meet the too-cute rockhopper penguins in person, adorable penguin-themed socks from Waddle On by Marts, or win tickets for Aquarium visits for two. Only South African citizens and residents are eligible for these prizes, but anyone is welcome to climb the leaderboard and show why they are the best of our Marine Masterminds.

Quizzes

The competition is over, but you can still learn about the fascinating topics that were covered in the "answers" blogs below:

  • Quiz 1: Animal food hoarders (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 2: Long-distance ocean relationships (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 3: Homeschooling in the ocean (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 4: Staying in touch in the ocean (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 5: Marine animals' homes (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 6: The importance of community (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 7: 10 things penguins do better than humans (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 8: All things turtle! (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 9: Weirdest ocean animals (find the answers here)
  • Quiz 10: Oddest eyes in the ocean (find the answers here)

Follow us on social media or our blog to see the next one!

Rank Name Country Score
1 Caitlin South Africa 63
1 Zachluke South Africa 63
1 caro South Africa 63
4 Yolandi South Africa 62
4 Leané Swanepoel South Africa 62
6 Elizabeth Neethling South Africa 61
7 Lynette South Africa 60
8 Janneke South Africa 59
9 Jenna -MM South Africa 58
9 Ocean Queen Vee South Africa 58
11 Danika South Africa 57
11 Nicole South Africa 57
11 Jean South Africa 57
11 Mario South Africa 57
15 Starfish South Africa 56
15 Timo South Africa 56
17 Astronomy__Domine South Africa 55
17 Nina South Africa 55
19 DonFish South Africa 53
19 AminaJaffer19 South Africa 53
21 Maryam simjee South Africa 51
21 Tashmira South Africa 51
23 Jeannene Baker South Africa 50
24 Skye Boy South Africa 49
25 Jay South Africa 47
26 Angel Mandviwala South Africa 46
26 Jamie Smit South Africa 46
28 Mia de Klerk South Africa 45
29 Deborah South Africa 38
30 Andre Laas South Africa 36
30 SJH2020 South Africa 36
32 Jean South Africa 32
33 Mario vw South Africa 31
33 Stacy South Africa 31
35 Katinka W South Africa 30
35 Avril Du Preez South Africa 30
35 Shanel South Africa 30
38 Nataly South Africa 25
39 Nataly South Africa 24
40 Chantel Elston South Africa 23
40 Raeesah South Africa 23
42 Robyn South Africa 22
42 Annerie Visser South Africa 22
42 ImogenS South Africa 22
42 Sandgogga South Africa 22
46 Jeshua and Elisha South Africa 21
47 Cobus South Africa 19
48 Kat South Africa 18
48 Daniella South Africa 18
48 Chiara v.S. South Africa 18
48 KDani South Africa 18
48 Tweemer South Africa 18
53 Two Oceans Aquarium - Marine Masterminds South Africa 17
53 Maxine Harrison South Africa 17
55 WiehannMeyer South Africa 16
56 Amy-Lee South Africa 15
56 Larika South Africa 15
58 Princess Mambambo South Africa 14
59 Christopher reid South Africa 13
60 Adri South Africa 12
60 pEnGuIn YEET South Africa 12
60 Carmen Laura Visser South Africa 12
60 Julien South Africa 12
60 Kiley South Africa 12
60 Matthew Vella Malta 12
60 Ros South Africa 12
60 SEIPATI THE QUEEN South Africa 12
60 Tarrynor South Africa 12
60 Tatiana Piazza South Africa 12
60 MissTay South Africa 12
60 Yan South Africa 12
72 Elonke South Africa 11
72 Alfred South Africa 11
72 Larni Germany 11
72 Noelene South Africa 11
72 Grant South Africa 11
72 Shameema South Africa 11
78 MCC United Kingdom 10
78 Aaliyah South Africa 10
78 Hayley South Africa 10
78 Jesse Wrensch South Africa 10
78 Raphael South Africa 10
78 Nadia South Africa 10
78 Abbey South Africa 10
85 Col South Africa 9
85 RocketGirl South Africa 9
85 Heinrich Clulee South Africa 9
85 MBG South Africa 9
89 chloe South Africa 8
89 Candice United States of America 8
89 Judy Bloom South Africa 8
89 Isabella South Africa 8
89 leo scholtz South Africa 8
94 Dylan South Africa 7
94 Lioslaith United States of America 7
94 KP South Africa 7
94 Haidr Booley South Africa 7
98 Aneeqah South Africa 6
98 Barbs South Africa 6
98 mj South Africa 6
98 Jamie Leigh South Africa 6
98 Joshua 0705 South Africa 6
98 Mushfiqah South Africa 6
98 no South Africa 6
98 Formykids South Africa 6
98 Lizzie South Africa 6
98 Ruan H South Africa 6
98 Shaun87CPT South Africa 6
98 Su South Africa 6
98 Susan Oosthuizen South Africa 6
98 Werner Netherlands 6
112 Suzanne South Africa 5
112 Oliver South Africa 5
112 Anika South Africa 5
112 The Purrents South Africa 5
112 Annerie South Africa 5
112 Berdine South Africa 5
112 Cara Nicole Visser South Africa 5
112 Ocean's Four South Africa 5
112 Cherise Chloé Lamb South Africa 5
112 Christopher Reid South Africa 5
112 PISCES South Africa 5
112 Trey Pitro South Africa 5
112 Leahné South Africa 5
112 Gabriélle South Africa 5
112 Dinesh South Africa 5
112 Genna South Africa 5
112 MichelleSwart South Africa 5
112 Pat South Africa 5
112 Heleen Petzer South Africa 5
112 Hilton South Africa 5
112 Hubert Esterhuyse South Africa 5
112 Nerien Kleinhans South Africa 5
112 annika United States of America 5
112 CocoBiscuits South Africa 5
112 Scubydoo South Africa 5
112 James South Africa 5
112 Jeanne C South Africa 5
112 Julia South Africa 5
112 Kabelmy South Africa 5
112 Kelli Whitehead South Africa 5
112 Kirsten South Africa 5
112 kiyasha South Africa 5
112 Kristi Germany 5
112 Kristi South Africa 5
112 Leah Murtz South Africa 5
112 Queenbee South Africa 5
112 Robyn L South Africa 5
112 Lizette van Niekerk South Africa 5
112 Alyssa South Africa 5
112 Judy Catherine Stevens South Africa 5
112 Pieterse Family South Africa 5
112 Dylan and Ryan's Dad South Africa 5
112 Mario South Africa 5
112 Mustaq South Africa 5
112 Natalie February South Africa 5
112 Neil Schippers South Africa 5
112 Mosasaur South Africa 5
112 Jeevan South Africa 5
112 Great-Grace South Africa 5
112 Reinardt South Africa 5
112 Roan South Africa 5
112 Roxanne South Africa 5
112 Shamiela South Africa 5
112 Simon Baxter South Africa 5
112 Deon South Africa 5
112 Sophia South Africa 5
112 Miss M South Africa 5
112 Susanne pisces South Africa 5
112 Taahirah South Africa 5
112 Troy South Africa 5
112 Tamzin Wilson South Africa 5
112 Taryn South Africa 5
112 Teboho Ntisa South Africa 5
112 Texx South Africa 5
112 Mario vw South Africa 5
112 Marts smile South Africa 5
112 Yasmien Ebrahim South Africa 5
112 Zam14 South Africa 5
180 A.H South Africa 4
180 Alana South Africa 4
180 Alison South Africa 4
180 Haidr Booley South Africa 4
180 Kat South Africa 4
180 Cool Claudine South Africa 4
180 D South Africa 4
180 Diana Kerley South Africa 4
180 Emily Spencer South Africa 4
180 Jeva Hungary 4
180 G G South Africa 4
180 JAE JAE South Africa 4
180 Kayla South Africa 4
180 LB South Africa 4
180 chris reid South Africa 4
180 Matshediso South Africa 4
180 Mon South Africa 4
180 Adeela South Africa 4
180 Peter South Africa 4
180 Rozanna Clark South Africa 4
180 Shantelle South Africa 4
180 Taahir Mohamed South Africa 4
180 Tiara Sookdeo South Africa 4
180 Nicole Willig South Africa 4
204 alta South Africa 3
204 Alvin South Africa 3
204 amoniqe South Africa 3
204 Angeline South Africa 3
204 Bless India 3
204 yeetmaster69 South Africa 3
204 Robot123 South Africa 3
204 Oooooooooooooooooooo South Africa 3
204 Snarkpootmiso South Africa 3
204 Faatin South Africa 3
204 Graleh South Africa 3
204 HannahT South Africa 3
204 Kharis Wales South Africa 3
204 Jordyn South Africa 3
204 Kaylen South Africa 3
204 Kyle Hurst South Africa 3
204 Lucas South Africa 3
204 Faithful South Africa 3
204 Nathi South Africa 3
204 Su South Africa 3
224 BuckysGirl United States of America 2
224 Angie South Africa 2
224 Star Angel South Africa 2
224 Chloe South Africa 2
224 Christoff South Africa 2
224 Dean S South Africa 2
224 Megs South Africa 2
224 Hamz South Africa 2
224 Jade South Africa 2
224 Mo South Africa 2
224 Lungi South Africa 2
224 Marjorie South Africa 2
224 Naseef South Africa 2
224 Queen b South Africa 2
224 Zainab South Africa 2
224 Wayne South Africa 2
224 Yaseen Syed South Africa 2
241 alta South Africa 1
241 Mari South Africa 1
241 BevG South Africa 1
241 JC South Africa 1
241 Liam R South Africa 1
241 Halbobo United States of America 1
241 Sunflower South Africa 1
248 caro South Africa 0
248 COLIN HOWARD South Africa 0
248 Louis South Africa 0

 

*As per the rules below, multiple entries per quiz are not allowed. When multiple entries are recorded, only the lowest score was considered.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Only people who live in South Africa are eligible to enter this competition. (But, anyone can play!)
  2. All content sent to the Two Oceans Aquarium as entry into the competition may be used on the Aquarium’s website and associated digital platforms.
  3. Entries close at 24h00 on the day the Two Oceans Aquarium reopens*.
  4. Winners will be notified the following day.
  5. You name, as shown on your quiz entry, will be displayed on the Marine Masterminds leaderboard, and your email address will be used to link quiz results to your identity for this competition. So make sure you always use the same email address so we can track your entries!
  6. To enter the competition, you must complete at least one of the quizzes listed on this page. Each quiz may only be completed once and attempts to complete a quiz multiple times will result in that quiz's results being forfeited by the entrant.
  7. Prizes are as follows:
    1. ​Overall winner: One family membership to the Two Oceans Aquarium, one pair of WaddleOn socks and a R2 000 voucher to be redeemed at  Naartjie or Earth Child. Constitutes two adult memberships and two child memberships. Will be activated once the Aquarium re-opens. 
    2. Second place: A Penguin Experience** for two at the  Two Oceans Aquarium, one pair of WaddleOn socks and a R2 000 voucher to be redeemed at Naartjie or Earth Child.. **Only suitable for people over the age of 8 years. 
    3. Third place: Two adult memberships to the Two Oceans Aquarium, one pair of WaddleOn socks and a R2 000 voucher to be redeemed at Naartjie or Earth Child. Will be activated once the Aquarium re-opens. 
    4. Runners up, fourth to tenth place: One double set of day tickets to the Two Oceans Aquarium. Will be valid for three months after the Aquarium re-opens. 
  8. The eligible entrants with the top scores will be deemed the winners of the Two Oceans Aquarium's Marine Masterminds competition. 
  9. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. Any score tie will be settled by a lucky draw or a "quiz off" at the discretion of the Two Oceans Aquarium.
  11. Prizes are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.
  12. Prizes must be redeemed within three months of the date of issue.
  13. The winners may be required to participate in a photo-taking session during the issuing of the prize. Pictures may be used online.
  14. Entry into the competition and acceptance of any prize shall constitute consent on the winner's part to allow the use of the winner's name, image, voice and/or likeness by the Two Oceans Aquarium for editorial, advertising, promotional, marketing and/or other purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law.
  15. This competition is not open to Two Oceans Aquarium staff or volunteers and their families. These parties are welcome to climb the leaderboard for fun, though!

*Subject to change. These are uncertain times, and we cannot at this stage commit to a re-opening date. We will endeavour to continue to run this quiz for as long as it takes!

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