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! Competition leaderboard leaders will be contacted soon on the next step!

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.

Keep an eye on this page, and on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profiles for news quizzes and new ways to climb the ranks. Good luck!

Quizzes

You may take these quizzes in any order and at any time until the competition ends:

  • 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)

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Rank Name Country Score
1 Zachluke South Africa 57
1 Mario South Africa 57
1 Caitlin South Africa 57
1 Nicole South Africa 57
5 Yolandi South Africa 56
5 Danika South Africa 56
5 Elizabeth Neethling South Africa 56
5 Lynette South Africa 56
5 Leané Swanepoel South Africa 56
5 DonFish South Africa 56
11 Nina South Africa 55
11 Astronomy__Domine South Africa 55
11 Jean South Africa 55
14 Janneke South Africa 54
15 Ocean Queen Vee South Africa 53
15 AminaJaffer19 South Africa 53
17 caro South Africa 52
17 Jenna -MM South Africa 52
17 Jenna -MM South Africa 52
20 Tashmira South Africa 51
21 Timo South Africa 50
21 Jeannene Baker South Africa 50
23 Skye Boy South Africa 49
24 Jay South Africa 47
25 Maryam simjee South Africa 46
25 Jamie Smit South Africa 46
27 Mia de Klerk South Africa 45
28 Angel Mandviwala South Africa 44
29 Deborah South Africa 41
29 Deborah South Africa 41
31 SJH2020 South Africa 36
31 Andre Laas South Africa 36
33 Stacy South Africa 31
33 mario vw South Africa 31
35 Shanel South Africa 30
35 Avril Du Preez South Africa 30
35 Katinka W South Africa 30
38 Jean South Africa 26
39 Nataly South Africa 25
40 Nataly South Africa 24
41 Raeesah South Africa 23
41 Chantel Elston South Africa 23
43 Sandgogga South Africa 22
43 ImogenS South Africa 22
43 Annerie Visser South Africa 22
43 Robyn South Africa 22
47 Jeshua and Elisha South Africa 21
48 Cobus South Africa 19
49 Tweemer South Africa 18
49 KDani South Africa 18
49 Chiara v.S. South Africa 18
49 Daniella South Africa 18
49 Kat South Africa 18
54 Jean-Pierre South Africa 17
54 Maxine Harrison South Africa 17
54 Two Oceans Aquarium - Marine Masterminds South Africa 17
57 WiehannMeyer South Africa 16
58 Larika South Africa 15
59 Princess Mambambo South Africa 14
60 Christopher reid South Africa 13
61 Yan South Africa 12
61 MissTay South Africa 12
61 Tatiana Piazza South Africa 12
61 Tarrynor South Africa 12
61 SEIPATI THE QUEEN South Africa 12
61 Ros South Africa 12
61 Matthew Vella Malta 12
61 Kiley South Africa 12
61 Carmen Laura Visser South Africa 12
61 pEnGuIn YEET South Africa 12
61 Adri South Africa 12
72 Shameema South Africa 11
72 Grant South Africa 11
72 Noelene South Africa 11
72 Larni Germany 11
72 Larni Germany 11
72 Julien South Africa 11
72 Alfred South Africa 11
72 Elonke South Africa 11
80 Abbey South Africa 10
80 Nadia South Africa 10
80 Raphael South Africa 10
80 Jesse Wrensch South Africa 10
80 Hayley South Africa 10
80 Aaliyah South Africa 10
80 MCC United Kingdom 10
87 MBG South Africa 9
87 Heinrich Clulee South Africa 9
87 RocketGirl South Africa 9
87 Col South Africa 9
91 leo scholtz South Africa 8
91 Isabella South Africa 8
91 Judy Bloom South Africa 8
91 Candice United States of America 8
91 chloe South Africa 8
96 Haidr Booley South Africa 7
96 KP South Africa 7
96 Lioslaith United States of America 7
96 Dylan South Africa 7
100 Susan Oosthuizen South Africa 6
100 Su South Africa 6
100 Shaun87CPT South Africa 6
100 Ruan H South Africa 6
100 Lizzie South Africa 6
100 Mushfiqah South Africa 6
100 Turtle Australia 6
100 Joshua 0705 South Africa 6
100 Jamie Leigh South Africa 6
100 mj South Africa 6
100 Barbs South Africa 6
100 Annerie South Africa 6
100 Aneeqah South Africa 6
113 Zam14 South Africa 5
113 Yasmien Ebrahim South Africa 5
113 Marts smile South Africa 5
113 Mario vw South Africa 5
113 Texx South Africa 5
113 Teboho Ntisa South Africa 5
113 Taryn South Africa 5
113 Tamzin Wilson South Africa 5
113 Troy South Africa 5
113 Taahirah South Africa 5
113 Susanne pisces South Africa 5
113 Miss M South Africa 5
113 Sophia South Africa 5
113 Deon South Africa 5
113 Simon Baxter South Africa 5
113 Shamiela South Africa 5
113 Roxanne South Africa 5
113 Roan South Africa 5
113 Reinardt South Africa 5
113 Great-Grace South Africa 5
113 Jeevan South Africa 5
113 Mosasaur South Africa 5
113 Neil Schippers South Africa 5
113 Natalie February South Africa 5
113 Mustaq South Africa 5
113 Mario South Africa 5
113 Dylan and Ryan's Dad South Africa 5
113 Pieterse Family South Africa 5
113 Judy Catherine Stevens South Africa 5
113 Alyssa South Africa 5
113 Lizette van Niekerk South Africa 5
113 Robyn L South Africa 5
113 Queenbee South Africa 5
113 Leah Murtz South Africa 5
113 Kristi South Africa 5
113 Kristi Germany 5
113 kiyasha South Africa 5
113 Kirsten South Africa 5
113 Kelli Whitehead South Africa 5
113 Kabelmy South Africa 5
113 Julia South Africa 5
113 caro South Africa 5
113 Jeanne C South Africa 5
113 James South Africa 5
113 Scubydoo South Africa 5
113 CocoBiscuits South Africa 5
113 annika United States of America 5
113 Nerien Kleinhans South Africa 5
113 Hubert Esterhuyse South Africa 5
113 Hilton South Africa 5
113 Heleen Petzer South Africa 5
113 Pat South Africa 5
113 MichelleSwart South Africa 5
113 Genna South Africa 5
113 Dinesh South Africa 5
113 Gabriélle South Africa 5
113 Leahné South Africa 5
113 Trey Pitro South Africa 5
113 PISCES South Africa 5
113 Christopher Reid South Africa 5
113 Cherise Chloé Lamb South Africa 5
113 Ocean's Four South Africa 5
113 Cara Nicole Visser South Africa 5
113 Berdine South Africa 5
113 Annerie South Africa 5
113 The Purrents South Africa 5
113 Anika South Africa 5
113 Oliver South Africa 5
113 Suzanne South Africa 5
182 Nicole Willig South Africa 4
182 Tiara Sookdeo South Africa 4
182 Taahir Mohamed South Africa 4
182 Shantelle South Africa 4
182 Rozanna Clark South Africa 4
182 Peter South Africa 4
182 Mon South Africa 4
182 chris reid South Africa 4
182 LB South Africa 4
182 Kayla South Africa 4
182 JAE JAE South Africa 4
182 G G South Africa 4
182 Jeva Hungary 4
182 Emily Spencer South Africa 4
182 Diana Kerley South Africa 4
182 D South Africa 4
182 Cool Claudine South Africa 4
182 Kat South Africa 4
182 Haidr Booley South Africa 4
182 Alison South Africa 4
182 Alana South Africa 4
182 A.H South Africa 4
204 Su South Africa 3
204 Nathi South Africa 3
204 Faithful South Africa 3
204 Lucas South Africa 3
204 Kyle Hurst South Africa 3
204 Kaylen South Africa 3
204 Jordyn South Africa 3
204 Kharis Wales South Africa 3
204 HannahT South Africa 3
204 Graleh South Africa 3
204 Faatin South Africa 3
204 Snarkpootmiso South Africa 3
204 Oooooooooooooooooooo South Africa 3
204 Chana Rachel Israel 3
204 Robot123 South Africa 3
204 yeetmaster69 South Africa 3
204 Bless India 3
204 Angeline South Africa 3
204 amoniqe South Africa 3
204 Alvin South Africa 3
204 alta South Africa 3
225 Zulfa van Diemen South Africa 2
225 Yaseen Syed South Africa 2
225 Wayne South Africa 2
225 Zainab South Africa 2
225 Queen b South Africa 2
225 Naseef South Africa 2
225 Marjorie South Africa 2
225 Lungi South Africa 2
225 Mo South Africa 2
225 Jade South Africa 2
225 Hamz South Africa 2
225 Megs South Africa 2
225 Dean S South Africa 2
225 Christoff South Africa 2
225 Chloe South Africa 2
225 Star Angel South Africa 2
225 Angie South Africa 2
225 BuckysGirl United States of America 2
243 Sunflower South Africa 1
243 Liam R South Africa 1
243 JC South Africa 1
243 BevG South Africa 1
243 Mari South Africa 1
243 alta South Africa 1
249 Louis South Africa 0
249 COLIN HOWARD South Africa 0

 

*Please note that this leaderboard will be updated as often as possible and does not represent realtime standings. Last updated 07h35 on 4 June 2020.

**As per the rules below, multiple entries per quiz are not allowed.

**In cases where entrants have used different names on different quizzes, the name from the first entry is used above. You will be notified via email if you are a winner, so this discrepancy will not be an issue if you changed entry names at some point.

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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