Cape Town's most unique function venue brings a touch of glamour, fun and fish to any private or corporate event.

At the Two Oceans Aquarium, our seasoned team of in-house event planners and catering staff are ready to bring your vision to life and help you tackle all your event needs, so that you can focus on what is most important to you.

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Conveniently situated in the V&A Waterfront, the Two Oceans Aquarium is renowned for its magnificent marine displays as well as its distinctive function venues. Host an event in front of one of our iconic exhibit spaces, or move into The Avenue for larger events, and our experienced functions and events team will take care of your safe event needs, from setup and audiovisual equipment to sustainable catering and decor. All that's needed is you!

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The Avenue at the Two Oceans Aquarium is a bespoke conferencing and event venue that offers a vast space over two levels for bigger conferences and events. 

Our spaces

  • The Avenue. An extension of the Two Oceans Aquarium, The Avenue is a bespoke conferencing and event venue that offers a vast space over two levels for bigger conferences and events.
  • Tranquility. Presided over by a living kelp forest, this private room offers some of the most spectacular views at the Two Oceans Aquarium and is available day and night for meetings, presentations or dinners.
  • The Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Exhibit. Dine with sharks in front of the Aquarium's iconic, large-scale exhibit which boasts three levels.
  • The I&J Ocean Exhibit. Whether viewed from the 10-metre long transparent tunnel or the giant viewing window - the I&J Ocean Exhibit is your glimpse into South Africa's warm waters.
  • The Kelp Forest Exhibit. Giant sea bamboo grows like tall trees, fish swim through the algae fronds like birds and abalone, and sea urchins and rock lobsters feed and take cover among the root-like holdfasts. 
  • The entire Two Oceans Aquarium. Delight your guests with a party throughout our building. There are no limits to what we can achieve together.

Quick facts

Our venues and events are:

  • Guaranteed green suppliers: Sustainability is the cornerstone of our work and is reflected in our food and decor options
  • Halaal-friendly catering: Our in-house kitchen is certified by the Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa
  • Versatile spaces: From conferences to training events, all corporate and entertainment needs can be met
  • Full-service: Our turnkey offering includes in-house service staff, banqueting professionals and a full catering team
  • In-house kitchen staff: Our versatile food and beverage offering is freshly prepared on-site by a team of seasoned professionals.
  • Convenient location: Located in the V&A Waterfront, this is an especially convenient and impressive space for conferences and summits.

Email us on or call us on or +27 (0)21 418 3823 to start planning your perfect event today.

What health precautions are we taking?

Health and safety is at the top of our agenda and events hosted at the Two Oceans Aquarium are always designed with the interest of your event attendees in mind.

  • The maximum capacity of our venues is managed to correspond with current legal guidelines.
  • Venues and equipment will be cleaned between events or if the event takes place over more than one day.
  • Temperature checks and screening will be done at the entrance.
  • All staff have been trained on proper hygiene practices and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Hand sanitiser will be made freely available to all delegates.
  • Arrival areas and tea breaks will be demarcated for delegate spacing and queue management.
  • Designated seating plans and room layout will apply where necessary.

Email us on or call us on or +27 (0)21 418 3823 to start planning your perfect event today.

Image gallery

See our venues and spaces come to life through this image gallery of previous events.

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Read the latest news about events and functions at the Two Oceans Aquarium in the V&A Waterfront.

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