It's time to go back to school - why not start with a class visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium?
Getting out of the traditional classroom and visiting the Two Oceans Aquarium is a great way to augment the learning experience. The Two Oceans Aquarium Foundation's Education team opens a whole new world of interactive learning for the students in your care!
Learners explore our exciting, informative, beautiful exhibits and more than 3 000 fascinating creatures that inhabit the Two Oceans Aquarium. This is integrated with a carefully designed curriculum delivered by our well-qualified and experienced educators. Every lesson promises excitement and memorable teachings.
From preschool to matric, we have a wide variety of expertly designed and curriculum-relevant lessons ready for your class. Take your pick!
Back to School Special 2024!
The Two Oceans Aquarium Foundation's ever-popular "Back to School" special is on!
This special rate is on offer from 17 January – 16 February 2024 (excluding weekends).
We're ready to welcome your school to the Aquarium for a fun, safe, and educational visit. Activities are available for all ages, from preschool to Matric learners.
How to book a lesson at the Aquarium:
School lessons are suitable for all grades, while puppet show lessons are suitable for Grades 3 and younger. Keep reading for information about how these lessons fit your curriculum!
The Discovery Centre classrooms at the Two Oceans Aquarium are places of exploration and learning. School groups visiting the Aquarium spend time in our Discovery Centres, learning about various ocean-related topics. Qualified teachers specialising in ocean education teach children and adults of various ages.
Each of our Discovery Centres is equipped with a wide range of stimulating and interactive educational aids, from mini, living ecosystems in small exhibits on each desk to electronic whiteboards, digital microscopes, and dissection equipment. Every lesson promises excitement and memorable teachings.
Several exciting lessons are available to choose from, with school curriculum-aligned themes. See the options below:
The I&J Children’s Play Centre at the Two Oceans Aquarium is a place of entertainment and ocean education for young minds. Developed by a trained team of Early Childhood Development educators, themed puppet shows are on offer, each with a specific environmental message that teaches children about nature and our impact on the environment. Our Puppet Stories are also available as take-home children’s storybooks and activities!
Book now, for less, and start the year off on a wondrous watery note!