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Zoos & Aquariums

South Africa is well known for its many game reserves and parks, but there are also aquariums and zoos which are worth a visit. An abundance of wildlife in its natural habitat exists in Cape Town. So why do you need a zoo or an aquarium in Cape Town? Because their aims are to educate, conserve and entertain.

When it comes to marine life, we immediately think of the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront. It offers seven exhibition galleries. Do you like chasing thrills and adrenaline rushes? Then how about a scuba-dive with ragged-tooth sharks at the aquarium? Alternatively, you can book a cage-dive with Shark Zone.

Birds are an important facet of wildlife. Parrots, ducks, pelicans and falcons live in World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary and Monkey Park, which also houses and rehabilitates various monkeys. At Boulders Bay you can see penguins, where SANCCOB raise funds and awareness to save this endangered bird.

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Two Oceans Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town is situated at the V&A Waterfront, showcasing the environments of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It includes seven exhibition galleries with large viewing windows. It offers several things to do: The touch pool: an open tank where you can touch different species while the employees and volunteers provide more information about the various species. …

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