Changes and deals at the Two Oceans Aquarium

“Exciting changes are taking place at the Aquarium and fish are on the move!”

For the first time in nearly 21 years, the Two Oceans Aquarium welcomes its first major construction, the new I&J Exhibit, which means that the I&J Predator Exhibit and the Ocean Basket Kelp Exhibit will undergo renovations once the newest exhibit opens in June.

So, it’s time say farewell to the ragged-tooth sharks that will be released back into the ocean, as animals will not be transferred to the new exhibit.

“The re-opening of these exhibits will be scheduled for 2017, the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest will reopen as a kelp forest display, but the Predator Exhibit will be a completely new exhibit, housing large sharks and other species yet to be decided on”, says Two Oceans Aquarium.

“Two Dives, For less”

And with this change comes an exciting deal, the Two Oceans Aquarium is offering all divers a special combo rate between the 1 and 12 June 2016.

Get one I&J Predator Exhibit dive and one Ocean Basket Kelp Forest Exhibit dive for R1300 and save R280; and if you have your own gear save R150 and dive for R1050.

The current I&J Predator exhibit holds two million litres of water, although there are no longer sharks, this exhibit still remains a spectacular adventure, with the opportunity to dive with large yellowtail, dusky Kob, mussel cracker, rays and the famous loggerhead turtle Yoshi.

The Ocean Basket Kelp Forest exhibit holds 800 000 litres of water, soak in the opportunity and enjoy the kelp fonds, the red stumpnose and South Africa’s national fish, the galjoen.

Qualifications

Divers must have at least an open water 1 qualification.

If you are not qualified, a discover scuba course, at an additional cost, can be arranged”, says Renée Leeuwner, assistant communications and sustainability manager at Two Oceans Aquarium.

A discover scuba course lasts a morning and a full diving course can take up to two weeks, so for those who don’t have diving qualifications there is still time for you to benefit from this deal too.

So, take advantage of this special to swim with the sea creatures, while these exhibits are still around.

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