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The kids have been pretty brilliant just lately. They were good while we were away in Norway, they’ve been attentive at school and come home with certificates, their homework has been done without argument. It’s been odd. Odd, but good. Time for some sort of reward. To the Waterfront, then. Sushi, boerie rolls, slush and […]

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BTS Aquarium Tour

We did a Behind The Scenes tour at the aquarium today. Regular readers will recall that we have done this before. Well, this morning, we did it again. This was a photo I took before the tour – it’s a Tube Anenome. The photos from the actual tour, which was excellent and included a quick […]

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Dock Road delays for new Aquarium “Glass”

Quick heads up – the new 36m² chunk of acrylic which is going to make up the front of the new 2 Oceans Aquarium exhibit is arriving this week. That’s a fair-sized piece of acrylic by anyone’s standards, and so they’re going to need to close a bit of road to get it from where […]

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Wall of Seal

On the drive through to the Waterfront today, we stopped off near the Twelve Apostles Hotel to watch some real seals diving of the rocks near Oudekraal. Later, we bumped into their stuffed cousins in the Aquarium shop: And, at R150 per seal, that’s a whole lot of otarine capital, right there.

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New Exhibit for Aquarium

Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium has announced that they will have a new predator exhibit open by the end of the year. As regular visitors (and “Solemates”), our family is particularly delighted at this news. The new exhibit will hold 1.5 million litres of water and will feature – as demonstrated above – a 10 […]

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