They will rock you
Host a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland
Celebrate the end of another successful year surrounded by the magical creatures that reside at the Two Oceans Aquarium, which offers spectacular venues and packages for parties both big and small. Whether you’re looking to host a sit-down dinner just metres from ragged-tooth sharks or are interested in having slime-producing hagfish and quirky seahorses break the ice for a walkabout cocktail party, then this is absolutely the spot for you. The setting alone is bound to make it a memorable affair, but it’s the attention to detail and unique treatment of each event that will make your year end function truly unforgettable.
Not to mention, the folks at Two Oceans are as flexible as an octopus when it comes to organising a special occasion, whether it be a corporate celebration, birthday party, conference or anniversary; the only limits are set by your personal budget. Basic equipment (AV equipment, furniture, cutlery, crockery and glassware) comes standard with a booking, which also includes free access to the aquarium until 6pm for events planned during the day. The team at the aquatic entertainment world can also provide:
- Food and beverage catering
- Evening tours with knowledgeable guides
- Waitrons and bartenders
- Recommendations on trusted outside vendors, like florists, entertainers, decorators and photographers
- Banner display in the I&J Predator Exhibit
Year End Function Venues at the Two Oceans Aquarium
The Auditorium opens onto a deck overlooking the V&A Waterfront Marina with a magnificent view of Table Mountain. The venue is equipped with audio-visual and conference equipment and offers flexible seating arrangements. This is an ideal space for knowledge sharing, creative thinking and strategic planning as well as for working breakfast and lunch events.
Capacity: 20 boardroom / 60 school room / 70 seated (no dance floor) / 120 cinema / 140 cocktail
Also great for: conferences, presentations, meetings
Nothing can be more serene than watching the gentle ebb and flow of the Kelp Forest Exhibit through the 4-metre high window in the Tranquility room, which boasts glowing blue light and flashes of silver from the fish. This venue is just perfect for small groups looking to have a more intimate celebratory meal or pre-dinner drinks and has a bar that can be stocked to order. Available for mornings and evenings.
Capacity: Maximum of 20 guests for banqueting and 30 guests for a cocktail event
Also great for: Small parties, board meetings, break room for conferences
I&J Ocean Exhibit
The brand new I&J Ocean Exhibit is a majestic space offering views of marine life through a vast seamless window. Gentle rays glide by and turtles steal the limelight as they invite you for an immersive underwater experience through a full acrylic tunnel.
Capacity: This space can accommodate up to 180 guests for an elegant dinner and 360 guests for a cocktail party.
Also great for: small and large parties, product launches
Atlantic Ocean Gallery
The freakishly large spider crabs, brightly coloured anemones and mystic jellyfish in the Atlantic Ocean exhibit are great conversation starters, and the U-shaped gallery is excellent for networking events and cocktail functions. The atmosphere is right for both intimate and boisterous events. Only available after closing time.
Capacity: 60 seated and 150 cocktail
Also great for: cocktail parties, intimate dinners
The Whole Aquarium
Rent out the entire Two Oceans Aquarium and let guests mingle and explore the galleries of enchanting underwater sea creatures for an event unlike any other they’ve been to. The possibilities are endless with what can be done in this diverse venue – you can set aside tranquil sit-and-relax areas, dance floors and dining spaces all within the ever-entertaining underwater wonderland. Only available after closing time.
Capacity: Minimum 200 – 1000 pax for a cocktail party
Also great for: product launches, large cocktail events
For more information and booking, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +27 (0)21 418 3823.
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