East London Aquarium

City: East London
Country: South Africa
Province: Eastern Cape
Opend 02.12.1931


Species 400


The aquarium has some beautiful large fish tank displays that feature most of the local fish population. Beside fish's you meet Sea Lions, pelicans and penguins. The Southern Right whales migrate southwards down the coast of South Africa to their arctic feeding grounds and come close inshore at East London and with this in the mind the aquarium built an eleven meter high platform that sits right above the surf and provides an excellent opportunity to watch these magnificent animals breaching in the bay. Around November another whale makes it's appearance, the Humpback whale with it's famous long white pectoral fins it is not a sight to be missed.  Bottlenose Dolphins can be watched surfing the waves right beneath the deck on their way up and down the coast in the search for

Service given


Open : minimum 9am-5pm

Entrace fee: Yes

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The Aquarium has a places where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage







Phone number 043 7052637
Fax number 043 7436801
Address: Aquarium Building, Esplanade, P.O. Box 984, East London, 5200, South Africa
E-mail: siani@elaquarium.co.za






Where to finde the Park:

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I don't have any guides of this aquarium. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get those?



In the years 1956, 1981 and 2006 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?

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