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Rates valid until 31 March 2017New membersRenewals
SA PensionersR252R227
SA StudentsR252R227
(14 to 17 years)
(4 to 13 years)
Au pairs/nanniesR207R186
Under 4 yearsFreeFree

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This is your one-stop, family friendly solution to 365 days of entertainment.

Take a look at the oceans of opportunity below ...

  • Unlimited access! Visit the fish as often as you wish in the year of your membership
  • 10% discount at selected food outlets in the Aquarium
  • 10% discount at the Aquarium gift shop
  • 20% discount off Penguin Encounters
  • 25% off venue hire for functions*
  • 25% off adventure diving**
  • Free sea water for home aquarists***
  • Special rates for au pairs/nannies
  • Invitations to exhibition previews and special events
  • Members-only events like family sleepovers and behind the scenes tours
  • Fast-track access at the entrance turnstiles

Gift membership

How to purchase gift membership:

  1. Click on the big green “Buy membership” button on the top-right of this page.
  2. Purchase the required membership(s) – the contact information here belongs to the credit card holder making the purchase.
  3. Upon successful purchase, you will receive a confirmation email. This email will contain a URL and will invite you to update details.
  4. Follow the URL in your confirmation email and update member details to reflect the person or people passes were bought for.
  5. Your gift recipients can now retrieve their Aquarium membership based on the unique membership number. They will need to visit the Members’ Centre at the Aquarium to activate their membership and receive their personalised membership access card and membership kit.


To add extra people onto an existing membership, change children’s ages or categories before renewing, or any other membership-related query, please email us on

Lost your card? Call us on 021 418 3823.

* Function hire excludes catering, beverages, entertainment and décor.
** Rate valid for members only. SCUBA qualifications and booking are essential.
*** Subject to 400 litres per family per week.