This postcard from South Africa shows four sites in Porth Elizabeth Oceanarium:

  • Performing dolphins and the Oceanarium
  • Whale skeleton and displays in the museum
  • Snake Park entrance
  • Jackass Penguin

Port Elizabeth Oceanarium in its present form was constructed over a period of 10 years, the first phase of which was the 750 000-litre main fish tank which was built in 1959. It features popular daily dolphin and seal presentation and exhibits including an underwater observation. Exhibits within the Oceanarium include an underwater observation area in the aquarium, a dolphin research centre, various smaller tanks of 40 different species of bony fish as well as two larger tanks which display sharks and stingrays.

Porth Elizabeth Oceanarium

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Exhibits within the Oceanarium include an underwater observation area in the aquarium, a dolphin research centre, various smaller tanks for different species of bony fish, as well as two larger tanks housing sharks and stingrays. The large dolphin lake is undoubtedly the focal point of the Oceanarium. 60m long, 45m at its widest point and up to 4,5m deep, it contains 4,75 million litres of filtered seawater and is still one of the largest dolphin lakes in the world.

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