The Hartbeespoort Aquarium

Was established in 1962, it is the only fresh water fish Aquarium in South Africa, and boasts a variety of both indigenous and tropical fresh water fish and is a well known landmark.

We have an education through conservation policy so we strive to educate the public, as well as to provide a safe haven for orphaned and injured aquatic animals.

We house aquatic animals like the Cape Fur Seal, Great White Pelicans and Nile Crocodiles just to mention a few.

The shows with the Seal, Pelicans and Crocodiles are both educational and entertaining;

We do shows on weekends, public holidays and during the week are for booked groups only.




Discounted rates are offered on groups or school bookings. 

Our standard prices are:

Adults : R 120.00

Pensioners : R 100.00

Children (4-12) : R 50.00

Free entry for children under the age of 3

Contact : 082 469 2979

Email Address: hbtaquarium@gmail.com

Percy & Partner our beloved


Venture in to the Aquarium

What fresh water fish can you find?

Snap, Carckle & oh wait ... where is Pop?

Nile Crocodiles

Black Swan

Just one of our waterfowl found at the aquarium!

Bird Park

To say thank you for your invaluble support when you purchase tickets at the Hartbeespoort Aquarium you will receive free entry to the Bird Sanctuary were we provide a safe haven for all orphaned and injured Aves & mammals.

Take the opportunity and walk around the parks peaceful surroundings while looking at the bright plumage of the various species available... be bold and enter the Vulture enclosure and interact with Chucky our tame resident vulture. 

Meet Buzzie, Flaps and Dizzy

Cape Griffon Vulture


American Black Vulture

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