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Bayworld

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Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Humewood

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Bayworld comprises the Main Museum, Oceanarium, Snakepark - marvel at the diversity of museum displays: from prehistoric dinosaurs to the 15m skeleton of the last southern right whale harpooned in Algoa Bay; view the diverse collection of marine life and experience the daily sea and penguin presentations. The Reptile Park houses lizards, tortoises, snakes and crocodiles.
The Main Museum of Bayworld blends cultural and natural history. Embark on an exciting journey through time and through the fascinating world around us.

Marvel at the diversity of museum displays, from prehistoric dinosaurs to ethnic beadwork as well as a variety of historical treasures that will keep you intrigued for hours.

Noteworthy exhibits include the 15m skeleton of the last southern right whale harpooned in Algoa Bay, a life-sized reconstruction of the giant prehistoric dinosaur known as Algoasaurus, a replica of the Dias Cross and a 5m bronze cannon dated 1640 recovered from a Portuguese galleon wrecked near Port Elizabeth. Operating hours are from 09h00 till 16h30, Mondays to Sundays.

Oceanarium at Bayworld closing 31 March 2011

The programmes of the Museum and Snake Park will continue as usual, as well as the popular education programme.
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Alternatively contact the TOURISM call centre on +27 (0) 41 582 2575

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Latitude : -33° 58' 40.25" S | Longitude : 25° 38' 54.82" E

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Bayworld
Bayworld
Running from 2016-04-25 to 2017-05-04
Starting From R 30


One of the leading tourist attractions in Nelson Mandela Bay, Bayworld is unique in Southern Africa, embracing a natural and cultural history Museum combined with a Snake Park and Oceanarium. It is located in the heart of the Port Elizabeth beachfront and serves up a feast of edutainment to...

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Car Parking Available Yes
Bus Parking Available Yes
Day Visitors Allowed Yes

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