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Welcome to Bayworld

 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 hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

The main activities of the Complex are research and education aimed at stimulating a greater awareness of the need for conservation of South Africa’s natural and cultural heritage. Research and education programmes focus on marine life, reptiles, maritime and local history.

Opening times: 9:00-16:30 (Daily, except 25 December)

Due to critical staff shortages, presentations are not guaranteed. Bayworld reserves the right to cancel presentations at their discretion.

Seal & Penguin presentation:

- Monday to Friday at 11:00

Seal & Penguin feed and commentary:

- Weekends at 11:00

- Daily at 15:00

Snake Interaction

- Daily at 12:00

Current entry fee:

Adults: R40.00

Children (3-17 years): R30:00

Pensioners or Students: R35.00

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