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South African Braai (BBQ)
Saturday, July 14 2012  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Special Events


Join us in celebrating our African penguins with a traditional South African Braai (BBQ) in our beautiful outdoor Ocean Planet Pavilion. Enjoy exceptional South African wines and delicious authentic food prepared by our award-winning Ocean Blue Catering. There will even be a special visit by our own African penguins!




6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Displayed Hors d’oeuvres

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Visit with our very own African penguins

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Traditional Braai (BBQ)

This very special menu includes PeriPeri Chicken, PeriPeri Shrimp, Traditional Farmer's Sausage, Sweet Potatoes and Vegetables all freshly grilled, a Summer Salad and the classic South African dessert - Melktert, with fresh berries.


$39.95 per person (includes 2 drink tickets)


Click here for online reservations or call 860.572.5955 ext. 520

The endangered African penguin population has declined more than 60 percent since 2001 and faces extinction in the wild. In partnership with our South African partner, SANCCOB, Mystic Aquarium strives to protect the species through research, education and conservation efforts in Mystic and South Africa.