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Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre - CLOSED

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A great educational place to visit with primary and preschool aged children.

This is a great little educational facility with scientists working to help maintain the WA marine... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2011
Dromomaniac
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Greater Sydney, Australia
Lovely place to visit

Very educational. Mostly suited to school age kids but my three year old enjoyed it too. A few... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2014
Chino1
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Perth, Australia
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“Lovely place to visit”
23 Jul 2013
“i hated it”
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Wa Fisheries & Marine Research 39 Northside Dr, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Very educational. Mostly suited to school age kids but my three year old enjoyed it too. A few tanks with different fish to see, lots of interactive exhibits and the touch pool too. Nice little cafe inside as well. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Chino1
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I didn't learn much they should teach more stuff!!!! And all the stuff was boring and the food was icky .... m kid vomited>>>>>>>>>>>>> u should fix the food put more taste into it

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank nadiya p
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We all enjoyed the Discovery Centre. Our son loved the diving helmet as we all did. The Centre is very interactive which is great for children as well its informative and scientific which my husband and I were pleased about. I look forward to visiting...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Staff were rude and had little tolerance for children who were playing with the activities left out for children! This could have been a great experience however I left feeling it was not child friendly! Wouldn't bother going again.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Very informative, great friendly staff who were very helpful. Loved the display made from plastic bottles.

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank Just1970
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Not only is it great value at $15 for a family ticket it is informative, and there is so much to do and learn about in a fun way. The awesome touch pool was such a great way for the girls to learn and touch...More

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank SeriouslyKids
Reviewed 12 October 2012

If you are sick of the prices at AQWA consider taking your kids to the Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre at the northern end of the northern carpark at Hillarys marina. Only $15 for a family ticket and there are lots of things for children to...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank JodieBuckland
Reviewed 11 August 2011

This is a great little educational facility with scientists working to help maintain the WA marine environment. It is amazing value for money, with a family ticket costing just $15! We took our 3 year old son and 10 year old daughter and they both...More

Date of experience: August 2011
3  Thank Dromomaniac
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