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Underwater World 91 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
+61 8 9447 7500
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The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA): General Admission Ticket
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Whale-Watching Cruise and Hillarys Boat Harbour Day Trip from Perth
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An awesome underwater adventure awaits you at AQWA! AQWA is WA’s premiere marine attraction located just 20 minutes north of Perth City. Discover more of WA’s spectacular marine life as you go on an underwater journey along our coast, from the icy-cold waters of the Southern Ocean to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in the Far North. You’ll encounter sharks, stingrays and turtles, meet rare and unusual sea creatures like seadragons, be captivated by a living Coral Reef and face a dangerous and deadly line up of marine life in the DANGERzone. There’s also the chance to gently touch marine life or try an Adventure and dive into one of our aquariums! AQWA is open every day from 10am-5pm.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
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Underwater World 91 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
+61 8 9447 7500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty stock standard. Looks like it could do with a bit of money spent on it and had a kind of tired feel. Almost 4 year old son loved it though so made it worth it.

Thank Dustin1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my son and some family from Italy. It was such a lovely place so much to learn about and see. Everyone had such a lovely time 😁More

Thank KirbyOlsen
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. Our staff work really hard to make sure our visitors leave feeling like they have learnt something about our marine life... and hopefully are just as passionate about it as we are! Glad to hear you had a great...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Aquarium of Western Australia offers encounter with string rays , sharks , turtles, seadragons,coral reefs and a coastline of all types

2  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got free tickets to AQWA in conjunction with our Miller's Whale Watching trip. This isn't the biggest aquatic zoo that we've been but we still had a great time. Exhibits were very informative and remind the need of aquatic wildlife conservation (I really liked...More

Thank Esther M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours at AQWA learnt a lot about what lives in the ocean around us and along the coast. Tank was great, lovely to see the fish and sharks swimming overhead. No kids in our party but hearing all the kids around...More

Thank 138alisonmb
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The place reminded me of the old underwater world in Sentosa Singapore. It has revolving walkway that brings your around/underneath the main tank where you get to see sharks, sting ray (huge ones) and other fish. The touch pool isn't that great. There's not many...More

Thank Halima R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We hadn't been to Aqwa for years when we were invited for a party. Party didn't have a guide so we were able to explore the place on our own. This had positives and negatives. Plenty of food for the party and we had platters...More

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It was an enjoyable tour. Got to see lots of different species from different parts of Western Australia. There was not a lot of visitors as we went on a Monday. Finished the tour in about an hour.

Thank Desmond T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The aquarium is very nice. The highlights include the revolving walkway underneath the main tank where you can see sharks, sting rays and other fish from close up and the touchpool for the children.

Thank David O
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids, very educational. Beautiful sea life. Will recommend it to friends. Nice and clean. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Ewa Tomasz K
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Judith I
8 October 2017|
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Response from Halima R | Reviewed this property |
I did see a few patrons on wheelchair though I'm not sure if it's loan from AQWA. But like everyone else said, ask them ... the staff are friendly and helpful.
8 November 2016|
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Response from Devika R | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. a very big space indeed just very nearby.
8 November 2016|
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Response from Victoriapersich | Reviewed this property |
Hi Singapore ...Yes there is lots of parking available right in front of the Aquarium...thankyou Victoria Persich Western Australia