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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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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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Underwater World 91 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
+61 8 9447 7500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 10:30 and was greeted by a huddle of very excited school children which wouldn't have been so bad if they were quieter than they were. Entrance fee was on par with most attractions of this nature and the aquarium was set out really...More

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We last visited this attraction 15 yrs ago and it is still a 'must do' attraction. We are a couple in their 60's and two adult sons. We saw a elderly man diving with others at the attraction. A TV crew were filming the day...More

Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an interesting and well laid out attraction. Very informative notice boards. It was a pity the children in the school group kept on screaming as there were lots of echo Chambers. I think their parents and teachers tried but it was a bit...More

Thank YLisette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience. The walk through aquarium is out of this world with huge rays and sharks swimming above you. Just amazing that you can see that at an aquarium. Very informative. Value for money. A must visit!

Thank wilmar132015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently popped into aqwa, not my first time but after a recent other activity at Hillarys and this place is so inviting, clean and beautiful. Could spend a whole day or get through like me in an hour or 2. Recommend for sure and...More

Thank _wmegan978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I went on a cute little day trip to Aqwa while in Perth on holiday; neither of us having been before. We went on a school day hoping to avoid the crowds and while there were still a number of people present,...More

Thank Emsalee12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This aquarium is well set out with displays based on various locations around Australia. Lots of displays and it was fun locating some of the hidden fish. We ate in the café which was good too.

Thank Victor M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit for all the family. Great day out ,friendly staff lots to see and very informative staff more than willing to talk on many different species there. Will be going back again and again and again for sure.

Thank johnvaughan68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The aquarium basically condenses a few hundred kilometres of Perth's coastline into one place. Pleasant place to visit.

Thank PriscillaTSingapore
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed AQWA, was a great way to burn a few hours, however the entry fee is far too expensive. Lots of fish on display.

Thank BrandJ4
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Hi is there a parking nearby ?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Devika R | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. a very big space indeed just very nearby.
Hi is there a parking 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
Marjorie D
Hello do I need to buy ticket online for Aqua? Thanks
21 August 2016|
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Response from Ed H | Reviewed this property |
no just at the door