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AQWA

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Underwater World 91 Southside Dr, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
+61 8 9447 7500
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The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA): General Admission Ticket
from US$22.66*
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The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA): General Admission Ticket
from US$22.66*
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“touch pool” (121 reviews)
“marine life” (73 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Underwater World 91 Southside Dr, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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+61 8 9447 7500
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"touch pool"
in 121 reviews
"marine life"
in 73 reviews
"underwater tunnel"
in 41 reviews
"fish"
in 158 reviews
"moving walkway"
in 26 reviews
"conveyor belt"
in 19 reviews
"gift shop"
in 17 reviews
"sea creatures"
in 24 reviews
"shark tank"
in 11 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 11 reviews
"dive master"
in 10 reviews
"coral reef"
in 10 reviews
"great aquarium"
in 14 reviews
"glass tunnel"
in 13 reviews
"wa coast"
in 8 reviews
"main tank"
in 8 reviews
"western australia"
in 30 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Aquariums & small tanks appeared much better presented & stocked than my recollection from our last visit but the main tank was poorly stocked. However the girls loved the whole experience.

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family again to this great place. The kids love the touch pool and enjoy all the exhibits. They all just love running around pointing and laughing at everything, its a fun relaxing place. I read all the info and try to explain it...More

Thank Kazza2206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a 17 year old Italian exchange student and wanted to show him around Perth. We visited Aqwa on a Saturday and it was not too busy. We loved the way it is set out with all the information required easy to read and...More

Thank Rachel P
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time here! The Glass Bottom Boat Adventure is new and is fast becoming a very popular activity, it is certainly a great way to see the sharks and rays. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a 7 year old oy who has autism it was a pleasure to see the pure delight on his face. I must admit i spent more time watching him than looking at the sea creatures. He was fascinated by the divers feeding the sharks...More

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

We are so glad you both enjoyed your time with us! AQWA has just introduced a low sensory evening which you may also be interested in. Our Low Sensory Evening is dedicated to families with special requirements and is a night where we limit visitors,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great learning opportunity for everyone, even the locals. If you actually spend the time to read the information around each tank you will certainly leave with a greater respect for our beautiful but very frail oceans. It is not a quick hours...More

Thank Jayne R
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear you had a fantastic time at AQWA! We have a very passionate team here who work hard to transfer this passion to our visitor and hopefully they leave with a greater understanding of just how precious our ocean and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the aquarium on a Sunday. It wasn't too busy $30 admission fee and you can go out and return again the same day for free. A little on the smaller side but was a nice experience. The outdoor area is great and has...More

Thank Blossom2012
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! We certainly have fantastic location overlooking the ocean and the outdoor areas are great to sit back and soak it all in. Hopefully we see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I purchased a frequent visitor pass - great value if you live nearby and want to take a little one out on rainy days. Great exhibits and cool chill out zone downstairsMore

Thank Kerry R
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so excited you are one of our valued members! The Annual Pass comes with a heap of benefits and with unlimited entries. We often have people visit every weekend for a bit to eat and enjoy the view or families bring their kids...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

fantastic place to go to see and learn about sea creatures. Kids love it and even adults to. Lovely seeing the sting rays floating pass you they look so happy.

Thank Trixie W
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for providing us with your feedback! The underwater tunnel is certainly a highlight and is a great way to see all the animals, especially the large smooth rays! We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This was an amazing place. Everyone from the little Grandchildren to Grandad loved it. So much to see, just amazing.

Thank Leanne S
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time here.... and Grandad to! We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The way to reach this place is really beautiful, so you wont get bored till arriving. This place is great, diverse species, fantastic views, interesting games and lot more. There is even a place for children and adults to touch fishes.More

Thank AzadehZar
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We have a very passionate Team here who ensure our visitors enjoy their time here....from Shark Feeding to scheduled talks to Ocean Guides and of course our touch pool is very popular...More

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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.
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helenw0ng
8 November 2016|
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Response from Devika R | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. a very big space indeed just very nearby.
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helenw0ng
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
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