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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 3 days ago via mobile

A bit on the expensive side but worth every penny fabulous selection of fish and displays. Loved being able to tickle the days in an outside tank and sharks swimming over your head brilliant

Thank Morag C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went during school holidays for something to do, the place was pretty busy but plenty of room for everyone. Loved the touch pool and the underwater tunnel

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been before, had to go back. Little pricy but well worth it. Lots to see, heaps to learn about. Excellent place gor a visit.

Thank Nichole B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here quite often as our 3 year old absolutely loves it. They have just recently added more sharks which are her favourite so that is really awesome. There is a small bouncy castle for little children outside near the touch pool which is...More

Thank jessiemayh2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen othet aquariums in other parts of the world and I still love this one the most, there is also activities for children and those young at heart. The beautiful displays and relaxed atmosphere make it a perfect day close by to Hillary's...More

Thank jenniferfR2803QT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've not been to much in the way of aquariums but now I've been to this place, it has set the benchmark. This place is fantastic. Interesting, beautiful, informative, educational and best of all, not all that expensive from what I can remember. Well worth...More

Thank Jibby9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to AQWA for the first time in many years. It has a lot more to offer visitors. The coral reef pool and the chill out zone is a bonus. I bought a Frequent Visitor-off peak card. It only cost a dollar more than...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a dreary day this placed delivered! The under water tunnel is the best, watching all the creatures getting about. Walking through the halls learning about the different animals was great too. I cant wait for my next visit!

Thank Shannon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place although it hasn't been renovated it is due for an update. The aquarium and the carpet is still as i remembered it from the 1990's as it was named underwater world. On the positive side the touch pool has been upgraded and has...More

Thank foodie172017
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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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
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Response from Ed H | Reviewed this property |
no just at the door