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AQWA

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The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA): General Admission Ticket
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The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA): General Admission Ticket
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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...more
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Underwater World 91 Southside Dr, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This aquarium is amazing, the Underwater walk is the best, because you don’t do any walking. Stand on the escalator, and enjoy watching all the fish around you. The underwater experience feels like it goes forever. It’s worth the entry fee. Not to mention all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReenieCee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a lovely experience. Check out the site before visiting so you can decide which shows you want to catch. The underwater ‘walk’ was my favourite experience and so was the ‘touch’ starfish pool. Kids will love it. You must get a local ice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Natalie1204
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! The Underwater Tunnel is definitely a high light for our visitors and the Simmo's Ice cream is too good to pass up! Hopefully we see you again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are regulars here and used to visit once or twice a year.. The recent changes are for the worse. 1st complaint was the black stamp for entry as opposed to the paper receipt, only 5 mins into the exhibit and I had black Ink...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scuba2013
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for providing us with your feedback and you have definitely raised some good points. In regards to the hand sanitiser station, your comments have been forwarded to Management to reinstate the station. AQWA is passionate about educating visitors and has 11 free scheduled...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought our in-laws here for a day away, staff are friendly and the aquarium itself of very good value. Lots to see and do - quite mesmerising

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aarong703
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time at AQWA! We have a very passionate team who are dedicated to ensuring visitors have an amazing time so they will very pleased to receive your comments. Hopefully we see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I accompanied my friends and her kids to AQWA. While the aquarium is not big, it includes nearly every element of aquarium - underwater tunnel where you can see a lot of different fishes by getting on conveyor belt, including sharks, turtle; coral reef section,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John_C_Chan
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for sending us your feedback and we are so glad you, your friend and the kids enjoyed your time with us! The Underwater Tunnel is definitely a highlight for everyone and the touch pool is a great opportunity to get up...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent place to be & spend time with kids. Introducing the kids to 🦈 & sting rays. Must visit place. Do not miss turtle feeding time

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GundaBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the world's best Aquariums with close-up views of a wide range of fish and other interesting sea creatures, including crustaeceans, jellyfish, tropical fish and predators. Includes a walk-through experience and small tanks of sea-horses, sea-slugs and anemones, Well worth a visit. Great for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John51W
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We have an amazing range of WA marine life, from the far north to the far south of the south, and some can't be found anywhere else in the world! We have a passionate team who work hard...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Over in Perth from the UK to see family and our visit to AQUA was one of the highlights of a fantastic holiday.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David H
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Welcome to Western Australia! We are so happy you came to visit AQWA and it's great to hear we were a highlight of your holiday! We have an amazing team here who are passionate about what they do so it will be great to pass...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

I have been visiting AQWA since 1991 and i really love this aquarium. I highly recommend a visit to anyone in perth or visiting perth that hasn't been there yet. The thing i would suggest for future plans when the budget is available would be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

We are so glad you still enjoy visiting AQWA after 27 years! We have an amazing team here who are passionate about the WA marine life and the exhibits are second to none. Your recommendations have been passed on to our Head Curator and Management...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed. Excellent experience. Soo much to see. The underwater tunnel was amazing to see all the sea life and feeding times were great too see and learn.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bec21966
AQWAPerth, Manager at AQWA, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! The underwater tunnel is certainly a unique experience having the sharks, large rays and fish swimming overhead. We have a very passionate team who are dedicated to ensuring our visitors have a great...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 devikar_13 | 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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