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Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre

39 Northside Drive, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
(08) 9203 0339
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Hillarys
Type: Aquariums
Most recent review
- Jan 3, 2014
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Perth, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Very educational. Mostly suited to school age kids but my three year old enjoyed it too. A few tanks with different fish to see, lots of interactive exhibits and the touch pool too. Nice little cafe inside as well. Worth a visit.

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I didn't learn much they should teach more stuff!!!! And all the stuff was boring and the food was icky .... m kid vomited>>>>>>>>>>>>> u should fix the food put more taste into it

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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We all enjoyed the Discovery Centre. Our son loved the diving helmet as we all did. The Centre is very interactive which is great for children as well its informative and scientific which my husband and I were pleased about. I look forward to visiting the Centre again. The staff were helpful, friendly, and informative. It was a pleasure from... More

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Staff were rude and had little tolerance for children who were playing with the activities left out for children! This could have been a great experience however I left feeling it was not child friendly! Wouldn't bother going again.

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Lyrup
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Very informative, great friendly staff who were very helpful. Loved the display made from plastic bottles.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Not only is it great value at $15 for a family ticket it is informative, and there is so much to do and learn about in a fun way. The awesome touch pool was such a great way for the girls to learn and touch sea animals and the guide was so friendly and it was very educational. The Leeuwin... More

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you are sick of the prices at AQWA consider taking your kids to the Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre at the northern end of the northern carpark at Hillarys marina. Only $15 for a family ticket and there are lots of things for children to do - a brilliant touch pool, marine animal dress-ups, a few tanks with fish, turtles... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

This is a great little educational facility with scientists working to help maintain the WA marine environment. It is amazing value for money, with a family ticket costing just $15! We took our 3 year old son and 10 year old daughter and they both really enjoyed it. Our 3 year old actually sat trough the 10 minute movie presentation... More

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