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Aquarium of Western Australia - AQWA

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Address: 91 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9447 7500
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Description: Observe animals, such as the leafy sea dragon, unique to Western...
Observe animals, such as the leafy sea dragon, unique to Western Australia's rich sea world.
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Very nice attraction

This is a small Aquarium but perfectly formed. Some very nice professional displays and lots for the kids to do. Pools that kids can pick up sea creatures and lots of info with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This is a small Aquarium but perfectly formed. Some very nice professional displays and lots for the kids to do. Pools that kids can pick up sea creatures and lots of info with the displays. This is only a small attraction but well worth a visit (especially with young children)

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

As a family we went to visit this, it is definitely a must! I have been to quite a few aquariums , however the conveyer path so it takes you round the aquarium was a great addition. There is lots to see with touch pools, ray pool, the baby turtles and baby rays. There is also an immaculate canteen &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This aquarium is a really good day out! Really enjoyed the glass conveyer belt! Lots of different sea animals and there's even a section where you can touch the starfish and rays. Definitely a must in Perth!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Visited on a damp day in Perth, easy to drive to with plenty of parking, shops and eateries nearby . Aquarium worth a visit, with opportunity to snorkel at extra cost. Touching area and walk through aquarium with rays, sharks and turtles. Great on a damp day.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Went with the whole family and had a brilliant day, so well set out and the main aquarium is fantastic and has loads of species of fish, turtles, sharks and you get taken round on a travelator, real good experience and near the end of the tour you can handle some of the starfish and small shark breeds. Really good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love it here. My teenage boys enjoy it and so does my daughter aged 8. Very interesting and educational. Do download the AQWA app. It's well worth it. When you have been on the moving walk way do it again. But this time, if it isn't to busy, lay on your back. Great way to spend a couple of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was a lot better than I expected - initially wasn't going to go through because of the cost, but glad I did. Saw some amazing creatures that I wouldn't otherwise have seen. Especially loved the leafy sea dragons. It would be good if they could get dolphins back again - our taxi driver afterwards said that they had them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It is a cute little aquarium. Lots of sea animals to see. The touching pool is a good place for kids to get up close and personal with sea creatures.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It is a great place to see some beautiful and dangerous fish! I loved the underwater tunnel and the outside pool with sharks. It was not too busy so you could easily see all the tanks without getting stressed with the crowd. Definitely worth visiting, however it could be less expensive!

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Way too expensive. Tired, small and just flat. Needs some modernising and love to bring it up to the price tag. Best is stingray area, worst is travellator and cafe. Overall disappointing for the cost.

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