Aquarium of Western Australia


Hours: Open from 10am - 5pm daily
Phone: (08) 9447 7500
Contact Name: AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia
Address: 91 Southside Drive, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys WA 6025
Leafy Sea-dragon at AQWA
AQWA's Shipwreck Coast walk through aquarium
Aquarium of Western Australia Grey Nurse Shark
Aquarium of Western Australia - AQWA Logo

Explore 12,000km of Western Australia’s coastline in just one day at AQWA!

From the icy-cold waters of the Southern Ocean to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in the Far North, AQWA takes you on an underwater journey to discover the fascinating and unique marine life of Western Australia.

Highlights of your journey include:

  • Travelling through Australia’s largest walk through aquarium;
  • Surrounding yourself with giant sharks, turtles, stingrays and hundreds of stunning fish;
  • Facing a deadly line up of sea creatures in the DANGERZone
  • Encountering the rare and mystical sea dragons;
  • Being captivated by beautiful living coral reefs; and
  • Interacting with living animals in AQWA’s touch pool.

AQWA is Perth’s must see attraction, located just 20 minutes north of the city at Hillarys Boat Harbour. Open from 10am – 5pm daily.

AQWA Adventures
Our unique AQWA Adventures programs allow you to get on the fish side of AQWA’s aquariums and interact with the unique marine life of Western Australia!

Are you ready to take the plunge? Delve into AQWA’s 3 million litre Shipwreck Coast aquarium to Dive or Snorkel with Sharks! Snorkelers or qualified divers can join AQWA’s Divemaster for this amazing experience where they will come face to fin with sharks, turtles and stingrays! This adventure runs every day of the year (except Christmas Day), bookings essential.

From October-April, AQWA Adventures offers Reefwalker, an introduction to diving where you can walk underwater through the colorful world of a living reef, surrounded by stunning tropical fish. No diving experience required! Reefwalker runs Friday-Sunday during October-April. Places are limited, book to ensure a spot!

AQWA Functions
AQWA features two stunning ocean-side venues offering a unique twist. Guests can surrounded by tropical fish and corals and enjoy drinks and photos in Australia’s largest walkthrough aquarium!

Last Updated: Tuesday 21st June, 2016


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