Perth Hotels near AQWA
Located near the city of Perth, the AQWA aquarium is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area. At the facility visitors can learn more about marine animals that live in the waters near the city and even touch some of them in a controlled environment. AQWA, which stands for the Aquarium of Western Australia, was built in 1988 and features 40 separate permanent exhibits that showcase some of the most fascinating underwater species on the planet. Guests can also see one of the biggest coral reefs in the world on display at the aquarium. ... Read more »
AQWA Top 3
- Tour the DANGERzone exhibit at AQWA, which features some of the deadliest marine species native to the Western Australian ocean waters near Perth.
- Stop by the facility’s Marmion Marine Park to touch some of the animals and get a look at the aquarium’s stingrays in an artificial lagoon.
- Book a snorkelling adventure at AQWA, where you can safely swim with some of the Perth aquarium’s 400 species of animals, including sharks, stingrays, and turtles.
While some visitors from other parts of the country may fly into Perth Airport, many international travellers will need to arrive at a larger airport such as Sydney Airport and then arrange for a connection to the area. After arriving, guests can reach the AQWA facility by using the city’s Joondalup line train system to connect with a route #423 bus. Guests who hire a rental car to travel around the area can get to AQWA by travelling Mitchell Freeway to Hepburn Avenue and then exiting at Hillarys Boat Harbour.« Hide