Explore 12,000km of Western Australia’s coastline in just a few hundred metres.
From the icy 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 incredible and unique marine life of Western Australia.
Since 1988, AQWA has presented the beauty and wonder of this coastal environment and is Western Australia’s number one marine attraction.
Reflecting our Western Australian theme, everything in AQWA can be found in the State’s oceans. In addition, everything within our displays is living – including the incredible complex marine environments and coral!
There are over 40 stunning exhibits including one of the largest living coral reef exhibits in the world and AQWA’s shipwreck coast – Australia’s largest aquarium. It is also the 10th largest in the world! In total AQWA holds over 4 million litres of water and is home to over 4,000 fish.
AQWA’s great southern coast – Venture into the icy waters of the Southern Ocean and come face to fin with intriguing creatures such as seadragons and pineapple fish.
AQWA’s shipwreck coast – Surround yourself with sharks, stingrays and turtles in Australia’s largest walk through aquarium. Travel beneath 3 million litres of Indian Ocean water as you have a close encounter with 4 metre sharks, huge stingrays, turtles and hundreds of stunning fish.
AQWA’s Perth Coast – Explore Perth’s amazing coastline of ancient reefs and sandy bays. Be mesmerised by moon jellyfish, discover an octopus and see how fish view the reef.
AQWA’s far north coast – Explore one of the world’s most remote regions, home to dangerous marine animals and colourful tropical lagoons. Smile at a crocodile, see creatures up close and immerse yourself in beautiful tropical displays.
AQWA’s DANGERzone – Face a deadly line up of marine creatures that can sting, bite or wrap their prey with suckered arms to immobilise or even kill! The DANGERzone is an eye-opening exhibit of Western Australia’s most dangerous marine life and is not to be missed.
AQWA’s Marmion Marine Park – Interact with live animals at the touch pool, then visit stingray bay and relax by a coastal lagoon.
AQWA’s coral reef – Overlook a living coral reef then travel from the shore to the bottom of the sea in AQWA’s Underwater Gallery.
Aussie Perth Tours
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Captain Cook Cruises
Captain Cook Cruises (WA) has been cruising the waterways of Perth since 1980. Since then, we have firmly established ourselves as Perth's Premier Cruise Company and now in our 25th year of operation, we have shown thousands of tourists the best that Perth's Swan River has to offer.
Located on the footstep of the Perth CBD, Western Australia, we offer a wide range of cruise options from Perth to our Port City of Fremantle or upstream, towards the magnificent Swan Valley wine region.
Operating five luxurious vessels, Captain Cook Cruises offer more choice and all the competition combined. With three scheduled departures to and from Fremantle daily, combined with a lunch, tram or Fremantle tour excursion, Captain Cook Cruises has the Port of Perth covered.
City Sightseeing Perth
Welcome to Perth, one of Australias most beautiful cities and the capital of Western Australia. Perth is located alongside the peaceful waters of the Swan River, 20 kms inland from the Indian Ocean, on the West Coast of Australia.
It's known as Australias sunniest capital and boasts 3000 hours of sunshine a year! Together with the near perfect sunny weather and sparking blue Ocean, no wonder its been voted as one of the worlds most liveable cities. It has breathtaking blue rivers, stunning beaches, many historic and sparkling new modern buildings, lush parklands and world-class tourism.
Come and enjoy fabulous seafood, world class restuarants as well as local wines that are recognised throughout the world. If the laid back approach is more your style, where better to spend your days cooking BBQs and watching magnificent sunsets along our amazing beaches!
Come to Perth, you wont regret it!
A tour of Fremantle Prison is a fantastic and fascinating day out whether you are a local, interstate or international visitor. Far more than just Western Australia's only World Heritage listed building, Fremantle Prison is a piece of living history.
Situated in the heart of bustling Fremantle, the Prison is a lasting monument to the city that was. Step inside and be transported back in time to experience both the good and bad of our history. See the tiny cells in which people lived day after day, the stunning art painted straight on the walls and the inspiring convict-made architecture.
If only the walls could talk! However, the guided tour offers the next best thing - the amazing stories that each and every tour guide has to offer. No two tours are the same, as this ancient building's history holds many secrets and stories ready to be shared and each guide has their own interests, perspectives and experiences.
The Prison offers a range of tours, each one unique and exciting in its own way.
Perth Tram Company
Join Perth's favourite hop on, hop off tours and see all the sights in Perth's iconic classic red trams and/or open-top double decker bus! Soak up the sights and enjoy live driver commentary.
The wooden replica trams were built locally to resemble the first trams in operation in Perth in 1899. Nowhere in the world will one find trams identical to the style of the Perth Tram. They have the "old world" charm of yesteryear, offering a unique opportunity to discover the history of Perth in surroundings that complement the experience.
Rockingham Wild Encounters
Rockingham Wild Encounters
Few capital cities can boast that dolphins, penguins and sea lions live on their doorstep! Located only 45 minutes south of Perth, Rockingham Wild Encounters is a locally owned and operated ecotourism company that operates the Penguin Island Ferry Service and a range of cruises to interact with the local wildlife. The ferry and cruises operate from their ocean themed gift shop and café located on the shores of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and include the following options:
Swim with Wild Dolphins (half to full day)
Rockingham Wild Encounters premium, multi award winning tour. This unforgettable adventure takes you on a custom built boat to snorkel with wild bottlenose dolphins. Passengers are divided into teams of 6. All wetsuits and equipment are included and snorkelling lessons are conducted as we cruise. Each team is accompanied by an experienced guide using an aqua scooter to tow passenger’s right amongst the action for a close up and personal experience with these beautiful creatures. Tour operates Sept. 1st – June Labour Day Holiday. Prices start from $205.
Penguin Island & Dolphin Watch Adventure Cruise
See wild dolphins, sea lions and watch the penguin feeding at Penguin Island! The adventure begins with an exhilarating 90 minute cruise to see wild dolphins. You may see mothers looking after new born calves, learn how they use stingrays to catch their dinner or see them spectacularly jumping out of the wake of our boat! The return cruise takes in the highlights of Shoalwater Bay, including visiting the sea lions, the ospreys nest, pelican rookery and getting up close to the spectacular islands, before concluding on beautiful Penguin Island in time for the penguin feeding. Visitors then have free time to swim, snorkel, enjoy nature trails or just relax on perfect white sandy beaches before catching a return ferry of their choice at 1.10, 2.10, 3.10 or 4pm. Adults cost $85, Student/ Concession $75 and Children (3-12 yrs) $50
Penguin Island Ferry and Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Located in the heart of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, Penguin Island is surrounded by crystal clear waters and is a haven for wildlife. It’s only a 5 minute ferry ride from Rockingham and is home to approx. 1200 little penguins (the smallest species in the world!). Rangers conduct 3 daily penguin feeding sessions at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Join the 45 minute Penguin & Sea Lion cruise on our glass bottom boat to see the local fish and bird life, get up close to a huge colony of Australian Pelicans and visit the beach at Seal Island to see rare Australian Sea Lions. Ferry & Glass bottom boat tours operate Sept. 15th June Labour Day Holiday. Prices start from $17.50 for adults.
Learn to Surf at Scarborough Beach Perth W.A.
Scarborough Beach Surf School have been teaching surfing lessons & courses since 1986 .
Located at Perth's amazing Scarborough Beach, our beginner surf lesson is a great introduction to surfing! Friendly coaches always in the water with you. If you have surfed before we will take your sufing to the next level.
Surf lessons include:
High Quality Surfboards and Wetsuits
Sunscreen and Zinc
Surf Safety and Awareness
Surf Shop Discounts
Bookings Essential! Call or e-mail today
Swan Valley Tours
If you like to indulge in wine, beer & great food, then this is for you. We provide gold medal winning daily indulgence tours of the Swan Valley with cruise options in either direction - showcasing the variety of wines & wineries, beers, chocolate, cheese, nougat and sumptuous food that are Perth's Valley of Taste.
Our Swan Valley wine tour guides are friendly, courteous and knowledgeable - they ensure that you have much more than just the run-of-the-mill wine tour. We keep our daily indulgence tour groups small, so you get to know other interesting and fun-loving people whilst sharing the many varied tastes on offer.
Wine for Dudes
Welcome to the Most Awarded Tour Company in the South West - Wine For Dudes Wine Tours Margaret River!
We offer Fun, Relaxed and Informative Wine Tours! Let us take you on a ride that will help you understand and enjoy the lifestyle of wine and it's rewards! Our Daily Wine Tour Includes the Exclusive Wine Blending Experience!
The idea of Wine for Dudes tours initiated in Europe, when the previous owner was working in Italy. There - wine is for everybody. Go down to the local restaurant for lunch and you’ll see that it is booked out with tradesmen having a two course lunch and sloshing it down with wine – everyday! It is a beautiful way to live, yet something that only business people would enjoy on a Friday afternoon in Australia.
We believe wine should be simple, fun, approachable, a part of everyday life, having a good time with it rather than using it for status, it’s not just for special occasions, it should be incorporated into how we live, basically, keeping it honest. Wine for Dudes was created to break-down the intimidating barriers that prevent people from really enjoying wine on a day to day basis.
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