The Aquarium of Western Australia is an aquarium situated near Perth, Australia. The aquarium opened in 1988, at that time it was the largest aquarium in Australia but has since been surpassed although the Aquarium of Western Australia still does hold the title of having the biggest single tank. The aquarium specialises in marine animals that live off the coast of Western Australia, it is home to 400 species with 4000 fish in its tanks; such as sharks, stingrays, crocodiles and more.
The aquarium is situated at Hillarys Boat Harbour. The aquarium has a local car park. If using public transport options are limited. By bus, get the 423 from Perth which takes around an hour. Otherwise, take a taxi.
Opening Times and Admission
The aquarium is open every day except for Christmas day, 10am-5pm Monday to Sunday. Tickets for the aquarium are set at 30$ for adults, 22$ for concessions, 18$ 4-15-year-olds and free for infants. Tickets give you access to the aquarium and its walkthroughs as well as enabling you to join one of the guided tours.