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Aquascene, Darwin

(3.4/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Time your visit to Aquascene for high tide when hundreds of fish approach the shore to be fed by curious onlookers. You get to hand-feed the fish while dangling your feet in the water. Though some of the bigger fish sometimes nibble on your toes, not even the scariest-looking ones ever bite hard. The site is known for its friendly atmosphere and helpful staff. You can mingle with visitors from around the world, all enjoying this rare close-up experience with Australia's underwater world. When planning your visit, remember that feeding times are dependent on the tide, so be sure to check the website or call ahead for the schedule. To visit Aquascene and other attractions in Darwin, use our Darwin family vacation planner.
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  • The grandkids had a great time feeding the fish, you can even get the fish to take the bread from your fingers. It was open 4pm to 6pm however we found 1 hour was enough. 
  • We loved this experience to feed the fish. It was a bit rough to start with but when it calmed down it was great All the food is provided by the Staff. After traveling around Australia I would have to...  more »
  • We have visited this attraction a number of times over the years in the dry season and enjoyed it so we brought our grandchildren who were from overseas to visit. It was a windy day, very few fish, ab...  more »
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  • Pretty cool place where you can hand feed some really big fish. My son loved this place.
  • Great place to visit if you are in Darwin. So many fish - just amazing
  • A unique experience, it's very funny! You can touch and feed dozens and dozens of fishes. A very good (touristic) attraction for yound and old
  • This is the 3rd time I have gone over the past 13 years, and did not enjoy at all, the staff just yell at people for throwing bread in the wrong spot and don't evan do a talk about the zero tide anymore , the back area is also closed now. Dont waste the money on these people
  • Its a great attraction. $15 per pax(adult rate), is worth the visit. Is a great enjoyment when u feed the fishes so close. Must visit when u r here!