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Visit Aquascene at high tide when hundreds of fish approach the shore to be fed by onlookers.
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28 Doctors Gully Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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+61 8 8119 0532
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All reviews bread high tide feed the fish mullet red fish hand feed fish coming different types of fish check times catfish boat ramp large fish fish swimming great fun fun experience kids and adults all ages
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Fun for All family , Couples too. Not far from Esplanade . You can Really enjoy this Adventure , Fun. Large ,friendly fish Grab Your Bread. Safe for CHILDREN TOO. We love it ! Healthy Fun in the Sun , water , Fresh Air. Our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Fun thing to do. Feed the fish. Watch the sunset. Watch the tide come in. So many varieties of fish to feed. Expect to get wet

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharonsT4201YE
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Took visiting friends their with their 6 year old! Was so much fun with the excited kids! More than just fish to be spotted there. It’s a giggle and only open on the high tides. So check their website as not open all the time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roara74
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely spot to feed fish by hand. The lady doing the commentary talked about the different fish coming in and the staff were all really friendly. There are some interesting displays with the history of the area if you take the time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suey22
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Able to be close to the fish which were mostly one variety. The commentator, although obviously knowledgeable, seemed bored with the job and fed up with tourists. Great for kids.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank taylorpj3130
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience for my little guy. Got to feed the fish by hand. Lots of grass and areas to explore. Fantastic commentary gave great information.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet G
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Aquascene is great for the little kids. They get to be up and personal and hand feed the wild fish bread that is provided. There are various kinds of fish there including rays, trevally, barramundi, threadfin salmon and many more. Found the lady with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chopsy05
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This was fun to visit but if you’re only feeding the fish then the activity is very self-limiting. However the kids that were there were having a great time feeding, getting up close and personal and interacting with the fish 🐟. Happy to have visited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jinny57
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Doctors Gully is a historic area of Darwin Harbour, where fresh water was found, Chinese market gardens were grown here and Aquascene has some beautifully carved marble statues relating to Chinese history of the area. I would love to come back when the tide is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Annie J
Reviewed 23 August 2018

On high tides, the fish swim in by the hundreds to Doctors Gully to be hand fed bread. This is a real tourist attraction and the kids love paddling in the water and feeding bread to the various fish that swim around them. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SMCC2014
23 September 2018|
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Response from ErnestVN | Reviewed this property |
You can arrive at any time. Don't have to be at the beginning. The fish are wild and come and go as they wish.
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PerthFern
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Response from 480samanthah | Reviewed this property |
All bread is supplied... And lots of it too!!
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