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Fish Feeding at Aquascene Darwin

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, the wonderful Wynnum Manly Bayside, and and the beautiful Scenic Rim. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and events in my own backyard.
Published October 19th 2019
Fishy Family Fun in Darwin
Fancy feeding some fish in the sea? Then head down to Aquascene when visiting Darwin for some fishy fun that's perfect for families and adults of all ages.

Aquascene Darwin; fish feeding;
Feeding frenzy


Feeding the fish is very hands-on as you grab slices of bread and stand ankle-deep in the waters. Expect a tickling feeling of the feet as the mainly mullet brush up against you… and don't worry they have no teeth!

Aquascene Darwin;
Family fun


The guides are very hands-on giving an informative commentary on what is in the water including mullet, catfish, milk fish and the intriguingly named 'Mother in Law' fish with its distinctive white lips.

Aquascene Darwin
Fun feeding


Feeding is dependent on tide times so call Aquascene or check their website when they are open. It is a great value attraction with adults just $15 and family and concession rates.
There are interesting information boards around the site telling of the fascinating heritage of Doctors Gully.

Aquascene Darwin
Bread to feed


Aquascene is located at Doctors Gully just a few minutes' drive from the Darwin CBD or 20-30 minutes' walk through the pleasant tree line Bicentennial Park along the Esplanade. It can be reached via a short walk from one of the stops on the Big Bus Darwin Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour. Read more.
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Why? Fish Feeding at Aquascene Darwin
When: Check website for admission times
Phone: (08) 8981 7837
Where: Aquascene Darwin
Cost: $15 adult and child/concession rates
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