Weddings overlooking the ocean

AQWA boasts Perth’s most outstanding wedding venue with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and Hillarys Boat Harbour. Your wedding guests will be delighted to explore our aquariums enchanted waters whilst enjoying gourmet canapes and drinks. With the choice of two function rooms and a selection of first class cuisine from our award winning Chefs, your wedding at AQWA will be perfect in every way.

The Function Centre

This amazing room has stunning views of the Indian Ocean and Hillarys Boat Harbour through floor to ceiling windows and two private balconies. This spacious and impressive room with a large dance floor boasts of spectacular sunsets. There is no other venue that provides such a magical touch to your wedding day.

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The Aquarium Suite

This intimate room also has stunning views of Hillarys Boat Harbour and a private terrace. With a dedicated bar, dance floor and continuous access to the aquarium throughout the evening, this room is perfect for smaller weddings.

Coming soon, AQWA’s best kept secret

AQWA has some exciting news to tell…. Our Stingray Bay aquarium is currently under redevelopment and when completed will provide the perfect romantic outdoor wedding ceremony location. Set in front of a huge acrylic viewing window showing amazing marine animals, and with spacious amphitheatre seating for your wedding guests, nothing to compare to this underwater experience for a truly memorable wedding ceremony.
For the very adventurous, speak to our staff about organising an underwater photo shoot!

Construction is due for completion in October 2016.

To book your wedding please contact our function coordinators.


In person: 91 Southside Drive, Hillarys 6025

Call: (08) 9203 6622

Client Testimonials

  • “Stunning views, the food was sensational and the service was excellent. Highly recommended” C Mills
  • “The reception was amazing. The food was brilliant, the waiters were on the ball the entire night and the place just looked magical. The team were an absolute dream to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to recommend you to a friend. Thank you for everything” S&J Bridge
  • “AQWA was the perfect venue! The food was great, the set up was perfect, the drinks were flowing and the view was spectacular” Murphey/ George Wedding
  • Thank you for setting up such a wonderful night for us. Every one of our guests loved the venue, aquarium experience and are raving about the food - espesh the sticky date. Amazing reviews all round and we are very happy! Rebecca Bandovski – Engagement Party July 2015
  • Just wanted to say a big thank you. The reception went perfectly, we had such a great night and the guests had so many positive things to say about the venue. You were very accommodating and helpful and we would be happy to recommend the venue to anyone. Thank for a great night. Laura Campbell –October 2015
  • Just wanted to say thank you for all your help in making our wedding reception so memorable. We had the most amazing time and everyone has commented on the way the night was run, so please thank the staff for us as well. Kendall & Rowen Mead –March 2016