This small non-profit aquarium is designed as an educational tourist attraction with a focus on local species.
This excellent marine aquarium gives you a close encounter with
the denizens at the bottom of Darwin Harbour. Each small tank is a
complete ecosystem, with only the occasional extra fish introduced
as food for some of the predators, such as stonefish or the bizarre
Our aim is to present to the public world-class aquariums with displays of representative examples of living marine and aquatic organisms in naturalistic settings, and by way of exhibitions, programs of education, conservation and research to entertain and inform the public, and to encourage a sympathetic awareness and understanding of the marine and freshwater environments and of the human interaction with them. ”
- Ian Mellsop, Founder and Managing Director