Cairns Aquarium

Amusement and Theme Parks

Cairns Aquarium is Australia’s newest and most spectacular aquarium. It is the only aquarium in the world to exclusively showcase the stunning aquatic wildlife from tropical North Queensland’s two World Heritage listed areas – the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.

Travel through 10 amazing North Queensland ecosystems from the world’s most ancient rainforest to the world’s largest coral reef to discover 71 different exhibits showcasing the extremely rare and incredibly unique species of this region. Endangered Freshwater Sawfish, Grey Reef Sharks and Humphead Maori Wrasse dominate the massive fresh water and marine habitats while the Amethystine Python and Boyd’s Forest Dragon make a spectacle of themselves in their treetop displays. Add to this a panorama of wildlife and marine fish that create an underwater world filled with a kaleidoscope of colour.

Enjoy daily talks and presentations by knowledgeable and entertaining educators, marvel at the animal feeding sessions and get a hands-on experience at the marine and terrestrial touch tanks. Complete your day at Cairns Aquarium with breakfast, lunch or dinner at Dundee’s Restaurant.

Open 365 days of the year, experience the spectacular diversity of the region without the need to get wet or even leave the city.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Export Council Bar Cafe Caters for hearing impairment Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Lockers Nature & Wildlife Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Restaurant Shop Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access

Rates

From AU$42.00

From General Admission to a Five Sea Star Experience including a sleepover.

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