Cairns Aquarium

Cairns, Cairns Area

Cairns Aquarium is an exciting, new visitor attraction located in the heart of Cairns. Guests of all ages will have guaranteed interaction with the spectacular beauty of over 15,000 marine and land animals from two adjoining, world heritage protected areas; the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest – without the need to get wet or even leave the city!

Be guided through nine amazing North Queensland ecosystems from the world’s most ancient rainforest to the world’s largest coral reef to discover 70 different exhibits showcasing the rare and incredibly unique species of this region. Endangered Freshwater Sawfish, Grey Reef Sharks and Humphead Maori Wrasse dominate the massive freshwater and marine habitats, while Amethystine Pythons and Boyd’s Forest Dragons make a spectacle of themselves in their terrestrial displays.

Enjoy presentations at Australia’s only Deep Reef tank and ray feeding in Queensland’s largest Oceanarium. Add to this marine and terrestrial touch tanks and in depth back-of-house research facility and turtle rehabilitation tours. Sleep with the Sharks sleepovers are perfect for groups and coming in 2018 you can even Dive with Hammerheads! Complete your day at Cairns Aquarium with breakfast, lunch or dinner at Aqualuna contemporary Italian restaurant.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Child $28.00 - $199.00 Child's General Admission or join Mum and Dad on a VIP Tour Children under 3 Free
Indicative Prices $42.00 - $299.00 From General Admission to a Five Sea Star Experience.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearDaily9am - 5:30pm


  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
5 Florence Street
Cairns, Cairns Area
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