Cairns Aquarium General Admission Ticket

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Visit Australia’s most spectacular aquarium. Explore stunning aquatic wildlife from 2 World Heritage-listed areas. Sea a huge variety of marine life and travel through ecosystems. Listen to presentations about life under water from passionate educators.


  • Experience 10 Tropical North Queensland ecosystems and 71 habitats
  • Enjoy daily habitat talks, animal feeds and animal encounters
  • See Australia's only 10-metre deep reef tank
  • Experience 360 degree Oceanarium with 20-metre underwater viewing tunnel
  • See Australia’s largest freshwater exhibit – River Monsters


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. Experience the spectacular diversity of the region without the need to get wet or even leave the city. Travel through ten 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. See 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 reptile touch tanks. Complete your day at Cairns Aquarium with breakfast, lunch or dinner at Aqualuna restaurant.


Admission to Cairns Aquarium Free WiFi Coral Sea Life of Sharks and Rays Presentation Open Ocean Curious & Coloured Talk Flooded Billabong River Monsters Presentation Ribbon Reef Denizens of the Deep Talk

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  • Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, last admission: 2:00 PM

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