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Please keep in mind that few activities and tours have been temporarily suspended as a part of the covid safety guidelines. Primarily there are 3 types of Cairns Aquarium tickets: Admission Ticket, Cairns Aquarium by Twilight with a 3-Course Dinner Pass and Dive with the Sharks Ticket. Learn more about each of them below.
Get to learn all about the different species of The Great Barrier Reef, The Wet Tropics, The Gulf of Savannah and lots more with the Cairns Aquarium admission ticket. You not only gain an all-day access to get up close and personal with over 16,000 marine animals but you also get a chance to discover the ecosystem through various interactive animal presentations and feeding sessions. This experience gives you the option to upgrade your tickets to add a lavish 2-course lunch where you’ll get to indulge in some mouth watering dishes while viewing the restaurant's 14-meter marine tank.
Step into the Cairns Aquarium to discover the exotic plants and animals that can be found only in Australia’s Wet Tropics. Get an exclusive after-hour access where you’ll gain a 2-hour guided twilight tour through 10 tropical ecosystems covering everything from the rivers to the reef. Don’t miss out on witnessing some of the deadly predators including sharks, rays, groupers and plenty more at a close distance. Complete your tour by enjoying a 3-course dinner at Dundee’s restaurant where you can feast on some of the best seafood delicacies in the city.
Make the most out of your experience at the Cairns Aquarium by diving with the sharks. Following a quick medical check, throw on the scuba equipment to begin your adventurous journey with the fierce marine animals. Your safety will always be the number one priority and this will be ensured by the experienced diving team at all times. Discover the aquatic world at your own pace with this all-day pass where you’d come face-to-face with the sharks as you glide into the reef tank giving a thrilling yet safe experience.
There is a lot to explore as you step into the Cairns Aquarium. Find out everything you need to know before making a visit.
Get a chance to witness the endemic species situated in the rivers of Far North Queensland at the Cairns Aquarium. Here, you’ll get to cover everything from perch and gudgeon to catfish and freshwater stonefish.
The creeks and streams displayed at the Cairns Aquarium shows a series of freshwater species. This includes brilliantly coloured crayfish and giant prawns which would immediately catch your eye and attention.
Here you’ll get to see the Freshwater Sawfish - one of the world’s rarest and most bizarre marine animals situated in the Cape York and Gulf Savannah region. It can grow upto 7 metres and has a 2 metre rostrum covered between its dangerous teeth. Scooty grunters, mangrove jacks and barramundi are a few other species that you’d witness during this exhibit.
Step into the world of lush and natural beauty to discover some of the most incredible snakes, lizards and frogs. Most of them are nocturnal and can be seen active only during the night, however, when you do occasionally catch them, you’ll realise it was worth the wait!
Australia houses some of the biggest diversity of spiders and insects that can be found in Tropical North Queensland. With some that can grow bigger than your hands and others longer than your arm, these species can be spotted almost everywhere. Don’t miss out on getting a glimpse at some of the biggest rainforest giants situated at the Cairns Aquarium.
Find out everything you need to know about visiting Cairns Aquarium
Cairns Aquarium is open daily from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Last admission is at 2:00 PM.
Cairns Aquarium is open through the year. However, do note that the last entry will be at 2:00 PM after which, visitors will not be entertained.
It is ideal to visit earlier during the day or a few hours before the closing period to avoid overcrowding at the venue.
Cairns Aquarium is situated at 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
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Cairns Aquarium is one block away from The Esplanade, two blocks from the Lagoon Pool and approximately a 5-minute walk from the Cruise Terminal. You can also easily access the aquarium by car however, there is no onsite parking facility. Metered parking is available in the surrounding street.
Yes, Cairns Aquarium has a bus service running on Lake and Abbott Street, right outside the Aquarium. The Cairns Aquarium is conveniently located in the heart of Cairns, next to Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort and opposite DoubleTree by Hilton
Cairns Aquarium offers a wide range of facilities including free WIFI access, gift stores, rental lockers, toilets with change tables and water fountains.
Yes, Cairns Aquarium is fully accessible with elevators, ramps, and accessible washrooms, rentals and welcome accredited Guide/Service Dogs.
Yes, Dundee's restaurant is situated at the Cairns Aquarium.
Several health measures have been implemented to ensure public safety. This includes the use of hand sanitisation with the venue, mandatory need to follow social distancing protocol and the enhancement of regiours cleaning within the aquarium to avoid the spread of any infection.
Yes. In fact it is advised to book your tickets in advance before visiting the Cairns Aquarium for a hassle free experience.
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Cairns Aquarium is open daily from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Last admission is at 2:00 PM
Yes, the Cairns Aquarium by Twilight with a 3-Course Dinner pass and the Cairns Aquarium admission tickets offers a dinner experience.
The Dundee's restaurant is open from Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00 AM until late night.
Sunday, 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Yes, infants aged 2 years and below can enter Cairns Aquarium for free. Children aged 3-14 years can enjoy reduced ticket pricing.