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Cairns Aquarium

Open daily, the Cairns Aquarium is an exciting, new all-weather visitor attraction located in the heart of Cairns.

Guests of all ages are guaranteed to have interaction with the spectacular beauty of over 15,000 marine and land animals from two unique World Heritage listed areas; the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.    

General Admission Inclusions:

10 Tropical North Queensland eco systems and 71 habitats to view.

Habitat Talks, Animal Feeds and Terrestrial & Marine Encounter.

Touch Tanks, River Monsters, Denizens of the Deep, Life of Sharks & Rays and Curious & Coloured  are all covered with daily presentations.

You will follow the journey of a drop of rain as it descends from the Cairns mountain ranges into streams and rivers, through the rainforest, across the mangroves, into the shallow lagoons of the reef and finally into the depths of the Coral Sea.

Be guided through ten 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, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks and Humphead Maori Wrasse dominate the massive freshwater and marine habitats, while Amethystine Pythons and Emerald Tree Monitors make a spectacle of themselves in their terrestrial displays.

Enjoy presentations at Australia’s only Deep Reef Tank and get a hands-on experience at the marine and terrestrial touch tanks.

See creatures you’ve never seen before in the following eco systems:

Creeks and Streams - River Systems - Flooded Waterways and Billabongs - Tropical Rainforest - Forest Floor - Life in the Mangroves - Great Barrier Reef - Dangers of the Reef - The Coral Sea - Ribbon Reefs - Under the Pier

A great day for all the family.