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Tickets for Cairns Aquarium

Experience a marine wildlife safari in one of Queensland's top aquariums

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Wheelchair accessible: There are lifts and escalators. Wheelchairs available for rent
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.



  • See over 15,000 species from Australia's rivers, mangroves, rainforests, shallow seas, and the Great Barrier Reef
  • Stand inches from hungry sharks and rays in the underwater viewing tunnel and watch an unmissable feeding show
  • Get immersed in the experience and interact with reptiles, sea stars and more in the hands-on touch tanks


Australia's wildlife is like nothing else on Earth – that goes for life down under the waves too! Sea for yourself, with a ticket to the jaw-dropping Cairns Aquarium: a sprawling, ultra-modern facility housing 15,000 incredible animals in 70 unique habitats – far out!

Witness fearsome shark feedings, get hands-on at the marine and reptile touch tanks, see stingrays, sawfish, pythons, seahorses, turtles, moray eels, a kaleidoscope of stunning tropical fish, and lots more.


What's included

Admission to the Cairns Aquarium
Access to Elusive Rainforest and Reef Creatures
Live ray and shark feeding show
Oceanarium with an underwater tunnel
Australia's only deep reef tank
Marine touch tank
Reptile touch and talk demonstration
Conservation talks and presentations
Free WiFi

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket


  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Seniors must present a valid concession card


Opening hours

Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

How to get there

Cairns Aquarium
5 Florence St, Cairns City, QLD 4870, Cairns
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Ratings & reviews

1 Review
Dec 29, 2019
Had raw chicken on sanwiches at cafe.... NOT GOOD.... kept looking for somewhere to sit, not sure the windows were ok to sit...

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