Tickets for Cairns Aquarium

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

Provider: Cairns Aquarium

Last admission: 1 hour before closing
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Wheelchair accessible: There are lifts and escalators. Wheelchairs available for rent
Smartphone tickets accepted
Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Wheelchair accessible: There are lifts and escalators. Wheelchairs available for rent
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted

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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
Conservation talks and presentations
Free WiFi
  • See over 16,000 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 16,000 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.

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Daily Ray and Shark Feeding Show is at 11:00 am
  • Turtle Tour is at 11:30am and 12:30pm, Maximum 10 guests per tour, please arrive 15mins before.
  • No Flash Photography and no touching the sea turtles, as this may harm their recovery
Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday 10:00 - 15:00
Monday 10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
Friday 10:00 - 15:00
Cairns Aquarium
5 Florence St, Cairns City, QLD 4870, Cairns
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  • Rescheduling is possible until 48 hours before your visit date.

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103 verified customer reviews

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3 reviews
David,  United States United States
12 Jan 2023
Excellent organizational setup for education. Excellent displays and a wide variety of animals plant and habitats. Visitors of all ages were fully engaged and enthusiastic.
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kerry ,  Australia Australia
30 Dec 2022
excellent and well worth the visit the staff were helpful and polite and a wonderful job had been carried out to keep everything going in such perfect manner.
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KANA,  Australia Australia
12 Jan 2023
so many creatures to explore but not too big building to walk around so I really enjoyed by myself while waiting for my connect flight as transit.
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