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Cairns Aquarium Night Tour with Optional 2-Course Dinner

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Visit Cairns Aquarium at twilight. This 2-hour guided tour unveils vibrant reef life and nocturnal predators in a unique after-hours setting away from the crowds.


  • Enjoy exclusive after-hours entry to Cairns Aquarium and discover the night-time behaviors of nocturnal creatures in the Wet Tropics as the sun sets.

  • Embark on a 2-hour guided tour across 10 ecosystems, from mountain ranges to the Coral Sea, guided by an expert wildlife educator.

  • Get up close with the Coral Sea's night predators like sharks and rays, and upgrade your ticket for a 2-course dinner at Dundee’s aquatic Restaurant.

  • Fun fact: The Great Barrier Reef is so vast that it's visible from space stretching over 2,300 kilometers and is the world's largest coral reef system.


  • 2-hour night tour

  • After-hours entry to Cairns Aquarium

  • English-speaking guide

  • 2-course dinner (optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Exclusive nighttime exploration

As the sun sets, the Great Barrier Reef reveals a world of intrigue and biodiversity seldom seen during the day. This exclusive nocturnal tour, led by knowledgeable wildlife educators, offers an intimate, crowd-free experience allowing for a closer, undisturbed interaction with nocturnal species and glowing corals.

Meeting the inhabitants of the Great Barrier Reef

Explore 10 diverse tropical ecosystems, from rivers to rainforests, and mangroves to the Coral Sea, unveiling the hidden life that thrives in the shadows. Spot the colorful reef fish hiding from predators, and watch the nocturnal hunters emerge from their lairs beginning their nightly hunt. Encounter rare rainforest species and face Coral Sea predators like sharks, rays, and groupers. If opted for, end your day with a 2-course dinner at Dundee’s Restaurant, set against a backdrop of marine life, offering a unique dining experience that complements your nocturnal adventure.


  • The tour is accessible for wheelchair users.

Additional information

  • Service animals are permitted with evidence of legal documentation and an identification jacket for your service animal.

  • The Cairn Aquarium has paid storage facilities for luggage.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Cairns Aquarium.

  • Address: 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia.

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