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Cairns Aquarium Tickets: General Admission

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Walk through an elaborate aquarium, dedicated to the habitats and species of tropical North Queensland, the only one of its kind!


  • Visit Cairns’ newest attraction for all marine lovers, Cairns Aquarium
  • Connect with species of The Wet Tropics, The Gulf of Savannah, and The Great Barrier Reef
  • With over 16,000 animals to gawk at, this is an undisputed learning experience for all
  • Notice cute and deadly animals swim past you, from freshwater fish to crocodiles
  • Walk along the 360-degree Oceanarium, the 20m underwater tunnel, and the mangrove boardwalk
  • The aquarium is equipped with free WiFi (and other facilities) to make your experience worthwhile
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a scrumptious 2-course meal to your experience at Dundee’s restaurant
  • Tuck into the lip-smacking flavors while gazing at the 14-meter “Under the Pier” marine tank
  • Click here for the lunch menu


  • All-day admission into Cairns Aquarium
  • Access to all shows, presentations & facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Lunch (Optional)


  • Guided tour
  • Hotel transfers

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Cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

your experience

Delve into the exciting underwater world at Cairns Aquarium, a must-visit attraction filled to the brim with fun, adventure, and activities! Ideal for all ages, there is something for everyone at this aquarium. Take a look at the animals that reside in both rainforests and the oceans of Far North Queensland! Follow the journey of a drop of rain as you observe rivers, streams, rainforests, and of course, the Great Barrier Reef and its animals.

Enjoy 10 different ecosystems boasting a variety of flora and fauna spread across 70 habitats. Wave at friendly and ferocious animals, all in the same aquarium environment. Listen to presentations that take place throughout the day, including talks on the Ribbon Reef, the Open Ocean, and Coral Sea Predators. Habitat talks, animal feeding sessions, and a bunch of other fun-fueled activities make your visit to Cairns Aquarium a hit! You don’t want to miss out on visiting one of Queensland’s biggest aquariums, home to over 15,000 aquatic animals.

Optional Upgrade: Lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant, Cairns Aquarium

A relaxing 2-course lunch meal awaits you at Dundee’s restaurant. Should you choose to include this lunch to your experience, you’ll have the luxury of dining in an air-conditioned restaurant while tucking into the delicate flavors of your meal. Sit in front of the restaurant’s 14-meter Under the Pier marine tank or sit out on the Daintree Deck outdoor terrace: the choice is yours!

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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • General Admission
  • General Admission with Lunch Combo

Important Information

  • Cairns aquarium is fully accessible by wheelchairs. They are equipped with elevators, ramps, washroom facilities, rental lockers, water fountains, and more
  • Enjoy free WiFi while in the aquarium
  • Children under 14yrs of age will need to be accompanied by an adult
  • Click here for the lunch menu


Cairns Aquarium

Daily from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (last admission at 2:00 PM)

Dundee’s Restaurant

  • Wed-Sat: From 10:00 AM onwards
  • Sun: From 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
  • Sunday Sesh: 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM (Food deals & live music)
  • Closed on Mon & Tue

Discounted Tickets

Infants aged 2yrs and below go free. Children aged 3-14yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification

Ticket Redemption Point

  • You can redeem the tickets directly at the entrance of the attraction: Cairns Aquarium
  • Address: 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
  • The Cairns Aquarium is conveniently located in the heart of Cairns, next to Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort and opposite DoubleTree by Hilton

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Getting There

By Train

  • The closest transit station is Cairns, a 4-minute walk to the aquarium
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway line will get you here

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Cairns City Bus Station Platform 2, a 1-minute walk to the aquarium
  • Buses 110, 110N, 111, 113, and more will get you here


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