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Cairns Aquarium

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5 Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 7300
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The Cairns Aquarium is a public aquarium that provides a world class venue for seeing and interacting with the incredible plants, animals, and habitats found only in Australia’s Tropical North Queensland, a region which borders two World Heritage listed environments: The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
5 Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 7300
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfectly maintained, great set up of aquariums and extremely pleasant helpful staff. Thanks very much. A lot of thought has gone into this facility.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Cairns aquarium on a Sunday morning. A very relaxing, informative and interesting visit the tunnel and large tanks were great to sea all the fish interact. A must do on a hot day

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to go and see the creatures from The Great Barrier Reef without getting wet, seasick or sunburnt. Very well laid out plus lots of snakes,lizards and crocodiles as well as fantastic fish. Great viewing areas where you can sit for hours and enjoy...More

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Thank Raymond G
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great new addition to downtown Cairns, this facility, which just opened two months ago is perfect to visit for anyone and everyone. The focus is on local sea life, and that certainly gives them a lot of choices to display. Well done, and...More

Thank David_Valaika
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cairns Aquarium is well worth a visit. They have some great displays and the staff are very helpful. Ticket price was a bit steep, but being open only a few months and still acquiring new species all the time, I think on my next...More

Thank Darren Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

The auqarium had only been opened for a week when we visited. I would highly recommen a visit it is a wonderful addition to Cairns

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we did this as we were so disappointed with the Reef. It is so beautifully done with so much information. Could spend a couple of hours wandering around. Do not miss this if you are in Cairns

Thank Thilakawathie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice lovely made aquarium, explanations from animals living in the rainforest to the ocean! The staff loves their jobs, everybody is nice, explains very good and you can talk with. Maybe for families the price is a bit high but the very new building, the...More

Thank Sandra S
CairnsAquarium, Guest Relations Manager at Cairns Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Sandra. We're glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and appreciated the experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

$42 for 40 minutes entertainment! Bit of a rip off I would say. So disappointing. Nothing amazing about the exhibits, would have been out in 30 minutes if we had not listened to a talk on the reef! Went to Hartleys Crocodile place the next...More

Thank Mel L
CairnsAquarium, Guest Relations Manager at Cairns Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Mel. We are very disappointed to hear you did not see value in your experience at Cairns Aquarium. With over 15,000 creatures, 10 unique ecosystems and 71 habitats to see and explore, we are very surprised you got through the aquarium...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, a must see The new Cairns aquarium is one of the best I’ve visited. The staff are enthusiastic and very well trained and clearly are enjoying their jobs. The aquarium set up is so well planned and there are so many beautiful fish and...More

2  Thank Sue B
CairnsAquarium, Guest Relations Manager at Cairns Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Sue for the fantastic review. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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30 September 2017|
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Response from CairnsAquarium | Property representative |
Hello. Apologies for the delayed reply. We will be open Christmas Day. We are open 365 days of the year. Thank you.
26 September 2017|
Response from CairnsAquarium | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. All of our ticket prices and information are available via our website. Thank you.
Julie C
16 August 2017|
Response from Nicolas C |
19 september 2017 ;-)
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