Cairns Aquarium Admission (Turtle Hospital Tour / Aquarium By Twilight Dinner Add-on Available )

Daily 10:00–15:00 (Last Entry: 14:00)
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Day Admission (Adult)
Day Admission (Child 3-14yrs)
Day Admission+Turtle Hospital Tour (Adult)
Day Admission+Turtle Hospital Tour (Child 3-14yrs)
Night at the Aquarium Tour Only (Adult)
Night at the Aquarium Tour Only (Child 3-14yrs)
AQUARIUM BY TWILIGHT – GUIDED TOUR with 3 course Dinner (Adult)
AQUARIUM BY TWILIGHT – GUIDED TOUR with 3 course Dinner (Child 3-14yrs)

Tour Information

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  • Marvel at Australia's only 10-meter-deep reef tank and go for a special dive with sharks
  • Explore Australia's largest freshwater exhibit and its abundance of aquatic life
  • Enjoy daily talks, presentations, live feedings, and marine/reptile touch and talk shows
  • Witness over 16,000 marine creatures from 10 different ecosystems and 71 habitats

Monday~Sunday 10:00–15:00 (Last Entry: 14:00)

Product Info

[Unique Marine Habitats]

Visit the top aquarium in Cairns to discover the incredible biodiversity of two World Heritage-listed areas, the Wet Tropics and the Great Barrier Reef, providing a show-stopping spectacle of color, shape, and movement.

Discover the following habitats on your next visit:

  • River systems
  • Creeks and streams
  • Waterways and billabongs
  • Tropical rainforest
  • Forest floor
  • Life in the mangroves
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Dangers of the Reef
  • The Coral Sea
  • Ribbon reefs
  • Under the pier

[Touch and Talk and Other Shows]

Attend one of the scheduled daily presentations or talks from one of the incredibly knowledgeable AquaNuts to gain a deeper appreciation of your favorite aquarium inhabitants. Touch Tanks, under AquaNut supervision, offer the opportunity to touch incredible creatures from the rainforest and the reef.

AquaNuts also put on other daily talks and presentations, including fun info sessions on the Coral Sea Life of Sharks and Rays, Flooded Billabong River Monsters, and more! Refer to the official website for what's on today.

Spend a day at Cairns Aquarium for interactions with some of the rarest and most elusive animals on earth


− Single Day admission to the Cairns Aquarium and 30-minute guided tour of the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
− Audio visual presentation about Great Barrier Reef sea turtles to learn about their threats and how you can help save them.
− Meet the actual sea turtles undergoing rehabilitation and care prior to release. 100% of proceeds go towards the care of the turtles in treatmen

Upgrade combo 1: Aquarium by Twilight – guided nocturnal tour with 3-course dinner (Tuesday to Saturday)

Exclusive, after-hours guided twilight tour

  • Learn about and see the changes in reef and rainforest animal’s nocturnal behaviours
  • 3 Course Dinner Adult: 3 course dinner: Entrée, Main and Dessert served in Dundee’s aquatic themed Restaurant Child: 2 course dinner: Main course, dessert and drink served in Dundee’s aquatic themed Restaurant

exterior front entrance of cairns aquarium

Encounter the freshwater sawfish, a creature wielding 2-meter snout covered in dangerous bony teeth

child staring into aquarium tank with freshwater sawfish in full view

Marvel at not only creatures of the reefs but also those of forests and other Tropical North Queensland habitats

woman viewing forest nursery display

Expect unique up-close encounters with fascinating and even deadly creatures — book today for special Cairns Aquarium prices!

various freshwater themed habitat displays

Tour Inclusions

  • Cairns Aquarium General Single Day Admission
  • Daily Talk and Other Shows subject to the time.
  • Daily Animal and Ecosystem Educational Presentations
  • Daily Marine Touch Tank Encounter
  • Daily Ray and Shark Feeding Show (11:00 am)
  • Complimentary Visitor Map
  • Upgrade Combo to choose : with Turtle Hospital Tour / Aquarium By Twilight Dinner Combo

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals and Transfer ( can add-on Dinner Combo)


  • Location: Cairns Aquarium : Address: 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870
  • By foot: Cairns Aquarium is within easy walking distance of most accommodations. It is one block from The Esplanade, two blocks from the Lagoon Pool, and an easy 5-minute walk from the Cruise Terminal
  • By car: closest parking is 120 Grafton Street Parking (address: 120 Grafton St, Cairns City QLD 4870), approximately a 5-minute walk. Parking fees apply


  • Open 365 days from 10am to 3pm.
  • All per person prices quoted are in Australian dollars and valid from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.
  • Free of charge for children under 2 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Cairns Aquarium requires all guests to wear shirts and shoes during their visit and reserves the right to deny entry and eject any individual from the aquarium and aquarium property
  • Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited anywhere on Aquarium property, including outdoor areas unless designated as a smoking area
  • Pets are not allowed in Cairns Aquarium's facility, except for accredited trained service and emotional support animals upon presentation of proper documentation and an identification jacket for the service animal
  • The following items are not permitted in Cairns Aquarium: clothing with offensive or vulgar language; alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, recreational drugs; rollerblades, roller skates, wheelies, skateboards, child scooters, hoverboards; laser pens and pointers; noisemaking devices; balloons and bubbles

— Dive with the Sharks —

  • Divers must read and complete the Dive Medical Form (Download it from Cairns Aquarium's website before your visit)
  • Minimum 1 guest, maximum 2 guests per dive.
  • Dive with the Sharks (Monday—Friday) : Begins at 12:00 pm
  • Minimum age for diving is 14 years old. Any diver under 18 requires parental consent and attendance at the briefing
  • Participators must speak and understand English
  • Consumption of alcohol 8 hours prior to the dive is not permitted
  • Aircraft or altitude travel within 12 hours of the dive is not permitted
  • Reasonable level of mobility is required
  • Participators must undertake a pre-dive briefing and pass a medical dive
  • Late arrival or failure to attend the medical check and briefing will result in non-admittance and forfeit of the dive session. All dives are non-refundable
  • If required, guests may need to obtain a dive medical certificate which states they are medically fit to dive. It must be obtained prior to the intro dive instruction and must not be more than 90 days from the dive date
  • No drugs, alcohol, or offensive or uncooperative behavior permitted
  • Dive instructors are unable to handle guests' cameras while underwater
  • As Cairns Aquarium cannot predict the behavior of their animals, this experience does not guarantee each diver will be approached by a shark or other large animals

Cancellation Policy

Free Cancellation if cancel outside 2days. No refund if cancel within 2days.
Noticed: If you would like to cancel, please kindly email us to cancel the tour at least 2 business days prior to this cancellation period. Once cancellation is confirmed, you will receive your refund within 7-28 business days.
Cancellation notification needs to be formally replied receipt by us during our office hours as acknowledgement.

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