About the Aquarium
Currently in development and opening January 2017, the new Cairns Aquarium is set to become Cairns largest and newest attraction in one of the World’s most beautiful and sought after travel destinations. With over four million visitors a year to Australia’s tropical North, The Cairns Aquarium will provide a world class venue for seeing and interacting with the incredible plants, animals, and habitats found only in Australia’s Wet Tropics, a region which borders two World Heritage listed environments: The Daintree Rainforest and The Great Barrier Reef.
The Cairns Aquarium is a multi-million dollar tourism infrastructure project being built in the heart of Cairns and aims to become the most visited land based attraction in the region for people seeking an enjoyable, undercover, family friendly, safe, affordable, and interactive way of seeing reef and rainforest creatures up close. All within a few minutes walk from all down town hotels.