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General Admission
Adult Ages 15+
Child Ages 3 to 14
Concession Presentation of a recognized Seniors, Student, Pension or Carer Card required upon entry.
Infant Ages 2 and under
Family 2 Adults + 2 Children
General Admission with Lunch Package
Adult Ages 15+
Child Ages 3 to 14
Concession Presentation of a recognized Seniors, Student, Pension or Carer Card required upon entry.

Home to More than 16,000 Specimens and 10 Ecosystems!


  • Enjoy all-day admission to Cairns’ newest attraction!
  • See the animals and habitats endemic to Tropical North Queensland and learn about the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy daily ecosystem talks, animal presentations, live diver feeds, and marine touch’n’talk shows.
  • See Australia’s only 10-meter Deep Reef Tank, 360-degree Oceanarium, 20-meter underwater tunnel, mangrove boardwalk, and Australia’s largest freshwater exhibit.
  • Get up close to freshwater fish, pythons, emerald tree monitors, crocodiles, colourful reef fish, sharks, rays, and more.


Our lunch package includes a two-course lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant at the Cairns Aquarium. Dine in air-conditioned comfort while viewing the restaurant’s 14-meter ‘Under the Pier’ marine tank or go al fresco on the Daintree Deck outdoor terrace, surrounded by tropical foliage.

Two-course lunch includes a choice of one main and one dessert OR one drink.

Turtle Hospital Tour: (11:30am daily – please arrive 15 minutes early)

The Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is a Not-for-Profit, volunteer run, charitable entity which provides guided tours of the working Turtle Hospital located at the Cairns Aquarium.

Guests are taken on an exclusive tour of the onsite Turtle Hospital to meet the sea turtles in our care. This educational experience lasts approximately 30 minutes and 100% of proceeds from the Turtle Hospital tour are utilised for food, medicine, veterinary care and operating costs. Available Daily at 11.30am.