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General Info

All the "Know Before You Go" Info on Cairns Aquarium!

Opening Hours & Amenities

Clock Open daily including all public holidays from 9:30am – 3:30pm with last admission at 2:30pm.

Bathrooms are available for your convenience on both Ground Floor and Level One of the Aquarium

Directions & Parking

Map Marker Located in Cairns City at 5 Florence St, 1 block from the Cairns Esplanade and within walking distance of most major hotels. 3 hour free on street parking is available close to the attraction, in addition to metered spaces with a drop off zone and disabled car parks near the main entrance. Public bus terminal is located one block away on Lake St.


Wheelchair We are a fully accessible facility with elevators, ramps, accessible bathrooms and welcome accredited Guide/Service Dogs. Wheelchairs are available, please ask on arrival.

Free WiFi

Wifi We love it when guests share their photos of their experience and to facilitate that, free WiFi is available throughout the building.


Checkmark We offer a number of services to ensure that your visit is convenient, including small rental lockers, toilets with change tables and water fountains.

Gift Store

Gift Our unique gift store offers a vast range of Cairns Aquarium branded apparel, homewares, stationary, toys, and handcrafted goods sourced locally by suppliers who support our conservation efforts.