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Cairns Aquarium Overview

One of the most magnificent aquariums in Cairns, the Cairns Aquarium features species from the Wet Tropics Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. The magnificent aquarium offers the best shark feedings every day, environment explanations, and animal displays. The Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland's marine ecosystems are represented by the rarest species in 71 displays at the aquarium.

Showcasing wildlife from the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest, Cairns Aquarium is one of the most spectacular aquariums in Cairns. The aquarium has on display 71 exhibits that present the most rare species which are found in the marine ecosystem of North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.

The splendid aquarium offers the best animal presentations, habitat talks and daily shark feeds which you can participate in. The interactive museum also has an in-house research and development program where you can see how the animals are reproduced ex-situ. Conveniently located near the most hotels, resorts and holiday apartments in Cairns, this is one of the most astounding places to visit in Cairns.

Highlights: It is the only aquarium in the world dedicated to the habitat and species of North Queensland. 

Location: 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Highlights

• Explore one of the most impressive aquariums in Cairns, the Cairns Aquarium, showcasing species from the Wet Tropics Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef.
• Discover the Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland's marine ecosystems are represented by 71 displays at the aquarium.
• Learn about each display here, which showcases the rarest species that may be found in the Great Barrier Reef.
• Watch some of the best shark feedings every day, which the magnificent aquarium offers, along with environment explanations, and animal displays.
• Visit the internal research and development program at the interactive museum where you can watch how the animals are ex-situ reproduced.
• Indulge in many educational tours offered at this aquarium to learn more about marine life, including the efforts required to conserve the same. 
• Enjoy your meal in the unique restaurants i.e. Dundee’s Café, Dundee’s Restaurant which has the largest saltwater tank. 

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