Cairns Aquarium | 1.5 Hour Guided Tour
Experience a 1.5 personally guided tour of the Cairns Aquarium including exclusive early entry from 8am to 9am, Behind the Scenes and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre tours, Mangrove Fish Scatter Feeding and Front of House interaction.
- 1.5 Hour personal tour with guide
- Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation centre
- All day general admission
- Feed the giant Barramundi
Be met by your knowledgeable Ecologist guide, who will take you on a personalised tour behind the scenes at Cairns Aquarium to see what it takes to care for our precious animals.
Visit the quarantine, food preparation and coral propagation areas, see the Turtle Rehabilitation centre, where you will learn about the Aquariums research and conservation efforts.
Gain an understanding into the incredible bio diversity of two adjoining World Heritage listed areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.
Your package also includes all day general admission where you can see over 15,000 animals from 10 Rainforest and Reef habitats in over 71 exhibits.
Complete your experience by feeding the giant Barramundi and Mangrove Jacks in the River Monsters exhibit.
- Time of arrival must be advised at the time of booking to confirm personal ecologist guide.
The Cairns Aquarium is located in the very heart of Cairns, there are many ways of getting to the Aquarium: you can walk, bike, bus, or drive to the facility with ease. 5 Florence St Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Cairns Aquarium is within easy walking distance of most accommodation. We are one block from The Esplanade, two blocks from the Lagoon Pool and an easy 5 mins walk from the Cruise Terminal.
Driving & Parking
The Cairns Aquarium is easily accessible by car however there is no onsite parking. Car parking is available in the surrounding streets, also hourly and daily fees may apply for metered parking.
Bus Drop off
Tour and school buses can drop off passengers in front of The Cairns Aquarium on Florence Street. Please ask our Reservations Coordinator for details when making arrangements for your group.
We have bus services on Lake and Abbott Street, right outside the Aquarium. The Cairns Aquarium is conveniently located in the heart of Cairns, next to Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort and opposite DoubleTree by Hilton.
Daily talks and presentations
Enjoy daily talks and presentations provided by our very knowledgeable and entertaining AquaNuts - we call them that because they are crazy about all things aquatic and when you meet them you’ll see and hear that for yourselves!
This is a great family activity. We had booked 2 tours via Travstar and we had no issues at all when we got to the tour sites. The 5D Sea Explorer is a MUST DO :)
Cairns Aquarium is within easy walking distance of most accommodation. We are one block from The Esplanade, two blocks from the Lagoon Pool and an easy 5 mins walk from the Cruise Terminal. 5 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870