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Discover the underwater world of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef without having to step outdoors at the Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium in Townsville. Learn about the reef’s unique ecosystems, admire a rainbow of coral and get up close to giant trivially, blacktip reef sharks and clown fish. That’s not all – spot sharks and rays in the underwater tunnel, visit the sea turtle hospital, hold a starfish in the interactive Discovery Lagoon and watch the feeding demonstrations. 


  • Admission to Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium, in Townsville
  • Learn about the Great Barrier Reef from a replica of its habitat, recreated in enormous tanks
  • Stand inside an ocean tunnel to watch sharks, fish and rays swim
  • Handle marine critters at the interactive Discovery Lagoon
  • Catch daily feeding demos and staff presentations
  • Learn about the rehabilitation work of the turtle hospital
  • Enjoy this excursion with the whole family

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

It's an amazing sight, whether you have been to the Great Barrier Reef already or would like to go one day. In-depth exhibits show the majesty of the reef's creatures. The stories about turtles returning to sea after treatment in the on-site hospital brought tears to our eyes.

What You Can Expect

Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium General Entry Ticket

Reef HQ General Entry Ticket

Customer Reviews

Lynn M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Really great place to visit, lots of exhibits and amazing friendly volunteers who know an incredible amount about the animals.

Angela D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

A great place to visit. Lots of things to learn about. Loved watching the mermaid swimming in the big tank.

Mrs M S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Helpful and friendly knowledgeable staff very interesting place good value for money

Ashleigh B

4 star rating: Recommended May 2016

This tour was amazing!

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