Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium, Townsville

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Island Educational Site
Explore the largest living coral reef aquarium, Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium. It is home to 130 coral species and 120 fish species, including dugongs, sharks, sea stars, and sponges. There is an interactive educational area where you can examine the reef species up close. You can also prowl the Predator Exhibit and children’s section. Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium simulates the natural coral reef environment, and usually the aquarium is open to the outside. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Townsville holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A good place to visit and to see all the displays on the research they conduct on this worlds biggest living organism  more »
  • I alwys try and visit aquaraiums around the world and have seen a great range. The Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquaraium has an excellent educational aspect to it. From first entry point, taking your t...  more »
  • We went on a quiet Tuesday afternoon. While there we jumped in in the noon tour to the turtle hospital. The volunteers around the aquarium and friendly and knowledgable. My baby loved watching the fis...  more »