Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium, Townsville

(3.5/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Mesmerizing could sit and get lost with the fish for hours, great place to bring the kids and allow them to explore under the sea. 
  • Large aquarium with many species of fish. There are many guided tours and workshops that you can follow with driven volunteers who know a lot and like to answer all your questions. Without these workshops and guided tours are you nice fast by this aquarium and is the best duration for the few hours that you can entertain yourself there.
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  • Awesome Aquarium to see leopard turtle hospital special tunnel with special fishes and black tiled reef sharks