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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  • Visited the Aquarium after a short stay on Magnetic Island and having departed the ferry we needed to use up some time before heading to the airport for our flight home. It is a great place to occupy ...  more »
  • We had our work Christmas Party at the aquarium on a Saturday night. Over the years this place has grown and the displays have only gotten better and better. Seeing the tanks at night is always magica...  more »
  • I took my daughter here for a fun day out and was not disappointed. It is a amazing and educating place for a young and old mind. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful with any questions and w...  more »