Private tour

Cairns: Marine Life Encounter with 2-Course Lunch

Cairns: Marine Life Encounter with 2-Course Lunch

Activity provider: Cairns Aquarium
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From US$ 140.03 per person

Go behind-the-scenes at Cairns Aquarium on this insightful private tour. Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to hand-feed cownose stingrays, learn how sea turtles are rehabilitated at the Turtle Hospital, and enjoy a 2-course lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Explore Cairns Aquarium on this private and exclusive tour
  • Learn about the aquarium's unique marine species from your guide
  • Enjoy the opportunity to feed cownose stingrays, freshwater rays, and barramundi
  • See and learn about the rescued sea turtles at the Turtle Hospital
  • Dine on a 2-course lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant and watch the reef sharks
Full description
Be greeted by one of Cairns Aquarium’s passionate ecologist guides, and enjoy a private tour. Explore the aquarium's tropical North Queensland habitats, including the freshwater rivers, mangroves, Great Barrier Reef, and Coral Sea. As you wander, learn about and see the unique and endemic species found in each of these ecosystems. Then, go behind-the-scenes to discover how the aquarium cares for its marine life. See the quarantine section and the food preparation room. Afterwards, enjoy an exclusive hand-feeding session of the cownose stingrays. Later, at the River Monsters exhibit, scatter feed the giant freshwater rays and barramundi. Finally, visit the Turtle Hospital to see rescued sea turtles and learn about their rehabilitation. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, relax and unwind with a 2-course gourmet lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant. Enjoy a main meal and dessert or drink while watching the reef sharks in Australia’s largest aquatic-themed restaurant.
  • Private guided tour
  • 2-course lunch at Dundee's Restaurant (main and dessert or drink)
  • Hotel transfers
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  Please note, children under 12 years old are not permitted to feed the cownose stingrays. A souvenir gift will be substituted
  • This experience is available Wednesday-Sunday
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March 7, 2022

Product ID: 397805