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2015 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award

For the second year in a row, Reef HQ Aquarium is honoured to receive the 2015 Travellers' Choice Award by TripAdvisor. Reef HQ Aquarium has been ranked in the Top 10 Aquariums in the South Pacific, coming in at number seven.   Read More about 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award
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Reef Kids Under the Sea

Reef Education Program - Term 3 Wednesday 12 August

Reef Kids is an innovative reef education experience that will stimulate inquiring minds to discover all they can about the Great Barrier Reef. Kids will learn through active play! Along with exclusive behind the scenes tours we are now offering the program to children 4-8 years of age as an after school activity. 

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Passing of 'Sledge' Hammerhead Shark

Reef HQ Aquarium has some very sad news to share. 'Sledge' the Scalloped Hammerhead passed away unexpectedly on Monday 13 July. Sledge's death came as a shock to our staff as he had been acting normally and showing excellent signs of health as evidenced in the feeding video posted on the Reef HQ Aquarium facebook page on 11 July 2015.

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  • Australian Government - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
  • T-QUAL - Australian Tourism Quality Assured
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