Tickets + Pricing

When you purchase a ticket to Reef HQ Aquarium you can look forward to a truly magical experience that will let you explore our wonderful reef and see the treasures it holds. Plus, your ticket provides all day access during our normal operating hours with the ability to come and go as you please.

General Admission Type Admission Price
Adult $28.00
Concession $22.00
Child under 5 Free of charge
Child (5-16 years) $14.00
Single Family (1 Adult and up to 3 Children) $42.00
Family (2 Adults and up to 3 Children) $70.00

Concessions include: a 10% discount is available for eligible seniors, pensions and healthcare card  holders, National & International student cards. Member partners may also qualify for a discount, please provide a suitable identity document when purchasing your ticket. We are also able to provide JCU and CQU students a further 10% discount on their admission, when suitable student cards are presented on admission.

Group Bookings: We offer a complimentary guided tour, with one of our very knowledgeable Reef Education Specialists and 10 percent discount on admission for groups over 10 persons. For more information please look here.


If you’d like to extend your visit then a Reef HQ Aquarium membership might be more suitable. With a membership you will have unlimited entry for a whole year and with a range of membership options you can choose the one that’s right for you. Memberships are great value and will pay for themselves in as little as one and a half visits,

Opening Times

Reef HQ Aquarium is open daily from 09:30am until 5:00pm daily throughout the year except:

Christmas Day, Anzac Day and the Australia Day public holiday, when Reef HQ Aquarium is closed.

Contact us

Phone: 07 4750 0800 (week days) or 07 4750 0891 (weekends)

Email: Please use the contact us form which you can find here.

Last updated: 05/07/19