Reef HQ Aquarium is currently unable to take bookings for after-hour private events. When COVID-19 restrictions ease we will re-evaluate in what capacity we can offer after-hour bookings.
Reef HQ Aquarium becomes an exciting and unique venue for a cocktail event or sit-down dinner. Where else in Queensland will you have a 2.5 million litre coral reef exhibit as your backdrop? The entire complex is available exclusively to you and your guests and is perfect for pre-dinner drinks, an after-work wind down, corporate function or even a wedding reception in spectacular style. Create a memorable experience for your next event.
The Aquarium will open your eyes to an amazing world filled with thousands of charismatic marine creatures. With impressive living exhibits, Reef HQ Aquarium offers an ever-changing, always fascinating experience, showcasing rare and extraordinary features of the Great Barrier Reef.
Pricing & Packages
|Item||Duration||Fee (Inclusive GST)|
|Cocktail Function, under 60 people||2 hours maximum||$726 flat fee|
|Cocktail Function, over 60 people||2 hours maximum||$12.10 per person|
|Cocktail Function, under 60 people||Over 2 hours||$990 flat fee|
|Cocktail Function, over 60 people||Over 2 hours||$16.50 per person|
|Dinner Function, under 60 people||$1,140 flat fee|
|Dinner Function, over 60 people||$19 per person|
Conditions and Restrictions Apply*
- After hours function must commence after 6.00pm.
- Set up restrictions apply and this cannot commence prior to 4:30pm.
- Last drinks must be served at 11.00pm. Function must finish by 11:15pm. All guests must depart by 11.30pm.
- For after hour functions, catering and drinks can only be supplied by the Reef HQ Aquarium approved external food and beverage suppliers. The client is responsible for arranging function catering by engaging one of these approved suppliers.
- Venue hire packages do not include theming, decorating or decor elements.
- Functions not available on Sunday or Public Holidays.
- Please note: in the interest of marine animals and wildlife, we do not allow the use of balloons at events.
Download our Reef HQ Aquarium function package details using the links below:
Reef HQ Aquarium Function Packages (MS Word)
Venue Spaces and Capacities -
|Reef HQ Aquarium Conference Centre||92m2||90||40||50||100|
|Coral Reef Exhibition Space||205m2||N/A||N/A||100||250|
Predator Exhibition Theatre
The above capacities are subject to catering, staging, projector screen and dance floor requirements. The layout capacities are exclusive of these items.
Further information -
- (Inside Australia) 07 4750 0800
- (Outside Australia) +61 7 4750 0800