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 - Senior, Pensioner or student. Proof of status required at time of purchase. $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

Group Bookings: We offer a complimentary guided tour, with one of our very knowledgeable Reef Education Specialists and a discount on admission for groups over 10 persons.  Pre-booking is essential for groups requiring the guided tour.

We are also able to offer catering packages and 'Behind the scenes tours' too, information is available on request. 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 temporarily closed to support the Government in their containment efforts of COVID-19. We are committed to keeping you connected to the Great Barrier Reef and Reef HQ Aquarium through digital content, including behind the scene videos and Facebook LIVES. For more information and schedule, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you to Reef HQ Aquarium when we reopen.

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: 22/04/20