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Great Barrier Reef Sights

Reef HQ Aquarium

  • 2–68 Flinders St. E Map It
  • Townsville
  • Zoo/Aquarium
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/16/2014

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Come eye-to-eye with sharks, rays, giant trevally, and green sea turtles at the Reef HQ Aquarium. It houses a 200,000-gallon predator tank and a vast aquarium, open to the elements, populated with 120 species of hard and soft coral, as well as sea stars, spiky urchins, sponges, and more than 150 species of tropical fish. There's also a 20-meter (65-foot) Perspex underwater walkway, predator dive shows, twice-daily turtle talks (noon and 3), guided tours, and thrice-weekly shark feeds (2:30 on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday).

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2–68 Flinders St. E, Townsville, Queensland, 4810, Australia

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  • A$26.50

Updated 01/16/2014


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