Cairns Aquarium - QLD - Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
S 16° 55.099 E 145° 46.420
55K E 369401 N 8129073
Quick Description: Cairns Aquarium in 5 Florence St
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 11/16/2019 2:54:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM11MX5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
Cairns Aquarium, the first public aquarium built in Australia in 18 years, is home to more than 15,000 specimens and 10 ecosystems.The $54 million, 7,800sq m, three-level facility in Queensland holds 71 tanks including Australia's largest freshwater tank with 400,000 litres of water, a deep sea tank and the world's first true tidal motion tank. It has 10 lifelike and recreated habitats and is the only aquarium of its type to display endangered or rarely seen endemic species such as the emerald tree monitors, Jardine River painted turtles, ribboned pipefish and scalloped hammerhead sharks. The aquarium is also an interactive research and education centre and is home to the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

Awards
In 2018, the aquarium won the Master Builder Queensland award for Project of the Year and the award for Leisure Facilities over $10 million.

Taken from: (visit link)
Physical address of aquarium: 5 Florence St, Cairns, QLD 4870

Website address: https://www.cairnsaquarium.com.au

Hours of operation: Open Everyday 365 days of the year 9am - 5pm

Admission cost: 42$

Visit Instructions:
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1. Take a photo of the front entrance with the public aquarium's name on it. Optional photos include pics of the exhibits inside the aquarium but of course, admission and/or entry is not required to log this waymark.
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