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Cairns Aquarium

Dive with the Sharks at Cairns Aquarium

Help code: A31-37AA

  • Scuba dive brief & training session
  • Come face to face sharks, stingrays & more
  • 90 minute total experience, 20 minutes in the tank
  • No experience necessary
  • Includes all day entry to Cairns Aquarium
  • Discover Scuba Dive certificate upon completion
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What you need to know

An experience for everyone, whether you are a certified diver or have never breathed underwater before, you can take the plunge into the Cairns Aquarium Reef Tank!

Your Dive with the Sharks experience begins at 12pm with a medical check, then our experienced dive team will ensure that you are comfortable with the SCUBA equipment and breathing underwater, before it's time to dive into Cairns Aquarium's underwater world!


  • 90 minute dive experience (20 minutes in the Cairns Aquarium Reef Tank)
  • Introduction to scuba diving and training session
  • All dive equipment & wetsuit
  • Discover Scuba Dive Certificate of Completion
  • All day General Admission to Cairns Aquarium


  • Hotel transfers
  • Food & beverages
  • Souvenirs


  • 12pm - Meet at Cairns Aquarium admissions and complete Dive Medical Check. Admission to Cairns Aquarium is included in your experience and is available from 9am
  • 12.30pm - Commence dive briefing & dive skills
  • 2pm - Dive with the Sharks in the Cairns Aquarium Reef Tank
  • 2.30pm - Conclude dive and have a warm shower
  • 3pm - Receive dive certificate


  • Exciting dive experience in the Cairns Aquarium Reef Tank
  • Come face to face with reef sharks, large stingrays, Qld groupers and lots more
  • 90 minute total experience with 20 minutes inside the tank
  • All required diving equipment & wetsuit included
  • Introduction to Scuba Diving brief and training session
  • All day General Admission to Cairns Aquarium included
  • Receive a Discover Scuba Dive Certificate upon completion of your experience
  • Friends and family are welcome to take photos of your dive (admission fees apply)


  • Dive with the Sharks experiences are available Monday to Friday from 12pm and conclude at 3pm. Admission to the Cairns Aquarium is included in your experience and is available from 10am onwards


  • Cairns Aquarium is located at 5 Florence St, Cairns, only a short walk from all major Cairns City Hotels

What To Bring

  • Towel
  • Swimmers
  • Prescription mask or contact lenses if required
  • Underwater camera if desired

Terms And Conditions

  • A medical check is required before you take part in your dive experience
  • This experience is not suitable for children under 14yrs of age, pregnant women or people with mobility impairments
  • Minimum age for diving is 14 years old. Any diver under the age of 18 requires parental consent and attendance at the briefing on the day
  • Consumption of alcohol 8 hours prior to dive is not permitted
  • Aircraft travel within 12 hours of dive is not permitted
  • Reasonable level of mobility required
  • Dive participants are required to pass dive medical questionnaire. If required, guests may need to obtain a dive medical certificate from a Hyperbaric doctor which states they are medically fit to dive
  • Non-English-speaking guests must be accompanied by a translator for English dive briefing

Booking Information

  • It is highly recommended to reconfirm your booking before arrival in Cairns. For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details are included on your tour voucher
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of the tour. Vouchers presented on a mobile device are also accepted
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • A medical check is required before taking part in your experience
Need help with your booking? Contact Us Help Code: A31-37AA

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