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Aquarium By Twilight

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Aquarium By Twilight $179.00 $79.00 N/A N/A N/A

Children:  Aged 3 to 14 years.

Family Rate: 2 adults and 2 children.

Minimum 2 adults to operate the tour.  Maximum of 10 adults.  Enjoy this small group experience!

Valid until 21 March 2024

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

Aquarium by Twilight is a unique and interesting experience to view the underwater world and learn how animals adapt from day to night.  You will enoy a 2 hour Ecologist guided twilight tour through 10 tropical eco-systems from the rivers to the reef.  A delicious 3 course dinner is also included!  This is a fun and informative  tour and is suitable for all ages.

Current Operating Days:  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday


  • Exclusive after hours Aquarium entry
  • 2 hour Ecologist guided twilight tour through 10 tropical ecosystems from the rivers the reef
  • Come face to face with the Coral Sea's largest night time predators - sharks, rays, giant cod and much more
  • Enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner - welcome drink with appetizer in the Oceanarium, plus main and dessert at the onsite Dundee's Restaurant
  • *You can choose to upgrade your main meal to the Great Barrier Reef Seafood Platter for an extra $24 per adult - Enjoy a hot and cold selection of locally sourced seafood



3.45pm - Arrive at the Cairns Aquarium

4.00pm - Ecologist Guided Tour

5.30pm - Drink and canape (appetiser) served in the Oceanarium

6.00pm-7.30pm - Dinner and Dessert at Dundee's Restaurant



Crocodile Spring Roll (Vegetarian appetizer available on request) with a glass of sparkling, wine, beer or soft drink

MAIN - choice of:

  • Seafood Spaghetti - Sautéed prawns, scallops, calamari, mussels, half bugtail, fish in garlic, chilli wine and finished with olive oil  (GF available) 
  • Chicken breast packed with soft cheese on sweet corn polenta, green pea puree and pink peppercorn cream
  • Roast pumpkin, balsamic onion, semidried tomato, black olives and baby spinach tossed with penne pasta and pesto (V) (GF available)
  • Black Angus Sirloin - Delicious and rich full-flavoured certified MSA premium Black Angus Beef on creamy mashed potato with sautéed leek, spinach, wild mushroom, Shiraz jus and truffle mayo
  • Pan seared Barramundi with potato galette, broccolini and champagne sabyon

DESSERT - choice of:

  • Mango sorbet with macadamia biscotti
  • Marshmallow pavlova with passionfruit syrup and blueberry compote
  • Rich chocolate mud cake with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream




Choice of either chicken and fish strips and a soft drink

MAIN - choice of:

  • Steak and Chips - Minute steak, chargrilled and served with chips and tomato sauce
  • Sausages, grilled and served with creamy mashed potato and tomato sauce
  • Crumbed tender pieces of chicken served on chips with tomato sauce
  • Fish and Chips - Crumbed fish fingers served on chips with tomato sauce and lemon
  • Creamy Pasta tossed with bacon and mushroom in a creamy cheese sauce
  • Calamari and Chips - Thin strands of calamari dusted in Dundee's coating, served with chips and tomato sauce


  • Vanilla ice-cream with chocolate topping and sprinkles

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