Reef HQ

Map 2011

City: Townsville
Country: Australia
State: Queensland
Opened 24.06.1987



Species 250



Reef HQ (typeset as ReefHQ) is the largest living coral reef aquarium. ). The Coral Reef Exhibit has 130 coral species and 120 fish species along with hundreds of species of sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, brittle stars, feather stars, snails, worms and sponges. Water motion is created in the Coral Reef Exhibit by a pneumatic wave machine. Unusually, the aquarium is open to the weather, receiving precipitation, sun- and moonlight, just like natural coral reefs. The tank holds approximately 2.5 million litres of water.

Service given


Open : minimum 9.30am-5pm

Entrace fee: Yes

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The Aquarium has 3 places where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the aquarium on your homepage







Phone number 07 4750 0800
Fax number 07 4772 5281
Address: Reef HQ, PO Box 1379, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia






Where to finde the Aquarium:

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I don't have any guides of this aquarium. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get those?

In the year 2012 they had theire 25th anniversarry. Have they made any books on this occassion?
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