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Reef Teach
Reef Teach
Reef Teach
Reef Teach
Reef Teach
Map of Reef Teach
85 Lake Street
Second floor Mainstreet Arcade
Queensland 4870 Australia

Reef Teach
Cairns, Cairns Area

07 4031 7794


Reef Teach is a Marine Education Centre in Cairns, Queensland Australia and was voted in Trip Advisors top three activities in Cairns including the 2014 Certificate of Excellence. Reef Teach showcases the Great Barrier Reef though a multimedia slide show presentation by a qualified Marine Biologist. The Reef Teach show runs from Tuesday to Saturday evenings. Private shows are also available. The show is an incredibly entertaining and inspirational evening where you can discover more about the Marine Life and how it all functions. You will learn all about the corals and fish species and how to identify them, draw your attention to the smaller things on the reef such as Nudibranchs, the importance of cleaning stations and some conservation issues facing the reef.

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They have many different specimens for you to look at and touch and they also have a wide variety of marine books. This presentation is a fun interactive way to learn more about the Reef and it will enhance your reef trip experience as you will have a good idea of what you will be seeing and most likely see things that you may have ordinarily missed. Reef Teach's motto is "with learning comes appreciation".

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
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    Public toilet


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Open Times

Note: Open from 1730 from Tuesday through to Saturdays and closes at 2030 after the presentation. Classroom can be opened outside of these times on request. Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Years Day.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

There is a lift for access.

General Comments

Group bookings and private shows are available on request.

How To Get There

Reef Teach is on the second floor of the Main Street Arcade (look for the Subway sandwich shop on Lake Street, opposite Woolworths supermarket, by the main bus stops in Cairns, and follow the signs). Enter the arcade next to Subway, there is a lift and stairs behind the seating area on the ground floor. You can also enter the Main Street Arcade from Grafton Street, look out for the Skydive shop at the entrance of the arcade. Make your way to the lifts, you will find them on the second floor.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$18.00   28 Jun - 31 Mar    
(Aged 4-14)
$9.00   21 Jun - 31 Mar    
Family$45.00   28 Jun - 31 Mar   Two adults, two children.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.