Aquarium Events Cairns

Dundee’s Restaurant located on the side of the Cairns Aquarium, offers a contemporary and innovative dining choice for a special place to eat in our tropical city destination. Our exquisite restaurant features the largest tank within a restaurant in Australia: a stunning 70,000 litre saltwater marine aquarium. Providing a mesmerising encounter with coastal aquatic life, it sets the backdrop for a truly unique dining experience. Be amazed by the beauty of the aquarium features, as our friendly service compliments the mouth-watering dishes for which Dundee’s has become world famous.

Diverse Event Spaces

At Dundee’s Restaurant, each event becomes a unique experience. This venue is ideal for a variety of occasions, from corporate meetings to personal celebrations. Its innovative dining environment, nestled in Cairns’ tropical setting, offers more than just a meal. The restaurant’s layout is adaptable, catering to different event sizes and styles with ease.

Picture your event against the serene backdrop of aquatic life, highlighted by Australia’s largest restaurant-based aquarium, a 70,000-litre marvel. This element not only adds to the ambience but also captivates guests, ensuring your event is both unforgettable and distinctive. The fusion of Dundee’s renowned culinary offerings with the tranquil aquarium views creates a setting that is both elegant and extraordinary.

Immersive Underwater Experience

At Dundee’s at the Cairns Aquarium, we invite you to an extraordinary dining experience that goes beyond the plate. Our restaurant is not just a place to eat; it’s a journey into the heart of the ocean’s wonders. We offer our guests more than just a meal – we offer an immersive underwater adventure.

As you dine with us, you’ll be surrounded by the serene beauty of the marine world. Our aquarium, a vibrant tapestry of marine life, provides an up-close view of the ocean’s diverse inhabitants. This unique feature transforms your dining experience into an educational and enchanting encounter. Watch in awe as colourful fish and other marine creatures glide gracefully past your table, adding a mesmerising backdrop to your meal.

We at Dundee’s are proud to create an atmosphere that not only elevates your dining experience but also fosters a deeper connection with the marine environment. Our commitment to showcasing the beauty of the underwater world is part of our dedication to ocean conservation and education.


Executive Chef James Wort and his team serve and cater to all tastes and dietary requirements, with an emphasis on flavour, local produce, freshness and sharing.