They’ve got blue blood, three hearts, can change shape, use jet-propulsion and have inspired myths and legends since the dawn of time.
The cephalopod family, literally ‘head foot’ in Greek, whose members include octopus, squid, nautilus and ... read more
Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is being invaded by jelly babies.
The jelly babies in question are a colony of bizarre upside down jellyfish which were born as part of a captive-breeding programme.
Found in shallow seas and mangroves, ... read more
We will be open again tomorrow from 10am , if a bit battered and damper than usual!
Our aquarists have been busy making new exhibits, so come and see the new spacious seahorse display, the seahorses love ... read more
Please accept our apologies, but we have taken the decision to close the aquarium, until Monday to allow the surrounding promenade area and the building to be made safe for visitors.
Please continue to avoid the promenade ... read more
Sorry we will be closed today Wednesday 5th February, due to further damage to our roof and exterior of the building.
Please keep away from Towan Promenade, as it is dangerous out there today.
We will update ... read more
Open today! The Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is back open today.
Please take care on the approach to the building, as the waves have made the promenade surfaces very uneven.
No car access yet for our less able ... read more
We are remaining closed today until a safety inspection is completed on the Towan Promenade, please note that no public access is permitted until this is carried out.
We will keep you updated for access and re-opening.
The ... read more
Due to extreme storm damage to the Towan Promenade, we have taken the decision to close the promenade & aquarium today.
We strongly advise avoiding the promenade for safety reasons.
We will update for opening for tomorrow.
A shoal of bizarre-looking cave fish has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium.
Found in the total darkness of subterranean cave systems and caverns in Mexico, the blind cave fish is a freshwater species that ... read more
Welcome to FISHY STOCKTAKE!!
A zoo license requirement, the annual stock takes place this week at Blue Reef with our very own
We’d like you to volunteer to help spot and count some of our creatures, including ... read more