Upcoming Events

DONATED SHARK EGG-CASE HATCHES AT AQUARIUM

A shark egg-case which was donated to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has hatched. The egg-case was among a number discovered by members of the public walking on the beach and given to the Towan Promenade wildlife attraction. They ... read more

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Seeks an Aquarist

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Seeks an Aquarist Salary: £14,000 per annum An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced pro active individual to join us as an Aquarist. About the Role You will be part of the Displays team where ... read more
CREATIVE CREATURES AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

CREATIVE CREATURES AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is carrying on the theme from the recent Art8 Festival by hosting a ‘Creative Creatures’ event over the May Half Term holidays (May 23rd – 31st). Staff at the Towan Promenade wildlife attraction ... read more
AQUARIUM OVERRUN WITH SQUIRRELFISH

AQUARIUM OVERRUN WITH SQUIRRELFISH

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has put a shoal of more than 20 tropical squirrelfish on display after spending a month in quarantine. Mainly nocturnal, smallmouth squirrelfish are found living close to tropical reefs throughout the Indo-Pacific. They often ... read more
AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO CATCH FISH ON FILM

AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO CATCH FISH ON FILM

Blue Reef Aquarium will be hosting renowned local photographer Matt Montano over the May Bank Holiday Weekend (May 1st – 4th) as part of Newquay’s Art8 festival. [caption id="attachment_495" align="alignright" width="300"] Photographer Matt Montano[/caption] A selection of his ... read more
TOXIC TOADS ARRIVE AT BLUE REEF

TOXIC TOADS ARRIVE AT BLUE REEF

A colony of fire-bellied toads has taken up residence at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The toads are part of a new display area featuring a variety of exotic reptiles and amphibians from around the world.   As they mature ... read more