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Autumn Beach Clean

October 31, 2017


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting volunteers to join them on an autumn beach clean on Saturday November 11th. Staff from the Rock-a-Nore Road wildlife attraction will be hosting the beach tidy event from 10am on the stretch of beach beside the aquarium. All volunteers will […]

AQUARIUM INVITES TODDLERS TO MEET TIDDLERS ON TUESDAYS

October 3, 2017


Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium is trialing a scheme to encourage more young families to visit during the week. As part of the ‘Toddler Tuesdays’ offer, up to two parents or guardians with a toddler under three, will get a free hot drink and £2 off the entry cost per person. The offer will be running […]

MERMAID RETURNS TO AQUARIUM FOR HALF TERM FUN

September 15, 2017


MERMAID RETURNS TO AQUARIUM FOR HALF TERM FUN A breath-taking real life ‘mermaid’ is returning to Blue Reef Aquarium this October half term. On Wednesday October 25th  visitors can take part in a meet and greet with Mermaid Anna, a mythical and magical interactive character. Anna last swam ashore in August to meet guests at […]

DINOSAURS DESCEND ON BLUE REEF AQUARIUM 

September 12, 2017


A huge Tyrannosaurus Rex is set to descend on Blue Reef Aquarium this October half term. On Thursday 26th October guests to the Rock-a-Nore Road attraction will be able to get up close and personal with the beast between 10am and 3pm. The impressive four metre animatronic dinosaur, known as Pete, will also be bringing […]

‘Mermaid’ swims ashore to meet aquarium guests

June 26, 2017


Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium is playing host to a breathtaking, real-life mermaid this summer.   On Saturday, August 19th visitors can take part in a meet and greet with Mermaid Anna, a mythical and magical interactive character.   As well as taking ‘shellfies’ with Mermaid Anna, guests can also enjoy storytelling, wish granting and learning about ocean conservation.   As part of the fun, a mermaid themed trail will also be taking place around the aquarium. […]

EASTER EGG-CITEMENT AT DISCOVER HASTINGS

April 3, 2017


Three of Hastings’ biggest tourist attractions are promising guests an EGG-cellent time over the school holidays with fun-filled Easter trails and activities. Visitors to Blue Reef Aquarium, Smugglers Adventure and Hastings Castle – collectively known as Discover Hastings – will have to hunt out clues and solve puzzles for the chance to win annual passes. […]

Blue Reef Aquarium Plans Beach Clean

January 19, 2017


Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting volunteers to join them on a pre-spring beach clean next month. Staff from the Rock-a-Nore Road wildlife attraction will be hosting their first official beach tidy event of the year from 11am on Saturday, March 25th on the stretch of beach beside the aquarium. Last year’s beach cleans have […]

Visitors invited to help with Stock Take

January 16, 2017


The annual stock-take is taking place over the February Half Term holidays (Feburary 11th-19th) at Hastings Blue Aquarium with their own version of a ‘fishy census!’ Staff at the Rock-a-Nore Road aquarium are inviting visitors to volunteer to help spot and record the number of certain species including sharks, rays and seahorses. The experts at […]

Reindeer Trail at Blue Reef Aquarium

December 8, 2016


Visitors to Hastings’ Blue Reef Aquarium are being invited to help Santa Claus find his missing reindeer. The Rock-a-Nore Road attraction is running a special festive trail around its display for youngsters in the run up to Christmas. Visitors have to spot all the hidden reindeer around the aquarium and write down the letter next […]

Santa to take the plunge at Blue Reef Aquarium

November 24, 2016


Santa Claus is taking time off from preparing for Christmas by taking the plunge at Hastings’ Blue Reef Aquarium on Saturday, December 10th (11am-1pm). The fearless Father Christmas will be donning scuba gear and making a splash to entertain visitors at the Rock-a-Nore Road attraction. The sub-aquatic Saint Nick will be temporarily sharing the giant […]