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Take a look through our exciting blogs, filled with fun fishy facts and conservation tips. Educating ourselves on factors affecting the oceans and waterways is a great first step to helping and conserving their future.

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‘Egg’plore The Aquarium This Easter!

‘Egg’plore The Aquarium This Easter!

Join in the fun this Easter Holidays at Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay! With ‘egg’cellent displays and wonderful Sealife and shores ...

How To: Buy Online With Tesco Clubcard Reward Partners

How To: Buy Online With Tesco Clubcard Reward Partners

Exciting newsWe are now able to accept Tesco Clubcard Reward Partner vouchers online when purchasing Standard, Junior or Concession Day Passes*!! Below ...

2022 Ticketing Update

2022 Ticketing Update

As we approach the busier period of our year we would like to ensure all guests achieve the visit to ...

Fishmas at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay!

Fishmas at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay!

‘Tis the season to jolly and you’ll bound to have lots of jolly festive fun at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay ...

Adventures of Hidden Treasure & Spooky Enrichment This Half Term!

Adventures of Hidden Treasure & Spooky Enrichment This Half Term!

Ahoy me heartiesare you up for a spooktacular challenge this half term? Pirate Kernow here.I’m after some fellow pirates to ...

Re-Opening Monday 17th May with New Dated Ticketing Procedure

Re-Opening Monday 17th May with New Dated Ticketing Procedure

We are pleased to announce that we have been given permission to re-open the aquarium from Monday 17th May 2021, ...

Blue Reef Aquarium Temporarily Closed Again

Blue Reef Aquarium Temporarily Closed Again

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay must sadly close its doors again in response to Cornwall being put into tier3 on 31st ...

The Fantastic Animals Found off the Cornish Coastline

The Fantastic Animals Found off the Cornish Coastline

Here, we\'ll take a look at some of the coastline\'s most incredible animals, along with the best time of the ...

Merry Fishmas!

Merry Fishmas!

Celebrate a very Merry Fishmas this year with Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay! Saturday 19th December – Sunday 3rd January Join ...

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is Back Open!

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is Back Open!

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is thrilled to announce we will be re-opening our doors from Wednesday 2nd December following our ...

Deep Cleaning Tanks

Deep Cleaning Tanks

This week we have been focusing on deep cleaning our larger tanks here at the aquarium. To do this we ...

Reptile Health Checks

Reptile Health Checks

Behind the Scenes… This lockdown we are taking you behind the scenes, showing you what our Aquarists get up to. ...

Christmas Gift Ideas with Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Christmas Gift Ideas with Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is Cornwall’s best aquarium. Home to a variety of aquatic species from across the world delve ...

Second Temporary Closure for Blue Reef Aquarium

Second Temporary Closure for Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay will sadly close its doors once again in response to the country’s second lockdown. The site ...

6 Discoveries that Scientists Have Made About the Giant Pacific Octopus

6 Discoveries that Scientists Have Made About the Giant Pacific Octopus

The Giant Pacific Octopus needs little introduction. Famed for its size and strength, it’s one of the biggest molluscs on ...

October half term fun!

October half term fun!

Sat 24 October – Sun 1 November Come face to fin with our most frightful underwater creatures at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay. From venomous ...

Real or Fake: Can You Guess Which of These Creatures Actually Exist?

Real or Fake: Can You Guess Which of These Creatures Actually Exist?

Think you know all there is to know about the deep blue? Put your knowledge of the seas to the ...

Our re-opening has gone swimmingly!

Our re-opening has gone swimmingly!

The o’fish’al re-opening to Blue Reef Aquarium Saturday 4th July went swimmingly and the attraction is delighted to welcome visitors ...

Visitor Safety Amid Coronovirus

Visitor Safety Amid Coronovirus

Following government guidance, during closure Blue Reef Aquarium meticulously reviewed every part of the visitor journey and has undertaken new ...

COVID-19 Customer Charter – Our Health and Safety Measures

COVID-19 Customer Charter – Our Health and Safety Measures

We are hoping to be open to the public soon! We want to make sure everyone has a great time ...

Lockdown At  The Aquarium

Lockdown At The Aquarium

The team at the Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay have been working every day since the lockdown started to ensure the ...

Blue Reef Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19

Blue Reef Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19

Blue Reef Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19 As a precautionary measure and in an effort to protect the ...

Coronavirus Statement

Coronavirus Statement

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay would like to reassure visitors that we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety ...

Bull Huss Sharks at the Blue Reef Aquarium!

Bull Huss Sharks at the Blue Reef Aquarium!

A rare coloured Bull Huss (Scyliorhinus stellaris) is on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The rusty orange creature belonging ...

What amazing sea animals hide in the ocean’s great coral reefs?

What amazing sea animals hide in the ocean’s great coral reefs?

Coral reefs are huge underwater structures made up from different species of coral. Famous for their wonderful array of tropical ...

Celebrating ten years since Turtle rescue at Newquay Aquarium!

Celebrating ten years since Turtle rescue at Newquay Aquarium!

This Summer the Blue Reef Aquarium celebrates its resident turtle’s ten year anniversary. The Loggerhead Sea turtle (Caretta caretta), known ...

The most beautiful sea creatures in the UK

The most beautiful sea creatures in the UK

Our resident loggerhead turtle, Omiros, may have travelled thousands of miles to live with us at Blue Reef Newquay, but ...

Sea Turtles of the World: 7 Living Species You Need to Know

Sea Turtles of the World: 7 Living Species You Need to Know

Sea turtles are charismatic animals. For more than 100 million years, they have been roaming the seas, covering vast distances ...

Easter Egg Hunt and crafts: 6th – 22nd April 2019

Easter Egg Hunt and crafts: 6th – 22nd April 2019

From sharks to stingrays, you’ll find all sorts of exotic creatures at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay. But this Easter, another ...

New brighter uniforms for Aquarists at Newquay’s local aquarium.

New brighter uniforms for Aquarists at Newquay’s local aquarium.

New brighter uniforms for Aquarists at Newquay’s local aquarium   This week the Aquarist team at Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay ...

Prehistoric Creatures At The Blue Reef Aquarium

Prehistoric Creatures At The Blue Reef Aquarium

Species of creatures dating back to millions of years can actually be seen on display at Newquay’s seafront Aquarium. The ...

Blue Reef Get Environmental Art Attack

Blue Reef Get Environmental Art Attack

Newquay’s beach side aquarium has teamed up with a local artist to help promote litter pollution issues. The environmental inspired ...

Snap, Crackle, and Croc: Meet Our Cuvier’s Dwarf Caimans!

Snap, Crackle, and Croc: Meet Our Cuvier’s Dwarf Caimans!

It may be the smallest of the crocodiles, but don’t underestimate the snap and bite from our resident Cuvier’s dwarf ...

Fascinating Facts You Should Know About Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Fascinating Facts You Should Know About Loggerhead Sea Turtles

The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) is one of seven species of sea turtle in our oceans. Six of the ...

5 Easy Ways You Can Help Save Our Oceans

5 Easy Ways You Can Help Save Our Oceans

Healthy oceans are paramount in supporting 97% of the Earth’s livable habitats – they cover 71% of our planet’s surface. ...

12 Crazy Facts About Coral

12 Crazy Facts About Coral

The underwater rainbow of colour – corals have been on this planet for more than 500 million years! They are ...

Caiman Capers At The Blue Reef Aquarium

Caiman Capers At The Blue Reef Aquarium

      There is a brand new arrival at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay. A male Cuvier’s Dwarf ...

Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay Dies

Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay Dies

The stranded turtle that was discovered by a member of the public on Friday 8th December, on Holywell Beach in ...

Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay

Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay

On Friday 8th December a stranded sea turtle was discovered by a member of the public on Holywell Bay beach. ...

BABY RAYS HATCH AT AQUARIUM

BABY RAYS HATCH AT AQUARIUM

A small group of captive-bred rays have been born at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium and more are set to hatch ...

7 INCREDIBLE FACTS THAT YOU DIDN´T KNOW ABOUT OCTOPUSES

7 INCREDIBLE FACTS THAT YOU DIDN´T KNOW ABOUT OCTOPUSES

One of the most intelligent sea creatures to wander in our oceans, the octopus species has more to it than ...

WHAT CAN YOU FIND AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH?

WHAT CAN YOU FIND AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH?

You don’t have to learn how to scuba-dive to observe the fascinating creatures of the deep – the shore of ...

World’s Heaviest Fish Rescued In Cornwall

World’s Heaviest Fish Rescued In Cornwall

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium team were called out on Saturday August 19th by Mawgan Porth beach lifeguards to come to ...

STONEFISH TWINS ARE STARS OF NEWQUAY

STONEFISH TWINS ARE STARS OF NEWQUAY

  The world’s most deadliest fish are on display at Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. The Towan Beach attraction has moved ...

NEWQUAY AQUARIUM RESPONDS TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ‘WORLD AQUARIUMS AGAINST MARINE LITTER’ CAMPAIGN

NEWQUAY AQUARIUM RESPONDS TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ‘WORLD AQUARIUMS AGAINST MARINE LITTER’ CAMPAIGN

The European Commission is calling all aquariums to educate visitors on the global reality of marine litter in a ‘World ...

BLUE REEF GETS A TASTE OF THE ORIENT

BLUE REEF GETS A TASTE OF THE ORIENT

A young male Chinese Water Dragon has been added to the displays at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The vibrant green ...

PIRATE WEEK 27th May – 4th June

PIRATE WEEK 27th May – 4th June

Visit the Blue Reef Aquarium and get involved with our Lost Treasure Trail. Can you find all the gold coins ...

GIANT GOURAMIS MOVE TO STAR IN PORTSMOUTH

GIANT GOURAMIS MOVE TO STAR IN PORTSMOUTH

Two of Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium residents have been transferred to their sister aquarium in Portsmouth so that they can ...

ABANDONED TURTLES HAVE A LUCKY ESCAPE!

ABANDONED TURTLES HAVE A LUCKY ESCAPE!

Three yellow bellied slider turtles were cruelly abandoned by a callous member of the public on the door step of ...

UNDERWATER EGG-STRAVAGANZA AT THE BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

UNDERWATER EGG-STRAVAGANZA AT THE BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay are hosting an underwater egg-stravaganza this Easter from 1st to 17th April. The Towan Beach attraction ...

ST PIRANS LOCAL OFFER AT NEWQUAY AQUARIUM

ST PIRANS LOCAL OFFER AT NEWQUAY AQUARIUM

To celebrate the Cornish holiday, Cornwall locals can enjoy discounted entry to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium on Saturday 3rd and ...

SHARK WEEK

SHARK WEEK

This half term Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be inviting visitors to delve into the world of sharks as part ...

AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO JOIN IN ‘FISHY STOCKTAKE’

AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO JOIN IN ‘FISHY STOCKTAKE’

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is carrying out its annual census throughout January and it is asking visitors to get involved ...

MERRY FISH-MAS AT BLUE REEF

MERRY FISH-MAS AT BLUE REEF

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is really getting in to the ‘Fish-mas’ spirit with a series of festive fun events starting ...

CURIOUS CUTTLES ARE CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

CURIOUS CUTTLES ARE CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

A colony of bizarre-looking cuttlefish has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium in the run up to Christmas. ...

CLAWS – INCREDIBLE  CRUSTACEANS!

CLAWS – INCREDIBLE CRUSTACEANS!

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to enjoy close encounters with weird and wonderful crabs and lobsters ...

RSPB MAKES FLYING  VISIT TO AQUARIUM

RSPB MAKES FLYING VISIT TO AQUARIUM

  Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium had the opportunity to find out all about the conservation work being undertaken ...

DEEPLY CREEPY AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

DEEPLY CREEPY AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting visitors to enjoy a Deeply Creepy experience during the October Half Term Holidays (Saturday, ...

RARE CRAB’S ‘UNMASKED’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

RARE CRAB’S ‘UNMASKED’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

A rarely seen type of crab which spends most of its time hidden in the sand has gone on display ...

BLUE REEF CELEBRATES WORLD OCTOPUS DAY

BLUE REEF CELEBRATES WORLD OCTOPUS DAY

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is holding a series of special events and activities to celebrate World Octopus Day on Saturday, ...

DONATED DOG FACE PUFFER OFF THE LEASH AT AQUARIUM

DONATED DOG FACE PUFFER OFF THE LEASH AT AQUARIUM

A dog face pufferfish which was donated after its old tank sprung a leak is enjoying a spacious new home ...

AQUARIUM HOPES VISITORS GET SUCKERED INTO TENTACLED TREASURE TRAIL

AQUARIUM HOPES VISITORS GET SUCKERED INTO TENTACLED TREASURE TRAIL

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is launching a new giant octopus-themed treasure trail. The trail invites visitors to hunt down hoards ...

GIANT OCTOPUS MAKES HERSELF AT HOME IN LUXURIOUS NEW OCTO-PAD

GIANT OCTOPUS MAKES HERSELF AT HOME IN LUXURIOUS NEW OCTO-PAD

A giant Pacific octopus is settling in to her luxurious new surroundings at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The new feature, ...

AQUARIUM’S REGAL TANG TRAIL HIGHLIGHTS FILM STAR FISH

AQUARIUM’S REGAL TANG TRAIL HIGHLIGHTS FILM STAR FISH

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is launching a brand new film-inspired fishy trail for the summer holidays (July 25th-August 7th). ‘Finding ...

AQUARIUM OVERRUN WITH AR POKEMON

AQUARIUM OVERRUN WITH AR POKEMON

   Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is playing host to some unexpected new arrivals in the shape of a host augmented ...

BIG BELLIES ON SHOW ALONG THE SEAFRONT

BIG BELLIES ON SHOW ALONG THE SEAFRONT

A group of captive-bred big belly seahorses has gone on public display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The eight-strong colony ...

SPLASH OF TINY FINS AS THREATENED RAY HATCHES OUT AT AQUARIUM

SPLASH OF TINY FINS AS THREATENED RAY HATCHES OUT AT AQUARIUM

A species of native ray which is under threat in the wild has hatched out at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. ...

AQUARISTS TAKE PART IN WHALE RESCUE TRAINING EVENT

AQUARISTS TAKE PART IN WHALE RESCUE TRAINING EVENT

Aquarists from the Blue Reef Aquarium took part in a mock whale and dolphin rescue on Newquay’s Towan Beach. The ...

VISITORS INVITED TO DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF SHARKS

VISITORS INVITED TO DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF SHARKS

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to immerse themselves in the world of sharks over the May ...

LEAP YEAR PUTS SPRING INTO TOXIC TOADS

LEAP YEAR PUTS SPRING INTO TOXIC TOADS

A colony of toxic fire bellied toads has delighted keepers at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium by laying eggs. It’s the ...

IRISH NAVY RELEASE RESCUED TURTLE TALLULAH BACK IN TO THE WILD

IRISH NAVY RELEASE RESCUED TURTLE TALLULAH BACK IN TO THE WILD

A stranded sea turtle that was rescued and rehabilitated at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has been released back in to ...

RESCUED CORNISH TURTLE EMBARKS ON EPIC TRIP BACK TO THE WILD

RESCUED CORNISH TURTLE EMBARKS ON EPIC TRIP BACK TO THE WILD

A stranded sea turtle that was rescued and rehabilitated at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is embarking on her epic trip ...

BLUE REEF BEGINS WORK ON NEW PURPOSE-BUILT OCTOPUS DISPLAY

BLUE REEF BEGINS WORK ON NEW PURPOSE-BUILT OCTOPUS DISPLAY

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has begun work on a unique new display for their giant Pacific octopus. The new feature, ...

QUARTET OF BABY RAYS SET TO HATCH AT AQUARIUM

QUARTET OF BABY RAYS SET TO HATCH AT AQUARIUM

A quartet of captive-bred rays are set to hatch out at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium over the coming weeks. The ...

UK’S MOST COLOURFUL FISH PUTS ON A SHOW FOR THE LADIES

UK’S MOST COLOURFUL FISH PUTS ON A SHOW FOR THE LADIES

Spring is not just in the air but also in the water at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The aquarium’s resident ...

‘NAUTICAL NIPPERS’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

‘NAUTICAL NIPPERS’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to find out all about the egg-citing world of water babies ...

Newquay Aquarium seeks an Office/Marketing Assistant

Newquay Aquarium seeks an Office/Marketing Assistant

Part-time flexible hours contract until October 2016, after which will be reviewed Salary complies with NMW/ NLW About Newquay Aquarium ...

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT JOB OPENING

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT JOB OPENING

Part-time Maintenance Assistant Blue Reef Aquarium, situated in an idyllic setting on Towan Beach in the centre of Newquay, is ...

COMPETITION WINNERS!

COMPETITION WINNERS!

Well done to everyone that entered our Half Term Turtle Event competitions!   We’ve selected our winners!: Congratulations Katie Harrison ...

ASSASSINS ON THE PROWL AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM!

ASSASSINS ON THE PROWL AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM!

ASSASSINS ON THE PROWL AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM Aquarists at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are enlisting the help of assassin ...

RESCUED TURTLE RESPONDING WELL TO TREATMENT

RESCUED TURTLE RESPONDING WELL TO TREATMENT

RESCUED TURTLE RESPONDING WELL TO TREATMENT A stranded sea turtle is responding well to treatment at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. ...

TURTLE WEEK HALF TERM EVENT 12th-21st FEB!!!

TURTLE WEEK HALF TERM EVENT 12th-21st FEB!!!

TURTLE AWARENESS WEEK AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is running a Turtle Awareness Week throughout the half-term ...

STRANDED TURTLE UPDATE

STRANDED TURTLE UPDATE

The young turtle found stranded at Gwithian Bay last week, continues to survive and is slowly responding to treatment at ...

BLUE REEF WELCOMES DEADLY DUO!!!
COME AND TAKE PART IN OUR FISHY STOCK TAKE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!

COME AND TAKE PART IN OUR FISHY STOCK TAKE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!

FISHY STOCK-TAKE AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM The annual stock-take takes place from Saturday, January 8th to Sunday, January 9th at ...

TODDLER TUESDAYS ARE BACK!

TODDLER TUESDAYS ARE BACK!

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is re-launching an expanded scheme to encourage more young families to visit over the winter months. ...

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A SEASONAL GENERAL ASSISTANT!

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A SEASONAL GENERAL ASSISTANT!

Blue Reef, Newquay: Seasonal General Assistant January to September 2016 – weekend shifts Aspro Parks Group The Role Dive in ...

RED THE RESCUED GREEN IGUANA IN THE PINK

RED THE RESCUED GREEN IGUANA IN THE PINK

  A rescued giant iguana is thriving after being given a new home at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. Nicknamed ‘Red’, ...

STORMS BRING RARE TRANSATLANTIC COLUMBUS CRABS TO CORNWALL

STORMS BRING RARE TRANSATLANTIC COLUMBUS CRABS TO CORNWALL

A rare species of crab which is reputed to have been discovered by Christopher Columbus has gone on display at ...

BLUE REEF WARNS BEACHGOERS  – BEWARE OF MAUVE STINGERS

BLUE REEF WARNS BEACHGOERS – BEWARE OF MAUVE STINGERS

Marine experts at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are warning beachgoers not to touch swarms of stranded jellyfish which are washing ...

FRESHWATER TURTLE WASHED UP ON CORNISH BEACH

FRESHWATER TURTLE WASHED UP ON CORNISH BEACH

  A freshwater turtle has been rescued after being discovered apparently washed up on a Cornish beach. The musk turtle, ...

DEEPLY CREEPY AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

DEEPLY CREEPY AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting visitors to enjoy a Deeply Creepy experience during the October Half Term Holidays (Saturday, ...

DONATED SHARK EGG-CASE HATCHES AT AQUARIUM

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 ...

‘SPLENDID’ NEW ADDITION TO AQUARIUM’S GARDEN EELS

‘SPLENDID’ NEW ADDITION TO AQUARIUM’S GARDEN EELS

A quartet of splendid garden eels is set to go on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium.  The eels can ...

DONATED BOXFISH PROVES A PRICKLY CUSTOMER

DONATED BOXFISH PROVES A PRICKLY CUSTOMER

A spiny boxfish, which was donated to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium, is living up to its name and proving to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 – ...

RARE SALAMANDER WITH THE SECRET OF ETERNAL YOUTH

RARE SALAMANDER WITH THE SECRET OF ETERNAL YOUTH

A bizarre type of salamander which never grows up and is thought to be the inspiration for the character ‘Toothless’ ...

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 ...

‘NAUTICAL NIPPERS’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

‘NAUTICAL NIPPERS’ AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to find out all about the egg-citing world of water babies ...

BLUE REEF ON ALERT FOR TOXIC BOXFISH

BLUE REEF ON ALERT FOR TOXIC BOXFISH

Marine experts at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay are taking extra precautions with their latest arrivals – a quartet ...

DEEP SEA DISCOVERY WEEK AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

DEEP SEA DISCOVERY WEEK AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be embarking on a mission of deep sea discovery as part of British Science Week ...

SOUND OF SILENCE MAKES BIG NOISE FOR DOGS’ CHARITY

SOUND OF SILENCE MAKES BIG NOISE FOR DOGS’ CHARITY

An aquarist at Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay who was sponsored not to speak for an entire day has raised ...

MEET THE PREDATORS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

MEET THE PREDATORS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to find out more about some of the aquatic world’s most ...

AQUARIST PLANS SPONSORED SILENCE FOR DOGS’ CHARITY

AQUARIST PLANS SPONSORED SILENCE FOR DOGS’ CHARITY

An aquarist at Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay is aiming not to speak for an entire day next month to ...

POORLY PUFFER PILES ON THE POUNDS

POORLY PUFFER PILES ON THE POUNDS

A poorly puffer fish which was donated to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has delighted staff by piling on the pounds ...

BLUE REEF TO PLAY HOST TO FUN RUNNING FATHER CHRISTMASES

BLUE REEF TO PLAY HOST TO FUN RUNNING FATHER CHRISTMASES

Newquay’s Bue Reef Aquarium will be literally overrun with Father Christmases this weekend when it plays host to the annual ...

‘TODDLER-FRIENDLY’ TUESDAYS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

‘TODDLER-FRIENDLY’ TUESDAYS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is re-launching an expanded scheme to encourage more young families to visit over the winter months. ‘Toddler ...

MERRY FISH-MAS AT BLUE REEF

MERRY FISH-MAS AT BLUE REEF

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is really getting in to the ‘Fish-mas’ spirit with a series of festive fun events starting ...

BABY SOUTHERN STINGRAYS BORN  AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

BABY SOUTHERN STINGRAYS BORN AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

A quartet of southern stingrays has been born at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. Newquay has been so successful breeding this ...

SEA MONSTERS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

SEA MONSTERS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Visitors to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able uncover the secrets behind the myths and legends of the deep ...

AQUARIUM AIMS TO SHOWCASE STURDY SHORE CRAB

AQUARIUM AIMS TO SHOWCASE STURDY SHORE CRAB

Aquarists at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium have created a brand new display dedicated to the secret word of the shore ...

Sea Monsters, Myths and Legends

Sea Monsters, Myths and Legends

25th October to 2nd November This Halloween uncover the secrets behind the myths and legends of the deep that have ...

BUILDERS SAVE LOBSTER FROM THE POT

BUILDERS SAVE LOBSTER FROM THE POT

A pair of builders have donated a giant lobster to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium after spotting it at a Cornish ...

BLUE REEF UNVEILS FINDING NEMO TANK

BLUE REEF UNVEILS FINDING NEMO TANK

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has unveiled a new display dedicated to the stars of Finding Nemo. The new 500-litre display ...

BLUE REEF AQUARISTS CAMPAIGN FOR LOCAL MARINE CONSERVATION ZONE

BLUE REEF AQUARISTS CAMPAIGN FOR LOCAL MARINE CONSERVATION ZONE

Aquarists from Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are campaigning to have Newquay and the Gannel Estuary declared a Marine Conservation Zone. ...

BLUE REEF WELCOMES  BABY CUTTLEFISH

BLUE REEF WELCOMES BABY CUTTLEFISH

A colony of hundreds of baby cuttlefish has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The mini-marvels, each just ...

All Creatures Weird & Wonderful

All Creatures Weird & Wonderful

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is to showcase the aquatic world’s weirdest and most wonderful inhabitants as part of a special ...

Weird and Wonderful

Weird and Wonderful

Weird and Wonderful – Wednesday 23 July 2014 to Monday 01 September 2014 This Summer we are celebrating all that ...

BLUE REEF WINNERS SEE FISH DESIGNS  TURNED IN TO GLASS WORKS OF ART

BLUE REEF WINNERS SEE FISH DESIGNS TURNED IN TO GLASS WORKS OF ART

A group of seven schoolchildren have seen their aquatic-inspired designs transformed in to glass artworks as part of a competition ...

Newquay Carnival Week

Newquay Carnival Week

From Saturday 5th – Sunday 13th July Blue reef Aquarium is celebrating the Newquay Carnival with our own Carnival inspired week. ...

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Treat Dad this Fathers Day! All Dads go free with one full paying child on the 15th of June. Learn ...

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is here on the 8th of June and because we love our oceans so much we are ...

JELLY BABIES WITH A STING IN THE TAIL

JELLY BABIES WITH A STING IN THE TAIL

JELLY BABIES WITH A STING IN THE TAIL Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is awash with dozens of jelly babies. The ...

Art8 Festival

Art8 Festival

This May half term Blue Reef Aquarium is getting in touch with its creative side and has teamed up with ...

AQUARIUM CELEBRATES RARE SEAHORSE BIRTHS

AQUARIUM CELEBRATES RARE SEAHORSE BIRTHS

Delighted keepers at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are celebrating the birth of a dozen rare seahorses. The babies are members ...

BLUE REEF AQUARIUM BREEDS LEOPARD GOBY

BLUE REEF AQUARIUM BREEDS LEOPARD GOBY

Aquarists at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are celebrating the birth of hundreds of rare leopard spot gobies. It’s believed to ...

LIONFISH A ROARING SUCCESS IN AQUARIUM’S UNDERSEA SAFARI

LIONFISH A ROARING SUCCESS IN AQUARIUM’S UNDERSEA SAFARI

A pride of venomous baby lionfish has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. A total of nine of ...

CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Blue Reef Aquarium is joining forces with Cornwall College Newquay to present ‘Invention and Discovery’ – a week of marine-themed ...

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