Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Tuesday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Wednesday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Thursday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Friday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Sunday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

COMPETITION WINNERS!

Well done to everyone that entered our Half Term Turtle Event competitions!   We’ve selected our winners!: Congratulations Katie Harrison & Grace Harvey we’ve chosen your name suggestion “Tallulah” for our recently rescued Turtle!… Huge Congratulations to Trista Jean-Smith who correctly guessed the number of Turtle eggs in our nest as 103!!! You’ve won a … Continued

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 snails to hunt down unwanted visitors. The ‘assassins’ in question are actually a colony of killer assassin snails from South East Asia which have been brought in to control the numbers of pest snails in … Continued

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. The 20cms long juvenile was discovered on Gwithian Beach near Hayle at the beginning of January, with a large number of goose barnacles attached to her shell. Initially there were fears the turtle was so … Continued

STRANDED TURTLE UPDATE

The young turtle found stranded at Gwithian Bay last week, continues to survive and is slowly responding to treatment at the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. Staff are still working around the clock to provide care for it and have managed to get the turtle’s temperature up as planned, which is limited to being raised by … Continued

BLUE REEF WELCOMES DEADLY DUO!!!

BLUE REEF WELCOMES DEADLY DUO A pair of stonefish – the world’s most venomous fish species on the planet – has arrived at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium this week. Stonefish, which are also known as the goblinfish and the warty-ghoul. The poison is held in glands under 13 jagged spines running along the stonefish’s back. … Continued

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’, the six-year-old green iguana faced an uncertain future after his previous owner could no longer look after him. However keepers at the Towan Promenade wildlife attraction were able to step in and offer the metre-long … Continued

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 are inviting visitors to get creative by using the aquarium’s aquatic inhabitants as inspiration. Among the activities on … Continued

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. A selection of his stunning photography will be on display as part of an exhibition in the aquarium’s Ocean View Café, overlooking Towan Beach. It will be free … Continued

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 raise money for a local animal rescue centre.   Jenny Youngs, who plans to wear a sign around her neck and carry a notepad and pen to help her communicate, is hoping visitors will support … Continued

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