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School Trips

School Trips

Blue Reef aims to take children on a journey to explore the drama of the British coast, the underwater gardens of the Mediterranean and the dazzling beauty of a spectacular coral reef.

Over 40 living displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep; from sharks and lobsters to seahorses and tropical fish.

A Blue Reef Educational Visit Offers:

Workshops – Our interactive workshops provide a fun and educational finish to one of our curriculum visits.  For a small additional charge you can add any of these activities to your.  For more information please CONTACT US


Curriculum Themes – Blue Reef welcomes more than 40,000 school children each year making it one of the largest marine-based educational resources for schools and colleges.

Every visit can include a guided tour or practical workshops with a member of our aquarist team. These tours are adapted to the age and abilities of each group.

Covering Science key stages 1 – 4 some of our most popular themes are:

We can also tailor tours to your specific requirements.  Please call us on 01637 878134 or Email Blue Reef Newquay for more information


Outreach – If you can’t come to the aquarium, let us come to you!

Health and Safety – Please visit the Download section to download copies of our risk assessments. We do offer free pre-familiarisation visits so call us on 01637 878134 or email us to find out more information.

Terms and Conditions

  1. All schools must pay the full balance of the visit on arrival at Blue Reef Aquarium Cash and Credit cards are accepted (with the exception of American Express).
    An Invoice may be raised with prior arrangement and must be paid in full before the date of the visit. A receipt will be provided on the day.
  2. Bookings are taken on a first come, first served basis and you are strongly advised to book early for peak periods (May, June and July).
  3. Blue Reef is not responsible for personal items damaged or lost within the attraction or surrounding ground and car park, other than in circumstances covered by our Public Liability Insurance.
  4. All groups are advised to take out their own personal insurance for out-of-school visits and activities.
  5. Blue Reef Aquarium would like to remind all visitors that for operational or other circumstances, certain exhibits, attractions or facilities may be unavailable at any time.
  6. Blue Reef reserves the right to ask any individual or party to leave the premises if they are causing disruption or acting in a way that offends or disturbs other visitors.  No monies will be refundable in this event.