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

April 11, 2019

From sharks to stingrays, you’ll find all sorts of exotic creatures at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay. But this Easter, another very special animal is making an appearance… Think fur more than fins. Bobtail over bubbles. Two floppy ears instead of eight legs. That’s right, from 6-22 April (10am-5pm), the one and only Easter Bunny is […]

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

March 24, 2019

New brighter uniforms for Aquarists at Newquay’s local aquarium   This week the Aquarist team at Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay are sporting a new royal blue uniform. Visitors will now be able to spot the aquarists easier as they go about their day providing care to the hundreds of animals in the aquarium. The aquarists […]

Prehistoric Creatures At The Blue Reef Aquarium

October 19, 2018

Species of creatures dating back to millions of years can actually be seen on display at Newquay’s seafront Aquarium. The Blue Reef Aquarium is home to a range of prehistoric creatures such as Horseshoe crabs, caiman, corals and sharks. Two of the aquarium’s star attractions of the Amazonian exhibit are Nibbles and The Colonel who […]

Blue Reef Get Environmental Art Attack

September 6, 2018

Newquay’s beach side aquarium has teamed up with a local artist to help promote litter pollution issues. The environmental inspired artwork on display now at the aquarium incorporates beach litter with marine animals to give out a message about the effects of litter in our oceans. Cornish artist Lindsey Keates from Redruth Tidalmarks Studio is […]

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

September 6, 2018

It may be the smallest of the crocodiles, but don’t underestimate the snap and bite from our resident Cuvier’s dwarf caiman crocodiles – scientifically known as Paleosuchus palpebrosus. They grow to a maximum length of 1.5 metres, which is where the ‘dwarf’ name comes from. They may be small, but they do like to swish […]

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