Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 5pm
  • Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 5pm

The Big Blue Easter: 6th – 22nd April 2019

We know you can’t wait to find out what’s inside your eggs this Easter… But wait until you discover what’s under the sea (and our roof!) from 6-22 April. Our Big Blue event has more going on than you can shake a barnacle-covered stick at. Dive right in and discover a world of underwater wonder. … Continued

Monsters Week 20th – 28th October

Daily Talks & Activities Come face to face with some of the fiercest underwater animals this October half term for MONSTERS WEEK! You’ll learn all about the grisly residents of our oceans and debunk myths about those that just have a bad reputation. Get stuck into the fun with competitions, quizzes, workshops, and more! 11:00am … Continued

Portsmouth Half Term: What’s On?

Half term is just around the corner, so it’s time to get ready to have fun with the family! This half term we’re bringing you MONSTERS WEEK! You’ll have the chance to come face-to-fin with some of the ocean’s fiercest residents. Halloween & Monsters Week 20/10/2018 – 28/10/2018 It’s Halloween season! But it’s not just … Continued

AQUARIUM UNVEILS THE MONSTERS OF THE CARIBBEAN THIS HALF TERM!

Hop on board the Blue Reef Aquarium’s monsters event this school holiday to celebrate the release of a new block buster film. The aquarium has organised a week-long event to mark the latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Salazar’s Revenge, which hits cinemas on Thursday, May 25th. Sales and marketing manager, Hannah … Continued

AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO MEET ‘TOXIC TEN’

Visitors to Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium are being invited to meet their deadliest denizens of the deep over the half term break (February 18th-26th). ‘Toxic Ten’ showcases a host of creepy creatures ranging from lethal lionfish and petrifying pufferfish to creepy crested horn sharks and petrifying poison dart frogs. Other feature creatures include stingrays, anemones, … Continued

VISITORS INVITED TO TAKE STOCK AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

The annual stock-take takes place from Saturday, January 14th to Sunday, January 15th at Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium with their own version of a ‘fishy census!’ Throughout the weekend, staff at the Southsea aquarium are inviting visitors to volunteer to help spot and record the number of certain species including sharks, rays and seahorses. The … Continued

AQUARIUM DIVES IN TO SUPPORT CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY

A daring diver jumped head first into the waters of Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium to give some early support for Christmas Jumper Day. On Friday, December 16th Save the Children is inviting people everywhere to don their silliest festive knits and donate to help raise money for the charity. They’re hoping to harness the nation’s … Continued

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Younger visitors to Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to make their very own ‘star-fish’ Christmas tree decorations over the weekend (December 3rd-4th). There will be Christmas card and gift tag craft sessions along with fishy decoration-making taking place throughout both days in the Southsea attractions ‘craft corner’. Blue Reef Aquarium’s Hannah Butt said: … Continued

BLUE REEF CELEBRATES BEST OF BRIT-FISH

Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is holding a weekend of special talks, feeds and themed activities to celebrate the very best of Brit-fish (November 19th-20th). The Southsea attraction will be celebrating our brilliant British marine life and inviting visitors to find out all about the amazing sea life that lives on our doorstep. The aquarium will … Continued

MONSTERS WEEK AT THE BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

Visitors to Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to enjoy some extremely close encounters with a variety of creepy creatures, revolting reptiles and fearsome fish as part of a Halloween Half Term event. ‘Monsters Week’, which runs from Saturday, October 22nd until Sunday, October 30th features some of the natural world’s scariest critters including … Continued

Get Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth news and offers right to your inbox!