Festival of Fishes

Summer event from 24th July to 3rd September Make a splash this summer and join Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth for our Festival of Fishes! Dive in to the crazy and colourful aquatic world, where you can learn all about fish families, marine mysteries and homely habitats! PLUS – each weekend has its own theme, so … Continued

Armed Forces Weekend 29th & 30th June

To thank you for your service, Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth is offering free admission to all services personnel. Join us for Armed Forces weekend (29th & 30th June 2019) with your services ID to gain free admission, and up to £12 off the admission price for your accompanying guests. We thank you for your service … Continued

Claws Week 25th May – 2nd June 2019

Claws Week 25th May – 2nd June 2019 Join in the fun at Blue Reef Aquarium for Claws Week during May half term! From comical Hermit Crabs to fiery Shrimp, Claws Week offers fascinating insight into the incredible world of Crustaceans. Pinch a Crustacean Quiz and enter our prize draw, or Meet the Moults in … Continued

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


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


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


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

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