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  • Monday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sunday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM


Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth is a premier educational resource for schools in the area. Our school visits offer a fun and educational day out for pupils, taking them on a journey to explore the diversity of marine life from the British coast to the Mediterranean and beyond.

Customizable presentations and pre-familiarization visits for teachers ensure that our program meets the specific needs and interests of your pupils. Our all-weather visits allow pupils to learn about and discover a wide range of sea creatures, including rays, eels, seahorses, and tropical fish. With over 40 living displays of these fascinating creatures, there are plenty of opportunities for learning and discovery.

Not only will your pupils have the opportunity to learn about and discover a wide range of sea creatures, but they will also have the chance to learn about the importance of marine conservation. Our aquarium is dedicated to promoting the conservation of marine life and the protection of the world’s oceans. We believe that it is important for people to understand the role that they can play in protecting and preserving the marine environment for future generations.

Discounted rates are available for Primary school groups of 15 or more paying people. Children under 3 years old are admitted for free and one adult is admitted free with every 5 paying children*

Education Group Child – Peak (May to Aug) £7.00

Education Group Child – Off Peak (Sep to Apr) £6.75

Education Group Adult £13.05

Each trip includes a free presentation of your choice, all our presentations are 25 minutes long and take place in a private room. 

Sharks and Rays

This 25-minute talk will take you on a whistle-stop tour of the amazing world of Elasmobranchs. The group will discover what makes these interesting fish special and why we should protect them


Undersea creatures hide from their predators and hide from their prey! In this talk, the group will learn about the fantastic world of undersea camouflage and the many different tactics sea creatures use.

Eco Awareness

This talk focuses on the different ways humans are impacting our planet both at home and en mass. Groups will discover how the simplest choices can make the world a better place and help our undersea friends

Habitats & Adaptations

Focussing on local British seashore animals this talk will introduce the group to the world of habitats and how even the simple starfish or crab has evolved adaptations to suit their environment.

We understand that organizing a school trip can be a daunting task, but we are here to help make the process as smooth and hassle-free as possible. Contact us today at 02392 875222 or email us to learn more about customizing your school trip. We look forward to welcoming you and your pupils to Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth and providing a fun and educational experience that they will never forget.

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