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Love is in the Water…

February 13, 2018

It is the time of year when we all celebrate our loved ones and our animals here are no different. Here are some of our most romantic Aquarium creatures: Indra and Gizmo Have you met our adorable pair of otters? Indra and Gizmo spend all of their time together, and although they occasionally fight, they […]

Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks Catering Assistant

February 5, 2018

Permanent position – variable hours Salary complies with NMW/ NLW Are you passionate about food? Do you want to show your creative flair for food presentation as well as offering excellent service? If you would like to contribute to making the overall guest experience a positive one then our award winning Blue Reef aquarium, located […]

Kid for a £quid is back!

January 24, 2018

Our flash sale has now finished, see you all in half term for an undersea safari. If you missed out don’t worry, you can still buy discounted tickets online. Not only that, but we have some amazing activities planed for you to enjoy! Join us on our undersea safari all half term!

Undersea Safari – February Half Term (10th – 18th February)

January 18, 2018

Take a walk on the wildside this half term as Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth are taking you on Safari! From the 10th to the 18th of February, you are invited to join the safari adventure. The amazing tour guides will take you on a safari visiting amazing creatures from around the world. Can you […]

Plastic Free Coastlines – Tynemouth

January 18, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have joined Surfers Against Sewage in their Plastic Free Coastlines campaign. Surfers against Sewage are encouraging businesses to use less plastic with the ultimate goal to make our coastline plastic free. Tynemouth is the latest town hoping to achieve the ‘Plastic Free’ status with many businesses pledging to […]

Visitor Services Volunteer Scheme

January 4, 2018

We are looking for people to join the Visitor Services Volunteer Scheme at Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth. We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic people that have spare time available and would like to help out at Blue Reef Aquarium. You will meet new people and learn new skills through working with a whole host […]

Discounted entry in exchange for your old towels!

December 22, 2017

As it is the season of giving, staff and volunteers who run the marine rescue centre at Blue Reef Tynemouth are asking for your help. Donations of towels are urgently needed to help get the sick and injured seals back to full health. The rescue centre at Blue Reef as been full since November, with […]

Seal missing from the Farne Islands recovering at Blue Reef Tynemouth

November 26, 2017

Every winter hundreds of Grey Seal pups are born on the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. These adorable little pups are born with a thick coat of white fur and normally stay with their mother on the islands for up to a month. Last week the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) rescued […]

Grey Seal Pupping Season Starts At Blue Reef Tynemouth’s Marine Rescue Centre

November 21, 2017

It’s grey seal pupping season and unfortunately that means that some of these pups will be coming into some danger. That is where the Marine Rescue Team at Blue Reef Aquarium comes into play. Grey seals give birth between September and December and can be spotted all around the coast of the UK; young pups […]

Introducing Ant and Dec, the cheeky baby monkeys…

October 28, 2017

We have  recently welcomed two new arrivals, a pair of twin baby marmosets. These adorable baby monkeys were born here earlier in October to parents Miko and Minnie. When it came to naming the twins we opened it up to members of the public who had some brilliant suggestions. After careful deliberation there could only be one winner, […]