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Flashlight Fish have arrived at Blue Reef Tynemouth

May 15, 2018

We have some mysterious new arrivals at Blue Reef Tynemouth… Deep down in the pacific ocean live flashlight fish. These amazing creatures live in complete darkness and can only been seen by their glowing cheeks. The Flashlight fish is characterized by two bean shaped torch-like organs under its eyes containing bio-luminescent bacteria, which the fish […]

Kid for a Squid is back this half term…

May 11, 2018

This half term we are bringing back Kid’s tickets for £1. Book online between Wednesday 23rd and Sunday 27th May to get a child’s ticket for just £1! That is a whole lot of fish, mammals and reptiles for £1! As well as this amazing deal we are whisking you away to the tropical seas […]

10 Devastating Facts About Ocean Pollution

May 4, 2018

The ocean is one of the most expansive and diverse places on earth. It’s one of our most valuable natural resources and it’s where 230,000 marine species call home. Unfortunately, despite its powerful expanses, the sea is not invincible – it’s being threatened by pollution from people on land, as well as by natural causes. […]

Sharks lay eggs in time for Easter

March 30, 2018

Easter is not just for chicks and lambs; it is also for fish and sharks. This Easter staff at Blue Reef Aquarium were thrilled to see that their Lesser Spotted Dog Fish were laying eggs. The dogfish are a type of shark which are native to our local waters and can be found in the […]

Trio of Seals Released back into the wild

March 12, 2018

This week three grey seal pups have been released back into the wild from the rescue centre at Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth. The three seals have spent the winter recovering from injuries in the purpose built rescue centre in Tynemouth. They all came in from beaches around the North East after calls from concerned […]

Guidebook – Only £2

February 26, 2018

Our new and improved guidebook is an excellent accompaniment to your visit. The guidebook takes your through our 17 themed zones with amazing facts to interest the whole family. Pull out our activity book to keep the kids entertained all day. We take you behind the scenes at the aquarium and show you a day […]

Hawaii H20 (26th May – 3rd June 2018)

February 22, 2018

Things are heating up this half term as we explore the tropical waters of the pacific. We are talking you away from the cold British weather and whisking you away to warmer seas. Learn all about the fish and mammals who live in these tropical waters. Meet our tropical Rockpool creatures and learn about who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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