Aquarium News & Events

Business Open as Usual

Maintenance works will be taking place over the next number of weeks. We are open daily during this time. Please check social media for more updates.

Job Vacancy – Catering Assistant

Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks a Catering Assistant. Part time, variable hours. About Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth Our award winning Blue Reef aquarium, located on the North East coast is home to an array of animals in over 40 naturally themed exhibits from around the world from the British coast, the Mediterranean, coral reef […]

North Sea Heroes Event

Close your eyes and picture a shark, a ray and a seal in their natural habitat. You’re probably thinking somewhere pretty exotic. Or very cold. Or far, far away. Now picture your doorstep. Because in fact, that’s where you can find all three! Amazingly, they all live off the North East coast, just a few […]

5 Reasons Cotton-Top Tamarins are Endangered

5 Reasons Cotton-Top Tamarins are Endangered The tiny cotton-top tamarin is one of the smallest primates in the world. At 30cm tall (plus a bit extra for their tales) these furry-headed monkeys are about the size of a small squirrel you might find in your garden. But unlike the squirrels in your garden, the cotton-top […]

Goodbye to Indra and Gizmo

It is with a heavy heart we are saying goodbye to our otters. Indra and Gizmo, our Asian Short Clawed Otters are moving to Ardmore mini Zoo in Ireland. Gizmo was born here in 2005 and was joined by Indra in 2014. The pair have been inseparable ever since. Although we will all miss them, […]

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