Aquarium News & Events

Work Experience Placements

Work Experience Placements Interested in a career working with animals? Our work experience placements could be for you. Take a look at our Work Experience Placement Booklet to gain an idea of what to expect from a placement with us. If you would like to apply you can download an application form. Who are we looking […]

Love is in the Water…

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 […]

Ghost Fishing Gear

Ghost Fishing Gear Have you heard of ghost fishing gear? We aren’t talking about Casper taking up angling! Ghost fishing gear is what happens when commercial fishing gear is lost or discarded.   So what is the big deal? This discarded fishing gear can cause serious problems for marine animals. Fish get caught in nets […]

Sense-ational Tours (16 – 24 February 2019)

Sense-ational Tours 16 – 24 February 2019 Take a tour of Blue Reef Tynemouth, like no other. This half term we are guiding you around the aquarium, with your senses! What does a starfish feel like? Why do otters smell? Can animals hear underwater? What do our animals eat? And what does this taste like? […]

A Master of Disguise is coming to Tynemouth

A Master of Disguise is coming to Tynemouth We have some very special new additions coming to Blue Reef Tynemouth. We have some amazing new arrivals coming this weekend. Come along and meet our new Cuttlefish. These amazing animals are closely related to octopus and squid and share some of their spectacular traits. Master of […]

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