News Pieces

Meet the Star-Fish!

Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is putting the spotlight on the real life heroes and heroines of the marine world as part of their ‘Star-Fish Bank Holiday Weekend’ from  Saturday May 4th – Monday, May 6th. Visitors will be able to come face to face with living characters from films like ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘Shark Tale’ and […]

Monkey Puzzles!

KEEPERS SET MONKEY PUZZLES FOR PERCEPTIVE PRIMATES A colony of New World monkeys at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium have been impressing keepers with their powers of deduction. Using a variation of the popular cup-and-ball game where magicians using sleight of hand to try and trick the onlooker, staff at the Tyneside attraction came up with their […]

Monkey Mayhem!

Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is celebrating the Easter holidays with ‘Monkey Mayhem’ – a series of monkey-themed events and activities. The award-winning North Tyneside attraction is home to a colony of miniature New World monkeys including marmosets and tamarins as part of their Amazing Amazon feature. In addition to daily monkey feeds and question and […]

Marine Mums!

Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is paying tribute to some of the marine world’s most magnificent mums this weekend (March 9th – 10th). The event is part of the North Tyneside attraction’s Mother’s Day celebrations and, to coincide with the occasion, the aquarium’s freshwater convict cichlids have given birth to dozens of babies. Both mum and […]

NEW Marine Rescue Centre …

Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium in partnership with the animal charity Pawz For Thought is creating a major new rescue centre to provide emergency care for stranded seal pups and other marine life. The new Marine Rescue Centre, which is due to open next month, will provide a purpose-built rescue facility for sick, injured and abandoned […]

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