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Seal Pup Rescue

This summer, Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth have taken in two young seal pups to their Marine Rescue Centre. Both pups were brought in to Blue Reef from beaches in the North East and were suffering from injuries to their face. After a few months of treatment and plenty of fish, both seals were well […]

Toddler Tuesday – Every Tuesday – £3 OFF Per Person

Join us every Tuesday in term time for Toddler Tuesdays. Bring along your little ones and save £3 per person on admission and under 3’s go free. We have lots of fun activities, you and your little ones can meet reptiles, seals and even touch a starfish. All in a safe and comfortable environment, perfect […]

5 Clever Fish Species That Use Camouflage to Survive in the Ocean

It would be pretty great to be able to use camouflage to protect ourselves and get out of some sticky situations, wouldn’t it? Whilst camouflage is often featured in movies, books, and television shows, such as the Indominus Rex in Jurassic World and the Invisible Woman in Fantastic 4, there’s also a fair few animals […]

Rescued Seals at Blue Reef Tynemouth

We currently have two special visitors to the aquarium, a pair of harbour seals, both rescued from the North East’s beaches. The first, a male, named Chester who is around 6 weeks old was brought in by the RSPCA from a beach in North Yorkshire. He was underweight and had swelling to his mouth caused by […]

7 Things You Need to Know About Rays

Rays (Batoidea) have existed for around 150 million years, and their venom remains deadly even after it leaves their bodies – although they mainly use this to defend themselves. But, that’s not the only thing that’s incredible about rays. Find out more facts about these wonderful creatures. They’ve Got Super-Senses Think sharks are the most […]

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