Aquarium News & Events

Discounted entry in exchange for your old towels!

As it is the season of giving, staff and volunteers who run the marine rescue centre at Blue Reef Tynemouth are asking for your help. Donations of towels are urgently needed to help get the sick and injured seals back to full health. The rescue centre at Blue Reef as been full since November, with […]

Seal missing from the Farne Islands recovering at Blue Reef Tynemouth

Every winter hundreds of Grey Seal pups are born on the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. These adorable little pups are born with a thick coat of white fur and normally stay with their mother on the islands for up to a month. Last week the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) rescued […]

Grey Seal Pupping Season Starts At Blue Reef Tynemouth’s Marine Rescue Centre

It’s grey seal pupping season and unfortunately that means that some of these pups will be coming into some danger. That is where the Marine Rescue Team at Blue Reef Aquarium comes into play. Grey seals give birth between September and December and can be spotted all around the coast of the UK; young pups […]

Introducing Ant and Dec, the cheeky baby monkeys…

We have  recently welcomed two new arrivals, a pair of twin baby marmosets. These adorable baby monkeys were born here earlier in October to parents Miko and Minnie. When it came to naming the twins we opened it up to members of the public who had some brilliant suggestions. After careful deliberation there could only be one winner, […]

Adorable new arrivals!

It is celebrations all around here at Blue Reef Tynemouth as we welcome two adorable new faces. A pair of common marmosets were born earlier this month, to proud parents Minnie and Miko. These cute new twins are smaller then your hand and are slowly developing their own personalities. These tiny monkeys are native to the […]

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