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Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is an award-winning tourist attraction located in the town of Newquay, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. The aquarium is home to a wide variety of marine life, including sharks, turtles, octopuses, seahorses, and colourful fish from all over the world. Visitors can learn about the animals through interactive exhibits, educational talks, and feeding sessions.

One of the highlights of Blue Reef is the giant ocean tank, which holds over 200,000 litres of water and is home to a diverse range of species, including stingrays, moray eels, and sharks. The aquarium also features a tropical reef zone, a seahorse nursery, and a rock pool exhibit, where visitors can get up close and personal with starfish, crabs, and other fascinating creatures.

The Company is committed to marine conservation and education. The aquarium participates in various research and conservation projects and hosts educational programs and workshops for schools and groups. With its stunning exhibits and commitment to conservation, The Aquarium is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the marine world.

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In our nursery exhibits, diverse species thrive in ideal conditions, featuring even captive-bred young clownfish. And that's just the beginning – we've achieved successful breeding of sharks, rays, pipefish, jellyfish, cuttlefish, and numerous others!

Ocean Tunnel

Experience an exclusive up-close view of our incredible creatures as you stroll safely through our meticulously crafted underwater realm. Immerse yourself in their habitats without a drop of water, a unique encounter with the underwater world they inhabit.

Warm Seas

Witness the vibrant hues illuminating our temperate waters. Encounter a spectrum from lively corals to tropical fish, a realm of exploration awaits. Delve into our caverns, explore bustling coral reefs alive with vibrancy. Encounter shoals and formidable marine personalities, both big and small.

Cold Seas

Explore our themed shipwreck, showcasing deep-sea species. Crustaceans inhabit crevices, incredible fish swim the deck! Catch the Giant Pacific Octopus, Earth's largest octopus. She lurks in solitude, attacking intruders. In the wild, they also choose solitary lives.

Tropical Rivers

From the tiniest caiman crocodile on Earth to the gleaming piranha, a collection of beloved creatures awaits your acquaintance in this section of the Aquarium. Observe the Archerfish as they skillfully spit at their prey to plunge them into the water, and enjoy spending moments with our playful terrapin turtles!

Cornish Waters

Submerge yourself beneath the water's surface and intimately encounter the inhabitants of our Cornish Waters. From crustaceans to sharks, a multitude of species awaits your discovery!

Opening Times

Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 6pm


Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU

Phone Number

01637 878134




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Ticket Price List

Standard (13+ years)(under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult)£13.25
Junior (3 – 12 years)(must be accompanied by an adult)£10.25
ChildChild under 3 yearsFree
Concession(65+ years, student & additional carers)£12.25
Family of 4(2 Standard & 2 Junior)£45.00
Friends Pack(4 Standard)£52.00

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Is there car parking?St Georges Road Car Park (TR7 1JS)
Can I bring my own food?Yes
Is there food and drink?Café
Is there a toilet?Yes
Can I take my dog?Assistance dogs only

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