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Blue Reef Aquarium

#18 of 60 things to do in Newquay Features Animals
Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU, England
+44 1637 878134
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Interesting creatures

We visited Blue Reef with Tesco "Day Out" tokens, and on that basis the aquarium was definitely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Worcester, United Kingdom
A must see

This small but surprising Aquarium is full of hidden gems, the keepers are amazing and will stop to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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“octopus” (100 reviews)
“sea life” (74 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU, England
+44 1637 878134

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Blue Reef with Tesco "Day Out" tokens, and on that basis the aquarium was definitely worth a visit. Otherwise it was somewhat expensive for a visit that would occupy no more than an hour. There were many points of interest in the aquatic...More

Thank mikeworcester2017
Reviewed yesterday

This small but surprising Aquarium is full of hidden gems, the keepers are amazing and will stop to talk for a min if you ask them something, you have to see the shark feeding and the octopus feeding it's an eye opener. In all a...More

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was utterly disappointed with our trip to the Blue Reef Aquarium. My wife and I went to the aquarium with our 1 year old son, who loves fish. There is firstly no parking at the venue, which is poorly sign posted around Newquay. We...More

Thank billymcdafthead2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really impressed! Good prices, lots of species and activities. Prices were quite expensive in the cafe though. Recommended.

Thank starri2186
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with my husband and 2 daughters aged 1 and 4. Really enjoyed our visit, lots of interesting fish, enjoyed the viewing tunnel with the ray and small sharks, wasn't too expensive £23.50 when we used the money off vouchers in the tourist leaflet/book.

Thank LisaAnn W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This aquarium has a large range of marine life but the star is the giant octopus.Not as big as it sounds but displays so well and visually stunning.

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited a lot of aquariums and generally the price is the same across the board - but this isn't the biggest and so felt a little to expensive (and we used money off vouchers) Everything was clean and well maintained, it was just a...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium was quite small compared to others in the U.K. The beginning felt a bit like we were in a pet shop just looking at fish in their tanks. It wasn't until we got a bit further in and started seeing other animals such...More

Thank Jasmine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited blue reef aquarium this week whilst holidaying in Newquay as the weather was not great. Although the aquarium is fairly small, there are plenty of things to see, lots of information about the species that are living at the aquarium. The car park...More

Thank Lhar88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

for a attraction and the price it is very small, but has a extensive array of beautiful underwater animals, the keeper wasent as knowledgeable as I would have thought and intact answered my questions talking about a diffrent animal, couldn't hear anything during the shark...More

Thank homeyd1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Marge O
Are dogs admitted
23 June 2016|
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Response from BlueReefNewquay | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs allowed, as we are an animal attraction and this is prohibited under our licencing.
How far is it from the marina hotel
3 March 2016|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Looking at the location of your hotel a bus ride in to the centre of Newquay and a 5 minute walk towards Towan beach. Sorry for the delay in answering. Kind regards Bob