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Blue Reef Aquarium Tynemouth

Open everyday from 10am.

11.00 - Rockpool Encounter

11.30 - Monkey Feed

12.00 - Seal Show

13.00 - Meet the Sea Lions (followed by photos)

14.00 - Otter Talk & Feed

14.30 - Rockpool Encounter

15.00 - Seal Show

    Blue Reef  

There's a world of underwater adventure waiting to be discovered at Blue Reef Aquarium, the ultimate undersea safari.

Be surrounded by the colourful inhabitants of a coral reef in a spectacular underwater tunnel.

Over 30 living displays bring the aquatic world to life.

With 12 talks and feeds every day including our amazing seal show, there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained all day.

Special events are programmed for each school holiday. Tickets can be bought online in advance with a 10% discount. 

Sit back and relax in the sea view Blue Reef Cafe where you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks, snacks and meals.  For younger families we have high chairs and a microwave for parental use.

The Blue Reef Gift Shop is filled with a wide range of marine-themed gifts, souvenirs, educational toys, postcards and posters. There is so much variety and items to suit every budget, so you can take home a lasting memory from your visit. 

For more information see or call 0191 258 1031

Birthday parties are also available:     

How to find us: we are right on the seafront above Longsands beach, address is Blue Reef Aquarium, Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, NE30 4JF. There is ample parking on our doorstep. Your ticket is valid all day so if you can visit us in the morning, have a picnic lunch on the beach then pop back for more talks and shows.  

We offer a fun and educational day out for school trips and workshops for groups. Please contact us for more information.     

Keep in touch with us via our social media pages:

Facebook: Blue Reef Aquarium

Instagram: bluereeftynemouth

Twitter: @BlueReefT


Grand Parade, Tynemouth, NE30 4JF

7.49 miles     0191 2581031    

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