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Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Aquariums

Attraction Information

Situated on Towan Beach in Newquay this underwater adventure takes you on a journey from local waters to the more exotic over 40 different displays. The largest animal swimming in these waters is the black tip reef shark, which can grow to almost 2 metres in length. See them, along with loggerhead turtles and colourful fish, swim above your head as you walk through the ocean tunnel.

With three hearts, blue blood and a brain shaped like a donut the giant pacific octopus wins the prize for the most unique animal on display, whereas you’ll be dazzled by the pulsating coral and the reef fish that dart, like lightening, around it. There’s a lot more to see on the native sandy seabed’s than you might think. Watch native sharks, ray fish and dogfish swim around each other. Finally keep your fingers and toes away from the claws of the crabs, lobsters and shrimps!

Stay dry while exploring the ocean!

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £11.30
Kids (3-12): £8.75
Concessions: £10.25
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £39.10
Family (2 adults, 3 kids): £47.60
Under 3's: free

Travel & Contact Information


Towan Promenade, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DU, England

Phone number

01637 878134



Click here to visit Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

The closest car parks are St Georges Road Car Park (TR7 1JS) and Manor Road Car Park (TR7 1RA).

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No dogs allowed

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