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Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay

#4 of 10 in Zoos & Aquariums in Cornwall
Aquarium · Zoo
Tunnels cut through a shark and tropical fish tank at Blue Reef Aquarium.Swim alongside predators or visit the Tropical Shark Lagoon, a mangrove habitat with a variety of ray and shark species offering close-up views from above and below the tank. Check out the 1.2 m (4 ft) polychaete worm that ravaged the coral reef aquariums until it was trapped and given its own tank. By using our Newquay trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Blue Reef Aquarium and other attractions in Newquay.
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  • We went here with my family. We were in and out in 15 mins. I wouldn’t bother tbh. It really wasn’t worth it, and could have used our money some place better. There wasn’t much to see, and it’s...  more »
  • I love sea life creatures and was looking forward to this, the queue went down quickly, the experience took under an hour to do, it isn’t a big place but enjoyed it was just expecting a little more.  more »
  • Very good displays with some open topped displays to allow the watching of fish from above. There is a good selection of species, including lion fish, sea horses, sharks, and many tropical species along with local species. Too much to list really, and the building was not a large as expected, so it is well set out. An enjoyable visit and recommend if you're visiting Newquay.
  • It's quite small but there is a surprising amount to see. There's a sweet octopus(I love octopuses, me) and a tunnel with sharks and a sea turtle. You can pop back in all day once you have a ticket too so you can check out the talks and feedings.
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