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Blue Reef Aquarium


Situated on the sea front at Tynemouth, Blue Reef Aquarium is the perfect attraction for when the rain ruins your trip to the beach!

Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of incredible aquatic creatures! Come face to face with everything from adorable seals and otters to clownfish, seahorses and graceful stingrays. Meet the monkeys and reptiles in the stunning Amazonian feature!

A full programme of entertaining talks and feeding displays take place throughout the day including the amazing seal show.

Tickets are valid all day, so get down to Blue Reef for the ultimate undersea safari.

Opening Times

Blue Reef Aquarium (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Last Admission Monday to Friday: 4pm

Last Admission Weekend and School Holidays: 5pm



Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession (60+)£9.95 per ticket type
Disabled Adult - Includes 1 free carer£10.95 per ticket type
Disabled Concession - Includes 1 free carer£9.95 per ticket type
Disabled Junior - Includes 1 free carer£8.50 per ticket type
Family of 4 (2 Adults + 2 Children)£37.90 per ticket type
Family of 5 (2 Adults + 3 Children)£46.15 per person per day
Junior (3-12)£8.50 per ticket type
Standard£10.95 per ticket type

** Book online to save 10%

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Restaurant and cafe, hot and cold food, 50-75 people.
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - None
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


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