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Guidebook – Only £2

Our new and improved guidebook is an excellent accompaniment to your visit. The guidebook takes your through our 17 themed zones with amazing facts to interest the whole family. Pull out our activity book to keep the kids entertained all day. We take you behind the scenes at the aquarium and show you a day […]

Plastic Free Coastlines – Tynemouth

We are delighted to announce that we have joined Surfers Against Sewage in their Plastic Free Coastlines campaign. Surfers against Sewage are encouraging businesses to use less plastic with the ultimate goal to make our coastline plastic free. Tynemouth is the latest town hoping to achieve the ‘Plastic Free’ status with many businesses pledging to […]

Seal missing from the Farne Islands recovering at Blue Reef Tynemouth

Every winter hundreds of Grey Seal pups are born on the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. These adorable little pups are born with a thick coat of white fur and normally stay with their mother on the islands for up to a month. Last week the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) rescued […]

Grey Seal Pupping Season Starts At Blue Reef Tynemouth’s Marine Rescue Centre

It’s grey seal pupping season and unfortunately that means that some of these pups will be coming into some danger. That is where the Marine Rescue Team at Blue Reef Aquarium comes into play. Grey seals give birth between September and December and can be spotted all around the coast of the UK; young pups […]

Seal Pup Rescue

This summer, Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth have taken in two young seal pups to their Marine Rescue Centre. Both pups were brought in to Blue Reef from beaches in the North East and were suffering from injuries to their face. After a few months of treatment and plenty of fish, both seals were well […]