Blue Reef Aquarium
Dive into a breathtaking 3D underwater world and be transported below the ocean's surface to watch some of the planet's fascinating creatures. Discover fantastic creatures that live in our seas and oceans. Take an undersea tour, from the British coastline to faraway tropical reefs.
Visit the Aquarium's Newquay website
What makes it special
- Interactive educational experience
- Over 40 naturally themed habitats
- Directly below Newquay Town Centre
Open every day: 10am - 6pm (Last admission - 5pm)
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