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Blue Reef Aquarium, Hastings

Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3DW

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Blue Reef Aquarium, Hastings

About

Take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium. Enjoy incredibly close encounters with seahorses, native sharks, giant octopus and hundreds of amazing aquatic creatures. At the aquarium’s heart is a giant ocean display - walk through an underwater tunnel and come face to face with shoals of colourful fish.
Visit today and explore the Jungle Room housing exotic snakes and curious bearded dragons. Face your fears and get hands on with the reptiles during daily animal encounters.
Blue Reef also offers informative, entertaining talks and feeding displays throughout the day so there’s plenty to do during your visit
Book online to save 20% on your ticket at bluereefaquarium.co.uk/hastings
 
Discover Hastings three in one super saver ticket!
 
From April to November visit Blue Reef Aquarium, Smugglers Adventure AND Hastings Castle with the super saver ticket saving you 25%! Available to purchase on the door at any of the three locations and valid for seven days. T’s and C’s apply.

Super Saver Ticket Price List:

Adult £18.45;  Child £14.33;  Concession £16.69;  Family 4 - £61.80  Family 5 - £76.13

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£10.25 per ticket
10+ prebooked£5.95 per ticket
60+ years or student£9.00 per ticket
Child 3-13 yrs£7.95 per ticket
Disabled/Carer£7.50 per ticket
Family 2a + 2c£32.40 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      137
    • Very Good
      212
    • Average
      161
    • Poor
      71
    • Terrible
      48

    Recent Reviews:

    • peter m
      Cambridge, United Kingdom
      The Gentleman
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th October 2019
      This Aquarium is well worth a visit by all the Family. right on sea front. Large and small tanks with a variety of Sea creatures,includeing a Walk Through Tunnel so you can get the thrill of Large... Read full review
    • Hayley H
      Greater London, United Kingdom
      Good for a rainy day but quite small and not very interactive
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 20th October 2019
      Seems to be well kept but compared to other aquariums we have visited this is a lot less there and not much to interact with. We went off peak on a rainy day and it wasn’t busy at all, parking right... Read full review
    • kpmartin
      Small but kids liked it
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 30th October 2019
      We visited as part of the 3-in-1 ticket (with the Smugglers Caves and Castle). Kids liked it. It isn't massive but they had fun. You could extend it by going to different talks. There was also a... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Hastings. Exit station and follow Havelock Road to seafront, walk east (left) along the seafront for 0.5 miles. Look for  black net-huts and walk along Rock-a-Nore Road to Blue Reef on the right.

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Guide Dogs Permitted - Not in restaurant
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Ramp/Level Access
    • Wheelchair user accessible - For wheelchair users, please note there are seven steps up and down to the underwater tunnel.

    Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

    • French audio guide
    • German audio guide

    Catering

    • On-Site cafe/restaurant - On-Site cafe/restaurant - Small Coffee Shop serving drinks, hot and cold food ice cream and cakes.

    Establishment Features

    • Toilets

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge)

    Payment Methods

    • Approx length of visit - 01:00
    • Delta accepted
    • Groups Accepted - Groups of 30+ are advised to pre-book.
    • Maestro Accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Max group size - 100
    • Min group size - 10
    • Solo accepted
    • Special group rates
    • TIC Staff Admitted Free
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Preferences

    • Indoor Attraction
    • No Smoking Attraction

    Specialist Features

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families
    • Marketed towards student/youth

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Opening Times

    Early 2018 (1 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    2018 (30 Mar 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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