Hastings Aquarium

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

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Hastings Aquarium

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Located in the heart of Hastings Old Town, Hastings Aquarium is home to over 3500 incredible aquatic animals and reptiles. Embark on an amazing underwater safari exploring the hidden mysteries of our own native waters before dipping beneath the teeming freshwater rivers of South East Asia and the faraway ocean reefs of the South Pacific. Along the way, you’ll meet seahorses, pufferfish, turtles and tropical sharks; not to mention Baxter, the Giant Pacific Octopus! Hastings Aquarium is also home to a host of snakes, spiders, lizards and much more in its tropical Jungle Room as well as a shoal of deadly sea creatures in the terrifying Lethal Reef tank. Offering scheduled talks and feeds with its team of Aquarist Experts, animal handling sessions and a gigantic ocean tank complete with underwater walkthrough tunnel, Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings is the perfect family destination.​​​​​

 

3-in-1 Combi Tickets
To buy your 3-in-1 Super Saver Ticket for Hastings Aquarium, Smugglers Adventure & Hastings Castle simply go to the attraction you want to see first and purchase it there. You then have 7 days to see the other two attractions. Not currently available to purchase online.

Standard £21.94
Junior (Aged 3-12)  £17.25
Concession (Senior 65+ & Student) £20.44
Family of 4 (2 x Standard + 2 x Junior)        £73.88

                                           

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£12.75 per ticket
Concession (Senor 65+ & Student)£11.75 per ticket
Family of 4 (2 x Adults & 2 x Junior)£43.00 per ticket
Junior (3-12 yrs, must be accompanied by an adult)£9.75 per ticket

Under 3's go free.

3-in-1 Combi Tickets
To buy your 3-in-1 Super Saver Ticket for Hastings Aquarium, Smugglers Adventure & Hastings Castle simply go to the attraction you want to see first and purchase it there. You then have 7 days to see the other two attractions. Not currently available to purchase online.
Standard £21.94 | Junior (Aged 3-12) £17.25 | Concession (Senior 65+ & Student) £20.44 | Family of 4 (2 x Standard + 2 x Junior) £73.88.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • billywhizzkid
      Banbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Ok but very short experience.
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 2nd September 2022
      Rated it 3 out of 5 because we used Tesco Clubcard vouchers, otherwise it would be two. Bit overpriced and doesn't take long to get round but what we saw was good but could do with more variety Read full review
    • BiancaD15
      Beckenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Short but sweet
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 5th September 2022
      We visited with our 17month old on Friday afternoon. The ticket price seems high for such small facilities as we was done within 40mins but you can use them all day. There is a small walk through... Read full review
    • cartman802
      London
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Very disappointing and we wouldn’t recommend it.
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 16th September 2022
      We had high expectations for this but found it small and dated, a lot of the tanks were small, especially the one with the large turtle in,. All in all quite disappointing.. 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

    2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
    Bank HolidayOpen

    * Last admission 4pm.

    Video

    • Blue Reef Aquarium

    Special Offers

    • Save 10% (per person, up to 6 people per card. Excludes vouchers & group bookings).Full details here: www.towncitycards.com

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    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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