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 £21.38
Junior (Aged 3-12)  £16.88
Concession (Senior 65+ & Student) £19.88
Family of 4 (2 x Standard + 2 x Junior)        £72.00

                                           

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£12.50 per ticket
Concession (Senor 65+ & Student)£11.50 per ticket
Family of 4 (2 x Adults & 2 x Junior)£42.00 per ticket
Junior (3-12 yrs, must be accompanied by an adult)£9.50 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 £21.38 | Junior (Aged 3-12) £16.88 | Concession (Senior 65+ & Student) £19.88 | Family of 4 (2 x Standard + 2 x Junior) £72.00.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • MJWMAN
      Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Worth a visit but not cheap.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 28th August 2021
      An excellent aquarium. We were in Hastings for the day with our daughter and 4 year old grandson. He loves aquariums so we were going in whatever. I was not cheap at £42 for the four of us but there... Read full review
    • KellyT79
      London, United Kingdom
      Nice but not cheap
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 4th September 2021
      Enjoyable aquarium with some nice displays. It is only small though and doesn't take that long to go round, so could work out quite expensive for families. Read full review
    • Vampirebite2
      Lincoln, United Kingdom
      Ok but very expensive
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th September 2021
      Worth a visit but not a cheap activity, 3 of us were seniors but it was only a £1 discount £11.50 and £12.50 for my sister. It is very small and doesn’t take long to go round, never saw the octopus... 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 - 17:00
    Bank HolidayOpen

    * General Opening Text

    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

      More offers like this - 1066 Discount Card

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    Awards

    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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