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Blue Reef Aquarium, Hastings

Hastings

Type:Aquarium

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

Tel: 01424 718776

Fishy

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 where you can walk through an underwater tunnel and come face to face with shoals of colourful fish.

Visit today and explore our new Jungle Room housing exotic snakes and curious bearded dragons. Face your fears and get hands on with our reptiles in one of three 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.

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      126
    • Very Good
      198
    • Average
      153
    • Poor
      70
    • Terrible
      45

    Recent Reviews:

    • Stephen B
      Tonbridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Very enjoyable experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th February 2019
      Took our grandson here today and we enjoyed the experience. The young lady on the till was very entusiatic and helpful. Read full review
    • Whitefang_71
      Durham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Too expensive for what is there
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th February 2019
      Having been to many sea-life centres and similar,this place was a big let down as there wasn't much there for how much it cost to go in. Overall the place was just too small and they should charge... Read full review
    • Helen M
      Amazing Fish
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th March 2019
      A great place to spend an hour, and you can come back again with the same ticket that day! The range of fish and creatures are very interesting and some of them are so beautiful to watch floating... 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.

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