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Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

Address: Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
Phone Number: 01424 718 776
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Ranked #28 of 39 Attractions in Hastings
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Owner description: 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I went with my Husband to the Blue Reef aquarium and I have to say I was very disappointed. We went round quite quickly as there wasn't much to see. The octopus did not have enough room to move around and neither did the snakes. How can they have such large animals in small cages, I wanted to take the... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I took my boys here in half term and was astounded at the price of this place,considering the size of it..Its tiny there really isn't much to see Although the boys did like the sting rays That was the only thing they did enjoy I am afraid They did have the underwater tunnel however if you have a 7 yr... More

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Free to stay as long as required, good value. Coffee shop. Everything was reasonably priced. Will probably return.

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Rainham, null, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We visited with my 7y/o during half term. For 2 adults and 1 child it was £24.20 to get in. You do get a hand stamp so you can come and go during the day. The aquarium does have some good things to see such as puffer fish, sharks, rays, starfish, seahorses etc and also spiders and reptiles. However it... More

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Ramsgate
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a great place with a few different things to look at. Interesting and a lot of space so crowds aren't a problem. However, it is not a long lasting thing, we spent about 30 minutes in there max. It costs quite a lot for what you see but that may only be because we went as a group... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My family and I have been here a couple of times. Today, my teenage daughter and I visited. The cafe shut at 2pm although there were staff in the cafe who could have served us but we've been in there before and they serve the cheapest frozen food - pizza and chicken nuggets. The alternative was a bag of soft... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Visited during October half term with my husband and 5 year old daughter. Payed £7 to park next to the aquarium as I thought we would be in there for a few hours then spend some time in Hastings. So was disappointed when we managed to get round the aquarium within half an hour! Don't get me wrong the sea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Went in half term with daughter aged 10, she was a little disappointed due to being spoilt with previous visits to other aquariums as this is a little small, however we loved seeing the octopus and sharks are always a winner, the tanks are lovely and clean, the staff very friendly and the marine fish are stunning

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This place does need a makeover big time. Not very big, you could walk around in 15 mins. Next to the biggest car park in Hastings

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

This is quite a small place but I was very impressed. Staff are really helpful and informative, you get your hand stamped so you can come and go all day. Fish are feed at certain times and lots of interactive talks. octopuses plays with keeper, which was very interesting learnt lots about this creature. Would recommend.

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