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Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

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Address: Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
Phone Number: 01424 718 776
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium. Enjoy incredibly...
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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Family visit to aquarium

Quiet when we visited (11am on an August Sunday in Carnival Week). Cafe was closed which was a shame but the aquarium was fairly quiet meaning we could take a good hour to go at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very interesting day out for all the family takes about 45 minutes of slow walking to go around lots of different fish and reptiles to look at

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Quiet when we visited (11am on an August Sunday in Carnival Week). Cafe was closed which was a shame but the aquarium was fairly quiet meaning we could take a good hour to go at our own pace. The usual rays and dogfish but some unusual species and exhibits such as terrapins, reptiles etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The price for entry is very high given the small size of the aquarium. We used Tesco Clubcard vouchers to pay and were glad we did or we would have felt ripped-off. The tanks are in good condition and fish look healthy but there aren't may rooms to see or information about the fish. Some tanks have fish in that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fantastic, i know nothing about fish nor do my family but we found it very interesting and calm after the hustle and bustle of the seafront. Staff were very friendly and keen to interact and chat. Nice and clean with a nice gift shop, A very pleasant hour spent.A little expensive for the time spent but felt it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The attraction itself was well done, and we watched a fascinating feeding of one of the fish which was very well explained by the staff. For the price though, it did not provide much entertainment (in terms of time to go around and see everything!)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

As the place we were staying in didn't have much going on it was good to visit here. Very expensive for such a tiny aquarium but very interesting nonetheless. Half way around my son needed the toilet so we had to go all the way outside to use the public toilets opposite the attraction which was annoying but you're allowed... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I went here with my dad when we was in bognor, it was not too far to get to and thought it looked good in the leaflet we had been given. The two guys serving where the only decent staff there, they knew how to have a laugh too! it was smaller than I imagined, the photos I had seen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Excellent timing meant we had enough space to really enjoy ourselves without blocking anybody else's view. Clean, well laid out displays, some very friendly Rays plus a walk through tunnel. Very busy staff who were friendly and helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The tunnel where you walk through allows all the fishy inhabitants to swim above you and gives an overall view of what's on offer .there is a hands on reptile area and has three or four times a day when children are given the opportunity to hold some of them.look out for money off offers ,ie the tourist information office... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Had a wonderful day out, my son loved watching all the fish, he really didn't know where to look next, and there is plenty of information at hand.

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Additional Information about Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

Address: Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
Phone Number: 01424 718 776
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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