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Blue Reef Aquarium

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Visited on a Monday, To pay I used Tesco Vouchers, cost in vouchers was £7 for 2 Adults, if you pay... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
517dave
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Ok needs an update

We went with my friends family with young children, the place was dirty and need updating however... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rachael G
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Take the ultimate undersea safari at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth. Enjoy close encounters with everything from tropical sharks to fascinating frogs and adorable otters!
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Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth PO5 3PB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for my daughters birthday. The Aquarium is relatively small but there is a decent range of displays and information available to read. Outside play area also near the end so little ones can let off some steam. It is a little pricey for what...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday, To pay I used Tesco Vouchers, cost in vouchers was £7 for 2 Adults, if you pay on door £22, expensive for what you see spent about 30 mins there, no other people looking apart from us, reduce prices more people...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so excited to visit the aquarium after hearing so much about it from friends, and I was not disappointed! The lad at reception was lovely and very polite. All the fish looked super happy and well looked after and Rob the aquarist was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gracieeva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is simply an amazing place to visit & was a highlight of our trip :) Whilst there we got to see the otters being fed & I even made friends with a turtle ! The only downside to our trip was the adjacent cafe...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ruffec01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a recent day trip from Selsey where we were on holiday and I have to say it was amazing! We'd been here previously and this time was better. We were able to take our time to walk around and managed to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very disappointing it was dark and dingy you were un able to read the facts on the wall due to the darkness, you spent more time paying then took to walk round it, there was no otters, fish looked un happy due to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good range of animals. Enclosures were very clean and well kept. Staff were very friendly. Only complaint was the cafe. Lovely coffee but scones were stale ): shame really

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasantly surprised by many of the exhibits. Some of the most colourful underwater creatures we have ever seen & trust me, we have visited many over the years. Especially liked the seahorses and mini-crabs/lobsters, quite entertaining! Long gaps between Talk Times would be my...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TonyT49er
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with my friends family with young children, the place was dirty and need updating however the man that does the talks was great and really informative

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not worth the cost as was very short and sweet, shame its not a bit bigger with more to see....we wnt through 5 times though so this filled the time. My son really likes aquariums so he was happy

Date of experience: April 2019
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katealin
September 30, 2017|
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Response from futtock21 | Reviewed this property |
Aspro Parks, Oquendo 23, 2a Planta (that's second floor to you or I) 28006 Madrid, Espana.
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ClaireH3561
July 5, 2016|
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Response from BlueReefPortsmouth01 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes these answers are all correct, we are wheelchair accessible. The only tank where there are steps is our Stingray tank, however this tank is also accessible from ground level. Thanks Blue Reef Team
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chrisc0le
June 19, 2016|
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Response from missnikkikrista | Reviewed this property |
There is a small covered area outside, it's right by the sea so if it windy it can be rather chilly! There is a cafe next door, which i think they own, so they may not be lee on you bringing your own food. However, there are... More
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