Blue Reef Aquarium
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- Getting Here
Portsmouth’s award-winning Blue Reef Aquarium offers visitors a dazzling undersea safari through the oceans of the world. With over 45 living displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep, from tropical sharks and stingrays to giant lobsters and elegant seahorses. Explore the drama of the British coast, the underwater gardens of the Mediterranean and the dazzling beauty of a spectacular coral reef. At the aquarium’s heart is the giant ocean tank where an underwater tunnel offers incredibly close encounters with puffer fish, triggerfish and hundreds of vibrant tropical fish amid the beauty of a recreated coral reef.
- Café Onsite
- Child Friendly
- Disabled Access
- Rainy Day
|Season Running Dates||Opening Times|
|01 January - 24 December||10:00 - 17:00 (during school holidays, attraction closes at 18:00)|
|26 December - 31 December||10:00 - 17:00 (during school holidays, attraction closes at 18:00)|
|Closed Dates||Christmas Day|
|Adult (16+)||Child (5-15 yrs)*|
* children aged 3 & 4 years may be asked to pay an entrance fee at the attraction
Looking for a great day out with the family? Purchase our great value discounted all-inclusive travel and attraction tickets and fly over from Ryde in just 10 minutes and enjoy the short seafront walk to the aquarium. The all-inclusive ticket includes day return on the hovercraft and entrance to Blue Reef Aquarium.
Portsmouth’s award-winning Blue Reef Aquarium offers visitors a dazzling undersea safari through the oceans of the world.
Purchase our great value discounted all-inclusive travel and attraction ticket!
Available from our Ryde terminal and now online!
If you have an e-ticket, please remember to have the ticket 'stamped' at our Ryde terminal before travelling across for free entrance to Blue Reef Aquarium.
10 minutes walk on Clarence Esplanade (half hourly Mon-Sat, hourly Sun)