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Happy New Year from Blue Reef!

A very happy new year from the Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings Team! We hope you’ve coped with everything that 2020 has thrown at you and wish you a warm and wonderful 2021 – you deserve it! The thousands of animals at Blue Reef are, of course, blissfully happy and oblivious to everything that’s been happening … Continued

Our Re-opening has been delayed

UPDATED Thursday 26th of May: Due to matters beyond our control, we have had to postpone our scheduled reopening this weekend and will now be reopening sometime the following week (week commencing 24th of May). We’ll let you know exactly when once we’re able to. Apologies for any inconvenience called. It’s been a long and … Continued

Love is in the air in our Clownfish Tank

We don’t know whether it’s down to the effects of lockdown but our Clownfish pair at Blue Reef Hastings have seemingly laid some eggs! Clownfish have a number of fascinating methods when it comes to rearing their young and the Aquarist team are keeping a very excited eye on things to see how they progress. … Continued

Lights, Camera, Aquarium!

Read all about it! Big news for the Aquarium over Lockdown! A huge restoration project, an internet webseries and lots lots more….

The Blue Planet Effect & the Plastic Problem

Junior Aquarist, Rebecca Hansell, revisits the BBC’S groundbreaking documentary series ‘Blue Planet II’. What effect has this programme had on worldwide attitudes towards plastic pollution? And what challenges do we face to protect our oceans?

Third Temporary Closure for Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

As of Saturday 19th of December 2020, Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings will sadly close its doors once again in response to Hastings and Rother being put into tier 3. Like all indoor entertainment venues in tier 3, we will be closed to the public in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across … Continued

Blue Reef is Re-Opening!

We are delighted to announce that Blue Reef is BACK. As of Wednesday 2nd of December, 2020 we will be re-opening our doors again, as safely as possible, to all of our wonderful visitors. What’s new at Blue Reef Aquarium? Being home to thousands of animals, working life hasn’t stopped for the Blue Reef Team. … Continued

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