Bodmin Moor
North Cornwall
Atlantic Coast
South Cornwall
The Lizard Peninsula
Roseland Peninsula
South East Cornwall
Cornish Riviera
Isles of Scilly
Legends Of Arthur
Cornish Language
Pirates, Smugglers
and Wreckers

Atlantic Coast
Barbara Hepworth

Bedruthan Steps
Blue Reef Aquarium
Bodrifty Iron Age

Carn Brea Castle
Castle an Dinas
Chapel Porth
Giant's Quoit
Godrevy Head
Gurnard's Head
Holywell Bay
Japanese Garden
Mawgan Porth
Navax Point
Paradise Park
Pentire Point
St. Agnes
St. Columb Major
St. Ives
St. Mawgan
St. Newlyn East
St. Piran's Round
Tehidy Country Park
Trevelgue Head
Watergate Bay
West Pentire
Zennor Quoit

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay

Blue Reef Aquarium, NewquayThe Blue Reef Aquarium at the coastal resort of Newquay is situated on Towan Beach.

The Blue Reef is one of an exciting new generation of aquarium attractions designed to inspire deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

Visitors will be amazed by the local marine species from the Cornish coast and hundreds of tropical species to be seen in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel where a spectacular coral reef housed within a giant ocean display.

Over 40 naturally themed habitats take visitors on a fantastic journey from Cornish waters to exotic seas. Come face to face with freshwater turtles, watch pulsating jellyfish and meet amazing pufferfish.

Blue Reef Aquarium, NewquayAt the Aquarium's heart is the ocean tank where an underwater tunnel offers incredible views of giant Loggerhead turtle, reef sharks and shoals of colourful fish.

Creatures Include:-

Black Tip Reef Sharks- Carcharhinus melanopterus - The largest of all the species of sharks we have here at Blue Reef Newquay, they can grow up to almost 2 meters in length. Closely related to Tiger and Bull sharks.

Giant Pacific Octopus - Enteroctopus dofleini - These extremely intelligent creatures belong to the Cephalopod family which also contains cuttlefish and the prehistoric nautilus; they are also distantly related to the common garden snail.

Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman Crocodiles- Paleosuchus palpebrosus - One of the smallest crocodilians, Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman grow to a maximum of 1.5m. Originating from the Amazon rainforest they feed on fish, amphibians and small mammals.

Loggerhead Turtle- Caretta caretta - Sea turtles are at risk from many different threats in their natural habitats; Omiros the Loggerhead turtle was rescued in Greece with damage to his eyes meaning he is blind

Visitor Attractions in Cornwall


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