Zoos And Aquaria

Cornwall has some wonderful Zoos and Aquaria, perfect for all whether family activity days, with a diversity of rare species and attractions for all to enjoy.

Aquaria

The National Marine Aquarium – 01752 600 301. The new national aquarium in Plymouth. Open daily. Sharks, seahorses, turtles and much more. www.national-aquarium.co.uk

Blue Reef Aquarium – 01637 878134 – situated on Towan Beach in Newquay with undersea tour, giant crabs, lobsters, tropical sharks. www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk

Zoos

Newquay Zoo – 01637 873342 – open all year with over 130 different species. Tarzan Trail, children’s play area and the Dragon Maze set in beautiful sub-tropical lakeside gardens. www.newquayzoo.org.uk

Paignton Zoo – open daily from 10.00am (apart from Christmas Day) – crocodile swamp, elephants, Sumatran tigers, Asiatic lions – feeding times, jungle express railway. www.paigntonzoo.org.uk