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Blue Planet Aquarium

Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF

Tel: 0151 357 8804

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About Us

Get up close to Awesome Sharks at Blue Planet Aquarium and see real scuba divers in our daily feed shows in the Aquatheatre. With one of the best collections of Sharks, Fish, Frogs, Spiders and Otters – Blue Planet Aquarium is the must see day out for all the family.

Watch the dive team feed the fish - all in front of the sharks at our awesome Aquatheatre window. Get an up close view of our black and white tip sharks and Zebra shark in our Coral Reef from our 70m-long underwater tunnel.


Enjoy hands-on encounters at our Rock Pools or explore our all action outdoor play area - Pirate Playground.


With over 50 different exhibits from around the world there's something for everyone.

Guide Prices

Standard (13yrs+) £18.25
Concession £15.50
Junior (over 90cms but under 13 years) £12.95
Family 2+2 £61.40
Groovy Grandparents (2+2) £57.40
Online tickets discounted by 10%

Directions

Road Directions

Blue Planet Aquarium is at junction 10 of the M53 and is easy to find from the M56 and M6. If you're travelling from the M6, join the M56 at J20, then head towards Ellesmere Port and turn onto the M53 at junction15. Follow the brown tourist information signs for Blue Planet and Cheshire Oaks. We have ample car and coach parking.

Note: Anyone using satellite navigation systems to find us should type in either the postcode CH65 9LF, or Kinsey Road.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus
Regular bus services run from Liverpool, Chester, Ellesmere Port and North Wales to Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks. From Liverpool take the No 1 bus from Sir Thomas Street. From Chester take the No 1 or No 4 bus from the Central Bus Station.

By Train
If travelling by train, the nearest railway station is Ellesmere Port, about 2 miles away. Services run to here from Chester and Liverpool Lime Street Underground Station (Wirral Line).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      370
    • Very Good
      460
    • Average
      581
    • Poor
      442
    • Terrible
      356

    Recent Reviews:

    • Verity H
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Not the best!
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 21st April 2018
      Given the price you pay on entrance we were rather disappointed by this very generic and very busy aquarium. We enjoyed the sharks but felt the aquarium lacked the atmosphere or unique character of... Read full review
    • hannah d
      Trip Type:
      Family
      awful and overpriced
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th April 2018
      paid enough to get in thinking it would be a good day out. over priced entry fee, dull staff looked like they'd rather be somewhere else, and it only took about 20 mins to walk it all. had no idea... Read full review
    • Abbie T
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Enjoyed the shark tank
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th April 2018
      Still over priced for what it is, still a bit disappointed over all with the experience however always love to see the shark enclosure. I must say though how awful the cafe was... the ques were... Read full review

    Facilities

    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Marketing Cheshire Member

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Wheelchairs available for hire (£10 returnable deposit). Lift access between floors.
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Ramp / Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (charge)

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Diners Club accepted
    • JCB accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • TIC Staff Admitted Free
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Conference facilities
    • Event Venue
    • Toilets

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Pre-booked guided tour available for up to 15 people in a group for an additional £25

    Opening Times

    Open New Year
    All year (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
    Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*

    * Weekdays 10am – 5pm, Weekends & School Hols – 10am – 6pm

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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