Blue Planet Aquarium

Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF

Tel: 0151 357 8804

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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 Dalmatian Pelicans – Blue Planet Aquarium  is a must see attraction for all the family.

Watch the dive team feed the fish - all in front of the sharks at the awesome Aquatheatre window. Get an up close view of the giant Sand Tiger sharks, or nurse sharks, zebra sharks and the smallest sharks the Black Tips. View them from the 70m-long underwater tunnel.

You’ll see the Giant Pacific Octopus in the Octopus lighthouse, see the clownfish and tangs in the coral Cave, and search for the deadliest Stonefish in the Venom section. With over 50 different exhibits from around the world there's something for everyone.

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Guide Prices

Standard (13yrs+) £20.45
Concession £17.50
Junior (up to 12 years) £14.50
Family (2 standard and 2 junior, up to 12 yrs) £67.50
Grandparent Family (2 concessions and 2 junior, up to 12 yrs) £63.00

Opening Times

All year (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00

* Last entry on weekdays is at 4pm, and weekends at 5pm

In light of current COVID-19 Government Guidelines Blue Planet are not hosting Talks and Feeds. As restrictions continue to ease they will look to resume Talks and Feeds when it is safe to do so. For full details about onsite safety in response to COVID-19 please visit https://www.blueplanetaquarium.com/the-health-and-safety-visitor-charter/

Blue Planet Aquarium is a safe, family friendly attraction with easy accessibility for push chairs and wheelchairs throughout.

There is ample on-site parking, charged at £2.75 per vehicle (regardless of length of stay).


Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Special Offers

  • Christmas offer on Shark Dive experiences with £30 off adult dives and £20 off junior dives!

    Visitors will be able to redeem this special offer immediately

    More offers like this - Cheshire Christmas Experiences & Offers

    • Shark Dives

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).

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      502
    • Very Good
      556
    • Average
      708
    • Poor
      542
    • Terrible
      477

    Recent Reviews:

    • CharlotteHicks84
      Bourne End, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      A little underwhelming
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 11th November 2021
      I want to start by saying that I’ve seen lots of reviews on here reporting dirty tanks and facilities and wanted to say that on this occasion, this wasn’t the case and the fish seemed to be happy... Read full review
    • 698gemmae
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Fantastic day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 28th November 2021
      Absolutely fantastic day. My husband did the dive experience. All the staff there was fantastic from start to finish. Would highly recommend you bring your own food though. Over priced for what you... Read full review
    • helenhN4663JR
      Winchester, United Kingdom
      bad customer service
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 3rd December 2021
      By mistake I bought a gift token for my family rather than an online ticket. [This costs £10 extra!] I phoned immediately I realised [ 20 minutes later] to ask if I could change it. I was told it... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

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

    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    COVID-19 Response

    • Advance booking essential

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (charge)

    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

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Marketing Cheshire Member

    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

    Contact Us

    Tel: 0151 357 8804

    Tel: 0151 357 8804

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