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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%

Special Offers

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 Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      381
    • Very Good
      465
    • Average
      592
    • Poor
      446
    • Terrible
      360

    Recent Reviews:

    • Hannah S
      Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Very short and not worth the money
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th June 2018
      We visited with a small group of friends and were surprised by how short an amount of time we could spend here. It was less than an hour to see everything at a leisurely pace. Maybe would take... Read full review
    • Louise G
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Very disappointing.
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th June 2018
      Myself and my 7 year old son went as the leaflet made the aquarium look really good. However we were very disappointed. What they had was ok but not enough. I went expecting to spend a few hours... Read full review
    • TaylorsTeaPot
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Good day out, small but interesting.
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th June 2018
      Came here with my family recently found the tickets were a little pricey for what you get but overall was still a good day out seeing all the different types of fish and also catching two of the... 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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