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Blue Planet Aquarium

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Cheshire Oaks
Ellesmere Port
CH65 9LF

Tel: 0151 357 8804

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession£15.00 per ticket
Adult£17.00 per ticket
Family (2+2)£56.00 per ticket
Groovy Grandparents (2+2)£54.50 per ticket
over 90cm and under 13 years£12.25 per ticket

Online prices discounted by 10%


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.




    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Steve H
      Trip Type:
      Rainy option
      3 of 5 stars
      I think you need 2-3 hours here ( not 25) minutes, if you also eat. The signage is awful and you could easily miss half the place. The otter section outside looks a bit unloved too. That said the... Read full review
    • Clare B
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Shark dive cut short
      4 of 5 stars
      I went shark diving here as a birthday gift yet struggled a lot with the scuba diving and breathing side of it. I wasn't told at the start that if I signalled to go to the surface I wouldn't be able... Read full review
    • DylanNaylor1997
      Billinge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      £53 Spent 1 Hour There
      1 of 5 stars
      Spent £53 for 3 people walked around twice did the tunnel 3 times finished in under an hour. Really dirty everywhere was mouldy then tried to charge £2.50 Read full review


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    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Marketing Cheshire Member


    • 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)


    • 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

    Special Offers

    • Discounted Entry and Fast Track

      Buy your £1 Blue Planet Aquarium discount voucher from Chester Visitor Information Centre located at Chester Town Hall and receive fast track entry PLUS £3 discount off the gate price.

      Offer link: Chester Attraction Deals

    Map & 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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    Opening Times

    Open New Year
    All year (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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

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