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Blue Planet Aquarium

#3 of 18 things to do in Ellesmere Port Features Animals
Longlooms Road East | Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF, England
0151 357 880
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Nice day out lots to see n do for kids, food court expensive so bring your own butties, pizza was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zuber M
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A bit pricey but very good

We all went here, booked online before we went, €90 for the 6 of us so not cheap but you could stay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Britain's Best Aquarium! Come and see Europe's largest collections of sharks through our amazing 71 metre underwater tunnel. You can even swim with them! (Pre-booking necessary - call for details. With over 100 exhibits and 1000's of animals from around the world, there's something for the whole family at Blue Planet Aquarium.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good21%
  • Average29%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible15%
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“shark dive” (62 reviews)
“marine life” (29 reviews)
“main tank” (36 reviews)
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Longlooms Road East | Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF, England
0151 357 880
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice day out lots to see n do for kids, food court expensive so bring your own butties, pizza was very hard & very little topping.

Thank Zuber M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We all went here, booked online before we went, €90 for the 6 of us so not cheap but you could stay as long as you wanted. Very interesting and loved seeing everything. Personally I think it would be wasted on very young children. Staff...More

Thank O H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I haven't been to the attraction yet but am looking at booking tickets and while promoting a 10% discount on their website with a £1.50 online booking fee that is in reality a total farce. As a student the normal ticket price is £15.50, therefore...More

Thank Rhiannon H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited with my little boy, we both loved it! Not sure if I'd have enjoyed it as much if I went at peak time (we visited during the day mid week) But talks and feeds are very interesting, I learnt something new anyway!

Thank Archie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to drag our visit out to an hour. Yes, they have loads of feeds etc throughout the day and we could go back. But my question to you, WHY WOULD I WANT TO COME BACK? Its boring, dirty, very much run down and in...More

Thank Bwyan1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have talked about visiting the aquarium several times before and never got there but decided to pay a visit on a damp Saturday. After traveling almost an hour and half to get there and having pre-booked tickets online (at a cost of £45 for...More

Thank Nicbailey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are so lovely with children .The place is so well organized clean and tidy.Expesive as after a couple of hours you've seen it all but the price reflects what you see and how well the sharks etc are looked after.The cafe isn't a...More

Thank Viv A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium itself is really nice and the shark tunnel is definitely a highlight! Alot of thought has clearly gone into the presentation of the tanks. However considering the entry price (nearly £40 for the two of us) it was small and disappointing. You can...More

Thank Frances T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read some other reviews I have sympathy with some of the points but not others. We have a Blue Peter badge so I was probably feeling more relaxed about the cost than others. Plus we always take a picnic and you can go in...More

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend The Blue Planet Aquarium located by the Cheshire Oaks retail and leisure complex in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England. It's the Europe largest Aquarium including variety of sharks.

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Steven A
1 May 2017|
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Response from PJBPA | Property representative |
Hi Yes we offer armed forces discount of £2 per ticket on standard, junior, and concession tickets purchased at the door.
Laura B
17 April 2017|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, unfortunately I didn't do the dive with sharks nevertheless I am a diver and I would not expect you to be In the water for much more than 20 minutes. Hope this helps.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Astravxr07 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply, It is £18 per adult. not sure on children's prices but they was cheaper.