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Address: Longlooms Road | Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF, England
Phone Number: 0151 357 880
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Britain's Best Aquarium! Come and see Europe's largest collections of...
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.
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I like the blue planet aquarium and we took some friends kids who enjoyed it but the price to get in will put a lot of people off. A family ticket for two adults and two children... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I like the blue planet aquarium and we took some friends kids who enjoyed it but the price to get in will put a lot of people off. A family ticket for two adults and two children is £55, although if booked online you can save 20%. We did this but it is still well overpriced. It does not take... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are always looking for fun days out with the kids especially if weather is poor but we were quite let down after travelling to go here from Ludlow! Tank and spaces were small and thought that the cost for what we saw was too much! And the layout of the place was very confusing!

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Liverepool UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We took our two grandsons as they wanted to see the Sharks. Very disappointed as there was no that much to see. They got bored in the end, a lot of money for two hours. No otters either. We won't be going back there.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We took our grandson today for a treat. Not impressed at all. I bought our tickets on line prior to going and when we arrived they charge a minimum of £2.50 for the car park. After spending £35.00 for the tickets they've got a cheek asking you to pay for parking. There was a huge queue in the cafe to... More 

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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We went to the aquarium with my parents and my two young children. It cost over £65! The aquarium is really good and the children loved it, but even though we went around the whole place twice we were only there for 1.5 hours. I would only go if you have a discount voucher!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I can understand why people are complaining about the price - however you must take into consideration that this place is a conservation project!! Without places like Blue Planet you wouldn't be able to see some of the species because they wouldn't exist any more! And just imagine how much it costs to run! For an extra £3 you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I will be honest I wasn't expecting a lot from Blue Planet Aquarium before I made my first visit. After having been to aquariums in the past I have tended to get rather bored after the third fish tank. However, upon entering Blue Planet Aquarium I was blown away! You really are taken on a world of adventure! The variety... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Family of 6 went today and paid the admission fee.. Literally a quick walk round and that was basically it! The restaurant looked like a messy school hall. Couldn't even see where the queue started. Very unorganised/ untidy/ Very unhelpful staff My son was very scared and upset and not one staff member asked if everything was ok Just looked... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited today with wife and our 2 year old daughter. It didn't start terribly well when on top of the 16 pound tickets you then have to pay 2.50 to park, which is crazy considering Cheshire Oaks is free and round the corner. The money making theme is prominent throughout the Blue Planet, with rides, machines, vending machines throughout to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Okay, so myself and my partner went today for a day out (popped into Cheshire Oaks whilst we there) and we had a fab time!! Clearly people who have rated it one star need to get a life and stop being so picky and learn to enjoy yourselves!! Or you're just not that interested in fish and went to the... More 

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