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Address: Longlooms Road | Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF, England
Phone Number: 0151 357 880
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Whey to expensive for what you get, not value for money. Not worth a day out for, you struggle to find things to do for the whole day! Would rather go to chester zoo

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I took young kids here and they had a great time. The aquarium is safe and they ran around with no problems. The aquarium is very good but very expensive and no longer interactive like it used to be. The food prices here are extortionate and very basic. Overall it's a real disappointment. I understand the maintenance of these places... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Went here during Easter Holidays, the highlight was definitely the conveyor-belt tunnel! We were lucky to be able to touch some starfish too which the kids loved! However there was three of us and it was £46 to get in! I know aquariums have high maintenance costs and I appreciate the effort the team put in but £46 for 2... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Whey to expensive for what you get, not value for money. Not worth a day out for, you struggle to find things to do for the whole day! Would rather go to chester zoo

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wirral
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

As many people have mentioned very cheeky to charge people to park when they are paying to go on the aquarium. We paid for 2 adults 32.00 each and my 1 year old free. What we saw was good especially the viewing area and tunnel and the people who done the talks were very interesting and know-ledgeable. but it wasn't... More 

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Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Not impressed, very expensive and not particularly educational or interesting Crowded and the demonstrations are incredibly patronising Disappointed, not a patch on the sea life centre

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Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

its a good place to go for kids and adults some great things to see there including lovely Otters. don't think you would spend four hours in there. you would if you wanted to stay for feeding. but I think if you haven't got kids one and and a half is good. you could even just walk behind the blue... More 

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Liverpool, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is our 3rd trip to Blue Planet in 7 years and unless the prices drop dramatically we'll NEVER return. The admission fees are a disgrace. Chester Zoo only costs a little more and you get much better value for money. What was particularly outrageous was that they now charge for parking! Absolutely disgusting. We were there for two hours... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I think for the money it was a big let down.it was good but it took an hour to walk around and for the money I was very disappointed.would not go again

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Very dark inside, unable to read a lot of the information. Music much too loud unable to hear each other properly. The young man who did the talk bout the fish and divers was fantastic, but because it was the easter holiday there where a lot of children, with noise not just from the kids but the adults where just... More 

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Northwich, England, United Kingdom
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54 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We have been here before and enjoyed it too, this was a visit with our small grandson though. He was fascinated at first with the exhibits, but soon tired. We paid £2.50 for a tiny portion of chips for him, lord knows how much it would have cost for a meal??????? We did sort of enjoy ourselves though, then came... More 

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