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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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Its okay. I think its more suited to families with smaller children rather than families with older children or couples. Although, be aware you have to pay £2.50 for parking... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Total rip off!!. Agree you shouldn't have to pay to park your car, if you went to Chester Zoo, Safari parks or other theme parks it's free. Visited especially to see the special guest mermaid and was very dissapointed, we'd travelled an hour to get there, we'd paid expensive admission fees, queued to go through the tunnel where she was... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Visited for 1st time today. All aquariums/Sealife centres are expensive but I feel you can really see where your money goes in this place. Animal collection is very impressive (especially the sharks). Amphitheatre shows and tunnels are a real highlight. All staff polite, helpful and enthusiastic. Cafe was so quick at serving, our order came almost before ordering it lol.... More 

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London
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went here as a extra thing to do after a holiday It's a well set out place just not that big Only 1-2 hours to get around Prob do a morning of you got nothing to do

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Its okay. I think its more suited to families with smaller children rather than families with older children or couples. Although, be aware you have to pay £2.50 for parking. While this isn't a lot, it used to be free. It has changed since we were last there, we're probably talking about the late 90s. But they have removed the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is reasonable priced day out for children. Good location with it being next to Cheshire Oaks. Plenty of high quality eating places around the area once the day is over.

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blueplanetaquarium, Manager at Blue Planet Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a positive review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit Phil Jones Marketing Manager Blue Planet Aquarium More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took our grandson to the Aquarium, there are some really interesting and educational things there for people of all ages. The large tank fish feeding was very good, our grandson, who's only three and a half, sat there mesmerised by what was going on, the guy doing the talk was very knowledgable, which made it better.... More 

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blueplanetaquarium, Manager at Blue Planet Aquarium, responded to this review

Hi StephenJ thank you for posting your positive review, I am delighted that you found the visit informative and entertaining. Keep an eye out on our website for more entertaining events throughout the year. Phil Jones Marketing Manager Blue Planet Aquarium More 

Shropshire
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I visited with my 9 year old granddaughter, who loved it, but we both agreed there wasn't enough to do. If there had been more hands-on exhibitions and activities our stay would have been longer and perhaps we would have learned more. As it was we only spent an hour and a half there, so it wasn't great value for... More 

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blueplanetaquarium, Manager at Blue Planet Aquarium, responded to this review

Hi FlossieShropshire Thank you for posting a review. I will take your comments about more interactive things for children to do, and report this to our management team, we have recently installed a new interactive floor in our reception area which is fantastic. Phil Jones Marketing Manager Blue Planet Aquarium More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visited on a trip to the area. It is a good aquarium and very interesting. It took us less than two hours to see everything including the shark tank feeding. The downside? The cost! Over £50 for the three of us (because they now even charge extra for parking) for two hours is just not good value. Then you get... More 

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blueplanetaquarium, Manager at Blue Planet Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you MKMK23 for your review. I'd just like to comment that the cost is for a full day of shows and feeds, and we offer an online discount. We also have a number of promotional partners where discounted tickets are readily available. Phil Jones Marketing Manager Blue Planet Aquarium More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely day out for all the family. Found I saved money getting tickets in Chester. Easy to get to as well plus opposite Chester oaks shopping centre. There was alot of verity of marine life. Well laid out. The must see is the large aquarium with the sharks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I really liked Blue Planet, I'm not a regular visitor of these places but being in the glass tunnel watching sting-rays over my head was awesome. I also got a window seat in the cafe and got to watch the sharks passing by as I ate my lunch.

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