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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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Car park rip off

Nice morning visit but really disappointed with having to pay for the car park mo problem other than that, good variety of fish and sharks to see

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Date visited: 2nd August My son and I arrived at 10.30 in the morning and left at 4.00pm. We had a great day. We enjoyed the feeding sessions which were very informative and the aqua theatre show was also very good and entertaining. I'm not sure why Sandra D thought that the seahorses and turtles were extra... there were two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Really not sure why people are moaning about this place...you went around in an hour? Well stop and look at the fish etc then! We visited (4adults & a 7month old) on a Saturday and absolutely loved it. A great variety of fish & other creatures. It took us 3/4hrs to go around. We'll definitely visit again. I would just... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Paid £30 for me and grandson (10) and had seen everything twice within an hour. To see the seahorses and turtles you have to pay an extra £3 each for a behind the scenes tour. Total waste of time and money definately wont be revisiting. Chester Zoo is fantastic and only about 10 minutes away where you can spend the... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

When I see reviews for Blue Planet people tend to say its very expensive, however take into account the fantastic work they do at the aquarium and how much it costs to maintain the tanks! (By the way you can save 10% by booking online up to an hour before you arrive!) We had a fabulous day. So many interesting... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Nice morning visit but really disappointed with having to pay for the car park mo problem other than that, good variety of fish and sharks to see

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went for my boyfriend's birthday (24) and even though it was the school holidays and it was busy we had a great time. They have made a real effort to write notes about each of the fish in the tanks and we learnt a great deal. We were also really happy to see not only fish but otters, tarantulas,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Having recently visited the Scottish Marine Conservancy just North of Oban, this place was woefully poor. Firstly it is very expensive for the standard of displays/presentation. The displays were very poorly presented. Whilst understanding that the walking area needs to be dark so you can see the tanks and the fish, they could at least illuminate the information boards so... More 

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Liverpool, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

First of all ... the parking charge. What sort of organisation charges people to park their car so they can then pay to visit their attraction? There are many references to the £2.50 charge but if you read the parking notices this goes up with the time you are parked. So if you want to stay longer to try and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not been here for some years but our youngest son wanted to see the sharks. Considering it only takes a couple of hours max. to get around, even with an online discount ( you have to pay a booking fee also ) it is quite expensive. The attraction itself is very good but the biggest downside being that as well... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

As much as its amazing to be able to get to see the sharks so close and the tunnel is always beautiful its very very small n less than half a day out so for the prices you pay to get in its very overpriced.. and to add parking charges too is very unfair after the gate price. You find... More 

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Address: Longlooms Road | Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF, England
Phone Number: 0151 357 880
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Ellesmere Port
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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