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Address: Longlooms Road East | 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
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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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Summer holiday day out.

I visited here today with my partner and young daughter. We had booked online and thought the price was OK. I have visited Blue Planet twice before, once just after it had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ezzy40
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were totally shocked by the entrance charge, in less than 45min we were ready to leave having walked around twice. For rich people only.

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Thank Border R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great day out with the kids, there is a lot to see and a lot to learn while you are here, and you can go round as many times as you like. It is a very expensive day out, but you can spend as long as you like in there. Food is also very expensive, and from my experience on... More 

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Thank Rebecca J
PJBPA, Manager at Blue Planet Aquarium, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca J thank you so much for your fabulous review I an really delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us this week. I take on board your comments regarding the cost , we do have partner offers who offer money off vouchers on the internet. It really is a great educational and entertaining experience, and that is why... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited here today with my partner and young daughter. We had booked online and thought the price was OK. I have visited Blue Planet twice before, once just after it had opened and the second time around 5 years ago. I was looking forward to this visit having enjoyed my previous ones very much. My daughter enjoyed her visit... More 

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Thank Ezzy40
Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

£56 for 2 adults 2 children ,then they have a cheek to charge £2-50 to park the car ,nice place ,interesting to walk around ,whole tour 2 hours if you walk slow and make it last ,the park outside was nice with seating area but if the weather isn't good you've had it lunch is a rip off 2 buyers... More 

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Thank mary r
Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely day out at Blue planet cost £56 for a family ticket 2 adults 2 children and we did stay for a few hours. we watched the aquarium show twice and the otters being fed there were other feeding times but we seemed to miss them some how as there was nothing going on when we arrived... More 

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Thank hmr1234
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to go here as it was raining. The children had seen a leaflet for it in the hotel we were staying at. On arrival the car park had a sign telling us the minimum charge would be 2.50. We ended up paying nearly 4.00 by the time we left. When we paid to get in it cost us... More 

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Thank Helenelmore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a planned visit to take my elderly mother and teenage son. I booked online, which was discounted, but it still came to £45 for 3. In addition there was a £2.50 parking fee but you do get a free drink with the ticket. The food and drink stand is very expensive so we didn't bother. There is ample... More 

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Thank Steve D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you ever get bored with nothing to do you have to visit the Blue Planet Aquriam Children love it there is also a lot of sea creatures you have never heard of you can even book to swim with sharks brilliant

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Thank pauline194913
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my parents thinking it would be a day out. £55 for three of us and we were only in there for half an hour and we had seen everything. Absolute waste of money in my opinion.

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

Hi Chloe M thank you for posting your review, but I have to ask why did you only stay half an hour. That's nowhere near long enough to appreciate what is here, or to take in any of the feeds and shows we have on all day. Remember you could have had your hand stamped and come and go as... More 

Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with my daughter and two small grandsons aged 3 and 5 on a very miserable windy day at the beginning of August. We arrived in time for a late lunch which we had in the restaurant downstairs. Not brilliant but passable and certainly not cheap. Having never been before (we live in Kent) we weren't sure what to expect... More 

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