But it’s not just all about the sharks, there are a lot of other exhibits with talks provided throughout the day.
However, we did find walking through the shark tunnel specifically good, though we’ve not plucked up the courage to let our kids swim with them yet!
Diving with Sharks
If you do want to dive with sharks, then Blue Planet Aquarium does both adult and kids dives.
- Children must be between the ages of 8 and 15
- They will be given full instruction and supervised throughout the dive
- Children’s scuba kit provided.
- Admission for accompanying adult spectator included.
When we checked the price for a Junior Shark Encounter was £140, which is a similar price as most up close encounter ‘experiences’ with big animals at zoos…. though most zoos and safari parks only let adults close to their dangerous creatures.
More details can be found here on the Blue Planet Aquarium website.
Here’s a video
Blue Planet Aquarium Opening Times
- Open Weekdays from 10am to 5pm, or to 6pm during school holidays.
- Open Weekends from 10am to 6pm
Please double check their website though before visiting.
When we last visited a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) was £52 at the gate, but you can get it for £43.50 if you pre-book online.
Children under 92cm were free and a child price is up to the age of 14. There are also reductions for grandparents.
View the prices on their website.
Getting in Touch with Blue Planet Aquarium
Here's how you can get in contact with Blue Planet Aquarium.
0151 357 8800
Where to find Blue Planet Aquarium
Sat Nav Postcode: CH65 9LF
Latitude: 53.2601776, Longitude: -2.8890061
Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire.Show on Google Maps Show on OS Maps
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