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Blue Planet Aquarium

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Explore the underwater world at Blue Planet Aquarium Blue Planet Aquarium is an amazing journey of exploration into the underwater environment from freshwater lakes and streams to mangrove swamps, rocky beaches, spectacular coral reefs and vast ocean depths. Blue Planet Aquarium has the biggest collection of Sharks in Europe, including the spectacular three-metre-long Sand Tiger Sharks in a 3.8 million litre Caribbean Reef viewable from a 70-metre underwater tunnel! Other shows are home to everything from lovely otters and mystical seahorses to incredible amphibians, even lethal poison dart frogs!

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A fascinating underwater ecosystem awaits you at the Blue Planet Aquarium. Host to more than 100 live exhibits, as well as one of the biggest collections of sharks in Europe, the aquarium provides plenty of aquatic life to marvel at.

Take a stroll through their Underwater Shark Tunnel and watch as shark and fish kaleidoscopes swim over your eyes, explore their colourful Coral Cave, and then discover the rare freshwater fish of South America in their Flooded Forest.

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Open Times: All year, ex 25 Dec, Daily from 10:00. Closing times vary. Check website or information line for details.

Price Details: Standard £15.98, Junior (over 90cm in height and up to age 12) £11.48, Concessions £13.95, Family (2+2) £52.25

Arrival information and directions

Address: Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, Ellesmere PortCH65 9LF, United Kingdom

Located off M56 Junction 15 - next to the Cheshire Oaks Shopping Outlet. SAT NAV CH65 9LF

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