Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 5pm
  • Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 5pm

We’re elated to be opening our doors once again!

On Monday 17th May, Blue Planet Aquarium will be re-opening its doors to welcome visitors once again.Following a tumultuous start to 2021, with extended closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. The attraction will be re-opening with lots of changes and new additions to its offering! Visitors and members of Blue Planet Aquarium can expect to … Continued

The growing shark family: Arabian Carpet Shark

Arabian Carpet Sharks Arabian Carpet Shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum) Here at Blue Planet Aquarium, we have a large variety of sharks, from our giant Sand Tiger sharks to our smaller Arabian Carpet sharks. As smaller sharks, they frequently escape attention. Often found hiding in crevices along the reef, but do not be fooled by their elusive … Continued

Comparing the size of sharks

From great whites to whale sharks, there’s no denying that some sharks are true behemoths of the sea. But how do sharks measure up against us humans? And are they really as imposingly large as you might think?

Blue Planet Aquarium Temporarily Closed Again

Blue Planet Aquarium must sadly close its doors again in response to Cheshire being put into tier3 on 26th December 2020 in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the country, and to ease pressures on the NHS. As with previous closures, our expert team will continue to provide first rate care … Continued

The importance of the Coral Reef

In this guide, we’re shining a light on the beauty and significance of coral reefs, exploring what they are and why they’re so important to the biodiversity of our underwater world.

Blue Planet Aquarium is Back Open!

Blue Planet Aquarium is thrilled to announce we will be re-opening our doors from Wednesday 2nd December following our closure in response to the Government’s National lockdown. The Government have lifted the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown restrictions and have therefore granted businesses, such as Blue Planet Aquarium, safe to re-open and welcome the public once again. … Continued

Christmas Gift Ideas with Blue Planet Aquarium

Make memories like no where else, with our unique gift ideas! Blue Planet Aquarium is the North West’s biggest aquarium, teeming with marine life and more. Visit different habitats from around the world, watch our divers in an aquatheatre display, listen to our aquarists talk about Giant Pacific Octopuses. Then, travel along the ocean floor … Continued

Second Temporary Closure for Blue Planet Aquarium

Blue Planet Aquarium will sadly close its doors once again in response to the country’s second lockdown. The site will close to the public from Thursday 5th November in line with the National lockdown, in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the country and to ease pressures on the NHS.

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