The sand tiger shark – not to be confused with the tiger shark – can often be perceived as quite fearsome. This is due to its large appearance and rows of sharp, pointy teeth that protrude out of its mouth even when its jaws are shut. Its daunting appearance can be linked to its relation […]
It’s back again! Half term has arrived and here at Blue Planet Aquarium we have some fin-tastic activities to sink your teeth into. It’s definitely love at first bite this February, because our ocean-cool Shark Squad can’t wait to meet you. Grab the family and come for an unforgettable underwater walk through one of Europe’s […]
The ocean makes up most of our planet, and the creatures that dwell in the ocean are enchanting and endlessly fascinating. That’s why an aquarium will provide a superb alternative for your school’s next trip – one that will capture you and your pupils’ attention and enhance the curriculum. There are many benefits to choosing […]
Our “We love sharks” event takes place this February and from Valentine’s day we’ll be celebrating our love of sharks. The caribbean reef section houses Europe’s largest collection of sharks, from Black tips to our enormous sand tiger and nurse sharks. With an interactive shark trail you can seek out all of our fabulous sharks, […]
Scuba Santa will be diving with our sharks from Saturday in our Caribbean reef exhibit. He will be making an appearance in our 1.30pm aquatheatre shows from Saturday 16th December until Christmas Eve, when he leaves to make his round the world journey!