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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 turmoil 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 to Blue Planet Aquarium can expect to […]

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. […]

Second Temporary Closure for Blue Planet Aquarium

Turtles Myth about its Slowness


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.

Visitors ‘shoal’ back to Blue Planet Aquarium


The North West’s shark loving public have been back visiting Blue Planet Aquarium this weekend for their o’fish’al re-opening! The aquarium, located at Cheshire Oaks, re-opened on Saturday 4th July with new Covid-19 safety measures in place.

A Day in the Life of an Aquarist


As a spectator, you may see the job of an aquarist as a hobbyist’s life of sheer bliss – which it is, at least for the most part. In reality, our work extends far beyond feeding fish and swimming with them. In this post, we’re taking you on a tour behind-the-scenes and showing you what […]

The Great White Life – Trouble In paradise, Donovan’s latest blog.


Hello again, in this blog I will be talking about something a little bit different. I will be talking about the trouble that this amazing and dynamic ecosystem is facing, the huge problem being caused is rooted to one small animal.   During my time, with Volunteer White Shark I have learned just how much […]

Blue Planet Aquarium seeks an Aquarium Scuba Diver Part Time


  Blue Planet Aquarium seeks an Aquarium Scuba Diver Part Time   A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our flagship visitor attraction located in North West England at Cheshire Oaks for a Part Time Diver to join its team.   About the role This is a unique opportunity to work with a vast array of […]

Donovan’s Great White Adventure – The surprises continue !


The Great White Life – Into the Blue   Hello again, Since the last blog entry concerning the White Shark dissection a lot has happened here in South Africa. In this blog entry, I’ll be talking about one day in particular. The day was May 14th me and the research assistant, Imke went on a […]

Donovan’s Great White Adventure takes an unexpected turn


The Great White Life – A first in South Africa.   Hello again, if you remember in the first blog entry I mentioned that on my first day with the White Shark Diving Company we were told that unfortunately there were no Great Whites sighted that morning and we went out there were no White […]

The Great White Life – Donovan Lewis’ Big Adventure


  The Great White Life – The arrival   Hello, my name is Donovan Lewis. If you’ve seen the posts on the Blue Planet Facebook page then you’ll know what you’re about to read, if not then that’s not a problem I’ll explain. I’m a Guest experience presenter and Shark diver at Blue Planet Aquarium […]