Thanks to special kid-sized scuba gear, we now offer a unique kids’ shark-dive experience – allowing children to get close to our amazing sharks!
Your little ones can dive in the reef section of our Ocean Tank to mingle with black tip, as well as a variety of tropical fish, to a safe depth of two metres onto an underwater bridge platform. The dive can be viewed from either the tank’s surface or the underwater ‘dry’ side in the aqua tunnel.
Each Junior shark encounter experience at Blue Planet Aquarium includes…
Dive encounters are available on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Please note: Bookings are limited and are on a first come first served basis
For kids aged 8 to 15 Please note: There is a minimum height requirement of 125cm (4ft2″)
Book your voucher by clicking BOOK NOW above and below. Then call our bookings team on 0151 357 8804 – to select a date for your dive.
General terms and conditions apply.
N.B. If you complete the shark encounter, it is recommended that you wait at least 24 hours before flying. This is because the residual nitrogen that is still dissolved in your blood after diving can come out of solution as bubbles if the pressure reduction is not slow enough to let your body off-gas safely – such as if you ascend to altitude too soon after your dive. Click here to view the PADI Medical Form for this experience.