Open Soon : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM

  • Sunday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Monday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday : 10:00AM - 05:00 PM

Our Shark Encounter is a PADI-recognised discovery scuba session, where you’ll learn basic diving techniques from a highly qualified and experienced team – not to mention with our 10-feet Sand Tiger Sharks!

You will also dive with 10ft Nurse Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, two types of Bamboo Sharks, Arabian and Brownbanded, Southern Stingrays, Blackchin Guitar Fish & magnificent aquatic Fish.

Our Shark Encounters are packed to the gills with the following:

  • Full instructions
  • A close-up and cage free diving experience 
  • Full use of our scuba equipment
  • An “I Dived with the Sharks at Blue Planet Aquarium” certificate
  • Free entry for two spectators

We often run dives on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2pm or 4pm, although this remains subject to change and availability.

Why not purchase a Shark Encounter for the adrenaline junkie in your life? Our experiences make the perfect gift!

After you’ve purchased your dive, and received your voucher confirmation, call our bookings team on 0151 357 8804 to book your dive.  We currently have the following dates available;

14th April – good availability

15th April- limited availability

21st April – good availability

23rd April – limited availability

28th April – good availability

29th April – very limited availability

6th May – very limited availability

We update the above weekly, and as such it should be used as a guide only. Dive bookings are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, and each dive session requires a minimum number of participants in order to run. Dive vouchers are valid for a full six months from the date of purchase. 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. Click here to view the PADI Medical Form for this experience.


  • Scuba Diver in front of Porkfish
  • Sand Tiger Shark and diver next to Shark tunnel
  • Scuba Divers hugging underwater

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