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Sunday 13 May 2012

Visit the Blue Planet Aquarium, near to Cheshire Oaks

With the school holidays not too far away, you may want to consider visiting the Blue Planet Aquarium near to Cheshire Oaks. Here is your local listings review to help you decide.

As far as aquariums go, the Blue Planet Aquarium rivals any other in the country. With 12 uniquely themed zones, there's enough there to keep the family entertained for a few hours. Home to everything, from 3 metre Sand Tiger Sharks to 3cm poison dart frogs.

In addition, there is a 70 metre aquatunnel where you can view a vast array of sea-creatures (including the sharks!)

The only downside is the cost. From admission prices to the cost of food/drinks. You'll need to have deep pockets if you are taking your family. The food is pretty basic and will set you back £6.60 a meal.

Ticket Prices
You can buy Blue Planet Aquarium tickets online or on the day.

Admission Prices Ticket Type Walk Up Price Online Price
Adult £15.50 £13.00
Child (up to 14) £11.25 £8.75
Concession (OAPs, students, etc) £13.50 £12.00
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £52.00 £43.50
Groovy Grandparent Ticket (2 senior citizens and 2 children, up to 14yrs) £48.00 £41.50


By Road

Blue Planet Aquarium is at junction 10 of the M53 and is easy to find from the M56 and M6. If you're travelling from the M6, join the M56 at J20, then head towards Ellesmere Port and turn onto the M53 at junction15. Follow the brown tourist information signs for Blue Planet and Cheshire Oaks. We have ample FREE car and coach parking.

Using Satellite Navigation?
Use postcode CH65 9LF, or Kinsey Road.
By Bus
Regular bus services run from Liverpool, Chester, Ellesmere Port and North Wales to Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks. From Liverpool take the No 1 bus from Sir Thomas Street. From Chester take the No 1 or No 4 bus from the Central Bus Station.

By Train
If travelling by train, the nearest railway station is Ellesmere Port, about 2 miles away. Services run from Chester and Liverpool Lime Street Underground Station (Wirral Line).

For more information, please contact Blue Planet Aquarium on 0151 357 8804

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