How long does it take to go around Blue Planet Aquarium?
between 2-3 hours
How long does it take to go around the aquarium? Anywhere between 2-3 hours depending on your interest in marine life. We have shows and feeds throughout the day for your to attend, our diver presentation is roughly 25 minutes long. We also have a gift shop, restaurant and outdoor play area.
Who owns Blue Planet Aquarium?
Blue Planet Aquarium
|Sand tiger shark at the aquarium|
|Date opened||July 1998|
Who opened Blue Planet Aquarium?
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Welcome to Blue Planet Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the North West, opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1998. We’re a marine and freshwater aquarium where visitors can get up close to one the UKs largest collection of sharks, all homed in our huge 4million litre tropical display.
What sharks are at Blue Planet Aquarium?
Meet the species of shark that you could encounter at Blue Reef Aquarium, and see how they measure up in the real world.
- Zebra shark. Length: 2.5 metres (8.2 feet)
- Blacktip shark. Length: 2.8 metres (9.2 feet)
- Nurse shark. Length: 3 metres (10.1 feet)
- Sand tiger shark.
- Basking shark.
- Whale shark.
Are aquariums ethical?
Aquariums can be a place of wonder and discovery, and many people advocate its purpose as a source of marine research, rehabilitation and education. There are, however, aquariums that allow activities such as animal petting. Despite being very popular, this is not an ethical practice.
What is the biggest aquarium in UK?
The National Marine Aquarium
The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is proudly part of the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.
Why you shouldn’t go to an aquarium?
Not only does being held in captivity cause animals mental stress, it’s also physically damaging to the animals. The chlorine and copper sulfate used to keep tanks clean has caused dolphins’ skin to peel off and may cause dolphins and seals to go blind.
Where is Blue Planet Aquarium Ellesmere?
The Blue Planet Aquarium is located in Ellesmere Port, off Junction 10 of the M53 motorway and next to Cheshire Oaks. For opening times, news, and admission prices visit the official website. Map showing location of Blue Planet Aquarium.
Where is the Blue Planet Aquarium located?
Sand tiger shark at the aquarium. The Blue Planet Aquarium is a marine and freshwater aquarium located by the Cheshire Oaks retail and leisure complex in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England.
What is the name of the aquarium in Cheshire?
Blue Planet Aquarium. The Blue Planet Aquarium is a marine and freshwater aquarium located by the Cheshire Oaks retail and leisure complex in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England. When opened by the Queen in July 1998, it was the largest aquarium in the UK, and is still the largest in North West England.
Which is the best aquarium in the UK?
Britain’s Best Aquarium! Come and see Europe’s largest collections of sharks through our amazing 71 metre underwater tunnel. You can even swim with them! (Pre-booking necessary – call for details. With over 100 exhibits and 1000’s of animals from around the world, there’s something for the whole family at Blue Planet Aquarium.