Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 5pm
  • Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Fancy being face to fin with one of Europe’s largest collection of sharks?

Absolutely no experience required – our expert team are here to look after you above and below the surface of the water. Its an experience you will never forget!


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!

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

Dive sessions are available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2pm or 4pm (where availability allows).

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

After you’ve bought your voucher, you can call our bookings team on 0151 357 8804 to enquire about next available dates.

Please note that bookings are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. If you’re buying the dive as a gift, your voucher is 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.


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