Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks is offering the ultimate January sale offer for thrill seekers in the shape of a shark dive.

Running until January 31, divers can save 25% off the experience of a lifetime.

Blue Planet is the only aquarium in England to offer genuine shark scuba diving experiences - enabling absolute beginners to dive with three-metre-long sharks, stingrays and hundreds of amazing tropical marine life.

Accompanied at all times by highly-experienced instructors, divers are able to explore the vast three-million-litre Caribbean Reef display and enjoy incredibly close encounters with a host of spectacular marine creatures.

There are more than a dozen different species of sharks and rays on display ranging from exotic guitar and angel sharks to black tip reef sharks and bizarre-looking zebra sharks.

The display also contains some real giants of the deep in the shape of nurse sharks (max length 4 metres), lemon sharks (max length 3.4 metres), stingrays (max width 2 metres) and the famous sand tiger sharks (max length 3.2 metres).

For a limited period the aquarium is offering 25% off all dive experience gift packages including their Shark Encounter for novice divers (£157.50), the unique Junior Shark Encounter for youngsters aged 8-15 years (now £112.50) as well as their Shark Dive and Shark Awareness courses for qualified divers (£97.50).

Divers with zebra shark during Blue Planet Aquarium's junior shark encounter
Divers with zebra shark during Blue Planet Aquarium's junior shark encounter
 

Blue Planet Aquarium also offers a variety of diving options for divers with disabilities. These experiences are also open to both non-divers and qualified divers and can be arranged on an individual basis.

As an official PADI Dive Centre, Blue Planet Aquarium is able to provide the very highest levels of professional training and instruction; ensuring total novices are able to fully enjoy these unforgettable undersea encounters.

Diving with sharks at Blue Planet Aquarium has previously won the Gold Award for Tourism Experience of the Year at the Visit Chester & Cheshire Tourism Awards and was Highly Commended at the North West Tourism Awards.

For more information call 0151 357 8804 or visit www.blueplanetaquarium.com/diving-with-sharks .