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Address: Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
Phone Number:
+44 1482 381000
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Located in Hull, The Deep is an award winning aquarium home to 3,500 fish...

Located in Hull, The Deep is an award winning aquarium home to 3,500 fish including green sawfish, spectacular sharks, rays and a colony of Gentoo penguins. Journey through the story of the world's oceans travelling through a unique blend of spectacular marine life from warm tropical waters to the cold Antarctic seas. Enjoy the fun and educational interactive and audio-visual presentations on your voyage of discovery. Highlights include daily dive shows and animal presentations where you can see our divers hand feed the animals. Join in with our fantastic touch pool sessions at Discovery Corner at the Lagoon of Light and learn about some of the smaller native species to the UK shores. Visit The Deep's newest residents, a colony of Gentoo penguins in chilly The Kingdom of Ice and learn more about the threats to their habitat, issues surrounding climate change and ocean acidification as well as animal biology and food chains. Finally walk through the amazing glass tunnel and take in the stunning marine life swimming all around you, before taking a ride in the glass lift through the 10m Endless Oceans exhibit. Tickets cost: Adults £12.00 Children £10.00 Under 3s free Senior/student £11.00 Family of 4 £39.50 Family of 5 £47.50 You can save 10% by booking your tickets online.

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Good family attraction

I visited The Deep in February 2017 with my teenage children. There is one huge tank of water and maybe a dozen other smaller fish tanks. The fish in the tanks, particularly the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hi we visited the deep today 22/02/2017 two of the main exibits were closed and the boxes where yougsters are asked to touch the creatures were all locked , we visited the deep two years ago, we were delighted with that visit but not this time, after telling my grand kids what they would see its such a pity they... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you like natural history and conservation then this is for you. There are also penguin. There is a lift by the way but the queue was enormous. We were a bit disappointed that the new coral light area wasn't ready to view but as the entry fee allows you to return unlimited times in the year it represents good... More 

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Thank Charlotte S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited The Deep in February 2017 with my teenage children. There is one huge tank of water and maybe a dozen other smaller fish tanks. The fish in the tanks, particularly the large tank are fascinating to watch. There are sharks, manta rays and best of all swordfish which look like living relics from the dinosaur era. There is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited today, expecting long queues, arrived 11 30 car parks nearly full, but no issues getting into venue. Very interesting and informative, with loads of interactive educational boards which kept our 6yr old grandson entertained, the first section explains the timeline of life in our oceans and the 3D TVs kept the surprises coming.. although the 'Lagoon' was still... More 

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Thank kathray2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with the family during half term. While a little busy the queues moved quickly and the deep is really good. One main tank was being refurbished but that didn't impact on the visit. The family ticket which gives you 12 months access is really good value.

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Thank Steve G
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently visited The Deep with family. We have visited several similar attractions over the years, both in the UK and overseas and while The Deep did not have anything we had not seen before, it was still an enjoyable half day and well worth a visit. There are themed areas within the Deep, although the Lagoon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been looking forward to seeing this attraction for a while but in reality you don't get a great deal for your money and it's pretty crowded even outside of half term & holidays. Two main attractions are the aquarium tunnel and the penguins - the penguins have a very small tank and the tunnel is pretty short although there are... More 

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Thank Annatims45
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We think this is better than London aquarium as its a bit like a museum as well as an aquarium, and if you fill in the tax form for them to claim tax back from your ticket price (like gift aid) then they make your ticket valid for 12 months! So that is essentially a year's membership for the price... More 

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Thank Yun W
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great family day out and reasonably priced at around £37 for the family to be able to go as many times as we want in a year! The displays were awesome, it was just a shame the lagoon wasn't finished yet - but this was made clear on the website before we went. It was a bit... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Obviously being the school holidays the deep was incredibly busy. So much so that the car parks were full but there is a council car park just outside so no big deal as you pay for either. The qeue for entry is in my experience always long as is the cafe so i have never experienced the food there. The... More 

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