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The Deep

#6 of 86 things to do in Kingston-upon-Hull Features Animals
Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
+44 1482 381000
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Nice alternative to the Sea Life Centre

Lots to see here and even during Summer Holidays it was possible to get a good look. Flows nicely... read more

Reviewed today
Hereford, United Kingdom
Great aquarium!

Lots to see in this aquarium! My nephew loves it here.. It's great that when you buy a ticket, you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Becky H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
+44 1482 381000
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Reviewed today

Lots to see here and even during Summer Holidays it was possible to get a good look. Flows nicely with things to see along the way. Café heaving so didn't visit.

Thank LauraJM83
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots to see in this aquarium! My nephew loves it here.. It's great that when you buy a ticket, you can go for the rest of the year for free!

Thank Becky H
Reviewed yesterday

We travelled to The Deep on a recommendation, however we were quite disappointed. The distance we travelled I feel we would have enjoyed the Sealife centre more.

Thank EGudgin
Reviewed yesterday

i found this very good place to visit not only for adults but children in fact the whole family plenty to see . wheel chairs are fine here disabled toilets and lifts car parking is free theres a area if you bring your own food...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There were so many chances to view the fish and aquarium that we all enjoyed it. The cafe was well priced too and we spent a good couple of hours here

Thank hollymac909
Reviewed yesterday

We took our grandchildren (age 2 and 5) there today. We arrived 10 minutes after it opened and had to queue outside in the cold and wind the doors were open the staff just couldn't cope with the numbers. We were queueing for over 15...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed yesterday

We took our 2 grandsons here for something to do on rainy day. The building is very impressive from the outside next to the river. They were doing an offer, have your photo taken and if you keep your tickets you can get in free...More

Thank Kathlyn C
Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous place. Lots to see. Much to learn. It's obvious the staff really care about the animals and their environment and it shows. Well worth a visit!

Thank 007Yv0nne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Deep is one of the best place's in Yorkshire to take the family. Always something to done and see. Can get very busy in the summer and on wet days. Good place to go if you are disabled as all the staff are very...More

Thank Berylann2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this place right from the look of the building on the water's edge to the clever design and the interactive features throughout. There are plenty of educational hands on things for kids to do and a touch pool at certain times of the...More

Thank rubysunset69
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23 July 2017|
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Response from karenwS8445RG | Reviewed this property |
Now that schools have finished for the summer holidays there won't be the coaches of school trips visiting, however there may be more families. There is so much to see that even on a busy day there will be something for you... More
Goeana R
12 July 2017|
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Response from hforro | Reviewed this property |
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13 April 2017|
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Response from TheDeep-HU14DP | Property representative |
Yes, castaways cafe serves food from 10-5:30pm (hot food is only between 10-3pm). There is everything from hot meals, to salads, sandwiches and snacks. During peak times, we also open a snack bar serving light bites and we... More