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The Deep

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Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
+44 1482 381000
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Third time visit in a few years, great day out, reasonable priced with option to return for free... read more

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matt l
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Me and my family went there recently for a day visit and we certainly were not disappointd! The... read more

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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
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+44 1482 381000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Third time visit in a few years, great day out, reasonable priced with option to return for free. Plenty of sea creatures including insects ! Recommend young and old

Thank matt l
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to 'sea' you again soon! Best Fishes, The Deep Crew

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my family went there recently for a day visit and we certainly were not disappointd! The variety of sea life is increedbble and the huge tanks are stunning. I would definitely give this 5 stars because it is an amazing service with lots...More

Thank joeifs
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Joe, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit so we hope...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love any kind of wildlife the Deep is no exception. I think it's a must for any wildlife lover. The Deep is a good Educational experience, Once you've paid the ticket lasts for a yearMore

Thank terrypj
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Terry, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit so we hope...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We made a special detour to visit the Deep on our way home from Scarborough & it was brilliant. Lots of information & history about the earth, the seas and evolution as you travel down to the bottom of the tanks. Swordfish swam mostly at...More

Thank Minnie77uk
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit so we hope to 'sea'...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a superb aquarium. Great educational stations. Fabulous massive tank with sharks rays giant turtles and hammer head shark. The kids love it as there are loads of talks for kids. Petting tank. Great cafe and plenty of parking too make for a fun...More

Thank Colin M
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit so we hope to 'sea'...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited as a family. Being term time there was no queue and we got straight in. The ticket price is great value as it includes entry for the next 12 months, plus under 3s get in free and you receive a free visitor guide. The...More

Thank 123Lola
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to 'sea' you again soon! Best Fishes The Deep Crew

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our six year old granddaughter out of school for an education visit to The Deep as she has a passion for marine life and fish identification. We had a brilliant time - she took her identification books and was busy comparing those to...More

Thank TrevorHall
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Trevor Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had seen a few leaflets for the deep when on holiday but hadnt ventured that far. This year we decided to make a point of visiting and fair to say we werent disappointed. We got a family ticket for 5 which worked out about...More

Thank Julianne D
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your pass is valid for 12 months from the date of your first visit so we hope to 'sea'...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fortunately was in mid week afternoon as I can see why this place will become busy. Most informative with an excellent display of history of the planet and seas with historic and live sea life. Good for both young and old.More

Thank Alistair R
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Yes we can get very busy especially around the holidays, for those that would like a quieter experience we do suggest...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

having not visited for 10 years, it was great to return! i particularly appreciated the exhibit about the origins of the world, as well as the frozen environments- great on a summer's day! the jellyfish were beautiful too!

Thank Sophie K
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to ‘sea’ you again soon! Best Fishes The Deep Crew

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skeggybaby
June 26, 2018|
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Response from TheDeep-HU14DP | Property representative |
Hi! Obviously this can depend on the day but as a general guide for a quieter experience we do suggest visiting outside our busy periods of 11am and 3pm. With Thanks The Deep Crew
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Dave C
April 6, 2018|
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Response from traceyjaynewilson | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair friendly
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JanJenkins2016
April 3, 2018|
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Response from TheOuchPoucher | Reviewed this property |
There are stairs available, but the lift is brilliant and enhances your trip and I get vertigo badly and petrified of heights, but I can easily handle the lift!
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