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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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Fab place to visit for kids and adults, loads of fun facts to find around the place and the kids... read more

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emma1879
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Being in the school holidays parking was difficult, starting with a queue to get in the carpark in... read more

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Stuart G
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Fab place to visit for kids and adults, loads of fun facts to find around the place and the kids get a little leaflet to find things along the way, the only thing we wasn't keen on was how small the penguin enclosure was it...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Being in the school holidays parking was difficult, starting with a queue to get in the carpark in the first place. However, once parked, surprisingly there wasn't much of a queue to get entry into the Deep. Once in the Deep it was very busy....More

Thank Stuart G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a good aquarium with lots of information and things to read. However, with 3 kids it’s all about the fish. The tanks are well presented and there are some nice varieties of fish. The sharks are not as bigs as other aquariums but...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tickets are great value for money. You can view at your own pace, we stayed for 3.5 hours but we dawdled and sat down to have a coffee half way through (which was the same cost as you would pay when you are out...More

Thank Danni B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting more information could be given on the various species in the submarium found at the different levels.the visit was worthwhile and the new arrival of the penguins was a treat

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Staff friendly. All clean. Just need a bit more choice in the cafe. Other then that me and my 8 year old love it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The great thing about the deep is that once you pay once you can revisit for a full year free of charge. The place is great, very educational and obviously fantastic to see everything. The layout is fantastic very easy to follow the route around...More

Thank Nicola S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our 1st visit here .... Nice that the tickets purchased last the whole year.. We had a lovely couple of hours looking around, i especially liked the penguins. Lots to see and do and easy to get around. Worth visiting...

Thank KaynChris
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great layout lots of interesting things to read about, not as many fish as similar sea life centres. Cafe prices not too bad we the two coffees and a coke five pounds Ish. Shop prices not to bad either. Although booked tickets on line still...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came for a day whilst staying at hull for the weekend. The tickets a very reasonably priced considering that last for a year! The fish and Sharks were really good. We liked the fact it seemed like we were walking through time by going...More

Thank Keith E
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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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