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Address: Forthside Terrace, North Queensferry KY11 1JR, Scotland
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Deep Sea World is located underneath the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, in the...

Deep Sea World is located underneath the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, in the quaint village of North Queensferry. Deep Sea World is one of the premier attractions in Scotland, offering fun for the whole family, no matter what their age. Come along and see our spectacular underwater tunnel and come face to face with one of Europe's largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks and even dive with them...If you're feeling brave enough!

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Deep Sea World - Nothing much has changed over the years.

Visited Deep Sea World with our daughters aged 10 and 5 years. Having not visited for a number of years I was surprised to find, like many other reviewers, that the place hasn't... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2015
Louise C
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

I visited with my parents and 3 year old nephew. It was a brilliant day out. I've never seen such an excited boy especially when he saw the sharks and divers.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited Deep Sea World with our daughters aged 10 and 5 years. Having not visited for a number of years I was surprised to find, like many other reviewers, that the place hasn't changed. We were in time for a shark talk, Bearded Dragon talk and seal feeding. All were very interesting. The website unfortunately doesn't give any times for... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Hellish difficult to get to by bus. Nobody in the bus service seems to know where to go to to arrive at Deep Sea World. Why can't the organisations of the Bus companies and Deep Sea world get together to organise some signage in Edinburgh and North Queensferry to let visitors know how to get to the place. Jeezo! It's... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited with our 10 month old daughter we all really enjoyed the tunnel walk through longer than most and worth seeing. The rest was a bit bland and nothing special also very little to actually see. I wouldn't go back.

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Reviewed July 8, 2015

a bit overpriced, but what isn't. Spent over three hours wandering around, saw the seals being fed, intelligent creatures. The aquarists were very informative and obviously enjoy their jobs. We did the moving walkway twice, Sharks were awesome. Had a coffee in the cafe, lots of tables. Interactive display of marine life was fascinating, the children were able to hold... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loads to see and the walkway under the sharks is great. The overall attraction is over too quickly really, as we spent just under an hour and we saw everything. Seems a bit expensive for that, but you can take as much time as you need so perhaps our young ones weren't engaged enough! The cafe is a functional affair... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very expensive attraction, which only lasts 15 minutes. Also very hard to see any sea life creatures due poor light. Very dissapointed.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's good to sea, but over very quickly, not worth the money in my opinion. Finished within an hour of being there.

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Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

£46 for 2 adults and 2 children. With this price surely they can invest some money on upgrading. Gift shop also very expensive and overall felt ripped off. Popped in to Pets At Home on return journey and girls had a better time for free!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great experience staff all friendly and made my guests watching my dive very welcome the dive instructors are awesome made u feel great Ewan and Laura made my dive special

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