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The Deep

#6 of 84 things to do in Kingston-upon-Hull Features Animals
Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
+44 1482 381000
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Not what I expected

I've been meaning to visit here for a long time but never got round to it. I imagined it would be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen F
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Good place to Take the Children

First impression was the noise as there were four coach loads of very young excited school... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Powerpack36
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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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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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

I've been meaning to visit here for a long time but never got round to it. I imagined it would be very simular to sea life centres. But I was completely wrong. I have to say it wasn't really my cup of tea but it...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed yesterday

First impression was the noise as there were four coach loads of very young excited school children. The displays were very good and Informative and plenty for the Children to enjoy.

Thank Powerpack36
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is without doubt a must if you visit hull I would give it an excellent rating if I had visited a few weeks later as they were revamping some of the exhibits and building new ones it will now be ready and I will...More

Thank keith c
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review Keith, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We are currently refurbishing our coral display after it was destroyed in a fire last year, which we are hoping will be finished soon. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 2 days ago

I did enjoy The Deep except for all the screaming school kids obviously on their day trips, the walls are all corrugated so the screams just echoed making it worse. Obviously not the kids fault but I think turning down the volume would help. My...More

Thank Dawn J
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us Dawn. During the week, particularly towards the beginning of the summer holidays, we do become busier than usual with school visits, so thank you for your patience regarding these during your visit. For...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must visit place. It is different to most other aquariums in so much that it is not just a big tank full of fish swimming around. This is a story that starts on the top floor and goes through time lines as...More

Thank TRAVELMANDerby
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for sharing your lovely comments with us, we hope to 'sea' you again soon! Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to many aquariums around the world, the deep is one of good aquarium. good point 1. Nice layout 2. good display weak point 1. lack of maintenance 2. Not a lot of fish compare to famous aquariums like Kaiyikan in Osaka or...More

Thank Panithan S
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A excellent day for all ages, disabled or not, very accessible for scooters, wheelchairs etc, lots to do band see and to keep kids busy and learn, reasonable pricing and they do also all kinds of discounts too, food is also available, tiny bit pricey...More

Thank Max F
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to share your comments with us Max, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for the first time with friends who hadn't been before either and what a treat it was,also got a years ticket so will be going back

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

Thank you for your review; now that you have your Day Plus Pass we look forward to sea-ing you soon. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live in hull and visit the deep regularly. It's one of the b st aquariums we have ever visited. They clearly look after the animals so well which makes it so much better. There are huge tanks at 'kid level' and they have a...More

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

This is great to hear Daniel, thanks for taking the time to share your review! Best fishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Deep as I have been wanting to visit for a long time... and after reading the reviews I was looking forward to it...! Sadly I was disappointed, whilst walking around the lighting was very poor.. and the information displays were very hard...More

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

Thank you for sharing your comments with us, we're sorry you did not enjoy your recent visit. In many parts of the attraction we have lower level lighting; this is to replicate the environment each zone represents as well as ensure that live displays can...More

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Goeana R
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Response from hforro | Reviewed this property |
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Joanne D
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
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Hannah G
25 April 2016|
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Response from rachimummy | Reviewed this property |
i found it very spacious even on a saturday.perhaps may be better if ypu go in the week when it may be less busy.
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