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Address: Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
Phone Number:
+44 1482 381000
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Located in Hull, The Deep is an award winning aquarium home to 3,500 fish...

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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great to visit and informative

Our grandchildren loved seeing the penguins on the ice, they are actually members of Chester Zoo so they do see penguins quite often but not on ice and they really liked watching... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waited ages to visit here but found it lacking in all areas. It was very busy but the 'crew' were nowhere to be seen. Lots of the hands on activities were broken, others not working at all. Some exhibits were barriers off and there were no signs indicating this until you're in and paid. The penguins look a bit lethargic... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must return so much to take in on first visit. The staff were very informative and helpful, the restaurant looks on our next visit

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time visit to the deep. Really pleased we went. Highlight was the penguins and the interactive science activities dotted around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our grandchildren loved seeing the penguins on the ice, they are actually members of Chester Zoo so they do see penguins quite often but not on ice and they really liked watching them. They also thoroughly enjoyed the open tanks and being able to touch some of the sea creatures. Also having an annual pass as an almost standard is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself (25) and my boyfriend (28) went to The Deep as a weekend outing on a rainy Sunday afternoon and we absolutely loved it. Found it a little strange that they ask to take your picture, we thought maybe it was some gift shop picture opportunity but unfortunately not. We were given a ticket so not sure what this was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Deep is one of my favorite places in Hull (by the way they are offering now annual pass, so it is even better). Lots to see and do. My 6 year old loves it. It is very informative, brilliant education. When going back, if you can - don't take lift that goes up via the aquarium. The experience is... More 

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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this review

Thanks you sharing your lovely comments, that's a great tip to share about the benefits of taking the stairs too! We hope to 'sea' you again soon. Best wishes, The Deep crew. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I would tell anyone and everyone to visit this place! You will not be disappointed !! My self my husband and my twin daughters have visited twice now and can't wait to plan a trip again !! X

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Thank Jadiie91x
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving such a glowing review, we're ray-ly happy you enjoy your visit! We're refreshing a couple of things later in the year so do make sure you come back to take a look. Best wishes, The Deep crew. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Part was closed for refurb but still very good. Staff friendly. Easy check in then walk through and enjoy. The kids aged 2 to 5 years enjoyed different parts. The cafe not ridiculously expensive either. We didn't go to the gift shop so can't comment on that. The only downside is we struggled to park and when we returned to... More 

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Thank Sarah K
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your comments, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, The Deep crew. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been here on a number of occasions and never get bored of the place. Unfortunately we haven't been for about 18 months now. This is a very good place to take the younger ones in the family.

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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to pass along your lovely comments, we're glad you made the trip back! We have more things planned for 2017 so do 'bob' back in again soon. Best wishes, The Deep crew. More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's Hull own submarium an interesting walk through an aquatic world ,it's fascinating ,educational and a downright good day out .well worth a trip

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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us such a glowing review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best fishes, The Deep crew. More 

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