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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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A family day out five adults and two one year olds in pushchairs . We had a lovely day, prepaid our... read more

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Heather G
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Family day out

The deep itself was good, although dissapointing some of activities didnt work, but mostly annoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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.
  • Excellent49%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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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 via mobile

A family day out five adults and two one year olds in pushchairs . We had a lovely day, prepaid our tickets online and got a year's pass on arrival very good value . The little ones ran around and loved the displays and the...More

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The deep itself was good, although dissapointing some of activities didnt work, but mostly annoyed with the poor quality of the overflow carpark, muddy and ripped up, you would think with what it cost to get in and having to pay for parking, they should...More

Thank Izzyrat
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has been some years since our last visit to The Deep. We took the time to pre book online our family ticket to save 10%. Which is worth it. Our visit coincided with the end of half term and although we expected it to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my 5yr old he loved the big tanks and the Nemo fish not interested in the walk way down loved trying to get photos of fish and loved the play area

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

Hi Amy, We are your pleased that you and your 5 year old enjoyed your visit to us. Make sure you use your Day Plus Pass and visit us again soon. Best fishes - The Deep Crew

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tenth visit to granddaghters favourite place ,but once again had to que in freezing wind for forty minutes,! It would be so easy to resolve this problem , there needs to be two queues one for season tickets ,return guests and pre booked visits and...More

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

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us. Unfortunately, We are extremely busy due to it being school holidays and the bad weather. We do advise that quieter times to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best attractions giving real value for money in the region - if not the whole country One comment: guys, you cant lecture on pollution in the oceans and then have a gift shop selling lots of plastic drinks bottles and similar crap...More

Thank NigelsTravels1953
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nigel, Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us. With regards to the plastic items in the shop, the bottles that we sell are all reusable, in the hope that people refill these as...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been to many aquariums from very small local ones to sea world/ Atlantis. This was the worst experience of all to be honest. We’re not from the area so went by chance after a night away for something to do. Presumed it was a usual...More

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

HI Charlotte, Thank you for leaving us your comments, we are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to us. The Deep has over 5200 animals housed in 52 habitats across 10 different zones. We're sorry you feel this wasn't enough to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

People rave about this place. Really sorry but I was totally bored. The few fish there were are stunning but unless you are a kid it's just too busy and no fun at all.More

1  Thank Sarah C
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. The Deep has over 5200 animals housed in 52 habitats across 10 different zones. We're sorry you feel this wasn't enough to enjoy your visit. We also have activities happening throughout the including...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don’t go in the school holidays as the place cannot cope . Even with pre purchased tickets you join the massive queue outdoors . Baring in mind it is February everyone was freezing . The queue was one hour long. The 3 members of staff...More

1  Thank LOU264
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TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lou, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. It was an extremely busy weekend due to it being school holidays and the bad weather. We do advise that quieter times to visit are at 10am and after 2:30pm, we also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel for about an hour and a half to get to The Deep and keep returning because we all love it. Our daughter has various disabilities and it’s very accessible with her wheel chair. She loves the huge tanks where she can put her...More

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

Hi Daisy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us. 'Bob' back in and 'sea' us again soon. Best wishes - The Deep Crew

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peameese
4 February 2018|
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Response from TheDeep-HU14DP | Property representative |
Hi, Home to around 5,000 animals (fish, insects and reptiles) across 52 different displays we feel we are able to offer a wide variety of species for our visitors to enjoy. including some that you are unable to see anywhere... More
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pully1983
1 February 2018|
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Response from TheDeep-HU14DP | Property representative |
Yes, even if you purchase your tickets with Tesco Clubcard vouchers, you are still entitled to a Day Plus Pass that you can use as many times as you wish within the following 12 months (excluding Bank Holidays).
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Response from davemoore45 | Reviewed this property |
Carers do get a discount (can't remember if it's free for carers), but I am disabled and a full time wheelchair user. Have been a few times over the years with different grandchildren, and we have always had a great day out... More
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