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The Deep

#7 of 82 things to do in Kingston-upon-Hull Features Animals
Tower Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 4DP, England
+44 1482 381000
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Lovely day with the family

Had a great day out here with the family. Definitely recommend getting the annual passes, same... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DinesSD
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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A visit to marine with a difference

A bisit to The Deep was a different way to learn about marine life and not get your feet wet The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
azwun
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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%
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great day out here with the family. Definitely recommend getting the annual passes, same price as the day passes. No brainer. Only quibble is the cafe food is poor, recommend taking your own pack up!

Thank DinesSD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A bisit to The Deep was a different way to learn about marine life and not get your feet wet The gintoo penguins was both informative and funny in the way they do penguin things in front of you. A bit chilly here. Then there...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review; we delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 2 days ago

We thought the huge tank with the Manta Rays and sawfish, small sharks etc was spectactular, especially when the Rays clung to the side of the tank. They were enormous and looked amazing. We thought the penguin enclosure was far too small for them, not...More

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

Thank you for your review Sarah, we're sorry that you weren't completely satisfied with your visit. Please be assured that the penguin enclosure is an appropriate size for the colony we have - It is built to house 21 penguins and we have just 13...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with our grown up 'children' last Saturday afternoon and had a great afternoon out. The staff were very friendly and the attraction proved to be excellent value for money. Despite being a Saturday afternoon and was very busy, did not feel at all crowded....More

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

Thanks for the lovely review Mike, we're delighted you all day a great day out. Best fishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is worth a visit but part of the Deep is closed. Your ticket is valid for a whole year. The staff will take your picture when you buy ticket. Not sure that everyone would want that. Data ?More

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

Thanks for your review David, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. There is just one small exhibit, Living Corals, that is currently closed follow a fire in 2016, the other 99% of the attraction is open as usual. We only require visitors to have...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I took our 3 year-old son to The Deep as he is a huge Nemo/Dory fan so thought he'd like to see some real marine life. How right we was! He loved every minute of it, the only tears we got was...More

Thank adamw1083
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to share your review with us Adam, we're really please you all enjoyed your visit. Come back and 'sea' us soon! Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited from withernsea way on our way back home to Mansfield. Turned at the signpost for the deep. Pity only one sign.got lost in hull or hell . More signs please.might get a few more visitor's.

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

Thanks for your review, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit. There are several signs for The Deep situated at various points on the approach to the city and closer to the attraction, apologies if you missed these. Best wishes, The Deep crew.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It doesn't take long to get round and is expensive to get in but you can use the ticket to go back again which is a bonus. Son who is 2 really enjoyed it here.More

Thank kpp142
TheDeep-HU14DP, Public Relations Manager at The Deep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that you were not completely happy with your visit. We usually find that the average visitor spends 1.5-2 hours inside the attraction. This is based on looking at all of the exhibits, some information panels and taking...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with my wife, so it was £25 for the two of us, a family would cost quite a lot. It was worth the money given that we are contributing towards conservation. We spent just over an hour wandering around the event and enjoyed...More

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

Thank you for leaving your feedback Lee. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. The Daily Plus Pass entitles you to free entry to The Deep as many times as you wish for 12 months (exc Bank Holidays) so try to come and 'sea' us again...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Hey come on ! I like fish as much as the next person but where do you draw the line ? I enjoy fish dont get me wrong but after half an hour or so I want to see a lion or a tiger !...More

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

Thank you for review. As an aquarium it should not seem unusual that we have primarily fish in residence. However we are also home to amphibians, invertebrates, turtles and penguins too, meaning there is more on show for visitors in addition to fish. Best wishes,...More

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Joanne D
Is there a place to eat
12 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
I went when I was in a wheelchair for a fracture . why hasn't it got enough room for wheel chair users?
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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msp c
Poo wee fart
10 March 2016|
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Silly
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