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Disappointing

Very small, our visit only my lasted an hour. Very expensive, would be ok for young children. Not... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
nid57
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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Seal feeding time was great

Loved the rotating floor round the shark tank gave you a really good ride round to see everything... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Helen D
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Forthside Terrace, North Queensferry KY11 1JR, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled amongst a residential area and in the shadow of the bridge, it seemed as if we were driving in the wrong direction - so bear this in mind when you visit. Very good demonstrations (piranha feed, snakes talk and seals display) and a shark-infested...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a 3 and 5 year old. Worst day trip for a very long time. It is vastly overpriced, the whole place is shabby, exhibits limited, little interaction for children, cafe and shop almost larger than the rest of the place! Cafe food appalling....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Deep Sea World today for the first time in years with our little boy. It is a lot smaller than I remember it to be, you can be round the entire place in under an hour. But the real disappointment was the food...More

2  Thank JenniferR2535
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today for my sons first birthday, with his 7 year old sister in tow. I read the reviews this morning and could easily have been put off, however we had already bought our tickets online (paying for two adults and getting our daughters entry...More

Thank Pfamilyhols
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very small, our visit only my lasted an hour. Very expensive, would be ok for young children. Not bad but not good either.

1  Thank nid57
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Loved the rotating floor round the shark tank gave you a really good ride round to see everything and could stay on for as many times round as you wanted. Seal feeding was informative and great to see. Expected few more things to see was...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We really tried to like Deep Sea World. My 75 year old mum, myself and my 12 year old twins had an afternoon at Deep Sea World. Unfortunately our afternoon there ended up being maybe an hour at most. What was there was decent but...More

Thank YummyTwinMummy2006
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

First visit and probably last. Have been to other aquariums and this is, by far, the poorest. There is not really that much to see, to the extent I thought we had missed part of it!? It is essentially 1 room with a few fairly...More

1  Thank EdinburghGlaswegian
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My son had a junior shark today at deep sea world and had the most amazing experience. The staff went above and beyond to help ensure my son could do the dive (as he couldn't use the proper diving equipment) and were great at coming...More

Thank jacsbarnett
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to share the water with a shark then this is the place to do it! You don't have to be a certified diver (can even be a first time experience!) and the price included all...More

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Lorraine A
11 April 2018|
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Response from Laurence B | Reviewed this property |
cannot eat there. however, you are near sone beautiful countryside. also a short drive takes you back to North Queensferry and eat next to their harbour.
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Nikolina H
21 February 2017|
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Response from Rokiisun | Reviewed this property |
Unless you want to see all the great talks that both facilities have to offer the two could be easily accomplished in a day. Deep sea world is open from 10am to 5pm but you want to be there at least one hour before closing... More
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RhonaA32
31 January 2017|
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Response from Ray-of-light26 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, best to look on their website as they have different types of tickets ie family tickets, advanced and flexi tickets etc It may also be worth keeping an eye on Groupon and Itson for reduced tickets. Hope that helps.
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