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Deep Sea World

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£30.50 for two of us and we had seen everything there was within an hour. Understand animal and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
BlairC7
via mobile
Don't eat in the cafe!

The venue itself is decent enough, the highlight being the tunnel where you can watch the fish and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Sharon M
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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 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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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

£30.50 for two of us and we had seen everything there was within an hour. Understand animal and exhibit upkeep is expensive but this is se expensive compared to Edinburgh Zoo, Five Sisters, Blair Drummond Safari Park and the Highland Wildlife Park. All of those...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The venue itself is decent enough, the highlight being the tunnel where you can watch the fish and sharks swimming from above but other than that, there's not a huge amount to see. We went to the cafe for lunch we ordered 2 x fish...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Visited with my grandson and was very disappointed- overpriced, chaotic and lacking in effort and interest. Our visit lasted barely an hour. As an aquarist of 50 years experience I found most of the aquariums completely uninspiring- full of lack lustre displays and what appeared...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What an absolute rip-off!! I am embarrassed that this is classed as a Scottish Tourist attraction. The entry fee is just ridiculous. It is much smaller than expected (can walk round in less than an hour) and the place is run down and dirty. The...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Visited deep sea world for my husband to do a shark dive. We had to pay for our 4 yr old to spectate, so it was overall a very expensive day. He really enjoyed the shark dive, so this was worth it-would recommend. The pictures...More

Thank Eiles17
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We should maybe have picked a dry day as today we struggled to get into car park. We had planned to have lunch in restaurant but it ran out of rolls and baguettes just after 12.30 which was very disappointing as we had to cut...More

Thank Cuzack01
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Deep seaworld sounds great, but on arrival into a tight car park you struggle to find the entrance! Cost of £47 to go in for two pensioners and two children under 10 seems expensive, and it is when you realise inside that the whole place...More

Thank jimmy140
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I am a regular to deep sea world being a local mum of two small children we buy the year pass which provides better value for money. Today they had two additional exhibitions on, ‘the bare bones’ in the tent which was really interesting -...More

Thank Beadybella
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Very disappointed in this place , the admission price is a total disgrace. I’m sure many a family are put off. By the expensive admission charges. It is for kids after all but most are accompanied by at least one parent and I’m sure mostly...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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