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Address: Forthside Terrace, North Queensferry KY11 1JR, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1383 411880
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Deep Sea World is located underneath the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, in the...

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 see our spectacular underwater tunnel and come face to face with one of Europe's largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks and even dive with them...If you're feeling brave enough!

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Nice visit, good range of sea life

Was here on a group visit. Saw the sea lion show and the tunnel at feeding time. They struggle with the cafe at lunchtime, you will wait a while if there's a queue, the staff... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
m4xwl
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Ayr, Scotland
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Ayr, Scotland
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293 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was here on a group visit. Saw the sea lion show and the tunnel at feeding time. They struggle with the cafe at lunchtime, you will wait a while if there's a queue, the staff don't seem to have a decent system. Go early to eat!!

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Fife, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to work at deep sea world years ago so hope my experiences and opinions as a disabled visitor do not come across as being biased on this public platform as the centre will have changed and I had such a good visitor experience that I wanted to share it with other people. I went down on a quieter... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But overall I felt the attraction provided poor value for money. Groovy Grandparent ticket (2 grandparents plus 2 children) was £45. Although the tunnel to view the fish was good other aspects did not hold my grand children's interest. There was such a long wait to get food at the cafeteria that we had to go off site for something... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing now as just had an email advertising their junior shark dive. Against our better judgement we took our son for a shark dive for his 12th Birthday. It is not what is advertised and that fact they are still conning people about this is shocking. In no way are the children "diving". They get all the gear on... More 

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DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Lesley Y This is a public platform - and if you felt you wanted to discuss this in detail, or had a serious complaint - it is best to discuss it with the venue to clear up any confusion. Especially if you are accusing us of 'conning' you - which is a very serious allegation and completely untrue. The... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

to spend a few hours, we went for a walk around the little nature reserve first, not much there though.... wrong time of day I think, but the Deep sea world was great, reasonably priced and enough to see, there were some well hidden critters but still lots of other stuff, I enjoyed the seals and staff were great

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Thank Stephen H
DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Stephen H Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback of your recent visit. We are delighted to hear that you had such a fantastic time visiting us and got experience our aquarium. Thank you again for visiting us, we would love to see you again soon. Many thanks Nancy Marketing Manager. More 

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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I got a voucher online so got all our tickets at half price so I would say I'm glad I didn't pay full price so look online for any before going. The venue has plenty of free parking and is easy enough to find. We took a child and a toddler with a buggy and everywhere was easily accessible.... More 

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Thank Laura M
DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear Laura M Thank you so much for leaving us some feedback of your visit. We are very happy to hear that you had a great day out and got to see the diver feed. We have 7 sandtiger sharks in the large tank in the underwater tunnel, it can be hard to differentiate between them at times - but... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was treated to a fantastic day out at Deep Sea World. Lots to see, and the tunnel through the main tank was absolutely amazing! We went round 3 times! Can't believe I was literally centimeters away from sharks and rays! It was an absolutely mesmerising experience! Got to meet the seals and watch them doing cute tricks at feeding time;... More 

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DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Hi cozhaines Thank you so so much for your fantastic review. We are so happy to read your lovely words. I am glad to hear that you managed to catch the seal feed - it is my favourite too. We would love to welcome you back again soon. PS. Love your images! Many thanks Nancy Marketing Manager., More 

Edinburgh
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Deepsea World this afternoon to get out of the cold. As long as you book online, we thought it was reasonably priced, certainly against other attractions like this. My five year old and nearly 3 year old really enjoyed looking at all the fish as did we. I personally thought there was a great selection of fish... More 

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DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear B-boy1975 Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear your lovely comments about your recent trip. It sounds like you had a great time exploring the aquarium, and having a good look round to find all of our animals! Yeah, our online prices are certainly competitive - and we always recommend booking in... More 

Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£30 for two of us, took 15 minutes to work our way round. The tunnel was good, saw lots of fish and sharks. Not the best layout as you can't do a full loop, you need to double back on yourself. Had the most dire ham sandwich in the Cafe at the end just to top it off!

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DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear sureshot123 I am incredible surprised that you managed to rush through our aquarium in 15 minutes - why would you choose to do that? We have talks and feeds, every 30 minutes based on all of our animals - which are part of your tickets. We have the largest aquarium in Scotland,with the largest collection of sharks and rays... More 

Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nine year old wanted to go here for his birthday treat, which we did last weekend. Not an 'official' birthday party visit, just a day visit by us plus picnic. Three adults, late teen, then eight and nine year old boys. Had to 'wrangle' with staff member on desk to get best ADM price for group. Group included wheelchair... More 

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