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Address: Forthside Terrace, North Queensferry KY11 1JR, Scotland
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+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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Tired and in need of a refurb

Upon arrival the price board suggests a family of 2+2 would pay £49.50. Fortunately we were granted entry for under £17 though I'm unsure exactly why. The guided amazon tour was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
David B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read a lot of these reviews, some harsh, some fair. I always judge by my own experiences. Yes! it can be pricey, yet a lot more attractions out there are bigger wallet busters. Yes It could do with cosmetic facelift, but that doesn't detract from the hard work put in by all the staff. My experience this week with... More 

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Thank Tom Y
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took my 15month old last week and it was absolutely brilliant! We have been a couple of times before together and with friends. Excellent range of things to see and my little one loved the tunnel! Only thing that stops me giving this a 5 is the cafe. Service was extremely slow (and the cafe was nowhere near busy)... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon arrival the price board suggests a family of 2+2 would pay £49.50. Fortunately we were granted entry for under £17 though I'm unsure exactly why. The guided amazon tour was really good with Ruaridh (or Rory?) very knowledgeable. Underwater tunnel spectacular with Sharks, Sting-ray etc. Restaurant really poor. An interesting way to spend a couple of hours with children... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My son was so excited to visit deep sea world and was extremely disappointed and so was I. The place is run down, dated and took us 45 minutes to walk round. Not worth the £35 we paid for one adult and 2 kids to visit. Thought we could maybe kill time in the cafe to make our hour trip... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be the worst deep sea world, total rip off prices are a disgrace, can basically see everything in 20mins not much has changed since the last time we visited will not be going back

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Thank Gordon T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter asks to go see the sharks every year for her birthday she always has fun and loves the under water tunnel. Few years time we are expecting her to ask to dive with the sharks which will be fun, staff always helpful as well. Good afternoon out :-D

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Thank flick155
DeepSeaWorld, Manager at Deep Sea World, responded to this review

Dear flick155 Thank you very much for leaving us some lovely feedback of your recent trip. We are glad to hear that you had a great day out with us, and it is lovely to hear that she loves coming every year! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and hopefully soon for a shark dive. Many thanks Nancy... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired exhibits with limited number of species on show. Lots of standard exhibits with no real wow factor. Very expensive at £50 for a family. Bored as a bored thing from boredsville within half an hour.

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

Dear Ray F Thank you for leaving us some feedback of your recent visit. Did you see our brand new exhibit - Rio Orinoco, featuring 500 cardinal tetra's found in the Amazon River? It is quite spectacular to see the beautiful, bright, vivid colours of the fish. We also have a few other new exhibits, and revamps that other guests... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our young children to Deep Sea World in the early '90s - they were mesmerised and talked about it for days after. Now, well over 20 years later we visited with our 4 year old grandchild but were desperately disappointed. Entry at £40 for 2 adults and 1 toddler is not cheap but acceptable compared to other sight-seeing... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner bought me the shark dicing experience for my birthday this year. I just took part a few weeks ago. It was hands down the best thing I have ever done! The experience ended up being one on one with an instructor (one other guy was taking part too but there were two instructors), who taught you how to... More 

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

Dear florencelalage Thank you for leaving us some great feedback. I am delighted to hear that you had such a great time, and I will definitely pass on your kind words to our dive team and staff. Thank you again for visiting us, and we would love to see you again for a shark dive! Many thanks Nancy Marketing Manager, More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets in advance. £47 for 2 adults and 2 children. When we got there we had to queue to get in. We went straight to the cafe and there were no trays, the floor was revolting as we're the tables and chairs. The food was low quality. £36 for 2 burgers and chips for the adults plus drinks and... More 

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