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Deep Sea World

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Nothing special

Expensive to get in. Nothing special. Restaurant poor variety and not particularly clean wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon M
Good annual ticket if you are local

We have a young child and live quite close by so decided to get an annual pass. A single trip is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dunfermline, 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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Forthside Terrace, North Queensferry KY11 1JR, Scotland
+44 1383 411880
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With my family on holiday coming from Edinburgh, we decided to go to South Queensferry and to cross by walk the bridge. We didn’t know about Deep Sea World and when we discovered that with a nice 30 mins walk we could reach it we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sara D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots to see was a great day out with friends, staff very informative particular Rory (apologies for the wrong spelling) very lively and can see his passion for the animals that he cares for, food was very nice and great portions, the gift shop has...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rasmia2012
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited yesterday with my partner and my nephew and was really disappointed. We left after 40 minutes as there wasn’t much to do or see. Tanks murky and dark due to age, reptile area where the snapping turtle was was very disappointing, never seen...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Gareth G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend this the children were fascinated with the sharks and rays. The conveyor belt is a good way to see them . The small tanks were good with the different species, the frog game was entertaining. Spent a good 3 hours so felt it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Retiredhappy2
Reviewed 1 week ago

After purchasing my tickets online I travelled from Aberdeen with my 5 year old girl. We had planned to drive down and make a day of it. The exhibits that were open were good. Fish tanks were clear, healthy and looked good but we counted...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank blairnichols
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid £50 odd for family of 4 and were expecting to be there for maybe a few hours at least. 50 mins in we had seen everything twice. Extremely poor value. When considering you could go to Edinburgh zoo for same price and lasts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Akbar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here over 7 years ago to dive with the sharks, and i was very disappointed to see it has got worse.The exhibits look old and tired.The main attraction is the plastic tube and seeing the sharks but the water visibility is very poor and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ianfrench
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 5 year old niece. Wasn’t that great to be honest, was just over £35 for 3 of us and was in and out in less than an hour which included us going round the shark tunnel twice and out to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carmenbx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive to get in. Nothing special. Restaurant poor variety and not particularly clean wouldn't recommend spending money here

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have a young child and live quite close by so decided to get an annual pass. A single trip is really quite expensive and it is not that big a place. We have been several times so are making good use of the annual...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Lorraine A
10 April 2018|
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Response from H2630RDlaurenceb | 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.
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
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.