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Deep Sea World, North Queensferry

(1.9/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
At Deep Sea World, learn about life at the bottom of the sea. The aquarium hosts large sand tiger sharks, a stingray, tropical fish, piranhas, and more. Walk through exhibits, including the nursery full of baby sharks, the seal enclosure, and a recreation of the Amazon River and its inhabitants, and join an underwater safari to dive with the sharks and more than 1,000 fish. The aquarium offers dives for both certified divers and novices, so you can get close to the sharks regardless of your diving experience level. Book your tickets online to save on the price of admission and waiting time at the entrance. By using our North Queensferry itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Deep Sea World and other attractions in North Queensferry.
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  • Used my Christmas present and did the shark dive, what a day! Would recommend for anyone with a diving or sea life (particularly shark) interest. I had never dived before so was pretty nervous but the...  more »
  • After vowing id never be back some 8+ years ago, i'm really mad at myself for letting my kids talk me into visiting here to pass a wet saturday afternoon. First of all, i wouldn't mind paying just und...  more »
  • Today myself and my fiance visited deep sea world so that josh could experience swimming with sharks. What a fantastic experience it was...the staff were so friendly and the sharks were beautiful. My ...  more »
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  • You must visit! Such an amazing place to spend an afternoon. Interactive talks and shows by friendly and knowledgeable team members ( thank you Daniel and Keith). Fascinating creatures on show in great surroundings. Go.. meet Stella the mischievous ray and look for Patch the 45 stone shark. Have a close encounter with Sam the corn snake and tickle a starfish before you go home. Fantastic experience, thanks guys!
  • Absolute rip off. £36 for myself, grandson and his friend to get in. Took 20mins to see everything and that was day out. Went to cafe got two kids pizza meals (frozen pizza) with chips and chip roll for myself £21 for that. Couldn't eat it it was so disgusting. Kids also left theirs. Bought them a tub of ice cream one scoop in tub and each tub cost £3.50 total £7.00 and again it was inedible. This has to be the WORST place for a day out EVER. We will never be back. Looks great in the adverts just shows how deceiving an advert can be. Please DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY GOING HERE. Filthy as well and had a very weird smell even in cafe. Everything looks quite run down. Obviously needs some money spent on it.
  • This place has got variety of fish species. Main attraction is the largest shark they got in entire UK. Seal show is another attraction though the water looked murky. If you choose to walk from North Queensferry station to this place then you'll see stunning views of both rail and road bridges.
  • Nice place, seen a lot of fish I have never seen before! There's more than fish, there are frogs, spiders and snakes too. The seal area does look a bit disgusting, the water is green and smelly. It can be very busy and crowded at the weekend, you can hardly move when you're under the glass because of all the people. Overall really nice place to go with family, but it is really expensive and not worth that amount of money.
  • Nice variety of aquatic creatures from Nemo to Tiger Sand Sharks. Amphibians and reptiles to. In the outside keep are the seals. Although entrance fee is a little pricey it's really worth a visit. Having said that there is some downsides. The amphibians tanks are quite mucky and hard to see in. These could have there windows sqeegied before the public enter. The cafe to is a let down as prices are well inflated and queueing is unbelievably long. The gift shop however is very reasonably priced. It is worth purchasing the Behind the Scenes ticket for an extra £3. This is a guided tour behind the tanks and above the sharks with a member of staff telling all how things are done. We would like to go again but as it is a large entry fee, viewing our photos will have to do. We give 4 stars.