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The Deep

Location: Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP
Telephone:
01482 381000 Call Us
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About Us

Visit The Deep, Hull’s award-winning aquarium and enjoy a fun-filled family day. Situated just a 5 minute walk from Hull Marina and a short stroll to the City Centre, The Deep is in the perfect location for visitors to enjoy the City of Hull. Let us take you on a journey of the seas - travel through the story of the world's oceans from warm tropical lagoons to the icy cold Antarctic seas. With over 5,000 animals including spectacular sharks and stingrays, the UK’s only pair of Green sawfish, hundreds of tropical reef fish, Loggerhead sea turtles and a colony of Gentoo penguins, there is something to keep all ages entertained.

Daily highlights include: • Daily dive show at 2pm. See the divers feed the magnificent animals or carry out essential cleaning duties. • Penguin feeds. Daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. • Get hands on in our interactive Touch pool sessions at Discovery Corner (half past the hour from 10.30am to 4.30pm) • Little nippers can enjoy the interactive magic floor, fossil brushing station and soft play area next to the Lagoon of Light. • Viewing tunnel. Take a walk through the stunning viewing tunnel and ride in the glass lift through the 10 metres Endless Ocean tank. There is also an extensive programme of events taking place at The Deep – click here for more. Our Day Plus Pass tickets allow FREE return visits to The Deep for 12 months - that's all included in the normal price of a standard ticket. Find out more here. Food & Drink Castaway's cafe - situated on the 3rd floor, with great views over the Humber, is open from 10am to 5.30pm every day). Offering hot breakfasts (until 11.30am), a range of hot meals and salads (until 3pm), plus snacks, cakes, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks. Children's meals and special dietary requirements are all catered for. Tables that have been raised for easier wheelchair access are also available within this café. There is also a baby feeding station with bottle and food warming facilities. You don't need an entry ticket to visit the café. Half Way café - open during peak periods the Halfway Café is located in the exhibition (next to the Cool Seas). It serves a variety of sandwiches, hot and cold snacks and drinks. Picnic areas - picnic benches are located outside of The Deep and a small picnic place area in the exhibition (next to Cool Seas). We cannot guarantee you will always find a table as this area may be used by school parties.

Access at The Deep

The Deep offers a wide range of access aids to assist visitors with additional needs. These include audio and Braille guides, large print leaflets, foreign language leaflets, social stories for people with autism and mobility aids. Please call 01482 381000 or click here for more details.

*Finalist Inclusive Tourism for All 2017 - Visit England *Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014 - Welcome to Yorkshire *Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013 and 2014

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