‘Price changes at the Deep from 1st Feb 2019’

Tickets are still valid for a whole year!

From 1st February the new prices are:

Adult                    £14     £12.60 Online (10% saving)
Child                    £11      £9.90  Online (10% saving)
Senior/Student    £13     £11.70 Online (10% saving)





Quiet Day Saturday 14th December

 The audio will be turned down for those who find the sounds distracting and the lights will be brighter to make our information more clear. Audio and Braille guides are also available free of charge at reception, the timetable below includes all BSL signed presentations and shows throughout the day!

10.30 – Touch Pool session at the Discovery Corner – BSL
11.00 – Endless Oceans Presentation – BSL
11:30 – Penguin Feed at the Kingdom of Ice – BSL
12:00 – Lagoon feed at the Lagoon of Light – BSL
13:00 – Conservation film at Endless Ocean – BSL
13.30 – Touch Pool session at the Discovery Corner – BSL
14.00 – Dive Show at the Main Tank at Endless Ocean – BSL
14.30 – Touch Pool session at the Discovery Corner – BSL
15.00 – Endless Ocean presentations – BSL
15.30 – Penguin Feed at the Kingdom of Ice – BSL
We would suggest the following itineraries to suit your arrival time or you can mix and match to suit your preferences:

10.00am arrival – Touch Pool, Endless Ocean presentation, Penguin Feed, Dive Show in the Main Tank
11.45am arrival – Lagoon Feed, Penguin Film, Touch Pool, Dive Show in the Main Tank, Penguin Feed
Normal admission charges apply and there is no need to book. Please note, there will be no school visits on this day.

A Christmas Coral

Join us each weekend throughout December and throughout the festive period as we explore the seas of the past, present and future in our fun-packed interactive show at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

You can get crafty too and make your own 2020 calendar – a perfect gift for your family and friends. Activities will be open every weekend from 11am to 4pm in Craft Corner.


Home Educators’ Day
Thursday January 16, 2020

Take a peek into the everyday life of animals from around the world and their skills to survive. Using examples from around The Deep, we will show you how some animals have changed their bodies and behaviours over time to cope with predation, competition and the environment they live in.

Our Home Educators’ Day is especially for children who are learning at home. The day includes admission into The Deep as well as your choice of educational workshop. Full details of the workshops and the times they are on can be found at www.thedeep.co.uk

Places cost £7 per child (additional workshops are £3 per child) and £10.50 for accompanying adults.

To find out more and book please call 01482 381000. Please note that booking is essential.


Penguin Awareness Weekend
18th – 20th January 2020

P-p-pop on by for some ‘flippin’ fantastic fun as we celebrate all things penguin for Penguin Awareness Weekend. It’s Penguin Awareness Weekend and we have so much going on to keep those happy feet moving.

Venture through the chilly Kingdom of Ice and see the penguins being fed at 11:30am and 3:30pm. Followed by the opportunity to meet the keepers and ask them any questions you may have about our feathery friends.

Find out if you have what it takes to be a penguin keeper in our fun interactive presentation at 1pm (in Endless Ocean) and get hands on with real penguin nests, feathers and see how we make our penguin ID bands. Plus you can hear about how penguins breed, the signs of courtship and caring for penguin chicks.

Take a picture with Pebbles the penguin mascot in Endless Ocean at 11am and 3pm then waddle over to Craft Corner for fun face painting from 11am to 4pm.


VIP Deep Experience

Various dates available throughout the year

This VIP session is perfect for adults and youngsters (age 8 and above) who have a passion for the marine life and an ideal taster for those looking at getting into a Marine Biology.

Go behind the scenes and get hands on with our team of experts to help feed our grey reef sharks, conduct water tests in our lab, tour behind the scenes in our Aquarist department, view the nursery tanks and culture areas, meet and feed the animals at Discovery Corner, explore above Endless Oceans and see if you can spy a turtle and scatter feed some of our largest residents. You can even try on some dive kit – the perfect photo opportunity!

These are just a few of the activities you will be involved in and you can find the full list and details on how to book by visiting our website at https://www.thedeep.co.uk/deep-experiences/vip-experience

Experiences are available for 2, 3 or 4 people. Packages for 2 people cost £165, for 3 people £235 and for four people £305. One participant MUST be an adult if anyone under the age of 18 is taking part.

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Little Nippers!

Don’t get crabby, come to little nippers at The Deep! Join us on Tuesday mornings 9:30am-11:00am for our fun-filled discovery and play sessions for children aged 2 and under. Enjoy sing-a-long and story time in the soft play area along with a light snack. Adults pay £14 for 12 months entry, plus £1 per session for your little nipper! This includes all visits to the aquarium too! No need to pre-book simply turn up on the day! Please see our website for a full list of dates.

Tranquil Tuesdays!

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for Tranquil Tuesdays (Term time only). From 3pm until closing the lights will be brighter and the audio turned down, creating a tranquil environment for our visitors. This event is perfect for those who prefer to visit during a quieter and more peaceful environment. Everyone is welcome to attend. Normal admission rates apply and there is no need to book. We have a range of aids available to hire free of charge for visitors with access needs including ear defenders, Braille guides, large print guides, MP3 audio guides, international language leaflets, rollators, electric mobility scooters and wheelchairs.

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Junior Experience Day (Various Dates Available)

Is your child aged between 8-11 with a passion for marine animals?

Then join us for a fun-filled experience day where your youngster can help carry out some of The Deep’s daily activities. Join a group a like-minded kids (two groups of up to 8) for a junior experience day where The Deep crew will lead you through a number of activities including touring the Cool Seas plant room and Turtle display preparation area, cleaning the exhibit acrylic, taking part in a touch pool session, trying on a dive kit and watching the dive show, taking part in a slime workshop and handling the cockroaches.

Places are £37.50 each, to find out more information, availability and how to book please visit https://www.thedeep.co.uk/deep-experiences/junior-experience-day