The Deep

See over 3,500 fish at Hull’s award-winning submarium, including spectacular sharks and rays, a colony of Gentoo penguins.

Why you’ll love visiting us

The Deep tells the story of the world’s oceans through stunning marine life, interactives and audio visual presentations. 

Visitors can enjoy a whole host of stunning exhibits including the Lagoon of Light; our breath-taking shallow coral reef tank teaming with hundreds of fish, through to Endless Oceans; home to 8 different types of sharks and England’s only pair of Green Sawfish, the stunning Amazon Flooded Forest featuring amazing species from the Amazon basin and Deep Blue One which looks at some of the world’s major river systems.

Enjoy our colony of Gentoo penguins in the Kingdom of Ice. Find out about threats to their habitat, issues surrounding climate change and ocean acidification as well as watching them swim and play in their icy home. 

Visitors can also enjoy a ride in our famous glass lift through the 10m tank and a walk through our underwater viewing tunnel

Our mission

The Deep operates as an education and conservation charity with the aim of encouraging a greater understanding of the world’s oceans and the threats they face. We aim to inspire the people of Hull and beyond to enjoy and appreciate aquatic animals and habitats through our collection of animals. 

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