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Edinburgh and the Lothians Sights

Deep Sea World

  • Forthside Terr. Map It
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 10/11/2013

Fodor's Review

The former ferry port in North Queensferry dropped almost into oblivion after the Forth Road Bridge opened, but was dragged abruptly back into the limelight by the hugely popular Deep Sea World. This sophisticated aquarium on the Firth of Forth offers a fascinating view of underwater life. Go down a clear acrylic tunnel for a diver's-eye look at more than 5,000 fish, including 250 sharks (some over 9 feet long); and visit the exhibition hall, which has an Amazon-jungle

display and an audiovisual presentation on local marine life. Ichthyophobes will feel more at ease in the adjacent café and gift shop.

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Sight Information

Address:

Forthside Terr., North Queensferry, KY11 1JR, Scotland

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Phone:

01383-411880

Sight Details:

  • £13
  • Weekdays 10–5, weekends 10–6; last admission 1 hr before closing

Updated 10/11/2013

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