Hi there fishy followers!

We have created this page to act as a hub for all of our educational resources. 

We hope you enjoy learning from them, as much as we enjoyed creating them! 

Halloween Stencils

If you're looking for a little bit of pumpkin carving inspiration here are some fab-boo-less stencils for you to use. 

Happy Halloween! 

Shark Egg Hunt resources

Egg-sploring the beach? Why not become a shark eggcase detective and contribute to marine science while you're there! These information sheets will help you find and identify eggcases from UK sharks and skates. You can log your finds with The Shark Trust, to help them get a clear picture of what species visit our shores! 

The Deep Cootie Catcher

Download and print your very own 'Deep Cootie Catcher' which our education team used during The Great Big Green Week to explain the threats of climate change and what we can do to help make a positive difference.
Watch the video to find out how to make and learn with your cootie catcher.

Big Fish Campaign

Learn all about some of the animals sold in pet shops all over the UK and how big they can grow! It's really important to do your research before getting a fish, the same as you would do before getting a dog. Click the images below to download. 

CSI Seashore

The CSI seashore division has discovered a rock-pool filled with chemicals, making the water dangerous to live in. 6 suspects were arrested near the scene but we need your help to figure out who is the culprit?

Colouring with Marti

It's time to learn how to draw some of the characters out of one of our favourite books, 'Marti the Hammerhead Shark' by the Galapagos Conservation Trust. So, let's get creative and get cracking drawing Marti, Lucia, Tico and Tulio!

Puzzling Penguins

It's puzzling penguins time and this time we need you to figure out which of the facts are TRUE or FALSE? 

Venoms and Poisons

This week we are investigating which animals use venom or poison.

Turtle-y Awesome Trail

It's time to follow the turtle-y awesome trail. Can you complete it?


This weeks challenge is a slippery, slimey puzzle. Read the clues then find the animals in the wordsearch. 

Make a Monster

It's time to design your own sea monster! What will your's look like? Choose it's teeth, eyes, tail, claws or fins... it's up to you!

Love Local Wildlife

This week your challenge is to read the clues and figure out which animal lives where. Plus, in the extra puzzle, simply match up the animals to the clues.

Message in a Bottle

It's time to turn the toxic tide, but will you help us save the planet? Solve the clues and see if you are making the right choices. Plus, there is an extra plastic puzzle too!


Are you interested in finding out more about some of the animals that live at The Deep? Then, why not take a look at our infographics below. These tell you lots of interesting facts about penguins, turtles and corals.

Turtle terrors

Simply choose from option A or B on each clue - which do you think is the right answer? Plus there is a fun dot to dot puzzle to complete also.

Troubled Waters

See if you can figure out which items should be left on the beach and which should be taken home after your visit.

Egg-cellent work!

Simply read the clues and match up the correct animal to its egg!

Penguin Awareness Day

Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day on 20 January with this multiple choice quiz and species matching game!

What are the names of the penguins at The Deep?

Zooming... with a fishy twist!

Are you making a lot of calls from home these days? Well, here you can download our range of Zoom backgrounds to give them a marine twist! 

You can find instructions on how to personalise yours here. 

Colouring... just for grown ups!

Calling all adults....!  We thought it was about time we created some colouring activities for you too. So when you have a bit of quiet time, sit down with a cuppa, get out the colouring pencils and enjoy a few minutes to yourself  [grin]

Plan your visit

Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

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Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online
Adult £17.75
Child (3 - 15) £14.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £16.75

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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Please use Tower Street or HU9 1TU when using a Sat Nav – this will take you to nearest main road to The Deep.

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