You can hire The Deep for all those special family occasions that you want to make truly memorable - birthdays, anniversaries, retirements and vow renewals to name but a few!  

Exclusive evening hire can be arranged for up to 250 guests in Endless Ocean with the magnificent backdrop of sharks and other aquaria.

Smaller intimate celebrations can take place in a number of locations within The Deep such as the chilly Kingdom of Ice with our newest residents the penguins, the atmospheric Cool Seas or high above the ocean waves in the glass Observatory overlooking the Humber. This area is also available for lunchtime hire (subject to availability). 

Take a look at the image galleries below to get a better idea of the variety of events The Deep can offer:


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Viewings are by appointment only with our Business and Corporate Manager. We strongly recommend that these take place outside the visitor attraction opening hours. All the events at The Deep are designed with your specific requirements so please contact us to discuss this further.

Find out about an event at The Deep by calling 01482 382838 or email us here

Plan your visit

Opening Times

  • Open daily from 10am until 6pm
  • Last admission is at 5pm, although we recommended you to arrive no later than 4pm
  • The Deep’s peak times are between 11am – 2pm, should you prefer a quieter environment please visit outside these times.
  • Car parking is available costing £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays. Alternative car parks can be found here

The Deep Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

01482 381000 Any questions?

SAT NAV (HU9 1TU) this will take you to Tower Street, Hull, the nearest main road to The Deep.

Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online On the day
Adult £12.60 £14.00
Child (aged 3 to 15) £9.90 £11.00
Children under 3 FREE FREE
Student* £11.70 £13.00
Senior (60+) £11.70 £13.00
Essential carer FREE FREE

* in full time education, valid NUS, University card or proof of age is required for school and Sixth form students.

Code of Conduct

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Customer Safety

The Deep takes the safety and security of its staff and visitors seriously and continues to work with Counter Terrorism Police Officers to review security regimes on a regular basis.

The Deep reserves the right to carry out random bag searches at reception. To minimise delays, please avoid bringing large bags and rucksacks into the attraction.

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