Browsing Tag Deep Sea World

Deep Sea World Octopus’ Garden For New Arrival

By at October 7, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment


Aquarists at Deep Sea World have created a purpose-built display to welcome their newest eight-legged arrival. Staff at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction have constructed a naturally-themed habitat for the lesser, or curled octopus, complete with hidey holes, rockwork and seaweed. Found around the UK, curled octopus get their common name from their slender,

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Stingray joins aquariums breeding program

By at July 17, 2016 | 2:48 am | 0 Comment

Common stingray

MATING GAME AS GEORDIE STINGRAY JOINS AQUARIUM’S BREEDING PROGRAMME  A female stingray from Newcastle has arrived at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, to join a captive breeding programme for the species. The stingray, was transported by road inside a specially-adapted tank from the Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth to the North Queensferry wildlife

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Seahorses Spotted at Deep Sea World

By at May 24, 2016 | 8:32 pm | 0 Comment

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A colony of seahorses has arrived at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, to form part of a new captive breeding programme. The 12-strong shoal of spotted seahorses is on display in a specially-designed tank at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction, and zoologists are hoping they will start to breed in the coming months. The seahorse is unique in the

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SPAN – A Tale of Three Bridges at Deep Sea World

By at May 21, 2016 | 2:39 pm | 0 Comment

New Forth Road Bridge under construction 2016

A major new interactive exhibition charting the extraordinary story of the Forth road and rail bridges is set to open at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium on Saturday, June 11th. 'SPAN – A Tale of Three Bridges’ has been specially created by Fife Cultural Trust and will, for the very first time, bring the turbulent and triumphant history of all three

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Easter Fun at Deep Sea World

By at March 15, 2016 | 1:52 am | 0 Comment

Deep Sea World's Diving Easter Bunny (2)-1

Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is inviting visitors to dive in to a fun packed Easter Eggs-travaganza (Saturday, March 25th – Sunday, April 10th). There will be the chance to take part in Shark Easter Egg Hunts featuring real live shark and ray egg-cases! See baby sharks wriggling inside their protective ‘mermaids’ purses’, touch real egg

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Actor’s Family Take The Plunge And Dive With Sharks

By at September 18, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

John Hannah, left, with his kids and members of the Deep Sea World team

Actor John Hannah took time out from performing at the Edinburgh Festival to enjoy a thrilling day out at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The actor, who was born in East Kilbride, visited the North Queensferry attraction with his wife and two children who both took the plunge and dived with three-metre-long sand tiger sharks in the aquarium’s

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Deep Sea World Overrun By Giant Creepy Crawlies

By at June 8, 2015 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is set to be overrun with giant creepy crawlies as part of a major new feature which opens later this month. The extraordinarily lifelike animatronic creatures, including a human-sized snail and duelling scorpions as big as cars, are the stars of ‘Monster Creepy Crawlies’ which opens at the North Queensferry attraction

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Giant spiders add bite at aquarium this Easter

By at April 2, 2015 | 4:20 pm | 0 Comment

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GIANT VENOMOUS SPIDERS ADD NEW BITE TO AQUARIUM’S EASTER ATTRACTIONS  Visitors to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, will be greeted by the pitter patter of dozens of hairy legs after the arrival of a quartet of giant spider species in time for the Easter holidays. The awesome arachnids are taking up residence in the North Queensferry attraction’s

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Clown School For Clownfish

By at February 11, 2015 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

Deep Sea World Scotland

Deep Sea World mascot Charlie the Clownfish will be joining trainee clowns to enrol in a fun new Clown School running from February 23rd until March 20th, at the North Queensferry attraction. The clowns in training will keep visitors entertained while honing the skills needed to become a professional clown; from juggling, plate spinning to magic tricks and balloon

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Half Term Fun With Pirate Jake and Princess Elsa

By at February 6, 2015 | 1:20 pm | 1 Comments

Pirate Jake with Princess Elsa at Deep Sea World edinburgh

Deep Sea World in North Queensferry will be awash with buccaneers, brigands, privateers and princesses as part of their Pirates and Princesses celebrations (Wednesday, February 11th – Friday, February 20th). This year the North Queensferry attraction will also be welcoming two very special guests in the shape of Jake the Pirate and Princess Elsa who will be on

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