Shark

Shark Identification Guide

25 June, 2019


Sharks have been swimming in our oceans for 450 million years, so isn’t it time you got to know them a little better? The great white may be the A-lister, with many a Hollywood horror film to their name, but did you know there are over 400 other known species of shark out there?  From […]

Meet the Sand Tiger Shark

22 May, 2019


One of our most impressive species at Deep Sea World is the sand tiger shark. A stealthy hunter, this particular breed glides slowly through the waters of Australia, Japan and the Mediterranean, hunting alone or in groups known as shivers. Growing to over three metres in length, this is a creature you need to see […]

Dive & Drive Competition

25 April, 2019


Fancy winning a day out worth £1,000 for two? Of course you do! Keep reading to see how you can enter our Dive & Drive competition – in partnership with Knockhill Racing Circuit and DoubleTree by Hilton. How to enter: Share our pinned post on our Facebook page, and tag someone you’d like to share the experience with. Make […]

The Great British Bucket List

18 December, 2018


A ‘bucket list’ is something that we think everyone should have. If you haven’t heard of the term, it’s a list of all the things you want to experience, goals you want to achieve and dreams you want to fulfill before you ‘kick the bucket’. Don’t worry if you have yet to think about all […]

The Truth About Jaws

8 June, 2018


Earlier this month we had a visit from the Edinburgh International Film Festival and members of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra to take promotional shots ahead of their theatrical showing of JAWS – In Concert. To coincide with this thrilling experience, we’ve taken the opportunity to share the truth about the predators of our oceans, […]

What’s It Like to Dive with Sharks?

6 March, 2018


For most people, diving with sharks is the ultimate underwater adventure. If you’re planning on visiting Deep Sea World soon, then you must consider taking a shark-dive with us – it’s a thrill of a lifetime! But if you’re not quite ready to dive with sharks yet, or you’re just curious to find out what […]

Shark Week at Deep Sea World

24 July, 2017


Get a Closer Look at the Underwater Giants If you love sharks as much as we do at Deep Sea World, join us this July for a special themed event celebrating European Shark Week. Head to the aquarium from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th July and enjoy a whole host of activities and talks centred about […]

5 Shark Species That Live in Scotland’s Waters

6 July, 2017


Meet the Sharks That Live in Scotland’s Waters Sharks have gained a somewhat negative reputation over the years – one that they certainly don’t deserve. Despite what Jaws might have you believing, these large fish aren’t roaming our shores waiting for human limbs to snack on. Unless provoked, sharks are relatively harmless, and as carnivores, […]

Swimming with Sharks at Deep Sea World

28 April, 2017


Swimming with Sharks at Deep Sea World We make it our mission to actively encourage visitors to dive in (literally) and take a closer look at our collection of majestic marine creatures. So if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be on the other side of an aquarium tank, this is your chance – […]

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