Please give us a call (01383 411880) or email us on [email protected] to check availability and book your space!
Please Note: Dive Nights run once per month on Friday evenings.
Minimum requirement: Open Water Diver Qualification. Email us for more information: [email protected]
Vouchers for our Qualified diver Dive Evening cost £99.00 per person
These vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase. Our e-vouchers are sent instantly to your inbox once your order is completed. Email address required, simply print off and give as an unforgettable experience. Buy your vouchers online or give us a call 01383 411 880 and we can do it for you.
Buy vouchers online now and then call us on 01383 411880 to book. Terms and Conditions apply.
You must be a certified diver over 10 years of age and you need to meet the medical requirements on the medical questionnaire. If you answer ‘YES’ to any of the questions on the medical form, you will require a doctors permission to dive. If all of your answers are ‘NO’, please just come along – you will fill out a form when you get to the aquarium on the day of your dive. A PADI liability release must also be completed. Divers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Divers under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will dive with the child.
Our tank is a safe environment to dive in and our divers are fully qualified PADI dive instructors.
No, members of the public cannot feed our sharks. Our sharks are fed by our divers on Saturdays and Wednesdays.
PADI recommends that you wait a minimum of 12 hours after your dive before you fly.
Deep Sea World is located 20 minutes from Edinburgh over the Forth Road Bridge just off Junction 1 of the M90. There is free on-site parking. By public transport, there are regular train services from Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket stations to North Queensferry on the Fife Circle Line. Our location is clearly signposted and just a short walk from North Queensferry station.
No, you are not in a cage. You are in amongst the fish and sharks accompanied by our dive instructors.
No, we leave the lights on!
Shark Dive Nights run on Friday evenings once or twice a month. To arrange to book onto a Shark Dive Night, please call us on 01383 411880 to check availability and dates.
Groups and clubs are welcome, please call 01383 411880 to enquire about club discounts and availability.
The evening begins at 6pm with a safety briefing. The dive itself lasts approximately 30-40 minutes. Up to four divers are permitted to dive at the same time along with our dive instructors. Please note: Depending on the numbers diving on the night, there may be a slight wait for your dive.
Cameras can be taken into the tank if pre-arranged with our dive instructor. There is a cost of £25 to use underwater cameras in the tank.
Yes. Dive spectators are more than welcome, and receive a discounted entry rate to the aquarium. The number of spectators coming along needs to be confirmed in advance.
Yes. You may use your own equipment, however equipment must be rinsed before you dive and also must be checked by our dive instructors. Deep Sea World provides cylinders and weights. Please note: Rebreathers are NOT permitted in the Shark Tank.
Yes. You may hire our equipment for a fee. Our hire equipment is limited and is available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis; it is best if you can bring your own. Full equipment hire costs £30 per person.
Yes. Please bring your log book with you and we will stamp it for you on completion of the dive.
We can cater for up to 8 divers on each Shark Dive Night, or up to 16 divers if booked as a group.
The Shark Dive Nights are open to divers with a minimum qualification of PADI Open Water or equivalent. Divers must have logged a dive within the six months prior to their dive date.