Already house to the world’s highest high-rise building and the world’s biggest shopping mall, Dubai has actually simply opened another record-breaking destination the inmost dive swimming pool on the planet.
With an incredible depth of 60 meters (196 feet, the swimming pool, part of the brand-new Deep Dive Dubai destination has actually taken the record from Poland’s Deepspot, which has a depth of over 45 meters.
The Deep Dive Dubai swimming pool is filled with 14 million liters of fresh water– the volume of 6 Olympic- sized pool and is at least 4 times larger than any other diving swimming pool on the planet. Guinness granted it the “Deepest swimming pool for diving” title on June 27.
The center is open by invite just in the meantime however will open to the general public later on this year. The crown prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, an eager scuba diver, was among the very first visitors and shared his experience on social networks.
Water temperature level is preserved at 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit, a comfy temperature level for using a thin wetsuit or a swimwear.
A sunken city and an undersea movie studio
The indoor swimming pool is housed inside a 1,500-square-meter oyster-shaped structure, a nod to the United Arab Emirates’ history as a pearl diving country.
But the most significant star of Deep Dive Dubai is perhaps the swimming pool’s undersea city. Divers can check out “abandoned” sunken city apartment or condos and play undersea swimming pool in the game.
State- of-the-art lighting and stereo have actually been fitted inside the swimming pool to develop various environments.
The swimming pool likewise functions as an undersea movie studio the biggest of its kind in the area. A media modifying space is offered close by in the center.
Deep Dive Dubai provides courses for both diving newbies and licensed scuba divers. Divers can likewise check out the swimming pool and the undersea city on their own after a trip with among the dive guides at the website.
Some 56 cams have actually been set up around the swimming pool to guarantee the security of scuba divers at every corner.
It likewise has the area’s most sophisticated hyperbaric chamber with a capability of 12 individuals in case of an emergency situation.
“There are quite a few dive pools in the world that are deep, but this one is so much more interesting,” Deep Dive Dubai director Jarrod Jablonski informed CNN. “It’s not only deepest and largest, but the sunken city effect makes it next world order.
“There are many things it’s actually unfair to call it a swimming pool.”
Don’t check out the top of Burj Khalifa right after Deep Dive Dubai
The diving complex likewise has actually a dining establishment geared up with big windows and TELEVISION screens, permitting non-diving friends and families to view from dry land.
And in case you forget simply how deep the swimming pool is, Deep Dive Dubai has actually published a notification on its site for those preparing to check out the city’s famous Burj Khalifa later.
“Don’t visit the top of the skyscraper after diving,” it states.
“After any dive, it’s recommended to wait 18-24 hours before ascending higher than 300 meters (1,000 feet.
However, there is no risk in diving after having visited the tallest building in the world.”