Video: World’s deepest diving pool opens in Dubai – News
The Crown Prince of Dubai invited adventurers to explore the pool, verified by Guinness World Records to an incredible depth of 60.02 meters.
Dubai is now home to the world’s deepest swimming pool.
Located in the Nad Al Sheba district of Dubai, the Deep Dive Dubai Pool has been verified by Guinness World Records as the world’s deepest pool to plunge to an incredible depth of 60.02 meters and hold 14 million liters of water. water – the equivalent of six Olympic games. sized pools.
The 1,500 m² facility, which is shaped like a giant oyster in keeping with the UAE’s pearl diving heritage, also houses a dive shop, gift shop, and an 80-seat restaurant that will be open to the public later this year, as well as a variety of meeting, event and conference spaces.
The swimming pool received the green light from Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who took to social media on Wednesday to invite adventurers to try it out.
“A whole world awaits you at Deep Dive Dubai,” he wrote, posting a fascinating video of the emirate’s latest attraction.
Sunken city and hidden chambers
Features of the 60m pool include two underwater habitats with a dry chamber at six and 21 meters, 56 underwater cameras covering all angles of the pool, as well as advanced sound lighting and lighting systems. atmosphere.
Fresh pool water is filtered and circulated every six hours through siliceous volcanic rock, filtering technology developed by NASA and UV radiation in one of the largest and fastest filtering systems in the region. The temperature of the pool water is maintained at 30 ° Celsius, optimal for the comfort of the diver.
Equipped with the latest technology and unparalleled facilities, including what will be the most advanced hyperbaric chamber in the region, the Deep Dive Dubai Pool also includes an astonishing sunken city that divers of all skill levels can explore, with a landscape of abandoned street and comprising an apartment, garage and arcade, among other surprises.
Freediving and scuba diving experiences and lessons are offered at all skill levels by a handpicked team of international diving professionals.
Large viewing areas on the lower floors of the building allow diners in the restaurant and other rooms to peer into the underwater environment.
Underwater meetings, weddings and cinematic experience
Besides the title of the world’s deepest swimming pool, Deep Dive Dubai is also the largest underwater cinema studio in the region, with a multimedia editing room, video wall, 56 cameras. underwater and the possibility of creating different atmospheres with 164 positioned lights. throughout the pool.
With a capacity to host events for up to 100 people and on-site dining options, it is also the region’s most dynamic meeting, conference and event venue with the option to host a variety of events, from product launches and movie screenings to birthday parties. and weddings.
Deep Dive Dubai spokesperson Abdulla Bin Habtoor said: “Deep Dive Dubai allows thrill seekers to dive inward and experience a new underwater dimension filled with adventure and wonder. This facility is an investment in Dubai’s growing sports culture and will add another world-class destination to Dubai’s burgeoning tourist attractions and adventure tourism sector.
“In developing the concept and installation, we were inspired by the bravery and courage of the UAE pearl diving heritage. We also hope to embody the determination of Emirati explorers and innovators, past and present, as well as provide a platform for future achievements and discoveries, ”Bin Habtoor added.
For the director of Deep Dive Dubai, Jarrod Jablonski, himself a world record holder for cave diving and a leading figure in the global development of scuba diving, Deep Dive Dubai offers the best diving safety practices and is designed to accommodate everyone, from absolute beginners to experienced divers.
“By design, Deep Dive Dubai offers something truly unique for everyone and our team is committed to ensuring a memorable experience,” said Jablonski.
“For those looking for a unique experience, Deep Dive Dubai offers an exceptional, safe and controlled environment to learn all about diving. For seasoned members of the freediving and scuba diving communities, this is a setup and experience like no other.
Public reservations are expected to open at the end of July on deepdivedubai.com.