Water temperature is maintained at 30 levels Celsius (86 levels Fahrenheit), a snug temperature for sporting a skinny wetsuit or a swimsuit.
A sunken metropolis and an underwater movie studio
The indoor pool is housed inside a 1,500-square-meter oyster-shaped construction, a nod to the United Arab Emirates’ historical past as a pearl diving nation.
However the greatest star of Deep Dive Dubai is arguably the pool’s underwater metropolis. Divers can discover “deserted” sunken metropolis residences and play underwater pool within the arcade. State-of-the-art lighting and sound methods have been fitted contained in the pool to create completely different atmospheres.
The pool additionally doubles as an underwater movie studio — the biggest of its variety within the area. A media enhancing room is out there close by within the facility.
Deep Dive Dubai presents programs for each diving rookies and licensed divers. Divers may discover the pool and the underwater metropolis by themselves after a tour with one of many dive guides on the web site.
Some 56 cameras have been put in across the pool to make sure the protection of divers at each nook. It additionally has the area’s most superior hyperbaric chamber — with a capability of 12 individuals — in case of an emergency.
“There are fairly a number of dive swimming pools on the planet which might be deep, however this one is a lot extra fascinating,” Deep Dive Dubai director Jarrod Jablonski advised CNN. “It is not solely deepest and largest, however the sunken metropolis impact makes it subsequent world order.
“There are such a lot of issues it is actually not truthful to name it a pool.”
Have you ever actually performed foosball should you’ve by no means performed it underwater?
Deep Dive Dubai
Do not go to the highest of Burj Khalifa proper after Deep Dive Dubai
The diving complicated additionally has a restaurant outfitted with giant home windows and TV screens, permitting non-diving households and pals to look at from dry land.
And in case you overlook simply how deep the pool is, Deep Dive Dubai has posted a discover on its web site for these planning to go to the town’s famed Burj Khalifa afterward.
“Do not go to the highest of the skyscraper after diving,” it says.
“After any dive, it is advisable to attend 18-24 hours earlier than ascending larger than 300 meters (1,000 ft). Nonetheless, there isn’t a danger in diving after having visited the tallest constructing on the planet.”