Water temperature is maintained at 30 levels Celsius (86 levels Fahrenheit), a snug temperature for carrying 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 largest star of Deep Dive Dubai is arguably the pool’s underwater metropolis. Divers can discover “abandoned” sunken metropolis residences and play underwater pool within the arcade. State-of-the-art lighting and sound programs have been fitted contained in the pool to create totally different atmospheres.
The pool additionally doubles as an underwater movie studio — the biggest of its type within the area. A media modifying room is offered close by within the facility.
Deep Dive Dubai provides programs for each diving newcomers and licensed divers. Divers may also discover the pool and the underwater metropolis by themselves after a tour with one of many dive guides on the website.
Some 56 cameras have been put in across the pool to make sure the security 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 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 the deepest and largest, but the sunken city effect makes it next world order.
“There are such a lot of issues it is actually not honest to name it a pool.”
Don’t visit the top of Burj Khalifa right after Deep Dive Dubai
The diving complex also has a restaurant equipped with large windows and TV screens, allowing non-diving families and friends to watch from dry land.
And in case you forget just how deep the pool is, Deep Dive Dubai has posted a notice on its website for those planning to visit the city’s famed Burj Khalifa afterward.
“Do not go to the highest of the skyscraper after diving,” it says.
“After any dive, it is really helpful to attend 18-24 hours earlier than ascending larger than 300 meters (1,000 ft). Nevertheless, there isn’t a danger in diving after having visited the tallest constructing on the planet.”
CNN’s Bijan Hosseini contributed to this report.