VIDEO: Dubai opens world’s deepest swimming pool, enters Guinness book of records - GulfToday

VIDEO: Dubai opens world’s deepest swimming pool, enters Guinness book of records


A diver experiences Deep Dive Dubai, the deepest swimming pool in the world. AFP

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The world’s best entertainment destination and a global financial hub, Dubai has opened the world’s deepest swimming pool. The pool, located at Nad Al Sheba, Dubai.

The pool, which holds the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools, has been verified by Guinness World Records as the world's deepest swimming pool for diving. Deep Dive Dubai says it is 15 metres deeper than any other.

The pool is 60.02 metres deep, holding 14 million litres of water.

The Deep Dive Dubai features this outstanding pool.

The pool has an astonishing “sunken city,” amongst its many innovations and marvel.

Dubai-Swim-2 A thrill-seeker enjoys the pool.

The pool is open to everyone, from professionals to beginners and has great underwater diving experiences.

The pool “sunken city” allow divers to explore unparalleled landscape, apartment, bookshelf, garage, and arcade, many more surprises.

Diving lessons are also offered to all by world's best professionals. The pool has two underwater habitats with a dry chamber at 6 and 21 metres.

Visitors can practice scuba diving - with a tank of air - and freediving - where divers simply hold their breath.

Divers-Dubai-750x450A view of scuba divers at the Deep Dive Dubai. AFP

Around 56 underwater cameras cover all angles of the pool with advanced sound and lightings make it look surreal

Keeping hygiene in mind, the pool’s fresh water is filtered and circulated every six hours through siliceous volcanic rock.

The authorities maintain 30 degrees Celsius in the pool for the comfort of the divers.

Dubai-Swim-3 Divers play futsal underwater.

The shape of the pool is a tribute to the UAE’s heritage as it is shaped like an oyster, covering an area of 1,500sqm.

The facility has dive shop, gift shop, an 80-seat restaurant, which will open to public late this year.

There are restaurants and rooms that allows diners and guests great view of the underwater environment. 

Diver-Dubaideeppool-750x450A diver explores a mock sunken city as he experiences Deep Dive Dubai. AFP

Abdulla Bin Habtoor, Deep Dive Dubai’s spokesperson said that the pool allows thrill-seekers to dive inwards and discover a new underwater dimension filled with adventure and wonder.  

The pool will open to public late July and booking can be made at

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