Deep Dive Dubai
Dubai is again back with a brand-new attraction, and this time, it is the ultimate treat for water adventurists! Yes, Deep Dive Dubai is all set to open to the public by late July; it is the world’s largest underwater attraction and the

world’s deepest dive pool

Got excited and can’t wait to try it? Before you gear up to take a plunge, make sure that you scroll through this comprehensive read to know all about this record-breaking Dubai attraction.

Deep Dive Dubai – Interesting Facts

Deep Dive Dubai
  • At a jaw-dropping depth of 60 meters (about 197 feet), it has been certified as the ‘Deepest Pool for Diving’ by the Guinness World Records.
  • It is double the size of Poland’s Deepspot Pool which has remained the world’s deepest pool till the launch of Deep Dive Dubai. Interestingly, Deepspot could hold this record only for a short period as it was opened just a few months before.
  • Featuring over 14 million litres of freshwater, Deep Dive Dubai is equivalent to about six Olympic size swimming pools. They further come with the most advanced water purification system.
  • Deep Dive Dubai was first officially unveiled on Sheikh Hamdan’s (the Crown Prince of Dubai) Instagram account.
  • This pool attraction is located within a massive oyster-like structure(spanning over 1,500 square meters) and this greatly reflects the nation’s pearl diving heritage.
  • The pool’s centrepiece highlight is its underwater city that has been meticulously designed to take after an abandoned sunken city enhanced by the cutting-edge sound and lighting system.
  • It is also home to the largest of its kind underwater film studio in the region.
  • To assure you of a comfortable dive, the pool’s temperature is maintained at a temperature of 30 degrees Celsius or 86 Fahrenheit
  • Utmost safety is ensured throughout your diving experience, thanks to a highly professional hyperbaric facility to handle any emergency situation. Add to this some 55 plus underwater cameras that are strategically installed across the pool.


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All About Deep Dive Dubai – Timing, Location, Best Time To Visit, How To Reach

All About Deep Dive Dubai Timing

We will update this section soon (upon the opening of the facility.)


It is located at Nad Al Sheba 1, Dubai, UAE. Dubai International Airport is a 25-minute drive away from here.

Best Time to Visit

It is set in an enclosed, controlled facility means you can look forward to visiting here during any part of the year, no matter it is summer or winter.

How to Reach?

The Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall is the nearest metro station as this district has no metro station of its own. But, with ideally located RTA bus stops, you can easily access the place via bus from almost all prime city spots such as Al Ghubaiba, Dubai Mall etc. You can further hire a taxi or drive your own with ample parking spaces made available in the facility to reach here.

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Top Deep Dive Dubai Highlights

  • One of its Kind Diving Pools: Deep Dive Dubai is a record-breaking attraction that is somewhat four times larger than most other diving pools in the world. So it goes without saying that it is probably the only diving spot on the planet that allows you to go beneath a water pool that is as deep as 60 meters.
  • Enjoy Seamless Dive Anytime: This is probably one of the best things about Deep Dive Dubai. Being set completely indoors and heightened by the most cutting-edge facilities, there is absolutely zero chance of getting your much-awaited diving session cancelled or postponed due to harsh or unpredictable weather conditions. It is open on all 365 days of the year means you can walk in here practically anytime you crave an insane yet refreshing dose of diving adventure.
  • Perfect Your Scuba Diving Skills: Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned diving pro, Deep Dive Dubai has the most ideal, internationally recognized courses for all levels of divers. This ranges from entry-level courses to the most advanced scuba training lessons. You can also sign up for freedive training which lets you master the secrets of going deeper and remaining down for a longer time while gaining maximum health benefits. The course fee is dependent on your chosen package. Whichever training program you choose, it offers access to a team of highly professional, certified instructors and is further inclusive of all essential dive equipment.
  • Utmost Safety: To ensure the quality and hygiene standards of the pool water, it goes through a high-end filtering system every six hours. It also adheres to all strict safety and sanitization standards against the COVID-19 spread. If any unlikely or emergency situation transpires, it has a hyperbaric chamber, managed by experts, in-house. With a capacity to cater to 12 people at a time, it is the largest as well as the most advanced of its kind in the region. Moreover, for the divers’ absolute safety, there are 56 underwater cameras across the gigantic pool.
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Fascinating Experiences At Deep Dive Dubai

  • Out of the World Diving Adventure: A diving session at Deep Dive Dubai promises you an experience like no other. Feel the realm of surrealism as you go deeper into the water and discover its flooded sunken city; you not only get to see the abandoned streets and an apartment but also get the chance to play chess and even try your hands in some cool arcade games, all underwater.
  • Discover Dive and Develop: These three terms indicate the three categories of experiences made available at the facility. ‘Discover’ is exclusively created for those who want to make their first-ever dive a memorable and safe experience, while ‘Dive’comes with experiences that are perfect for beginners and veterans alike. As for ‘Develop’, it is geared to provide quality certifications in diving programs that cover all levels including entry and instructor levels.
  • Take in the Largest Underwater Film Studio: The Underwater Film Studio at Deep Dive is by no means ordinary. It is the largest of its kind in the region, complemented by a media editing room plus a video wall. With 164 lights fitted across the pool, it results in creating diverse moods.
  • Special Events: With on-site catering options and up to date facilities to cater to up to 100 people, Deep Dive Dubai also doubles as an amazing venue to throw special events as well as hold conferences and meetings.
  • At Dry Land: Don’t want to join your friend or spouse on a diving adventure? Luckily, the facility has some cool options to excite those who don’t want to get wet. You can watch your friend or partner diving and swim via huge windows or monitors/screens fitted across the facility. You can further dine at the restaurant here and also shop from its gift shop.

Important Information & Top Tips To Visit Deep Dive Dubai

  • To dive into the water here, you must be able to swim at least 200 meters. If you are not an expert swimmer, you can opt for activities like snorkelling. To try scuba diving, you must possess an entry-level scuba certification from PADI or related.
  • Anyone with a recognized diving certificate can enjoy diving here. However, if you’re going to try scuba diving or free diving for the first time, you must be 10 years or above.
  • Before the experience begins, you will be asked to sign a consent that ensures that you are fit to dive.
  • Refrain from diving if you are not medically fit or suffer from any cardiovascular illness or other ailments such as epilepsy and lung related disease.
  • For those who wish to dive to its bottom most or 60 meters, it is a must to produce a training certificate obtained from a reputable and accepted agency.
  • As your admission fee includes all diving gear and necessary equipment, all you have to bring is your swimwear and slippers.
  • Finally, a word of caution – avoid visiting sky-high attractions that are over 300 meters or 1000 feet level from the ground level, immediately after your diving adventure. In fact, it is not recommended to take a flight or ascend attractions such as the ‘At the Top’ observation deck within Burj Khalifa, following your diving session. Wait for 18 hours to 24 hours before you do this. 

Whether you are an extreme water fun enthusiast or a passionate diver, be sure to add this ultimate aquatic adventure to your Dubai bucket list! You can rest assured of an experience of a lifetime as you swim down into the unmatched water depths in an exceptionally safe and well-maintained setting. So are you ready to wow yourself with an experience that takes you to the new depths of sheer awe and adventure?

Shaheen Taj is a freelance travel writer by profession. She is particularly fond of traveling and loves to jot down her experiences and cultural diversities of different countries.

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