Gallery: Underwater theme park with submerged Boeing 747 opens in Bahrain
Bahrain officially launches the world's largest eco-friendly underwater Dive Bahrain theme park, with a submerged Boeing 747 jet for divers to explore.
Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism, HE Zayed R Al Zayani, opens the world’s first underwater theme park, Dive Bahrain. The 70-metre long decommissioned Boeing 747 aircraft is the centrepiece of Bahrain’s new underwater theme park. Phase 1 of the project, which included submerging the aircraft 20-22m deep in the North of Bahrain. Phase 2 will feature several structures, including a replica of a traditional Bahraini pearl merchant’s house, a project that is being overseen and sponsored by Diyar Al Muharraq. The park will also feature an artificial coral reef and other sculptures that will be fabricated and submerged to serve as a habitat for marine life and support the growth of coral reef. The team confirmed that all safety requirements were met to offer a safe experience for the public.