Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

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Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It’s a good reason to open the world’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park.

Expected to welcome visitors by summer 2019, the underwater playground will feature a submerged 70-meter Boeing 747 aircraft. The plane is believed to have been transported to Bahrain from Fujairah, UAE, and is reported to be the largest plane ever to be submerged.

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The announcement, made by the personal representative of His Majesty King Hamad, president of the Supreme Council for Environment, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, confirmed: “Covering an area of over 100,000 sqm, the exceptional dive experience includes several structures in addition to a submerged jumbo jet as its centrepieces, such as a replica of a traditional Bahraini pearl merchant’s house, artificial coral reefs and other sculptures fabricated from eco-friendly materials, all submerged to provide a safe haven for coral reef growth and a habitat for marine life.”