Fancy a dip The world’s deepest swimming pool which descends 113 feet and contains a whopping 660,500 gallons of water
Swimmers wanting to fetch something off the bottom of this pool will certainly need more than a lungful of air – seeing as it”s a staggering 113 feet (34.5metres) deep.
Located in Brussels in Belgium, Nemo 33, the world”s deepest swimming pool, contains a whopping 660,500 gallons (2.5million litres) of non-chlorinated, highly filtered spring water that is kept at a temperature of 30C (86F).
It takes the phrase “being thrown in at the deep end” to a whole new level.
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Taking the plunge: Nemo 33 is the world”s deepest swimming pool and is used by divers of all abilities
The pool has flat platforms at various depths, and a large circular pit which descends 33metres
Nemo 33 holds several simulated underwater caves at the 10-metre depth level
The pool consists of a submerged structure with flat platforms at various depths and has two large flat-bottomed areas at depth levels of 16feet (5metres) and 33feet (10metres), and a largecircular pit that has a depth of 108feet (33metres).
It also holds several underwater caves at 10metres deep.
The venue, with its simulated underwater caves, varying depths and constant toasty temperatures, is the perfect place for both novice and more experienced divers.
And for those divers and instructors that need more time at the bottom, there are three pressurised rooms at -30 (-10metres) and -23metres (-7metres) with constantly renewed air.
To allow divers more time to reach the bottom, there are three pressurised rooms with constantly renewed air
The pool was designed by a Belgian diving expert and is used for recreation and scuba diving practice
Nemo 33 was designed by Belgian diving expert John Beernaerts as a multi-purpose diving instruction, recreational and film production facility.
Meanwhile, for those that don’t want to take a dip, there are fourteen underwater windows that allow outside visitors to view all the underwater action.
A diver nears the bottom of the circular pit which descends 33 metres
The recreational scuba diving centre (pictured) in Uccle, Belgium is home to the deepest diving pool in the world
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