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A Journey to the Abyss: Tips for First-time plungers in the Deepest Pool in Dubai

Deep Dive Dubai is a bucket list-worthy experience and if you love being in the water, you might want to consider adding it to your list. The facility is worthy of its name because, at 60.02 m deep, the Guinness World Records awarded it the title of the world’s deepest swimming pool for diving.

This unique diving facility in Nad Al Sheba, Dubai is like no other because it’s designed like a sunken city. Imagine yourself exploring abandoned streets and apartments. The concept of a post-apocalyptic urban ruin gives the ‘Sunken City’ a mysterious and eerie vibe.

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Safety is the top priority at Deep Dive Dubai. There are a number of safety features in place to protect divers, including a team of certified dive instructors, an underwater communication system, and a state-of-the-art filtration system. It is also equipped with a 12-person hyperbaric chamber in case of an emergency. 

It’s perfect for both beginners and experienced divers. Deep Dive Dubai is also ideal for freedivers. If you’re a beginner, this pool is a perfect training platform for you. If you can’t swim or you’re worried that you’re not a strong swimmer, don’t worry because you can snorkel or book a try dive. 

Non-diving visitors are also welcome. Visitors can enjoy snacks, coffee, juices, and other treats at the cafe while watching divers through the large windows or monitors displaying live videos from different parts of the pool. 

Tips for first-time divers

If it’s your first time, here are some tips to ensure a fun, safe, and stress-free diving experience.

Book your dive 

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It is recommended that you book your dive to ensure your slot. Check out Nemo Diving Center’s Deep Dive Dubai packages to experience deep sea diving Dubai in a controlled setting. You can also combine Deep Dive Dubai with a dive course to enhance your experience. Choices include (a)  Open Water Diving Course + 1 Dive in Deep Dive Dubai, (b) Advanced Open Water + 1 Dive in Deep Dive Dubai, and (c) Deep Specialty Course + 1 Dive in Deep Dive Dubai. Check out these scuba diving Dubai prices.

Arrive early 

This will give you time to get fitted with your diving equipment which includes a wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, buoyancy compensator (BCD), and regulator. Pay attention to the safety briefing to understand vital safety procedures and the pool’s layout.

Wear comfortable clothing and swimwear 

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With a year-round water temperature of 30 degrees C (86 F), you can wear a swimsuit or a rashguard during your dive. For longer dives, you can wear a 3mm wetsuit. No need to worry about bringing your own because a wetsuit and all the equipment that you’ll need are part of the package. 

Listen to your dive instructor 

Your Nemo Diving Center instructor is there to keep you safe, so be sure to listen to their instructions and follow their lead.

Relax and have fun 

Diving is an amazing experience, so enjoy and savor the moment.

In a nutshell

Deep Dive Dubai is an incredible diving facility like no other. With a depth of 60.02 m, this unique pool is designed like a sunken city to give divers a memorable underwater adventure.


Scuba diving is an exciting and adventurous water sport that offers a chance to explore the beauty of the underwater world and its amazing marine life. The UAE, particularly Dubai, is one of the most popular destinations for scuba diving, attracting divers from all over the world. With its crystal clear waters and diverse marine life, scuba diving in Dubai offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

The cost of scuba diving in Dubai varies depending on the dive center you choose and the type of dive you opt for. On average, a single dive can cost anywhere from AED 250 to AED 550, with the average price for a single dive being around AED 350. This price usually includes all the necessary equipment, such as the dive tank, regulator, and wetsuit, as well as the services of a professional dive guide. At Nemo Diving Center, We offer a wide range of diving packages to suit every budget and experience level.

Diving in Dubai is an incredible experience, and the UAE is home to many dive sites teeming with amazing marine life including colorful soft and hard corals, sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, cuttlefish, octopus, nudibranchs, seahorses, and a plethora of fish species. It is also noted for its incredible dive wrecks that have become rich artificial reefs. These dive sites offer a unique and exciting diving experience, providing a chance to explore sunken ships and other structures that have become havens for marine life.

Come and explore the unique underwater world of Palm Jumeriah in Dubai and incredible dive sites in Fujairah such as Dibba Rock, Sharm Rock, Martini Rock, Snoopy Island, and more. At Nemo Diving Center, we offer dive trips to these amazing dive sites, allowing divers to discover the incredible marine life that has made the wreck its home. We also offer a wide range of other dive sites to choose from, including shallow coral reefs, deep wrecks, and drift dives, providing something for every level of diver.

In conclusion, scuba diving in Dubai offers an unforgettable experience for all levels of diver. With its clear waters, diverse marine life, and incredible dive sites, Dubai is a must-visit destination for any scuba diver. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced diver, our team at Nemo Diving Center will ensure that you have an amazing time exploring the beauty of the underwater world.



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