Water lot of fun! World’s 2nd deepest diving centre and CEE’s biggest water theme park coming to Poland soon
One of the world's deepest diving facilities is being built near Warsaw.
Expected to be 45 metres deep construction of the facility has already started in the town of Mszczonów with the first divers being able to start using it in autumn next year.
Michał Braszczyński of Aerotunel, the company behind the project, told The First News: “It is intended for both, hobby and professional divers.
“Tunnels, caves, and shipwreck simulations will also be there so that divers will be able to do various exercises. It will be an ideal place for free diving.”
He added that after the opening of the Blue Abyss facility in London, a comprehensive deep sea and space research, the centre in Mszczonów will be the second largest diving facility in the world.
Mszczonów, just 50km away from Warsaw, is known for its thermal waters. These are bicarbonate-carbonate-calcium-sodium waters, which exhibit a number of health-enhancing properties such as healing muscular and nervous systems.
Close to the new diving centre is another water project, the largest covered water theme park in Central and Eastern Europe.
Based in the village of Wręcza, just 7 km from Mszczonów, the Suntago Waterworld is the first part of a 400 hectare amusement park planned for opening next year.
Costing 1 billion PLN, the developers have recently acquired over 700 palm trees from tropical countries to plant them in and around the complex. Currently the trees are in Rotterdam, where they are being acclimated. The “second tropical island” by Mszczonów is hoped to attract more tourists than the Tropical Islands aquapark facility near Berlin.
One of the biggest attractions of the Suntago Waterworld will be Jamango – water jungle with 3km-long waterslides, a 3,500sqm swimming pool, and a 200,000sqm garden next to the pool.