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Tourists can travel under water

December 13 2005
12:00

New area of exploration for the traveler could be underwater tourism.

Bruce Jones, a member of the Committee on Undersea Systems of the American Bureau of Shipping, has designed a unique submarine Poseidon and now raises funds for its construction. Three years later, it will be possible to begin its operation.

The length of the submarine - 286 pounds, the cost - 100 million pounds. She can swim under water as well as on the water. Poseidon will be equipped with a large acrylic windows that can withstand pressures at great depths, and allow travelers to enjoy the beautiful underwater views, floodlighting submarine. To travelers could swim to the reefs and wrecks closer to procure submarines bathyscaphe.

The idea of a unique vessel is to give tourists the opportunity to move from one port to another, spend a few days at a depth of one thousand pounds, to see such wonders as the Great Barrier Reef and the underwater beauty near the Caribbean and Hawaii. Submarine will be designed for 70 passengers, they will be located in the posh cabins costs 1300 pounds per day.

Bruce Jones is already engaged in the development of the underwater hotel Poseidon resort in the Bahamas. In December next year, the hotel can take the first visitors, said InoPressa.ru

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