Virtual Reality can allow us to go into any place, at any time, and anywhere. From aliens to your favorite theme park to even sea life. But what if you could an aquarium that had some Virtual Reality experiences that allowed you to dive with sharks, swim with Humpbacks, or even be in a shark cage? Well, if you are headed to Las Vegas, get ready as you may want to visit Mandalay Bay. Created by Immotions Emmy award-winning documentary team, they are bringing live-action educational and adventurous 360-degree stereoscopic VR experiences for your entertainment.
There are three different experiences –
- “Shark Dive” – “Swim” with marine biologist Matthew Smukall and Shark Whisperer Mike Dornellas as they dive among tiger sharks and hammerheads. The dive features the world’s first VR POV Shark Cam from a camera mounted on a shark’s dorsal fin!
- “Swimming with Humpbacks” – Follow marine biologist/cameraman Jeff Hester as he sets out to learn about the behavior of mother humpback whales and their calves. Track a newborn and its mom undersea and see how the behavior of the mother evolves as the calf matures.
- Take a “Jawsome” selfie in the hyper-realistic shark cage -learn about the amazing anatomy of the humpback whale, track the real-time movement of sharks around the world, and learn the secrets of the humpback whale songs – all activities guests can experience in the virtual undersea adventure pre-show area.
So if you are looking to finally getting away from it all and headed to Las Vegas, don’t forget to put the Undersea Experience on your to-do list.
Tickets can be purchased online now.