LEGOLAND Windsor has released the first photos showing off the inside of Atlantis Submarine Voyage, the new attraction that is set to open at the park in spring 2011.
The park has described Atlantis Submarine Voyage as "the first LEGO-themed underwater ride in the world", and it will combine a dark ride with Sea Life exhibits in a unique new concept.
The photos (posted to LEGOLAND Windsor's Facebook page) show the interior of the ride's 1-million-litre ocean tank, which will house over 50 species of sharks, rays and tropical fish. It will also hold almost 100 LEGO models, which will be designed to recreate the lost city of Atlantis.
Atlantis Submarine Voyage is set to cost £8 million to install, and will see guests boarding on-rails "submarine" vehicles for a trip through numerous marine exhibits and the LEGO recreation of Atlantis.
Merlin Entertainments Group operates both the LEGOLAND theme parks and Sea Life centres around the world. It has previously located smaller Sea Life attractions in its theme parks, including the Sharkbait Reef aquarium at Alton Towers. However Project Atlantis represents the company's first attempt to incorporate the Sea Life brand into an actual ride.
For full details of LEGOLAND Windor's new ride for 2011, see Theme Park Tourist's in-depth preview of Atlantis Submarine Voyage.
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