Air, sea interactive adventure project on Vizag beach
Come this tourist season, the visitors, particularly children, will have an exciting time with the AP Tourism Development Corporation and Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority lining up several entertainment projects on the beach road in association with European companies to pep its tourist inflow.
Visakhapatnam: Come this tourist season, the visitors, particularly children, will have an exciting time with the AP Tourism Development Corporation and Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority lining up several entertainment projects on the beach road in association with European companies to pep its tourist inflow.
The beach has INS Kursura Museum, the first of its kind in India attracting lakhs of tourists every year. Now TU 42, the giant aircraft that was decommissioned at INS Dega, naval air station of India here on April 8, will make its presence close to the submarine museum. Being built in an area of one acre, the project will have Rajiv Smrithi Bhavan to add more attractions.
Vienna based Attraktion!, world class giant in leisure tourism, made a presentation to VUDA vice chairman P Basant Kumar recently to add more attractions along with the submarine museum and TU 42.
Managing director of the company Marcus Beyr proposed Air and Sea Interactive Adventure which will have a 25-seat Dome Theater, interactive area for aircraft, ships and submarines from then to now, interactive area for air, water, ice molecules and learn about elements in air and sea.
The project also envisages a virtual aquarium with feeding krill game. One will have a thrilling experience of communicating with other ships and dance with animals of water and air. Children will have an excitement with floor game cloud and water, sea explorer and submarine simulator.
Older children will have interactive exhibits area which include listening to sounds of animals and learn about secrets of the sea. They can experience battleship play and aircraft route exploring.“The company is offering the project at Rs 6 crore and in instalments,” said a representative.
This is a low-cost project and the children as well as adults will have a thrilling experience, he added. A senior VUDA official said they would have discussion on the offer and finalise the offer after July 17. He was very sure of TU 42 aircraft museum opening on August 15.