BAHAMAS (FOX 13) - Two people will have the chance to embark on a voyage submerging them underwater in the Atlantic Ocean.
It’s the latest contest by Airbnb, inviting people from across the world to enter the contest and stay two nights onboard the Alucia, used in the filming of Blue Planet II, a BBC documentary.
Alucia is used for oceanic research, and the two winners will join an active exploration trip in the Bahamas with scientists, filmmakers and researchers who are part of a team called OceanX.
Guests will share meals with the crew, as well as observe and discuss their work. Winners will board one of two submersibles to dive right off Cape Eleuthera. The underwater craft can withstand hundreds of pounds of pressure and offers almost 360-degree views.
There are house rules though, which include:
- No skinny dipping. You never know when the fish might watching.
- Avoid watching Jaws or The Abyss before your trip.
- No sleepwalking or night swimming.
- No selfies with the deep sea creatures.
- No fishing--we don’t eat our research subjects.
- Leave the high heels and tie pins at home--this is a research vessel, not a cruise ship.
- The Alucia is manned by an English-speaking crew, and all safety briefings will be in English, so all entrants to this competition must be fluent in English. Please submit answers to the competition question in English only.
Those interested have until February 10 to enter the contest. The dates for the stay on Alucia are from April 4 to April 8.
Additional information can be found through the Airbnb website.