Bored at home? Don’t hesitate and take a swim with the ocean’s most curious and majestic creatures in a fully immersive VR experience by BBC Earth.
You’re 250 nautical miles off the coast of Mexico. To your right is the remote island of San Benedicto, an oasis for life in the middle of the deep Pacific Ocean. You take a breath through the snorkel. Eric Higuera, a marine biologist and cameraman, is already waiting for you under the waves. Another deep breath. Your adventure begins now.
Needless to say, it’s an extraordinary one. For seven whole minutes, you can dive with manta rays, the enigmatic and noble aquatic giants, and explore the waters of the largest and deepest Earth’s ocean without having to leave your house.
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The captivating 3D VR journey was produced by BBC Earth in the highest possible standard utilizing 4K resolution and spatial sound. In addition, Erick Higuera guides you through the entire expedition in an engaging narrative and tells you where to look while explaining some of the complexities of underwater life.
You can watch the video through all VR headsets such as Oculus Go, HTC Vive, or even Google Cardboard.