When people think of tropical islands, places like Hawaii and the Caribbean usually come to mind, but here’s one in a place that you’d never expect. Introducing the Tropical Islands Resort in Germany, built inside a hangar built originally to house airships designed to haul long-distance cargo. Continue reading for videos, more pictures, and additional information.

Tropical Islands has a maximum capacity of 6,000 visitors a day. In its first year of operation it attracted 975,000 visitors, according to figures published by the operators. Tropical Islands can be reached by taking the A13 motorway, leaving at the Staakow exit and following the L711 past Brand and in a north-easterly direction towards Krausnick. Tropical Islands can also be reached by train. The closest railway station is Brand, which is on the Berlin-Gorlitz line.

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