The glass bridge at 1,400 feet above ground level offers dazzling views of the forests and the sea in southern China

Tourists walk along a 400 meter long, glass-bottomed sky walkway in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay in the city of Sanya

Bird's eye view: a new glass-bottom catwalk at 1,400 feet above the ground captivates tourists with dazzling views of the forests and the sea in southern China

  • Walkway is built on a forest park in the southernmost province of Hainan, a popular tourist destination in China
  • The observation platform has unobstructed views of lush hills and the sea in a fully immersive experience
  • Hainan Island, known as the "Hawaii of China", is the most popular because of its tropical climate and beautiful beaches

Kelsey Cheng for Mailonline

Visitors planning a trip to the southernmost province of Hainan may need to gather a little more courage for the experience.

The first glass bridge in the province, with a glass bottom, was opened to the public last month at the popular tourist destination of the city of Sanya, suspended over the lush hills of Tropical Paradise Forest Park in Yalong Bay.

The structure has several circular glass observation platforms along the bridge, which protrude from the side of the mountain at 450 meters (1,400 feet) above the ground at its highest point.

Tourists walk along a 400 meter long, glass-bottomed sky walkway in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay in the city of Sanya

Tourists walk along a 400 meter long, glass-bottomed sky walkway in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay in the city of Sanya

The intricate lattices also formed hollow spaces to allow the mountain breeze to penetrate through the glass floor

The intricate lattices also formed hollow spaces to allow the mountain breeze to penetrate through the glass floor

The intricate lattices also formed hollow spaces to allow the mountain breeze to penetrate through the glass floor

The structure has several circular glass observation platforms along the bridge, which protrude from the side of the mountain

The structure has several circular glass observation platforms along the bridge, which protrude from the side of the mountain

The structure has several circular glass observation platforms along the bridge, which protrude from the side of the mountain

The adrenaline-packed expedition also promises a fully immersive experience in the forest during the 400-meter hike.

The observation platform has panoramic and unobstructed views of the sea and the park, which is best known for its suspension bridge, zip lines and orchid garden.

The intricate lattices also formed hollow spaces to allow the mountain breeze to penetrate through the glass floor.

Constructed with tempered triple laminated glass panels that are 3 cm thick each, visitors will feel they are walking on air.

Constructed with triple tempered laminated glass panels that are 3 cm (1.2 inches) thick, visitors will feel they are walking on the air

Constructed with triple tempered laminated glass panels that are 3 cm (1.2 inches) thick, visitors will feel they are walking on the air

Constructed with triple tempered laminated glass panels that are 3 cm (1.2 inches) thick, visitors will feel they are walking on the air

The adrenaline-packed expedition also promises a completely immersive experience in the forest during the 400-meter walk

The adrenaline-packed expedition also promises a completely immersive experience in the forest during the 400-meter walk

The adrenaline-packed expedition also promises a completely immersive experience in the forest during the 400-meter walk

The footbridge is built along the lush mountain slope at 450 meters (1,400 feet) above the ground at its highest point

The footbridge is built along the lush mountain slope at 450 meters (1,400 feet) above the ground at its highest point

Such glass bottom bridges have been gaining popularity in China

Such glass bottom bridges have been gaining popularity in China

The footbridge is built along the lush mountain slope at 450 meters (1,400 feet) above the ground at its highest point

The island of Hainan, known as the "Hawaii of China", is known for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches. The popular destination attracted 70 million visitors last year, according to the Hainan Tourism Development Commission.

Such glass bottom bridges have been gaining popularity in China.

A suspended glass bridge over the famous Gulongxia Valley in Qingyuan City was completed in May and was opened to visitors in June.

The structure also has a circular observation platform with a glass bottom that extends 72 meters (236 feet) from a cliff at 202 meters (663 feet) in height.

Hainan Island, known as the "Hawaii of China", is known for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches

Hainan Island, known as the "Hawaii of China", is known for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches

Hainan Island, known as the "Hawaii of China", is known for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches

The popular destination attracted 70 million visitors last year, according to the Hainan Tourism Development Commission.

The popular destination attracted 70 million visitors last year, according to the Hainan Tourism Development Commission.

The popular destination attracted 70 million visitors last year, according to the Hainan Tourism Development Commission.

Visitors are not afraid to fully enjoy the spectacular but dizzying views in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay

Visitors are not afraid to fully enjoy the spectacular but dizzying views in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay

Visitors are not afraid to fully enjoy the spectacular but dizzying views in the Tropical Paradise Forest Park of Yalong Bay

The observation deck has clear views of the park, which is best known for its suspension bridge and zip lines

The observation deck has clear views of the park, which is best known for its suspension bridge and zip lines

The observation deck has clear views of the park, which is best known for its suspension bridge and zip lines

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