Why Diving in Aqaba

Why Diving in Aqaba

  • Aqaba is the perfect place for all year around diving calm warm water with temperatures that vary 20c in winter to 27c in summer.

  • You can learn to dive in a safe and interesting environment that is home to some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs and exotic fish, where over 130 types of hard corals and hundreds of species of fish have been identified along the Jordanian coast.

  • Aqaba dive sites are unspoilt and uncrowded.

  • It has a variety of dive sites to suit all ranges of experience and interests.

  • There is easy access to dive sites for both shore and boat diving.

  • It is easy to continue your diver training with deep diver, wreck driver, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater photography, Reef Driver, Search and Recovery and many more choices.

  • Aqaba`s dive centers are certified and registered under international diving organisations. With s professionally qualified staff, who offer a wide variety of courses at all levels, from beginner to professional. Children and families are also well catered for. Courses range from one-day introductory to specialist professional training, underwater photography and navigation courses, and environmental courses. Staff is usually qualified for Conduct diving for people with special needs.

  • All dive centers staff speak English, and some centers offer courses and materials in other languages.

  • Divers wishing to dive in Aqaba are requested to show their passports upon registering their personal information before dive.

  • Aqaba has a 6-man recompression chamber just 30 minutes by road from the furthest dive site guaranteeing your dive will be safe and secure.

  • Aqaba is the ideal location for combined holidays for divers and non-divers. There is plenty to do in and around Aqaba to keep everyone happy. With laid-back atmosphere combined with history, culture, good food and shopping, the city of Aqaba is a holiday destination in itself. It is also the perfect base for visiting the rest of Jordan, offering easy access to its archaeological and natural attractions. The spectacular Nabatean city pf Petra, the Wadi Rum Reserve, Dead Sea, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, crusader Castle, Nature Reserve and much more are just hours away and ideal for day trips or overnight stays.

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