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Aqaba International Dive Center

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King Hussein Street | Opposit Royal Yacht Club & McDonal rest, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+962 7 9694 9082
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Diving in Aqaba

I recommend this diving center, they are very professional, affordable price, and the diving spots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Goldie A
via mobile
Could only strongly recommend

Extremely nice and competent staff. Just looking forward to coming back!! Cannot say more!! Thanks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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In 1964 Ahmed Qatawneh became the first Jordanian diver and in 1975 he became the first Jordanian Diving Instructor. In 1998 he established the Aqaba International Dive Center. Now in the hands of his son Mohamed we have a family run Dive Center offering diving courses to certify beginners as well as higher certification levels of PADI & SSI. We are still one of the best Dive Centers in Aqaba guiding and supervising certified and non-certified divers to the best dive sites that Aqaba has to offer. Our priority is to provide fun filled dives with above all strict safety precursors. Your money is not our main goal, it is your wide smile at the end of our dives together which is what we love to see. Our prices are always acceptable and suitable for all standards of a diver’s budget. We invite you to come and dive in one of the longest running Dive Centers in Aqaba and write on this website about your wonderful experiences in our humble Dive Centre. We hope to see you soon and we wish you a beautiful stay in Aqaba!
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King Hussein Street | Opposit Royal Yacht Club & McDonal rest, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+962 7 9694 9082
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this diving center, they are very professional, affordable price, and the diving spots were really nice (wreck ship and Japanese garden) I guess for me as a woman traveling alone in Jordan, you need a place that you feel all its going to...More

Thank Goldie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely nice and competent staff. Just looking forward to coming back!! Cannot say more!! Thanks again for your warm welcome and our two fantastic dives

Thank benben738836
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went diving at the Cedar Pride (wreck) and Japanese Garden from the shore, both wonderful to see. With my PADI Open Water I could join the group right away the same morning when visting the center. The guys are very friendly and helpful, and the...More

1  Thank Jasper A
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I had a lot of fun completing the PADI Sidemount Spec course with Mario this weekend. Although it took me a bit of time to set up my equipment and adjust it to suit me best for the first two dives, but with his patience...More

1  Thank Fadistleel
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I've been to Aqaba in September and did two dives with Mohammed at the tank. The equipment was modern and in good condition. When I had problems with my own mask, he could replace it with one of his own for my second dive, which...More

Thank Samira A
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We went there to do our Advanced Open Water and it was great! We did 5 dives with Mario and Mohamed who are extremely nice! Everything went perfect, i would totally go back!

1  Thank Julian T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My French buddy and I had an amazing scuba diving experience with Aqaba International Dive Center. Our instructor, Mario, is really informative and patiently guide us run through the safety check and so on. We enjoyed The Rainbow Reef, Cedar Pride and Japanese Garden. The...More

3  Thank Katherine T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My boyfriend and I did our PADI Open Water at the Aqaba International Dive Centre. It was our first time scuba diving and it could not have been better! Mario, our instructor, was endlessly patient, friendly and helpful and it really changed the whole experience....More

1  Thank Alex_L_2960
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my squad got an amazing scuba diving experience in aqaba.Thanks to our friendly and very professional instructor Mr.Mohammed Qatawneh and to his jolly right-hand Mr Haed for the safe scuba and snorkeling experience under the clear water of Red Sea .! Definitely high...More

2  Thank Ace J
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I and my friends dared to do scuba diving for the first time in Aqaba, Jordan with the help of Aqaba International Dive Center last August 24, 2017. Before choosing them, we already read a lot of excellent and helpful reviews about this company and...More

2  Thank Lou Mary C
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24 March 2017|
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Response from AqabaInternational | Property representative |
Dear Andrew Thanks for mail . So simple and easy. All dive sites in Aqaba are very close to shore line and easy to access with shaded seats, shower/toilets and snack bars . She can enjoy sea over view at the shaded seats... More
27 August 2015|
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Response from Peterg_be_12 | Reviewed this property |
if you can swim and have no claustrophobia or fear of water, basic snorkeling always is possible. Also a discovery of Scuba diving is very well possible. As long as you keep breathing nothing can go wrong. I can strongly... More