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Aqaba International Dive Center

#3 of 49 Tours in Aqaba Features Animals
King Hussein Street | Opposit Royal Yacht Club & McDonal rest, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+962 7 9694 9082
Review Highlights
Well worth going for a dive here

I did four dives over two days here. Dived with Bruno who was chilled out and very helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Dive Instructor, Great Knowledge.

Spent several days with Mario completing the Open Water Course. Mario was very patient with this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amman, Jordan
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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 2 weeks ago

I did four dives over two days here. Dived with Bruno who was chilled out and very helpful, definitely a great dive partner. The owner Mohamed was also a good guy and knows his stuff. I dived here after emailing a few centers and the...More

Thank Goguy2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent several days with Mario completing the Open Water Course. Mario was very patient with this old man and his teenage boys. Quickly responded to questions and greatly accommodating. Excellent experience. Will go back for additional dives and courses.

2  Thank lores76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a last minute trip from Amman, I contacted Aqaba for 2 open water certification dives. Mario was super prompt in emailing me back while in transit and I was able to complete my dives as planned. His level of understanding the subject matter and...More

1  Thank wgsanchez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had an intro dive with Mario. It was an excellent experience and we thank him and the whole Aqaba International Dives team! :) They were very considerate and kind, and diving with them even for less experienced is a good choise...More

2  Thank MilicaMark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Aqaba during Ramadan so the owner just appeared for a few seconds in the morning, mostly it's Mario and Bruno who runs the shop, making this experience pretty "international" since they both come from other countries to work here - meaning they are,...More

1  Thank Zoe Z
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I've been to Aqaba with my boyfriend at the end of may and we visited the diving center already the first day. At first we were planning to snorkel around Aqaba. Mario, the dive master there, also gave us the idea to try scuba diving...More

1  Thank Al1n3
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was very pleased with the experience of diving with Aqaba int'l dive centre. Mario responded to all my queries very quickly and even asked if I had a preference for dive sites. Everyone at the store is very friendly, I was really well taken...More

1  Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very chill well organized dive center to get some shore diving in while in Jordan. All accommodations done via e-mail with prompt and courteous responses. Extremely helpful dive masters that have no problem working at your comfort level. Really nice reef dive and wreck dive...More

1  Thank Burns_iu
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Mario Couwe, the Belgian dive instructor, was great. He took us on two shore dives. We really enjoyed it. And Aqaba International Dive Center arranged a great snorkeling boat tour with lunch for us as well on the next day. Thanx!

1  Thank MEL B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We took part in a one-time diving tour (i.e. no course). I had the impression that the team takes your well-being seriously. We had to fill-in an extensive form regarding our health condition and were briefed in the problems and dangers of diving. After that,...More

Thank happysunbath
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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