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Dive Aqaba

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Al Saada Street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
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Great day out on the boat snorkeling and diving

We had a great time snorkeling (me) and diving (my sister). We were well taken care of and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
emichelleh
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Great dive center in town

Easy going with great approach to make diving fun, yet highly professional with excellent service... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Dive Aqaba is a 5 Star PADI Instructor Development centre located conveniently in Aqaba town for all your evening activities. We offer daily boat diving and snorkeling from our boat Laila One.We meet at 9.00am each day (we are based opposite McDonalds near the pyramid) and are back by 4.00pm each day.Established in 2002 by Ashraf Sulaibi and Rod Abbotson combining more than 30 years experience in the dive industry and a founding member of the Aqaba Diving Association, Ashraf's brother, Amjad is now further developing the centre and boat. We give individual attention to all our guests to make sure they have the best experience possible. Emphasis is on having fun safe diving and educational excellence to instructor levels and beyond in both recreational and technical diving. We are the only centre in Jordan catering for technical diving and can run courses to instructor levels. We are a PADI Tec Rec centre and also received a Green Star Award from PADI for our environmental activities.
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Al Saada Street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time snorkeling (me) and diving (my sister). We were well taken care of and the owner and his crew prepared a lovely lunch for us. Highly recommend and the snorkeling was some of the best I've ever experienced.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy going with great approach to make diving fun, yet highly professional with excellent service around the dive process. Loved diving with them and definitely recommend whether for novice or pro.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We went to Dive Aqaba seeking a snorkeling experience because we weren't strong swimmers and the group there although casual, arranged everything necessary for us to have a good time. They tailored their route to our liking (we wanted to see fish vs wrecks) and...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The Dive Aqaba team were great from the very beginning, making us feel welcome and at ease. I was doing a couple of Discover dives and Christine made me feel super comfortable with her 1:1 attention and helped me overcome my anxiety. Sheena was a...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

If there is one thing missing in this diving centre it would be stress, people here are relaxed (which does influence the timings a little bit but I for one don't mind) and very friendly. Diving is in very mall groups, which makes it a...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Loved our experience with Dive Aqaba. Christine was very attentive and made the experience feel exciting and safe at the same time. My wife and daughter hadn’t dove for a while but Christine made them feel right at home with personal attention. Boat was clean...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day out with Dive Aquaba. The boat had a mix of experienced divers, but everyone was treated so well and we all got to do the dives we wanted. Christine was especially amazing. The ride back with the great food and dancing...More

2  Thank Christ1977
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Dived with the team for two days in March. The crew and instructors were excellent, helpful and friendly. The boat is well kept and the dive gear was well serviced and in v. good working order. I had four great dives on the reefs and...More

Thank Gareth O
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very happy to firmly recommend Dive Aqaba for expertise, friendliness and professionalism. Abundant high quality equipment and endless help as required.

Thank Rollobenz
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Dive Aqaba hooked us up with an amazing time out on the reef. Amjad is a super flexible dude and came to dive with us a day ahead of when we had originally scheduled. Dive aqaba has a Pretty good gear rental too, the stuff...More

Thank caleb k
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Stan L
18 December 2017|
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Response from Muhannad E | Reviewed this property |
It depends where you dive and why. usually,the visibility in winter is better, but the water is colder. Yesterday I made a dive in Aqaba. JORDAN. the water temp. was about 22 C. I was wearing a 6mm diving suit. I didn't... More
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Response from Mistrusting | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can but you can also hire all equipment from them. hope that helps
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