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Aqaba International Dive Center

#3 of 48 Tours in Aqaba
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Address: King Hussein Street | Opposit Royal Yacht Club & McDonal rest, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
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+962 7 9694 9082
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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In 1964 Ahmed Qatawneh became the first Jordanian diver and in 1975 he...

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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Awesome dive instructor!

Mohammad picked us up from the Tala Bay apartment complex (where we were staying) and drove us to the dive shop where we were fitted with equipment. 4 of us went diving and 2 of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mohammad picked us up from the Tala Bay apartment complex (where we were staying) and drove us to the dive shop where we were fitted with equipment. 4 of us went diving and 2 of us went snorkeling. We all got wet suits and we're equipped with flippers. Mohammad drove us to the beach and led the 2 diving excursions... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great time diving with aqaba international dive center. We did two dives and it went very smoothly. Perfect instructions, and the sunken ship (cedar pride) was magical. Prices are super reasonable compared to other dive centers in Aqaba. Water temperature was great as well (granted it was a little cold when we got out of the water).

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Aqaba diving center . We like everything the treatment and the Aqaba diving locations was interesting and great

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Real pro, top material (recent) top dive, our instructor show us a lot of fish we’d never seen before such as the frog ship. Cherry on the cake, he’s send us all the picture of the dive. Pick up and return at our hotel. A real 5 star services. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The best diving experience I have abroad. The instructor helped me out of the memory card problems so I can use my action cam to film the diving experience. The equipments are updated. The instructions are detailed and comprehensive with the warmest Jordanian manner. Great memories and experience!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

It was the first time me and my husband went diving. Everything went on perfectly (although we were a bit scared at the begining when we heard we were going 10 metres under). In the end, we regreted that we weren't certified divers and couldn't go deeper :). We plan on coming back and getting a certification so we can... More 

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diveaqaba, Manager at Aqaba International Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you my friends and i hope to see again . Next time for sure we will do the course for you so we can see more fish and corals More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Aqaba International Dive Center was very prompt answering my emails arranging 2 excellent dives. Mohammed and his dad are very professional and were one of the first dive companies in Aqaba. They were always honest with the price unlike some of the other dive shops that started higher and attempted to drop after negotiation. You don’t need to do a... More 

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diveaqaba, Manager at Aqaba International Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much and we hope to see you again :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great diving with the most welcoming, responsible and trustworthy dive master.Excellent service and a reassuring feeling of being well taken care off!

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diveaqaba, General Manager at Aqaba International Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much and we hope to see you again :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We are two open water divers and our experience with aqaba international diving was perfect! We paid 50JD for both and they pick us up in the hotel. The dive material was in good conditions and the owner and the son of the him were very kind and nice. We did the wreck ship and it was amazing!!! If we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing service - dive instructor is responsive before our trip, great dive leader during the trip, and provided us with pictures of us, the cedar pride and an amazing seahorse he found. We felt very safe and taken care of, and Mohammed is a good spotter! Will dive again (but perhaps in summer).

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