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Address: Al Saada Street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 (0) 3 2018883
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Description: Dive Aqaba is a 5 Star PADI Instructor Development centre located...
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 the Days Inn Hotel) 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. 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 have recently also become a TDI centre as well as a PADI Tec Rec centre and received a Green Star Award from PADI for our environmental activities.
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For nearly two years, I've dived with Dive Aqaba on a regular basis (full weekends at least once a month). I've always found the service with DA to be reliable, professional and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

For nearly two years, I've dived with Dive Aqaba on a regular basis (full weekends at least once a month). I've always found the service with DA to be reliable, professional and with a friendly crew who will bend over backwards to meet your needs. Typically, you'll leave the dive centre at about 10am, take a short walk down to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Dive Aqaba helped me to get my open water certification. They were a friendly warm team but both days we arrived back very late and this affected our trip slightly. I understand some of the reasons were beyond their control but generally nothing seemed to move very fast! Would recommend with this caveat. Otherwise - great dive sights and highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The corals and experience is amazing. We had an amazing time checking out the marine life and the water was so clear and beaitiful. This is a must do in Jordan.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is probably great if you are doing 1 day of diving, because you won't be treated 2nd rate (which you are when they have your custom already), and you may not end up repeating the same dives over and over (though actually, you may well do, in just one day of diving). The initial experience was good, quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I started a PADI course at home so that I could dive when I traveled to Aqaba. Long story short I was not able to complete my course with my instructor at home. I contacted Dive Aqaba before arriving and they were very helpful and always quick to respond. They made sure I got the paperwork I needed from PADI... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Me and my wife had a day of divings with them. They were extraordinary with us even if we had some doubts in the day I booked them because their prices were smaller then their competition. I had probably the best dive experience untill now. Rami's (dive master) english is perfect and he tried the best to explain us how... More 

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Lolo, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I dove wiht Dive Aqaba last summer and have returned to do the whole Tec course: 40,45,50. Huw is a master teacher and Amjad runs the shop very well. Thanks, too, to Rami. Everyone's English is perfect so not to worry about that. Very safe, all equipment is great, Lila is a wonderful boat! I'll come back for Tri-Mix! They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We're a couple in our 60s who fancied trying diving. We couldn't have chosen a better company. The people were friendly, reassuring and professional. I needed quite a lot of help which was given generously. We shall be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Excellent operation here in Aqaba. I came for some technical wreck diving with my girlfriend and the service was fantastic. The owner Rod greeted us warmly and so did all in the center. Our guide Huw, was fantastic, he told us the histories of the wrecks and knew the ships inside out and out. While we brought our own equipment,... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I booked a full day diving november 2014 and a subaquatic camera. We had a nice day diving with competent dive masters and instructor. But, the camera wasn't there. The worse thing is that it was not clear till it was too late to change diving agency. I felt (and still feel) very disapointed. The instructor had a camera and... More 

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