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Dive Aqaba

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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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Good first diving experience, long day

We chose Dive Aqaba to go diving for the first time, since we were told the seabed in the area is pretty amazing. We met at their office in the morning to register and prepare... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We chose Dive Aqaba to go diving for the first time, since we were told the seabed in the area is pretty amazing. We met at their office in the morning to register and prepare equipment for the dive. The process may take a bit too long if there are a lot of people to get prepared. Left the office... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

As a recently qualified AOW + Enriched Air Diver I was looking for somewhere to go to see more than sand, toilet bowls and sunken cars (yes, Qatar is not the prettiest place to learn to dive). Big OK sign for Aqaba. Lots of dive sites in a small area. Also probably 16 Dive Centres in the town! Dive Aqaba.... More 

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Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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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yetiyeti
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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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