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Aqaba International Dive Center

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Address: King Hussein Street | Opposit Royal Yacht Club & McDonal rest, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 7 9694 9082
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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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The place to go for a perfect diving experience and diving lessons

After a long time I finally was in the opportunity to dive again with an instructor of the Aqaba International Diving Center. After a clear explanation of the equipment and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Amman, Jordan
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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long time I finally was in the opportunity to dive again with an instructor of the Aqaba International Diving Center. After a clear explanation of the equipment and the safety procedures and signals he took us for a perfect dive. He gave me the confidence to join him for the Open Water Course and the Advanced Open Water... More 

Thank 821robert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great three days of dive, please try of flexibility, really enjoyed it. Equipment was fine or promptly replaced, always safe, never pushing the limits.

Thank Juan A
Easton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I - Americans, mid-60s, no diving experience - tried an introductory couple of dives in August, 2016. Mohammed, the owner and lead instructor, was extremely attentive to my wife's nervousness, held her hand for most of the 1st dive and took plenty of pictures. She felt safe throughout - and actually quite proud of herself - but... More 

Thank Gary F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a dive with my son. I went for 2 full dives - he did a tey dive. Mohamad and Jeff were great. They were patient with my son and created a safe atmosphere. Performed all the safety checks. Prices were good. However - the equipment was not in a good shape. My depth meter did not work. I... More 

Thank Yaron B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mohamad, the owner and an instructor at the center was really really nice. He offered us a ride from our hotel because it was too hot to walk outside. The equipment is in good shape and we have found him and the rest of the instructors very professional, calm and patient. The diving sites he has suggested are amazing and... More 

Thank Alex P
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been a group of 6, dived 2 days. This was my third time diving in Jordan. And my first time with Aqaba international dive center. Mohamed the owner is an expert of the aria diving spots, took us to great location and knew where to find the unique marine life. We saw ,rockfish, seahorse, turtles!. Absulutly fantastic. The pickup... More 

Thank matanbelleli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Came down to Aqaba for 3 days and wanted to complete the Open Water Diving course. Mohamed was awesome and worked well around our arrival and departure time. Diving was great and we got to see different dive sites which all had something cool and different, super glad we went to Aqaba International!! Will definitely return to complete the Advanced... More 

Thank Devin717
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

3 friends and I were in Aqaba for Eid and we wanted to try scuba diving while we were here. Mohamed worked with us on a student price that we could afford, came to our hotel and picked us up, and spent the day with us diving and snorkeling. He was a great guide and even took some pictures underwater... More 

Thank Alexander A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Me and my wife did 6 diving with Mohamad and his crew, we had great time with them and the service was more than great. Mohamad and his team did everything that out experience of diving in Aqaba will be the fun, during our dive day Mohamand was always patient for our needs, we got good explanation before each dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I would recommend anyone to go diving with this Dive Center. The instructors are really friendly and professional. For me as a beginner it was an amazing experience. The dives felt very safe and I really enjoyed them. Thanks for this wonderful experience guys.

Thank Marleen D

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