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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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Scuba-tastic!!!! 10/10 would scuba again

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... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 

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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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

It's our first time to try scuba diving, before that, we've experienced snorkeling for few times only. I'm quite familiar with the method of mouth breathing while my girl was worried about it under water and she's afraid that she can't get over it and miss the beautiful view under the red sea. However, it turned out to be no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This dive shop specializes in small groups of divers 1-4 per dive. All dives are from the shore - which contributes to their very reasonable prices - the dives are extremely interesting with lots of opportunities for exciting discoveries. The owner, Mohammed and his staff are very friendly and accommodating. We are planning to be back this summer for more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

It's been nearly 20 years since my last dive and the experienced and professional dive team at Aqaba International Dive Center patiently walked me through the Openwater Diver's Course to certification. From the moment I walked in the door of the dive shop and sat down for the orientation, I knew that I was in the right place and that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

The diving center is a bit hidden, but we were glad that we food it! Originally we'd go for a snorkeling session, but in the end I also wanted to dive (first dive ever!), all for a very reasonable price. I felt very at easy, very safe, it was a great experience! We say such marvelous fish and corals, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We only had one dive due to time constraint as we needed to leave for Wadi rum but the experience was amazing. Adam helped us with our dive and he was very patient with me and my wife. We had an amazing underwater experience. Mohamed was also very helpful as he drove us back to the center so that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Did our open water here. Mohamed is a good instructor with patience for slow learner. Also went on leisure dive to Japanese Garden with Adam. He is a great diver master and took good care of us. Special thanks to both of them for helping us to take great photos during the dive! I would also like to wish Adam... More 

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