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Address: Al Saada Street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 (0) 3 2018883
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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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My husband and I had a great time with Dive Aqaba. The staff was professional and super friendly. The gear and boat were nice and lunch was delicious. We visited the cedar pride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie S
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great time with Dive Aqaba. The staff was professional and super friendly. The gear and boat were nice and lunch was delicious. We visited the cedar pride wreck and the King Abdullah reef - both fun and easy dives, exactly what we were looking for. We would use these operators again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dived with Dive Aqaba for several years I highly recommend them. Thier customer service is excellant nothing is any trouble. The ideal day out for anyone young or old, diver or non diver. Leaving the marina in the morning and visiting two different sites so divers and snorklers can enjoy the coral, fish and wreck. Followed by a wonderful... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 14yo daughter & I had a fabulous day on the boat (terrific lunch included) snorkelling at various sites. Whilst the snorkeling wasn't fantastic (which is all relative, our last experience was the Great Barrier Reef), the sunken tank was great. We had to ask to include the Japanese Gardens site, which the leader agreed to. There was much freedom... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great team, great boat, great equipment, great dives. But if I was diving again in Aqaba I'd consider a dive centre further down the coast, closer to the dive sites. Travelling from takes a fair amount of time travelling to the site. That said, it's a pleasent enough trip on the boat.

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Thank Matthew T
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day of diving with Jood and company. Best dive shop in Aqaba! The operation is professional and safe, but still chill and fun. Their boat is lovely, comfortable, and well-maintained. The staff is first-rate. Great lunch too! We loved the Cedar Pride wreck site. Beautiful!! We hope to be back.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I've dived with Rod and his crew for a number of years now and can honestly say I feel 100% safe with them. My wife took her Open Water and her Advanced Open Water courses with them on our honeymoon some years ago and I took my Rescue Diver course and got my Master Scuba Diver with them. Thy dive... More 

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Made a long day trip out of the beginner scuba course for me and 16 others. Jood and staff are phenominal. They took their time fitting us for dive gear, going over the do's and don'ts, and helping answer any last minute technical or even off subject questions. We followed Jood to the dive boat, and after she was rigged,... More 

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Thank Charlie N
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Friendly enough staff and good diving, however the customer service is severely lacking. I finished my PADI certification here and have been waiting 5 months for photos of me that were lost and the submission of my certification paperwork. Email responses to my requests were slow and now entirely ignored.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

A great of five of us went diving, two advanced divers, two open water and one discovery dive. It was an amazing day, we all had two dives and even stayed with them to complete a night dive. The staff were incredible and friendly. The dive masters were very professional. It was owner Jude's birthday so he organized a night... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I spent a week diving and completing courses with Amjad and his staff from Dive Aqaba. It couldn't have been a better week. The instructors are fantastic, the boat was excellent and the equipment was well maintained and reliable. Thanks for an an amazing experience Dive Aqaba.

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