WHO WE ARE
Just 10km outside of Aqaba City Center along the South Beach Coast. Just past the Marine Park Visitor’s Center and up the hill, you will find Aqaba Adventure Divers. During our courses and our guided dives you will discover the amazing Aqaba dive sites and its wonderful underwater world and marine life. The Aqaba Coral is renowned all over the world for its beauty and complexity and specially for its diversified colors.
Come and experience the magnificent marine life available in Aqaba Gulf and its large bio diversity.
WHAT DO WE DO FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
The answer is; a lot, because we love our country and sea. First of all, we are a co-founder of the Aqaba Diving Association. Second, we play an important role in the activities of the Aqaba Marine Park by doing for example clean-up dives every week. And of course we recycle our washing water and use it to water the plants. We try to keep our planet healthy.
Surrounded by the desert, mountains and the Red Sea the beautiful city of Aqaba is the vibrant center in the area. On a clear day you can see Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and the fantastic must see of Wadi Rum and Petra is only a car ride away. The ancient city was founded almost 6.000 years ago and it has played a role in world history for thousands of years. In prehistoric time Aqaba was called Ayla and the town has been the scene of the Romans, Greeks, Christian Crusaders, Egyptians, and Turks and during the First World War Lawrence of Arabia was here.
The city is an amazing mix between what seems like 1001 nights and the 21. Century, Aqaba has accomplished to keep up with the surrounding world without losing its soul and heritage. On the streets of Aqaba you can find modern stores with IT supplies next to classic restaurants, cooking the local menu. A walk through the town center is a fascinating experience, no matter where you are from or who you are.
The Red Sea is known all over the world as one of the absolutely best places to dive, the water is pleasantly warm and the visibility is amazing, more than 30 meters sight is not unusual. The aquatic life is diverse and numerous. Here you can be fortunate to see micro life, Nudie Branch, Sea Horses, Anemone fish, Turtles, Manta Rays and Whale sharks.
There are many things that make Aqaba the best place to go diving in the red sea. The red sea along the shores of Aqaba, south beach is as good as you find it anywhere in the Red Sea, there are put extensive efforts into coral preservation and restriction on fishing which helps to assure that divers will meet lots of fish, shellfish, octopus, turtles and everything you wish to see. The local dive centers are very active in clean up dives and often the guests participate, this shows the involvement of both the local dive industry and the guests.
Naif Abumahfouz ‘The Sharky’
Dive Operation Manager & Team Leader