Frequently asked questions...
Q. How do I find Dive Aqaba?
A. We are centrally
located in Aqaba near all the major hotels and directly opposite the
Days Inn Hotel
Q. Can I pay by
credit card and what
documentation do I need to bring when diving with you?
A. We accept payment with VISA and also take cash in Jordan Dinar, US Dollars, Euro or Sterling. There are plenty of ATMs around. All you need is proof of diving certification, if you have a PADI cert we can check on
Q. How do I get to Jordan?
A.No matter which way you are thinking of traveling
to Jordan you should find the information on this page helpful.
Q. Do you
operate over Christmas , New Year, Easter, Ramadan and other holidays?
A. Yes, we operate
everyday of the year including February 29th on leap years!
Q. What is
the water temperature in Aqaba and what diving suit should I bring?
A. The water
temperature is 20 ° Celsius in the Winter, so a full 5mm suit is OK and
28 ° Celsius in the Summer when a 3mm shorty is enough..
full temperature chart...
Q. How long
to I have to wait after diving before I travel to Petra, Wadi Rum or
A. You need to wait 1
hour before going to Wadi Rum and 2 hours before going to Petra or
Amman. You can travel to the Dead Sea straight away.
more exact info...
haven't dived for a while will I need a check out dive?
A. Our qualified staff
will look after you personally or take another course and improve your
skills - so don't worry!
Q. Can I
come on the boat if I am not diving?
A. You are welcome,
there is plenty of room on board and you can enjoy a day snorkeling or
Q. Can I
bring my young children on the boat?
A. As long as they are
happy like these kids! Maybe they are old enough to try scuba!
from 8 years old...
Q. I am a
vegetarian will there be any suitable food on the boat for me?
A. Our crew
always prepare an amazing array of food with plenty for vegetarians!
Q. I am not
a certified diver and would like to try but I dont have the time for a
course, what can I do?
A. You can make a "try
dive" if you like it you can gain PADI Scuba Diver in just two days.
Q. What can
I do if I get seasick?
A. Our boat is large
and stable but if you tend to get motion sickness take medication before
Q. Do you
arrange accommodation for divers?
A. Only for our
customers. We are not affiliated with any hotel so you have the choice of where you stay in
Aqaba depending on your budget.
Q. Is it safe to travel to Jordan?
A. With regard to the various problems in the Middle East,
Susan Lawrence from the Jordan Times answers this question in detail here...
access to the Internet in Aqaba?
A.We have internet access at the dive centre and there is an internet cafe opposite our centre that can cater to all your