A 6-day wreck diving in Aqaba itinerary where you will discover the best dive sites of the Red Sea. Dive to the shipwreck of the Cedar Pride, discover the Seven Sisters or see the newly scuttled Hercules aeroplane wreck. Of course, this itinerary can be combined with a visit to other sites in Jordan.

6 days / 5 nights

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cedar Pride shipwreck
  • Hercules aeroplane wreck
  • Japanese Gardens
  • M40 army tank
  • Seven Sisters
  • Aqaba

PRICE 

Prices are per person based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room during low season

 

2 PAX: 590 JOD / 834 USD

4 PAX: 547 JOD / 773 USD

6 PAX: 523 JOD / 739 USD

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Visit Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Hiking in the Dana Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Dead Sea and Wadi Mujib
  • Spend a day with locals at the Zirka Initiative and visit the Dead Sea
  • Visit the Crusader castles of Karak and Shobak

Day 1 (D): Airport/ border – Aqaba

Your driver will pick you up from the airport or border and take you south to Aqaba. Here, you can check into your hotel. Your overnight stay is at Bait al Aqaba Resort, a family-owned boutique hotel. It is located only 10 minutes by foot from the beach, which makes it ideal for shore and boat diving. Dinner is included, which you can enjoy sitting outside on the terrace with beautiful views over the Red Sea.

Day 2 (B, D): Diving at First Bay

After breakfast, head to the dive centre which is located below the resort. Together with your dive master you will go and explore the coral and underwater species at First Bay. Cornetfish, wrasse and parrot fish are only some of the animals that you will encounter. In the morning, you will discover the south of the bay. After a break for lunch at the resort (not included), you’ll go for your second dive to the north part of the bay. Overnight stay at Bait al Aqaba, dinner included.

Day 3 (B, D): Japanese Gardens, Black Rock and night wreck dive

In the morning, you’ll go diving at the Japanese Gardens, which is known to be one of Aqaba’s prettiest dive sites.  Then you’ll continue to the Black Rock. You might see barracudas, shoals, fusiliers and if you’re lucky enough even a turtle! In the afternoon, you’ll return to the resort where you can relax. In the early evening, it’s time for your first night dive: You can choose to discover the Cedar Pride shipwreck or the Hercules airplane wreck, the choice is yours. After your night dive, a BBQ will be prepared on the beach, along with some DECO beers to close off the day. Overnight stay at Bait al Aqaba.

Day 4 (B, D): Diving to the Seven Sisters and Hercules Airplane

Today you are off to an early start: You’ll go for your first dive around 6 AM, heading to the Seven Sisters, a series of great coral pinnacles. For your second dive, a bit later in the morning, you’ll be discovering the wreck of a tank of the Jordanian Army. Afterwards, head back to the resort and enjoy a free afternoon. If you’re up for it, you can head to downtown Aqaba to stroll through the souks, discover the ruins of Ayla or go souvenir shopping. In the evening, you can go for another night dive to the Hercules Airplane or Cedar Pride shipwreck. Once again, you will end the day with a delicious BBQ and Decobeer on the beach.

Day 5 (B, D): Seven Sisters and Cedar Pride Wreck

You’ll have your first dive early in the morning: Together with your dive master, you will once again head to the Seven Sisters, but this time you will take the route through the Oliver’s Canyon. Alternatively, you have the option of diving to the Hercules Airplane. On your second dive, you will head back to the Cedar Pride shipwreck, one of the most photogenic wrecks of the Red Sea. Overnight stay at Bait al Aqaba Resort, dinner is included.

Day 6 (B): Back to where you came from

After breakfast, your driver will pick you up and take you either back to the airport/ border, or to the next place of visit of your holiday.

wreck diving in aqaba
wreck diving in aqaba
wreck diving in aqaba

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