Discover the Red Sea of Aqaba

Jordan is a beautiful country to visit. There are so many of the best places dotted all across the country from Umm Qais to Aqaba.

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Aqaba

The town offers a sociable stopover en route to the diving and snorkeling clubs to the south and the big destinations of Wadi Rum and Petra.

Aqaba carries the relaxed, small-town atmosphere of a popular local getaway. The town offers a sociable stopover en route to the diving and snorkeling clubs to the south and Wadi Rum and Petra's big destinations. It’s also an obvious place to break a journey to or from Israel and the Palestinian Territories or Egypt.

Aqaba's greatest asset is the Red Sea itself. The temperate climate and gentle water currents have created a perfect environment for corals' growth and a teeming plethora of marine life. Here you can swim with friendly sea turtles and dolphins as they dart among the schools of multi-colored fish. Night dives reveal the nocturnal sea creatures, crabs, lobsters, and shrimp, as they search for a midnight snack.

There are several dive centers in Aqaba. All offer well-maintained diving equipment, professional instructors, and transport by boat to various dive sites.

What can you Experience in Aqaba?

Aqaba is rich of activities and things to do from Leisure to culture.
Private cruise with BBQ
Private cruise with BBQ
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Private Dining Activity
Sea Glass Jewelry Making experience
Sea Glass Jewelry Making experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Special Art Activity
Henna and Kohl Drawings Experience
Henna and Kohl Drawings Experience
  • Aqaba, Petra, Wadi Rum
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Traditional Art Activity
Snorkeling to clean the Red Sea
Snorkeling to clean the Red Sea
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Water Activities
Bottled Sand Art experience
Bottled Sand Art experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Special Art Activity
Aqaba Dog Shelter Conservation Experience
Aqaba Dog Shelter Conservation Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Environment Support Activity
Date Molasses Making Experience
Date Molasses Making Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Cooking Art Activity
Aqaba’s Hooh Sweets Making experience
Aqaba’s Hooh Sweets Making experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Cooking Art Activity
Local Food Making experience in Aqaba
Local Food Making experience in Aqaba
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Cooking class and Food Making
Arabian Bread Baking Experience
Arabian Bread Baking Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Cooking Art Activity
Sesame bars with honey & Roasting dates cores coffee Experience
Sesame bars with honey & Roasting dates cores coffee Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Cooking Art Activity
Colorful Dot Art Experience
Colorful Dot Art Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Special Art Activity
Fishing with a Local Fisherman
Fishing with a Local Fisherman
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Water Activities
Philography Islamic Ottoman Art Experience
Philography Islamic Ottoman Art Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Islamic Art Activity
Glass and Canvas Painting Experience
Glass and Canvas Painting Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Community Support & Special Art Activity
Visiting Royal Yacht Club Restaurant
Visiting Royal Yacht Club Restaurant
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Luxury & Foodie Experience
Water Sports Activities
Water Sports Activities
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Water Sports Activities
Golf Experience
Golf Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Sports Activities
Snorkeling and Diving Experience
Snorkeling and Diving Experience
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Water Sports Activity
Private Cruise Dinner
Private Cruise Dinner
  • Aqaba
  • Tailor-made Request
  • Incentive Group, Gala Dinner, Private Activity
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Aqaba
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Silvia P
Silvia P
2023-09-10
Fantastic tour with an Italian speaking guide We received an excellent service and support from zamantours. Our Italian-speaking guide, Abdullah, was outstanding: he gave us precise and comprehensive information about places and culture, he was highly flexible in the program and tireless in his work. He has been a reference for us throughout our trip. Also Yusef, the driver, was kind and flexible. All the personnel were always punctual and professional.
Paula S
Paula S
2023-07-27
Amazing experience It was a wonderful experience. Petra is an awesome place, breathless sunset at the Wadi Run desert, there are many archeological sites and significant religious places of the Bible.Floating on the Dead Sea was just incredible. Thanks to Ahmed, our tour guide, he's really professional and kind, with a great sense of humor and Samir, excelent and safety driver, both of them are the best advicers in Jordan.
Alberto D
Alberto D
2023-07-01
Best experience in Jordan We enjoyed one week touring Amman, Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea. The sites were extraordinary, the guide Fadl very competent and the driver Samir very kind. Hotels were first class, people always very friendly. Food very appreciated.
Maclain N
Maclain N
2023-06-13
Skip the Petra by Night experience. Don’t be tricked into doing Petra by night. We saw it last night on 6/12/23 The production value is horrible and the show is really short. Basically by the time you hike down the show is over within 30 min and it is not lit well. The city of Petra is amazing by day and the donkey ride to the monastery was the an incredible experience but I would NOT recommend the night experience.
Deepan P
Deepan P
2023-06-04
1-week trip to Jordan Excellent organization, accomodation, and meals. Our driver Hisham is very knowledgeable, great communication and attitude that made our trip memorable. Hisham is a very safe driver, took us often on interesting side routes, and made extra effort to show as much of Jordan as he could in the time we had. He is punctual, and checked on our accomodations and visits. Hisham cares deeply about Jordan and his guests
John Moorcraft
John Moorcraft
2023-04-18
Family Holiday with 5yr old expertly delivered. We booked our holiday for our five year old through Zaman and couldn’t have been happier. Everything around booking was painless and easy. All airport procedures were a breeze and they fast track you through immigration. We were out of the airport with all luggage within 15mins of landing! Our driver, Sayall, was outstanding with my daughter and ensured she was the focal point of the whole trip. First class. I would strongly recommend the Hilton in the Dead Sea if you have young children. Very friendly and great swimming pool. The Labdmark Hotel in Amman also good for kids and 100pct do the children’s museum. Our kid loved camel riding in Wadi Rum and found Petra fascinating (she climbed up to the high place of sacrifice). She enjoyed snorkelling as well. I’d caution against the Intercontinental in Aqaba. The policies there on swimming pool access work against 5-10yr olds. I’d look elsewhere there given the pricing structure. Overall, if you want to go to Jordan (and you should) and you want to travel with young children then Zaman will have you sorted. Top agency and it really worked for us.
fabrizio g
fabrizio g
2023-04-06
Grazie Sam! Grazie Mohammad Saleem ci hai guidato attraverso la Giordania con professionalità competenza simpatia sempre molto attento alle nostre esigenze. Lo abbiamo molto apprezzato
Cheri R
Cheri R
2023-03-05
Terrific value, tremendous fun Samanta of ZamanTours, whom we accessed through KimKim, was honestly fantastic. She planned our itinerary around our dates and requests, got us luxury hotels and meals, and best of all--arranged for driver/guide Hamdi Das. We were able to contact her anytime and she was immediately responsive (we made an error and she was able to help us rectify it--cheerfully!). All communications were clear and easy--fantastic Hamdi accompanied us to every entrance (even hotels) and made sure there was never a problem. We had 6 terrific days in Jordan, and are so completely happy. On our flight home, we talked with others who had used a luxury tour group and our experiences were hugely better --at half their price! We highly recommend Samanta at Zaman Tours and Hamdi, guide/driver-extraodinaire.
Carmelo L
Carmelo L
2023-03-05
Amazing tour of Jordan Dear Zamantours, We would thank you for the quality of the service provided us during our travel in Jordan. We were very happy for the assistance we got at the Airport and especially for the professional driver Mr. J. Al Z. who has safely and kindly driven us for the entire week across Jordan A special thanks for our tourist guide Mr.M. Al-S. that made an excellent job explaining us a lot of things about Jordan History and beeing available for each of our need. Thank a lot for your great work Kind regards Carmelo & Fiorella
Peter Tass
Peter Tass
2023-02-23
Petra once in a lifetime tour Zayed was extremely helpful. Beautiful waiter. He attended to us all the time. And the cocktails were very well priced.