King Abdullah Reef Dive Site, Aqaba, Jordan
King Abdullah Reef Aqaba is one of the longest dives and a very popular dive. The reef has some very beautiful fan colours and large shools of pennant fish. Torpedo rays and Hawksbill turtles are also a common sight. The site has very high densities of coral coverage and is ideal for underwater photography.
King Abdullah Reef Dive Site
Name: King Abdullah Reef Aqaba
Depth: max – 40 meters / 130 feet
Access: boat or shore
Visibility: 10-30 meters
Description of King Abdullah Reef Dive Site
There is a lot to explore here with a good variety of flora and fauna. You will find something to enjoy at every depth here. From snorkelling on the surface to exploring the sloping sandy bottom. At the bottom, the reef thins out around 23 meters and more. This reef is vibrant, rich, and healthy with a huge variety of coverage and life of all shapes and sizes.
Enter the site through a maze of fringing reefs with fantastic displays of Fire coral. Drop down to 5 meters and follow the slope down to 12 meters to a large pinnacle full of a variety of marine life.
Head across the sand to a large circular reef with a Gorgonia Fan coral in centre. Continue down to 24 meters where shoaling Pennant Fish have a "permanent" home.
Ascend slowly in a circle and watch territorial displays of Parrot Fish till you reach 10 meters.
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Coral Garden Diving Center Opening Times:
Monday - Sunday: 9 AM - 7 PM
On request, we are open earlier/later for sunrise, sunset & night dives.
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