Aqaba Marine Park

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Aqaba Marine Park was established in 2004 to protect the extraordinary underwater life of the south coast. It runs for 7km, from the Marine Science Centre Aquarium to the Royal Diving Club. It has around 20 dive sites, including the wreck of the Lebanese cargo ship Cedar Pride, scuttled in 1985 at the request of the current King Abdallah II. The sites host a wealth of varieties of hard and soft corals and a multitude of fish.

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3C Roman Church of Aqaba
3C Roman Church of Aqaba
Recent archaeological work has revealed
15 minutes
Araba Valley
Araba Valley
This long corridor linking the Dead Sea
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Aqaba South Beach
Aqaba South Beach
Twelve kilometres from Aqaba there
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Marine Science Station Aquarium, Aqaba
Marine Science Station Aquarium, Aqaba
The centre's primary role is research
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The Red Sea
The Red Sea
Thanks to the cutting of the Suez Canal,
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Araba Valley
Araba Valley
This long corridor linking the Dead Sea
240 minutes
Aqaba South Beach
Aqaba South Beach
Twelve kilometres from Aqaba there
30 minutes
Marine Science Station Aquarium, Aqaba
Marine Science Station Aquarium, Aqaba
The centre's primary role is research
90 minutes
See all