The Red Sea

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Thanks to the cutting of the Suez Canal, the Red Sea links the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. At its northern end, the gulf of Aqaba is Jordan's only access point to the sea. The water temperature ranges between 20 and 30°C depending on the season, and the richness of its fauna and flora makes it a popular dive destination. Head for Aqaba in the south of the country, get kitted out with mask, snorkel or air tanks and discover the marvels awaiting beneath the waves.

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3C Roman Church of Aqaba
3C Roman Church of Aqaba
Recent archaeological work has revealed
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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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Aqaba Marine Park
Aqaba Marine Park
Aqaba Marine Park was established in
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Araba Valley
Araba Valley
This long corridor linking the Dead Sea
4:00
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
1:30
See all