Adventure seekers visiting Jordan will be in their element when they visit Aqaba. The southern part of Aqaba is situated on the coast of the Red Sea and offers a wide range of sports and activities of an aquatic nature including: scuba diving, windsurfing, waterskiing, jet skiing, snorkeling, and sailing.
To the north of Aqaba, visitors will find the majestic landscapes of Wadi Rum, which can be reached by camel, 4×4, or a car. More intrepid adventurers may like to take a week-long camel trek through this beautiful landscape to the Visitors’ Center at Wadi Rum or jump in a 4×4 and drive cross-country.
Camping is also a favorite activity in Aqaba especially during the cooler seasons between May – July and September – November.
Diving in Aqaba is spectacular and goes on all year round, with different species to be seen in the different seasons. In June / July there are whale sharks, while in February one can often see Mantas.