Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea. It is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan's only coastal city. The city of Aqaba is the most southern part of Jordan and the capital of Aqaba Governorate.

Aqaba is one the major tourist attractions in Jordan, and famous for its warm water and rich marine life. It is best known today as a seaside and diving resort and also as a home for Jordan's mega projects.

Things to See & Do

* aqaba Fort
* Ayla – old city
* Aqaba museum
* Fourth century roman church

General Information

Cruise Season – Oct - May
Currency – Jordanian Dinar (JOD)
Language – Arabic, English
Population –approx
Land Area – 375 km²
Electricity – 104,000 approx
Time – GMT plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 962

Transport Links - The King Hussein International Airport is located north of Aqaba, about a 20-minute drive. Royal Jordanian operates 2 daily flights between Amman and Aqaba, one in the morning and one in the evening. Duration of the flight is approximately 1 hour.

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Cruises from Aqaba, Jordan

Cruise Date Duration
Azzurra, Best of the Red Sea ex Aqaba Return 28/01/22 7 nts
Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea ex Aqaba to Limassol 04/02/22 10 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 06/02/22 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 20/02/22 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 06/03/22 7 nts
Le Bougainville, 10 Night Ancient civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean ex Aqaba, Jordan to Valletta, Malta 17/03/22 10 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 20/03/22 7 nts
Silver Whisper, Mediterranean ex Aqaba (Petra) to Athens (Piraeus) 30/03/22 14 nts
Le Bellot, 10 Night Ancient civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean ex Aqaba, Jordan to Valletta, Malta 09/04/22 10 nts
Le Bellot, 10 Night Ancient civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean ex Aqaba, Jordan to Valletta, Malta 09/04/22 10 nts
Le Jacques Cartier, 10 Night Ancient Splendours of Greece & Egypt ex Aqaba, Jordan to Athens (Piraeus) Greece 13/04/22 10 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 11/12/22 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 25/12/22 7 nts
Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea ex Aqaba to Limassol 05/01/23 10 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 08/01/23 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 22/01/23 7 nts
Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea ex Aqaba to Limassol 25/01/23 10 nts
Azzurra, Red Sea Holy Land Turkey & Greece ex Aqaba to Athens 25/01/23 20 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 05/02/23 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 19/02/23 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 05/03/23 7 nts
Harmony V, Gods Kings & Pharaohs ex Aqaba to Tel Aviv 19/03/23 7 nts
Le Champlain, 10 Night Ancient civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean ex Aqaba, Jordan to Valletta, Malta 15/04/23 10 nts
Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean ex Aqaba (Petra) to Aqaba (Petra) 06/01/24 10 nts
Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean ex Aqaba (Petra) to Aqaba (Petra) 16/01/24 10 nts
Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean ex Aqaba (Petra) to Mumbai 26/01/24 16 nts