Diving for a Cause
The National Special Team for Diving was recently established to protect the marine environment and diving spots in the Gulf of Aqaba, both for environmental and tourism purposes. The initiative was led by the Directorate of Marketing and Tourism, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and the Aqaba Marine Park. Professionally qualified and licensed divers from diving centers, civil defence , naval forces and the Marine Science Station have already completed eight dives and extracted 800,000 tonnes of garbage.
The main Diving sites in the Aqaba Marine Park which they were targeted by the team :

  • Black Rock
  • Rainbow Reef & Cedar Pride
  • Gorgon2 & Tank
  • Eel Canyon to the Tank
  • Yellow Stone
  • Moon Valley (lines)
  • Paradise