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.

Cruises departing Aqaba, Jordan

Silver Shadow, Africa & Indian Ocean Ex Aqaba (petra) To Mumbai

Departure: 04 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Shadow.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba, Jordan onboard Silver Shadow

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Azzurra, Best Of The Red Sea Ex Aqaba Return

Departure: 28 Jan 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba roundtrip aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea Ex Aqaba To Limassol

Departure: 04 Feb 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba to Limassol aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Le Bougainville, 10 Night Ancient Civilisations Of The Eastern Mediterranean Ex Aqaba, Jordan To Valletta, Malta

Departure: 17 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

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Silver Whisper, Mediterranean Ex Aqaba (petra) To Athens (piraeus)

Departure: 30 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Whisper.

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Le Bellot, 10 Night Ancient Civilisations Of The Eastern Mediterranean Ex Aqaba, Jordan To Valletta, Malta

Departure: 09 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bellot.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba, Jordan onboard Le Bellot

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Le Bellot, 10 Night Ancient Civilisations Of The Eastern Mediterranean Ex Aqaba, Jordan To Valletta, Malta

Departure: 09 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bellot.

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Le Jacques Cartier, 10 Night Ancient Splendours Of Greece & Egypt Ex Aqaba, Jordan To Athens (piraeus) Greece

Departure: 13 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Jacques Cartier.

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Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea Ex Aqaba To Limassol

Departure: 05 Jan 2023 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba to Limassol aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Holy Land Egypt & Red Sea Ex Aqaba To Limassol

Departure: 25 Jan 2023 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Red Sea Holy Land Turkey & Greece Ex Aqaba To Athens

Departure: 25 Jan 2023 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

20 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba to Athens aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean Ex Aqaba (petra) To Aqaba (petra)

Departure: 06 Jan 2024 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Moon.

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Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean Ex Aqaba (petra) To Aqaba (petra)

Departure: 16 Jan 2024 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Moon.

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Silver Moon, Africa & Indian Ocean Ex Aqaba (petra) To Mumbai

Departure: 26 Jan 2024 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Moon.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Aqaba, Jordan onboard Silver Moon

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