"Duba, Saudi Arabia" Duba by TinKan

Duba Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 13 photos

The town of Duba is located on the North-Western coast of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea. It is not much of a town and has only a few houses, a gas station, a propane store and an antenna farm.

The people that do live here make their living from the sea by placing nets in the small bays located around the area.

In the north of Saudi, this town is the place that all dive sites are marked from. Each dive site that we go to is known as 13k, 23k 33k where that signifies the kilometers north of the town that you turn off the road to head to the beach. The beach is about 3 to 10 kilometers from the main road and can only be gotten to by a four wheel drive truck. So each of the sites are secluded.

Take a look at the tips to see some of the pictures that I had taken with an old underwater camera that I had.

There is more to come about this town on the Red Sea once I find the pictures.


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  • Last visit to Duba: Jun 1997
  • Intro Updated Oct 6, 2003
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  • StumpyMcKnuckles's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2005 at 7:46 PM

    I remember Duba! Which beach was the best? 14 North? Too bad the cost of the trip was so high. When were you in Tabuk, TinKan?

  • Ramsor's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2004 at 2:14 PM

    Duba is the beach to go if u are in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. Tabuk is near Jordan. It also a place to buy fresh fish and wade on its waters to feel the historical Red Sea!

  • Nov 18, 2003 at 6:08 AM

    Does anyone know if it is possible to sneak around the corner to Aqaba in Jordan without all the silly visa stuff?

  • DunaKal's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2003 at 1:50 AM

    Nice page!!!! I didn`t know that this place even exists!!!! Good work.

  • TomorrowsAngel's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2003 at 1:07 PM

    Duba sounds like a great place, the diving sounds great. Bec :-)

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2003 at 7:30 PM

    Sounds like a great experience.

  • Apr 13, 2003 at 8:20 PM

    can women go scuba diving there? looks gr8!

  • dabuwan's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2003 at 9:04 AM

    Scuba diving in Saudi Arabia... quite unusual! Great page!

  • LVMan's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2003 at 3:13 PM

    Is the beach real nice? I bet it is hot there. The diving looks good big bro...

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2003 at 3:08 PM

    Great photo of underwater life

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