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Saudi Arabia Sports & Outdoors: 2 reviews and 2 photos

  Jeddah's sea,a
by Manyana
 
 

Saudi Arabia has got the best coast, rated as no. 1 diving area in the world i.e. Red Sea. Coastline is around 2,640 km.
Water activities quite vary from scuba diving, jetskiing, fishing, and boating.
Sometimes, jetskiing is not allowed in some areas to protect the red corals as well as fishing in protected areas.
Such activities are not always available in public for women but only for men and children. So always ask about possible spots for ladies.

Prices can vary and it depends on the season.
Jetskiing: 1 hour=SR400-SR500
Diving for beginners' course: SR1500-SR2000.
Swimming: SR75-SR80 p/p (private beaches only)
Family boating: SR150 per hour.

Popular spots:
Jeddah
Yanbu
Dammam
Gizan and Farasan Island

Equipment: what you needs for your favorite water activity; swimming suit, diving suit, cab, sunglasses.
Diving equipment usually is available at the diving centers.

Address: along the coast
Theme: Boating/Sailing

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 17, 2005
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