Diving in Dubai

Explore diving in Dubai

Dubai being a seaport is littered with self-contained ecosystems in the wrecks of the Persian Gulf. Some are depths that only technical divers are qualified for but, for the most part, a portion of the wreck, the MV Dara is accessible to advanced divers.

In the Gulf of Oman, Fujairah is a favorite site featuring warm water, bleached sand and tropical fish. Sharm rock and Martini rock are pinnacles in the area that are a natural aquarium for marine species. The pinnacles are adorned with pink and purple corals.

When to dive in Dubai

Water temperature varies from 75°F (22°C) in the winter months to 91°F (33°C) in the summer months when a wetsuit is definitely optional.

Dive sites and dive shops in Dubai

Find local PADI dive shops and explore the top dive sites with our map.

Common marine life sightings for Dubai

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More Information

It is simple getting to Dubai. The airlines that service the UAE are some of the best in the market and flights are readily available from all international airports around the globe. Public transport comes in the well-serviced form of a bus, tram and monorail.

Time Zone
230 V
Pounds/square inch (psi)
1st Stage
INT / Yoke / K
International airports
Dubai Intl (DXB)

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