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Join Al Mahara Diving on weekdays or weekends diving/ snorkeling excursions in Abu Dhabi area.


Explore some beautiful and coral rich sites we can share with you. There is a plethora of lively marine life in Abu Dhabi waters. Dive sites are suitable for all levels of divers from novice and junior divers to very experienced and advance divers. There are plenty of wrecks off the shore of Abu Dhabi for advance and experienced divers.


Weekdays and/or weekends in Abu Dhabi:

Two tank dives excursions daily from Beach Rotana at 8:00am (zone 1 dives) or 7:45am (zone2 dives) (unless specified)
Snorkeling trips at 8:00am (unless specified)
Divers meet at the Marine reception building at Beach Rotana unless specified of change of location for boarding

Please note:

1. Divers must show proof of certification and diving within 6months and should bring photo ID for coast guard check points)

2. Minimum 4 divers for the trips to go locally and 8 dives for the off shore trips. (We have chartered trips for less than 4 guests)


Local dives prices (within 30km): Zone 1 includes dive sites: Al Dhabiyah, Delta Buoy, Ras Gurub, Sadiyat Reef, Philippe's Reef,  Old Cement Barge, Blocks
Snorkeling/boat ride: 290 Dhs
Dive (tank and weight): 370 Dhs
Dive (full equipment excluding torch and dive computer): 485 Dhs


Off-shore dives prices (outside of 30km radius): zone2 includes dive sites: Ras Ghanada, MV Hannan, MV Jasim, MV Ludwig, Lion City, and other offshore wrecks
Snorkeling/boat ride: 290 Dhs
Dive (tank and weight): 485 Dhs

Dive (full equipment excluding torch and dive computer): 595 Dhs

Equipment Hire
Full set: Dhs150 (includes regulator, BCD, Wetsuit (optional), mask, snorkel, fins, boots) unless you are diving with us. 
BCD: Dhs40
Regulator: Dhs40
Wetsuit: Dhs40
Digital camera: Sea and Sea GE5 or similar: Dhs250/day
Dive computer: Dhs100
Primary Torch: Dhs50
Back up Torch: Dhs35

Note: Equipment liability must be signed and proof of certification for all divers hiring gear must be shown. We do not hire gear if there is no proof of diving certification. Prices may change without prior notice. Please check with our office for current prices.
For booking or trip details, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at +971 2643 7377 or visit us at the Beach Rotana

We follow Project Aware Eco Operator's best practice to ensure we preserve the aquatic environment. If you see any destructive practices, please report this to us and we will forward to the competent authority of Abu Dhabi or you can report directly to 8009990 (for environmental emergencies in Abu Dhabi).


 Happy and safe diving!

Al Mahara Dive, Kayak and Swim Team



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