Cruise destination Aqaba - JordanWelcome to the Aqaba cruise port guide. Aqaba is a town of 135.000 inhabitants 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. Aqaba is a town that attracts many tourists nowadays because it is known for its warm waters and rich marine life. This is why Jordan’s finest and only seaside and diving resorts can be found right here. Important industrial and commercial activities also take place here due to its strategic location. But Aqaba is not the reason your cruise ship docks here. From here you can easily explore Jordan. Visit one of the lost city of Petra (one of the seven wonders in the world) or explore the magical desert landscape of Wadi Rum. Jordan is a country you absolutely have to visit at least once. It has a rich culture and a population that is proud of it. Get enriched and mesmerised by this unique country. Read our Aqaba cruise port guides and get inspired by the many things you are able to do here.