Kingdom of Jordan
If you have laid eyes on the kingdom only from afar, this is your opportunity to experience the other side of the Jordan River in a unique pairing of swimming with a visit to Petra and Wadi Rum.
Details & Registration
Vacations to this area are planned later this year.
We will update when registration opens.
We’ll stay at a 5-star hotel in Aqaba, right next to the beach, and have swimming sessions near the hotel and in nature reserves around the bay.
Meet on the Israeli side of the border.
A guided tour of the ancient city of Petra, the World Heritage site with spectacular architecture cut into the rose-colored sandstone cliffs.
Work in the Gulf of Aqaba on techniques for open water swimming. See sunken planes and tanks.
A guided jeep tour of the sandstone cliffs of Wadi Rum, then dinner under the star-lit sky.
Half-day cruise with lunch along the shore of Aqaba; diving into the water from the boat.
Who is this trip suitable for?
People who haven’t been to Petra and Wadi Rum.
Anyone who can swim freestyle at least 300 meters.
Extreme travel insurance and corona insurance, guided tours to Petra and Wadi Rum, lodging with half-board, transportation within Jordan, border crossings, half a day’s cruise, professional coaching by the Swim The Seas crew.
Flights, border crossing fees, insurance, and tips.