“Qataris have a historic connection to the sea, dating back to the pearl diving days, and these days you will find in many Qatari houses a jet ski, boat, fishing lines and diving/free diving equipment.
Qatar has the potential to become a sought after recreational diving destination
Diving in Qatar is very special due to nice sunny climate, environmental awareness, full range of hotels & diving centers in Doha and lots of tourist attraction There are six sites on land by Messaied city andKhor Al Udeid (Inland Sea) with depth ranging from 6m to 20m and a number of sites offshore. The Old Club Reef, New Club Reef, Qafco Reef, The Barge, Othman (natural) Reef and Zeytuna are the sites at Khor Al Udeidmost of them with nice ride with 4×4 safari
There are also some sunken oilrigs in the Qatari waters apart from some very nice dive sites at Al Khor, Balhambar wreck (close to Al Khor) and Tech El Dan wreck (a big boat that sunk near Ruwais).
“There has been a dramatic spurt in the number of Qatar residents taking to diving over the past six years or so,”
“If you dive in Qatar, you will see many Nudibranch, Blue angel Fish, some natural corals and some artificial reefs, sting rays Mostly on sandy bottoms, barracudas, groupers, king fish and lots And lots of little fishes,”