Things to do in Jeddah

Discover Jeddah, the “Bride of the Red Sea”, where the Red Sea is the city’s playground along with the Corniche that runs for 60 km along the waterfront with beaches on either side. Beneath the surface of the Red Sea you’ll discover a beautiful world filled with colourful coral reefs and spectacular marine life, making this the perfect destination for scuba diving and snorkelling. 

Take time to explore Jeddah’s historical centre, visit the King Fahad’s Fountain or head to the Mall of Arabia for some modern retail therapy and family entertainment.  

Explore history at Al Balad

Step back in time and explore Jeddah’s historical district , which features traditional houses. 

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Dating back to the 7th century
  • Traditional houses, markets and souks 
  • Wonderful photographic opportunities 

Dive and snorkel in the Red Sea

Discover the marine life of the Red Sea, rated as one of the world’s top 10 diving destinations.

  • Trips suitable for novices and experts
  • Day or night diving 
  • Snorkelling
  • Fishing

Shop at Mall of Arabia

Spend a few hours in this upscale shopping, dining and entertainment space.  

  • Variety of shops
  • Dining and fast food 
  • Children’s entertainment

Opening hours: from 10.00 am to 11.30 pm (opens 2.30 pm on Friday)