The Gulf of Tadjoura is one of the major tourist attractions, believed to be a perfect place for snorkeling, diving and underwater photography. There are two important towns of the gulf, including the towns of Obock - where Afar sultans had sold settlement rights to the French and Tadjoura – The town in Djibouti that houses seven important mosques. The town of Tadjoura also offers magnificent views from the sea as well as beautiful sites to visit.
Tadjoura is beautifully surrounded by the green Goda Mountains. The hills of this mountain are 1300 meters. Besides, due to coral reefs, The Gulf of Tadjoura is a heaven for divers and snorkelers.