Oman Exotic Marine Life

       

 


Oman is one of the most popular diving destinations in the region. It has an exceptionally diverse marine life and a number of marine cliffs, small islands, bays and caves, as well as a diverse and unique marine life and coral reefs.

Featured Destinations for sea tours : Al Khayran Bandar Khayran Reserve, Dhofar Beaches, Duqm Beach, Al-Halaneyat Islands, Old Muscat, Salalah City, Khawr Sham Shores of Al Wusta Region


Omani Dhow Cruise - Pretend you are Sindbad the Sailor and experience a time past when traders sailed the oceans of the world on wooden dhows when you board our traditional Omani dhow. This wooden Boom dhow can be charted privately for parties, overnight for your honeymoon or special occasion, or join our Friday afternoon trip to the fjord-like bays of Bander Khayran.


Dolphin shoals visit the shores of Oman in large numbers. Muscat and Musandam are famous for dolphin watching, although this pastime is also widespread in A'Sharqiyah South Governorate and AlWasta Governorate, in addition to Dhofar Governorate.

The types of dolphins that visit Oman are: Indian Ocean Dolphins, the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Risso's Dolphins, Common Bottlenose Dolphins, Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins, Rough-toothed Dolphins, Pantropical Spotted Dolphins, Striped Dolphins, Spinner Dolphins, and Long-Beaked Common Dolphins.


Boat Chartering -
With crystal clear water, sandy white beaches, sheltered inlets and an abundance of marine life, owning a boat in Oman seems like an obvious way to explore this stunning coastline. Oman is surrounded by the sea and Omanis are famous for their love of their azure waters. Some villages in Oman, like Kumzar village in the far north, can only be reached by boat. Boat chartering abound from many beaches and cities, and there are specialised centres such as: Marina Bandar Al Rawda in Muscat Governorate.


Yacht Chartering -
Occupying the south-east corner of the Arabian peninsula Oman offers calm seas, crystal clear water and a prevailing north-easterly wind providing idyllic sailing conditions. Oman is the only country in the region where bareboat sailing charters are permitted. You can also enjoy all the freedom of a bareboat yacht charter with the added benefit of an RYA qualified skipper. The skippers not only ensure a stress free holiday for the more inexperienced sailor but also bring with them local knowledge, ensuring you don't miss out on any of the breathtaking sights that Oman has to offer.


Scuba Diving -
  Untouched, unspoilt and untamed, the natural coral reefs of Oman are some of the world’s best most beautiful. The size and variety of reef fish is huge and Oman’s waters are teaming with marine life - it is likely you will see all different kinds of reef fish and maybe even honeycomb morays, turtles and sting rays aswell as tuna, lionfish, trigger fish, parrot fish, angel fish and lots more! The most prominent diving areas around the capital Muscat are: Al Khayran, Al Fahil Island, Dimaniyat Islands, Al Makbara Bay (Old Muscat), in addition to Al Jissah Beach. Each of the above mentioned locations contains not less than 11 different diving sites, each with a diverse environment.


Sea Kayaking-
  Watching wild dolphins is a thrilling way to start the day and the lucky may even come across one of the many species of whales that can be found just a few kilometers from Muscat’s rugged coast. Discover as well the waters of our Omani coastline on a snorkeling excursion. The waters are filled with an abundance of aquatic life and beauty. Visit tranquil coves and crystal clear bays and enjoy the day away from Muscat city life.


Snorkeling - Watching wild dolphins is a thrilling way to start the day and the lucky may even come across one of the many species of whales that can be found just a few kilometers from Muscat’s rugged coast. Discover as well the waters of our Omani coastline on a snorkeling excursion. The waters are filled with an abundance of aquatic life and beauty. Visit tranquil coves and crystal clear bays and enjoy the day away from Muscat city life.
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