Khasab, Musandam Full Day Dhow Cruise

Khasab, Oman

Highlights

  • Natural dolphin watching

  • Swimming at Telegraph Island and Seebi Island

  • Discover the fjords of Musandam on a traditional Omani dhow

  • Buffet Lunch, fruits, cold drinks, tea and coffee

About The Experience

Timing : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Duration 6 hours

Embark on an unforgettable 6-hour cruise through the breathtaking "fjords of Musandam" aboard our traditional Omani dhow. Relax on plush cushions and carpets as you soak in the stunning scenery. Explore ancient villages, swim, and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters around Telegraph Island and Seebi Island, while passing by Khor Shem, Qanaha, and Maqlab along the way. Keep an eye out for dolphins, as sightings are common. Indulge in a delicious buffet lunch and refreshing beverages served on board. Life vests and towels are provided for your comfort and safety.

🟢 Itinerary

9:30 a.m.:
Meet and greet at our office at Lulu Hypermarket Khasab.

10:00 a.m.:
Depart from Khasab port for the full day dhow cruise. The dhow will pass by the following places:

• Khor Shem:
A sheltered 17 km long fjord with crystal clear, calm water perfect for snorkeling and swimming. The mountains reflect on the water, and dolphins often play around the boats.

• Nadafi:
A small village with around 50 inhabitants, mainly fishermen. Accessible only by boat, the children travel by boat to school and stay in Khasab from Sunday to Thursday. The Oman Government provides fresh water tanks on the beach.

• Qanaha:
A small fishing village with stone houses blending into the cliffs, serving as a historical line of defense.

• Sham:
Another village with around 50 inhabitants.

• Maqlab:
A mountain village with around 10 houses, where residents earn their living through goat-herding and fishing. It is the shortest distance to the east coast, accessible by climbing over Jabal Maqlab.

• Telegraph Island (Jazirat al Maqlab):
The most famous landmark in the area. The British laid the first telegraph cable here in 1864. Snorkeling here offers views of butterfly fish, groupers, and vibrant coral growth. The dhow is anchored at Telegraph Island for 1 hour for snorkeling. Lunch is served on board.

• Seebi Island:
Located at the end of the fjord, this village has around 60 inhabitants and many species of sea birds nesting in the cliffs. Enjoy snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. The dhow is anchored at Seebi Island for 1 hour for snorkeling.

4:00 p.m.:
Return to Khasab port. End of the trip.


✦ Pickup location options: Khasab Hotel, Atana Musandam Resort, Khasab Airport (KHS), Atana Khasab Hotel, Khasab Port , Diwan al Amir hotel, Al Hama Apartment.

✦ Drop-off location options: Khasab Hotel, Atana Musandam Resort, Khasab Airport (KHS), Atana Khasab Hotel, Khasab Port , Diwan al Amir hotel, Al Hama Apartment.

Know Before You Go

• Instant confirmation would be received at the time of booking
• The guest must arrive at the predetermined meeting point 30 minutes prior to the scheduled trip departure.
• Please respect the customs and traditions in Oman
• Not recommended for travelers with back problems
• No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
• Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
• This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
• This tour activity will have a maximum of 120 travelers
• Not wheelchair accessible
• Stroller accessible

What To Bring

Bring Swim Suits , Sunscreen Lotions & hat

Location

DOLPHIN KHASAB TOURS, Lulu Hypermarket Khasab City Khasab OM Khasab OM، Al Khasab 811, Oman