Where to go

6 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Oman has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

7 trips available. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

Dive Daymaniyat

Discover the secluded UNESCO protected Daymaniyat Islands, home to an abundance of marine life, including turtles, rays and whale sharks. A rewarding trip for both divers and snorkellers.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Visit Oman

A great winter getaway for divers looking for sunshine, adventure and diving days away from the crowds. Sites range from shallow reefs to steeps walls, and marine life includes reef sharks, turtles and sting rays.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Oman Liveaboard Salalah & Hallaniyat Islands

Untouched reefs, whales and wrecks await pioneering divers on this unique dive safari, as the Saman Explorer heads to the Hallaniyat Islands in southern Oman for a week of discovery.

  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Muscat & Musandam Dive Extravaganza

Experience a variety of Oman’s best diving spots on this dive extravanganza! Highlights include leopard sharks and dolphins in the Musandam, in addition to turtles and rays in the southern sites near Muscat.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Learn to dive Muscat

The warm nutrient rich waters of Oman attract an abundance of marine life, and you can expect to see colourful corals, schools of fish and turtles. This is is a popular place to learn to dive and offers great value for money.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Explore Muscat

An ideal trip for divers looking for a short, good value holiday. Spend a week exploring dive sites near Muscat, with plenty of healthy corals and large pelagics. Wreck enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the Al Munassir.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Discover Musandam

The Musandam Peninsula makes a great short break for experienced divers seeking some big fish action and warm water diving throughout the year. Local currents attract manta and eagle rays, plus several shark species.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Cooler temperatures make Oman more pleasant in winter and spring.

Seasons

  • Cool season

    Nov to May: While hot year-round, winter brings the most pleasant temperatures and good diving conditions
  • Hot season

    Jun to Oct: Summer months can be very hot in Oman and visibility can be lower due to plankton blooms

Wildlife events

  • Nov to May: Chance of Humpback whale encounters in southern Oman
  • Sep to Oct: Best months for whale shark encounters

Resorts

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Liveaboards

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