Oman’s relative proximity to the UK makes it an ideal destination for divers looking for a short, great value diving holiday.
The Sultanate of Oman is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman, both attracting an abundance of marine life in their nutrient rich waters. Spend a week exploring underwater and some time experiencing authentic Arabian hospitality.
Enjoy untouched reefs and an abundant marine life with plenty of healthy corals and large pelagics such as devil rays, leopard sharks and grouper on the dive sites around Fahal Island. It is common to see dolphins chasing tuna, turtles and whales off the coast. Wreck enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the Al Munassir wreck.
Day1: Depart UK
Day2: Arrive Muscat
Arrive in Muscat and transfer to Shangri-La Barr Al Jissa Resort & Spa for a week long stay. This luxurious, modern resort is suitable for all budgets and features two properties in one and a comprehensive array of facilities.
Days3-7: Explore offshore Muscat
Your five day (10 dive) package begins today with the on-site dive centre. Underwater highlights include a divers marine life from nudibranch to leopard sharks, schools of barracuda and eagle rays. There's plenty of adventure for everyone.
Day8: Day at leisure
Take one of many day trips out of Muscat to explore the desert, wadis or remote villages. Dolphin watching excursions can also be arranged.
Day9: Return to the UK
Transfer to airport for your flight back to the UK, landing later the same day.
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 daysfrom £1,795 pp
When to go: Jan-Dec: Daily throughout the year
Included in the price/package:
Flights from the UK
7 nights resort
10 dive pack
Tanks and weights
Return airport transfers
Oman’s capital blends old and new, from traditional souks to the breathtaking Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Divers can enjoy healthy reefs and an abundant marine life with devil rays, leopard sharks and grouper, as well as dolphins and whales..