Dive the warm waters of Oman and discover the dive sites and wrecks around Ras Abu Daoud and Fahal Island.
Spend a week at Jebel Sifah just south of Muscat - a perfect location for sunshine, adventures and diving days away from the crowds.
Diving is suitable for everyone – sites range from shallow reefs to steep walls and from here you can also dive the Al Munassir wreck, a popular site.
Day1: Depart UK
Day2: Arrive Muscat
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your resort in Jebel Sifah, a 45 minute drive south of Muscat. Check in for a week long stay. Rest of day at leisure.
Days3-7: Dive Ras Abu Daoud and Fahal Island
Your five day (10 dive) package begins today with the on-site dive centre. Expect plenty of marine encounters on the reefs and in the coves around the islands. Large schools of barracuda are a common sight as are honeycomb moray eels, leopard and reef sharks, turtles and eagle rays. If you're lucky, pods of dolphin will accompany you to the dive site. Keep an eye on the blue around Fahal Island, where you can expect the unexpected.
Day8: Day at leisure
Take one of many day trips out of Muscat to explore the desert, wadis or remote villages.
Day9: Return to the UK
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK, landing later the same day.
You should note: Looking to extend your stay here or travel around Oman? Ask us for further details.
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 £1,575 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
A tranquil haven of relaxation, Jebel Sifah is just an hour away from Muscat. The scenic destination is fringed by white sandy beaches and the relatively unexplored turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea, surrounded by the majestic Hajjar mountains.
Ideal for viewing: black-tip reef shark, southern stingray, hawksbill turtle, green turtle, honeycomb moray eel
Excellent for: Resort based diving
Suggested accommodation is shown below.
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This stunning boutique hotel is located in marina town of Jebel Sifah, less than an hour’s drive from the Omani capital of Muscat, and blends European design with a traditional Omani influence.