If you're a certified diver, descend into Oman's beautiful waters on this 5-hour scuba diving trip from Muscat. Enjoy a pickup from your central Muscat hotel, and travel to the departure jetty where your boat awaits. Then, cruise to one of Oman's premier dive sites, typically either Bandar Khayran or Fahal Island, to explore beautiful coral-filled bays, rock walls and vast coral gardens. Swim with tropical fish, watch for turtles and rays, and depending on the site, navigate a shipwreck or cave swim-through. This small-group dive is limited to four participants for a personalized experience.
Try your luck at catching prized yellowfin tuna and other whoppers on this fun deep-sea fishing expedition from Muscat. Travel by private vehicle to the marina and board a cruiser with an experienced skipper. Then, sail the fish-rich Gulf of Oman to hunt for yellowfin and longtail tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin and other species. Experience thrilling Omani-style tuna fishing by racing ahead of feeding dolphins, and enjoy the sun and cool breezes as you wait for bites. Suitable for beginners and experts, this private trip ensures full attention from your skipper.
Get to know Muscat old and new and enjoy a dolphin watching cruise on this private, full-day tour. With your own guide, visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, a modern vision of marble famed for the huge, hand-woven carpet and crystal chandelier in it's main prayer hall. Admire Oman's coast and watch for dolphins on a 2-hour boat trip. Then, take in the Bait Al Zubair Museum, Portuguese forts and Al Alam Palace in Old Muscat before exploring colorful Muttrah Souk. Receive full attention from a guide on this private tour.
Watch for dolphins and discover undersea Oman on this relaxing 3-hour boat trip from Muscat. Board a fiberglass boat and sail into the Gulf of Oman in search of the wild spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that make it's waters their home. Marvel at the grace of these mammals in their natural habitat, and learn more about their behaviours as you watch and sail. Lastly, enjoy a snorkel stop at one of Oman's beautiful bays, drifting around coral reefs and exotic fish. Numbers limited to four people, ensuring a small-group experience.
Unwind and recharge your batteries before your flight from Muscat International Airport with entry to the comfortable Plaza Premium Lounge in the departure terminal. Sit back in the plush surroundings of the lounge and make use of its top-notch facilities, including all-day hot and cold food, high-speed Wi-Fi and a beverages bar. It's the most comfortable and relaxing way to start your journey by air. Choose from a three-, six- or 12-hour pass, depending on your schedule.
Real Omani food isn’t restaurant food; it’s cooked with love in the homes of Omanis. Feast on the country’s authentic fare on this memorable dining experience at the beachside Bait al Bilad in Qantab, near Muscat. Visit this beautiful restaurant in a restored village house, and savor delicious Omani cuisine with a 3-course dinner cooked in local style, accompanied by drinks. Dine in the candlelit courtyard, absorb the Arabian Nights atmosphere, and perhaps finish with coffee on the starlit rooftop terrace, enjoying the sea and mountain views.
Look for dolphins and whales on this 2-hour educational dolphin watching cruise from Muscat. With a knowledgeable guide and professional crew, board a spacious cabin cruiser on its weekly research trip into dolphin and whale activity off Oman's coast, and enjoy a cruise that's more involving and rewarding than plain dolphin spotting trips. Learn about dolphin and whale behaviour, watch spinner, bottlenose dolphins frolicking in the surf, and with luck, catch sight of the whales that occasionally visit Muscat's waters. Complimentary snacks and drinks are provided on board.
Enjoy a fun cruise to one of Oman's best snorkeling spots on this luxury 3-hour catamaran trip. Board a magnificent, 75-foot (23-meter) catamaran in Muscat and absorb the views from the spacious deck as you sail to Bandar Khayran, known for its calm waters and pristine reefs. Snorkel amid exotic corals and reef fish, and watch for green turtles and rays. The bay's shallows are great for children to snorkel, too! Bring your own snacks, or enjoy coffee (own expense) or complimentary fresh fruit on board if you feel peckish.
Experience an Omani sunset from the sea on a luxury modern ‘dhow’ — a wooden Arabian sail boat — on this 2-hour cruise from Muscat. Board your elegant dhow and relax in style as you trace Oman’s spectacular coast as dusk takes hold. Enjoy sunset views of craggy cliffs, bays and fishing villages, and sail into scenic old Muscat harbour and Muttrah bay. As you cruise, enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles, savor fresh dates and nuts, and revel in the uncrowded atmosphere on board.
After docking at the Port of Muscat, head out to discover the city's highlights on a 4-hour private shore excursion. While enjoying personalized attention from a private guide, explore the Omani capital, visiting top Muscat attractions such as the Grand Mosque, Muttrah Fish Market and Muttrah Souk. Walk around Muscat Old Town to see Portuguese fortresses and the Sultan's Palace, and then visit Bait Al Zubair Museum to learn about Omani history.
Sail along Oman's spectacular coast on a wooden 'dhow,' an Arabian sail boat, on this 2-hour sunset cruise from Muscat! Settle on the cushion-covered deck of your vessel and enjoy the scenery and cooling sea breezes. Cruise past sleepy villages and medieval forts, and see Muttrah's Corniche, old Muscat harbor and the Al Bustan Palace in all their glory. As the last rays of sun illuminate the landscapes, relish the views one last time as you sail back to port. Unlimited bottled water and sodas are provided on board.
Head out to sea in search of playful dolphins on this 2.5-hour cruise from Muscat! Cruise by comfortable fiberglass boat, and keep a look out for the fun-loving spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that frequent the Arabian Sea against the backdrop of Oman's mountainous coast. Watch as these playful marine mammals skim and dive in the waves, often riding the surf around your boat and leaping high in the air. If you're lucky, you may also spot humpback whales too! Unlimited bottled water and sodas are provided on board during your cruise.
Experience the twinkling sights of Muscat by night on this 5-hour evening tour and enjoy a 3-course dinner on the way! Accompanied by an expert driver who acts as your personal guide, take photos of the glittering Grand Mosque and extravagant Al Alam Palace, and drive along the Corniche just as the setting sun casts the sea and mountains in the mauve glow of twilight. Finally, browse for bargains in Mutrah Souq and savor a scrumptious dinner at a welcoming local restaurant; it's the perfect finale to your evening out!
There is no better way to see Muscat than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Muscat attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as the neighborhood of Ruwi, Muttrah Souk, Muscat Royal Opera House, Qurum Beach and much more. A 1-hour walking tour of Muscat Old Quarter is also included. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the 10 stops around Oman's captivating capital city for 24 hours of sightseeing!
Leave the Port of Muscat with a private guide and spend a day discovering enchanting Omani fortresses around the historical town of Nizwa. Pass through the Hajar Mountains, and explore Nizwa, seeing the 17th-century Nizwa Fort as well as Nizwa Souk. The afternoon is spent in the nearby town of Jabrin for a visit to Jabrin Castle. You'll explore its beautifully preserved vaults and hidden rooms before returning to port.
Your private 4x4 vehicle off-road a dirt track meanders through the fascinating Hajar Mountains to Wadi Abyad, famous for its water pools. The tour proceeds to the desert for an exciting sand dune drive.
You start your private tour in the morning and drive from Muscat to Fanjah. You will stop at Wadi Fanjah and continue to Birkat Al Mawz. Passing the Fort that once guarded the entrance to Jebel Akhdar, you proceed up the most impressive mountain of Oman, Al Jabal al Akhdar in the heart of the Hajar Mountains.
Your 4x4 vehicle will take you through the fascinating Hajar Mountains, and the town of Ibra to Wadi Bani Khalid, one of Oman's most beautiful wadis (dry river bed), famous for its lush green oases, water pools and deep canyons.