Khasab Musandam Dhow Cruise

A Khasab Musandam Dhow Cruise is a popular tourist activity in the Musandam Peninsula, which is located in Oman’s northernmost region. If you are a nature lover this Musandam dhow cruise is perfect for you to explore breathtaking fjords, high rocky cliffs, and crystal-clear waters to swim and snorkel. Visitors on a Musandam boat trip often board a classic Omani dhow, a wooden sailing vessel. These boats are outfitted with modern amenities to ensure a relaxing and delightful voyage. The excursion takes you through the scenic Musandam fjords, providing stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

What is Musandam Dhow Cruise?

Musandam, known as the “Norway of Arabia,” is a stunning peninsula situated in the northernmost part of Oman. A dhow cruise in Musandam offers a unique and unforgettable experience, allowing visitors to explore the breathtaking fjords and crystal-clear waters of the region.

Embarking on a dhow cruise in Musandam is a journey into the heart of nature’s beauty. Relax on the traditional Omani wooden dhow as you sail through the tranquil waters of the Musandam Peninsula. The dramatic limestone cliffs, secluded beaches, and hidden coves create a picturesque backdrop for an unforgettable adventure.

The dhow cruise takes you through the iconic fjords of Musandam, where you can witness the stunning natural formations that have been sculpted by time. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins gracefully leaping through the waves, and marvel at the vibrant marine life thriving in the clear waters below.

Full Day Musandam Dhow Cruise Fun Facts

The Musandam dhow cruise journey also includes breaks for swimming, snorkeling, and diving in Khasab Musandam crystal-clear seas. Musandam region is well-known for its diverse marine life, which includes vibrant coral reefs, tropical fish as well the most famous dolphin-watching session. Snorkeling and diving lovers can explore the underwater environment nearby Telegraph Island.

In addition, this boat’s journeys along the coast include sightseeing nearby some beaches and fisherman villages. These locations offer a look into the region’s culture and way of life. This tour gives you the opportunity to enjoy traditional Omani hospitality and food on the boat.

A Musandam dhow cruise is a gateway to an enchanting world of natural wonders and serene tranquility. The combination of breathtaking scenery, vibrant marine life, and traditional Omani hospitality makes it an experience like no other. Whether you seek adventure or simply wish to unwind amidst nature’s splendor, a dhow cruise in Musandam is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Dolphin Watching on the way

One of the most popular attractions on our boats is dolphin watching in clear, open waters. You can see how the great fish species live naturally in their natural habitat. The Khasab Musandam region is a natural habitat for the lovely dolphins, and our Musandam Dhow Cruise offers brings you just that. With our reliable routes and carefully measured plans, it’s more likely that you’ll get a chance to watch lovely dolphins. They may play around your dhow cruise in their own playful manner, and you can capture these activities to share with your loved ones.

Khasab Musandam Dhow Cruise Inclusions

  • 6 hours journey to explore the Musandam fjords.
  • Water, Soft drinks, Juices, Apple, Oranges, Banana, Coffee and Tea.
  • Delicious lunch on board have fried chicken, rice, hammus, salad, khubuz, vegetable and daal.
  • Snorkeling gears and life jackets.
  • Shower facility to rinse the salty water.
  • Towels on the boat.
  • Luxury sitting area decorated with carpets and cushions.
  • Highlights of this tour are dolphin watching, snorkeling, swimming, Visit to Telegraph Island, Seebi Island as well sightseeing of fisherman villages.
  • Music upon request for private tours.

Musandam Boat Trip Itinerary

​Musandam fjords, which are referred to as the “Norway of Arabia”  due to their likeness to Norwegian fjords, cruising around the fjords, is one of the highlights of this boat tour. The cliffs rise dramatically from the seawater, creating a dramatic and inspiring view. Tourists can enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings, and the panoramic views while relaxing on the Musandam dhow cruise.

Khasab Musandam Dhow Cruise is fun activity that include dolphin watch, snorkeling, sightseeing and view of towering fjords. Find below the details itinerary of this amazing full day Musandam dhow cruise. Musandam dhow cruise starts from Khasab port, meeting directly at the port with our tour agent and he will guide to the boat for the exciting voyage.

09:30 AM – Reporting Time

The border crossing process takes 3.5 hours from Dubai to Khasab Musandam. Therefore, if you are traveling from Dubai, keep in mind to depart before 6:00 am. It is advised that you arrive at the designated meeting location by 9:30 am. As soon as you reach at the given location, a member of our staff will inform receive and guide to our Musandam dhow cruise.

10:00 AM – Departure form the port

We departure around 10:00 am from the port. Khasab port itself present such a fantastic view of its surroundings. you join us for a full-day dhow trip, make sure you arrive on time. Our team will greet you when you arrive and will provide you soft drinks, plain water, coffee, and tea. Now its a time to start this beautiful voyage that surly you remember for the rest of you life.

10:45 AM – Natural Dolphin Watching

Dolphins are regarded as one of the most remarkable animals on the planet. These dolphins are wild, yet they still show up when your boat approaches where they reside since they love humans and have a very friendly nature. Prepare to delight in dolphin viewing while sailing through the Musandam Fjords. Your day will be made by dolphins if they follow the dhow. A full-day Khasab Musandam dhow cruise’s thrilling activity has always been natural dolphin watch.

11:30 AM – Swimming at Telegraph Island

During Musandam dhow cruise Telegraph Island is our first place for swimming and snorkeling. You can start swimming and snorkeling in Musandam crystal-clear waters immediately as we reach there. This is the best place inside the fjords to swim and snorkel. Sea reefs and numerous kinds of colorful fish may be visible. We give you life jackets and gear for snorkeling. Please bring your own shorts or swimwear.

01:00 PM – Lunch onboard.

After enjoying swimming and snorkeling, you might have felt hungry. As soon as you’ve finished swimming, we’ll start serving lunch. On board, we have a delicious traditional Omani lunch waiting for you. Your on board meal will include fried chicken, fried rice, salad, Khubz (Arabic Bread), hummus, fruits, and soft drinks.

01:30 PM – Heading Towards Seebi Island

We depart for Seebi Island when you finish your lunch. Again, this is an excellent spot for swimming and snorkeling. The second place we go for swimming and snorkeling to enjoy Musandam calm water.

04:00 PM – Khasab Dhow Port

After taking advantage of swimming, snorkeling, and the vibrant fish, we will depart Seebi Island at around 2:30. The full-day Musandam dhow cruise journey will end here, and we will part ways with priceless memories.

Things yo know before travel

Tourist across the world

Tourist from all over the world can visit Khasab Musandam if they are eligible for on arrival visa for Oman and UAE. Fore more information visit our Dubai to Musandam page.

Visa requirments

Keep your original passports minimum 3 months valid while traveling to Oman. You can take visa on arrival at the border or online at Oman e-visa website.

UAE Residents

UAE residents must have 3 months valid passports and 3 months valid UAE residents visa. Kindly let us know your visa status before traveling.

Sponsored visa

If you are on sponsored (dependent) visa then your sponsor must be traveling along.

Rental Car

Kindly take NOC (No Object Certificate) from your rental agency to travel Khasab Oman. Border authority not allow you to get in Oman without NOC letter from rental agency.

Personal car

You can travel with your personal car. Your car must have valid registration (mulkya) along with your driving license. You can not travel with family member, company or friends car without NOC letter from court. if you don’t have Oman car insurance, you can buy it from the border for 100 AED.

Cancellation Policy:
  • There will be no charges for cancellations notified 7 days prior to the tour departure date.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of your tour’s departure time, there is no refund for your booking.
  • All cancellations made within 24 hours of your tour departure time will be charged a 50% fee.
  • There will be no reimbursement if you do not show up for the trip for any reason.
  • The company reserves the right to cancel the trip due to weather, unforeseen circumstances, or government orders, and will reimburse the deposit amount.

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