Large numbers of pods of dolphins visit the shores of Oman every year. Boat trips depart daily from Muscat and Musandam to watch them frolic in the clear blue seas.
The most commonly sighted are spinner dolphins and long beaked common dolpins. However you might also see Indian Ocean dolphins, Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, Risso’s dolphins, common bottlenose dolphins, Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, rough-toothed dolphins, pantropical spotted dolphins and striped dolphins.
As well as watching dolphins play you will be able to view the beauty of Oman’s coastline and spend time snorkelling in the invitingly warm water.
Your guide will collect you from your hotel, take you to the marina and and return you to your hotel at the end of your trip.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Muscat and you will first drive to Sur where you will be able to visit the only surviving dhow building yard in Oman and also the Maritime Museum. From here you will proceed to Ras al Hadd and your beachfront hotel for the night
Oman is home to several important nesting sites for four different species of turtle: the endangered Green Turtle, the Olive Ridley Turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, and the critically endangered Hawksbill Turtle and turtle watching is one of the most popular eco-tourism activities in the country.
The turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz allows visitors to intimately witness the female turtles nesting and the eggs hatching without any danger of disrupting the process.
Tours run at 9pm and 5am.
The next day your guide will drive you back to Muscat via Fins beach, Wadi Tiwi, Wadi Shab and Bimmah sinkhole.