Water activity

From Khasab: Half-Day Dhow Cruise with Snorkeling

4.7 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: Musandam Dhow Tours

From Khasab: Half-Day Dhow Cruise with Snorkeling

Activity provider: Musandam Dhow Tours

From US$ 59 per person

Enjoy a leisurely cruise on a traditional dhow. Sail on the silent sea towards the Khor Sham fjord and anchor near Telegraph Island for a chance to snorkel and swim in the azure waters.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi, Arabic, Malayalam
Pickup included
Please be ready at the pickup location a minimum of 15 minutes before the tour schedule time.


  • Take in the stunning views of the Khor Sham fjord
  • Snorkel and witness vibrant marine life
  • Have the chance to see dolphins
  • Relax on leisurely cruise along silent waters
Full description
Known for its fjords, coral reefs, colored fishes, and dolphins, experience Khasab and the sea on a half-day dhow cruise. Swim and snorkel in crystal clear water with the stunning fjords in the backdrop.  This dhow cruise takes you to the Khor Sham fjord where you'll have the chance to be welcomed by a community of dolphins and experience the silence of the sea. Anchor near the historic Telegraph Island to snorkel and swim, and witness the parade of marine life along the reefs.  During your cruise, you will be provided life jackets and a snorkeling kit. Refreshments will also be made available onboard. 
  • Pickup from certain locations in Khasab
  • Cruise on a traditional Omani Dhow
  • English-speaking host
  • Life jackets
  • Snorkeling kits
  • Soft drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Fresh fruit
  • Pickup from the United Arab Emirates
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • Dolphin viewing is not guaranteed as they are wild animals
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

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Very nice boat trip. There were free soft drinks, tea, coffee and fruit on the boat. A simple toilet, a fresh water shower and towels were also available. Dolphins could be observed for a relatively long time. The crew was very nice and helpful. This excursion was an absolute highlight for us!

March 10, 2020

Despite a very short-term booking (less than 17 hours beforehand), everything went great. Picked up from the cruise terminal, short city tour. Then on the dhow, the boat driver was great. Tried very hard to entertain us, to attract dolphins (we saw it very close) and did not look at the clock. Explained a lot to us. Highly Recommended . Despite exceeding the booked time frame, no additional costs and returned on time to the ship. Very hospitable.

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March 1, 2020

Hello everyone, it was a great tour. The local people put a lot of effort into it. The hospitality with fresh fruit and drinks was excellent, of course no alcohol, but water and juices. Everyone was very keen that we could see dolphins, which we actually did by attracting the boaters. I can recommend the tour to everyone

February 26, 2020

Product ID: 341801