Muscat Governorate
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Muscat: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Tour

1. Muscat: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Tour

Take the opportunity to watch the dolphins and discover the underwater world of Oman, complete with snorkeling masks. Your day will begin by experiencing the power, grace and speed of dolphins in their natural environment, which is a truly amazing and spectacular sight to see. Your captain will help you to identify the different type of dolphins, most often spotted here are the acrobatic spinners dolphin, the powerful bottle-nose dolphin and the common dolphin. After watching the dolphins have the opportunity to go snorkeling for 1 hour around the stunning Bandar Khiran Bay. Oman ranks among some of the best snorkeling destinations in the world, and during this tour you will have no doubt in your mind why this is so. Experience the dazzling underwater world, swimming alongside turtles and other varying and unique forms of marine life. You'll love this new world beneath the water, a truly memorable and authentic snorkeling adventure.

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From Muscat: Dolphin Watching Tour

2. From Muscat: Dolphin Watching Tour

Experience dolphin watching in Oman and make your exploratory dreams come true. After being picked up from your hotel in Muscat, step on board a 2-hour cruise for the best chances of seeing dolphins throughout the year. Feel the chills of catching sight of a dolphin in mid-air. Spot the differences between several species, including the common dolphin, spinner, bottlenose, or Indo-Pacific. Admire the beauty of Oman’s coastline in between dolphin spotting.  Stay refreshed with drinks and snacks on board.

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Muscat: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Experience

3. Muscat: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Experience

Following pickup from your Muscat accommodation, make way to the water to search for dolphins in the beautiful waters of Muscat. Regular visitors to this area include bottle-nose dolphins, common dolphins, spinner dolphins, and Risso's dolphins. After watching these beautiful cetaceans, unwind by snorkeling in the crystal clear waters at the nearest snorkeling point. Coral beds provide homes to an exotic variety of fish, which are a pleasure to observe. Once you are done enjoying the timeless magic of tropical fish in the wild, your guide returns you back to your Muscat City hotel.

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Muscat: Full Day Boat Trip, Dolphin Watching, & Snorkeling

4. Muscat: Full Day Boat Trip, Dolphin Watching, & Snorkeling

Enjoy 4 unique activities in 1 exciting trip. Start your day with a ride on a speed boat where you'll be able to watch the dolphins spinning in the air and having fun while swimming in the beautiful sea of Oman. After watching the dolphins, you will stop to snorkel. Here, the crystal clear water enables you to see the most beautiful coral and colorful fish found in Bandar Kairan. The boat will then sail towards the beach for the much needed relaxation. Here you will be treated to a small Picnic on the secluded beach. Take in the serenity of cove and enjoy some free time on the beach to read, relax, swim, or bask in the shining sun. On the way back you will enjoy Oman's breathtaking coastline and then you will be dropped back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Muscat Governorate

The Tour Operator is very well organized. Where the starting point of the excursion is located there are toilets to change. We had to travel for over an hour before seeing the dolphins but it is not a fault to be attributed to the TO. Very nice snorkeling. We have seen many fish. There are mask, snorkel, fins and vests for children available

Great tour, super organized, many dolphins and dolphin families seen in the open sea, definitely 40-50! afterwards small snorkeling tour in a bay, lots of exotic fish, turtles etc. Water a bit milky and cloudy, some nice Go-Pro underwater photos, but excursion TOP

The diving goggles often have to be checked for leaks and replaced with new ones! Please inform the children and adults that they do not step on poisonous sea urchins !!!

The company arranged to pick us up even though we were outside of the pick up zone. We saw lots of dolphins! It was great.

Everything went well, was a very nice tour. We saw a lot of dolphins and the snorkeling was great too.