Excursion & Cruise Through the Fjords of Musandam in Oman

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  • Take a boat through the fjords of Musandam

  • Marvel at the natural beauty of the landscapes

  • Swim and dive in clear waters

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Duration 12hrs

  • English

Starting time 6:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover the wild beauty of Musandam during a cruise on the clear waters of the famous Fjords of Arabia!

Leaving from your hotel, travel along the west coast of the Emirates to Khasab, capital of the Musandam peninsula located north of Oman. Once there, you will set sail for a day cruise aboard a dhow, a traditional Arab sailing boat.

The boat will take you to the heart of the fjords where you will be amazed by the beauty of nature: steep cliffs and turquoise waters make this an idyllic setting for a cruise! There will be an opportunity to stop near the famous Telegraph Island. It was on this island in the 19th century that the English installed a submarine cable to provide a telephone link between India and the United Kingdom!

A self-service buffet and drinks will be available during your cruise. You will also have the opportunity to swim in the clear waters and go diving with a mask and snorkel. With a bit of luck, you might even catch a glimpse of wild dolphins during your trip.

You will be taken back to your hotel after a day spent in the heart of nature.

Visa restrictions apply on this tour. Please consult the document below to know if you are eligible to participate in this activity. In order to avoid any complications, persons whose nationality is not listed may not participate in this activity. Your return to the United Arab Emirates could be refused to you on the border! 

Good to know

  • Availability: Saturday to Thursday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 12 hours approx.
  • Departure time: between 5:30am and 6:30am. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed after booking.
  • Departure location: your hotel (hotel pick-up/drop-off available for hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman only)
  • Language: tour commentated in English
  • To take part in this activity simply present your booking voucher to the service provider on the day
  • Remember you must bring your passport and your VISA to participate in this tour and to cross the border in both directions
  • The UAE exit fee and the entry visa to Oman for infants 3 years of age and under must be paid onsite (approximatley 100AED)
  • Transport will be in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Light shoes and clothes which cover your shoulders and knees recommended. You should also bring sunglasses and sun cream
  • The tour may be cancelled in the event of bad weather, or if there is only 1 participant. In this case, an alternative date or a refund will be offered
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Dhow cruise in the fjords of Musandam
  • Buffet lunch on board the dhow
  • Drinks (water, tea, coffee and cold drinks)
  • Use of diving equipment (mask and snorkel)
  • The UAE exit fee and entry visa to Oman (for participants aged 4 and up)
  • Tour led by a certified guide (communication in English)
  • Return transport from your hotel in Dubai, Sharjah or Ajman

Not included

  • The UAE exit fee and entry visa to Oman for infants 3 years of age and under - 100AED
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

28 reviews
  • Michel B.
    Jan 30, 2020
  • Excellent ! formidable ! À faire absolument ! Nous avons Ă©tĂ© accompagnĂ© par les dauphins Ă  deux reprises, un moment extraordinaire. Le repas Ă©tait parfait, nager dans les eaux claires au milieu des poissons c’était gĂ©nial. Seuls au milieu de ce sublime dĂ©cor naturel j’en garderai un formidable souvenir. Un grand merci Ă  l’équipage au top 👌 super gentil aux petits soins qui a Ă©galement contribuĂ© Ă  faire de ce moment, un moment inoubliable. Également je remercie notre chauffeur qui Ă©tĂ© au top Ă©galement ! Merci Ă  tous
    Jul 1, 2019
  • Tout est impeccable !
    jean-jacques M.
    Jun 12, 2019

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