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Half day dhow ride: Fjords, dolphins and snorkeling
Shore excursion of the category „Landscape & Nature“
Experience the unique Arabian fjord world on a half-day dhow boat trip. Discover beautiful coral reefs and take the chance to swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and, if you are lucky, even watch dolphins.
Overview of the highlights
- Half day boat tour with a traditional dhow
- Snorkelling & swimming stop near Telegraph Island
- Experience the fascinating underwater world
- Drinks and snacks on board included
- Possibility to observe dolphins
Detailed tour description
Your tour guide will pick you up at the harbour and from there you will drive to the marina with your group to start your shore excursion in Khasab.
The region around Khasab is often referred to as the “Norway of Arabia”. This name is explained by the magical landscape of the region: the rugged coastlines form a fjord world are similar to those of Norwegian’s. The best way to enjoy them is on a relaxed boat trip, more specifically on the traditional dhow boats. You will board the boats to explore the stunning fjord landscape. You will visit one of the most famous fjords of the region, the Khor Sham Fjord, a spectacular 16 km long fjord with a rich underwater world. In particular, the home to many dolphins, who like to playfully accompany the boats. So, keep your eyes open!
The sea of the Musandam Peninsula is also famous for its crystal-clear water, which is the perfect prerequisite for your snorkelling and swimming adventure.
Arriving at your anchorage in front of the historic island “Telegraph Island”, where there will be a chance for extensive swimming and snorkelling. Immerse yourself in the fascinating and colourful underwater paradise of the Arabian fjords. Beautiful corals and countless colourful fish are waiting for you at the reef to be discovered by you. Of course, life jackets and snorkelling equipment can be found aboard the Dhau boat!
Afterwards your guide will take you back to the cruise port.
We wish you a colourful shore excursion in Khasab!
Beginn Vormittags (ca. 9:15 Uhr) und Nachmittags (ca. 12:45 Uhr).
German (or English)
Easy (boat ride)
Snack and beverages
|What to bring|
Bathing togs, towels and don\’t forget sunscreen!
|Services not included|
|Min. number of participants|
This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to run.
This is a shared tour. The group size may vary.