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Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve

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+968 9757 5743
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Great trip

Beautiful rocky islands not far from Muscat. You can enjoy blue sea and great snorkling in an area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tiziana C
Pordenone, Italy
Daymaniyat Islands are a snorkeling must see!

The coral and sea life were spectacular. The surrounding mountains added to the fun. Take a trip... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful rocky islands not far from Muscat. You can enjoy blue sea and great snorkling in an area with limited access, therefore it's never too crowded. Would be nice also to camp overnight.

Thank Tiziana C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The coral and sea life were spectacular. The surrounding mountains added to the fun. Take a trip with a good guide. We booked through Viator.

1  Thank T M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Went diving at Daymaniyat Islands with Oman Sail out of the Millennium Hotel in Mussanah. Not only a great relaxing base to be - good pools, beach etc - but the dive school was excellent. Friendly instructor (Richard) and crew. Fast boat. My 17 year...More

Thank PBBBLondon_England
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The snorkeling was fantastic, and our boat operator dropped anchor in two - three spots. The first place we dropped anchor was deeper, not as many fish, but the size of each coral piece was massive and the varied types were impressive. The second and...More

Thank Shana H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Superb clear water and nice beach Be careful not to destroy the turtile nests in this beach we did a group visit to his island for beach cleaning as part of our community service. nice view of under water growths and fishes below in water...More

Thank Girish N
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful sand beaches as well as the ideal spot for SCUBA and Snorkeling. As this Island is a nature reserve the Sea Life is fantastic - Coral and tropical fish species..... Hired a private crewed boat from SeaOman . Saw both a pod of Whale...More

Thank blairm1
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We used a taxi from our hotel in Muscat for OMR 10 each way to the Al Mouj (The Wave) port in the eastern part of Muscat. We were told there is a daily snorkeling boat that leaves at 8:30AM (Daymniyat Shells) for OMR 25/person,...More

5  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This place is stunning!! WE have been meaning to visit for some time but finally went in April 2017. We managed to source a local private boat tripfor a reasonable price 120 OMR for 4 adults. It is a 45 minute boat trip to the...More

4  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went on a tour with the Daymniyat Shells LLC. out of Al Mouj port at the Wave, to the Daymainyat islands to snorkel. We had chosen this company because we heard that the captain and guide is respectful in the environment of the sea...More

1  Thank Marilyn4me
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Its around 40 minutes by Boat from the Wave Marina with Hurmoz Adventure 97766799 They have very good Sliver Craft Boats and very smooth rides. The islands are total of 7 or 8 , we docked near the first one that has three beaches ,...More

5  Thank FIbrahim
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Saleh K
28 December 2017|
Response from Shana H | Reviewed this property |
It was one of the companies at the marina dock at Al Mouj, also referred to as The Wave. I called an individual’s phone number.
Craig T
9 October 2017|
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Response from blairm1 | Reviewed this property |
Any time but bring sun tan lotion if you are bald