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Wadi Shab

50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
+968 9283 0836
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50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
+968 9283 0836
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here not realising we needed the boatride to get to the other side. Without the boat ride (which is really cheap) there isn't that much to see. Wish we had researched this better before setting off.

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This Wadi is about 2 hours form Oman and in addition to driving, will take about 3-4 hours to enjoy. It starts with parking your car and taking a 1 minute boat ride across the creek (1 Riyal round trip per person), followed by a...More

1  Thank DocMoMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend reached the place at around 4.30 pm and we came to know that we have to cross the water body through a boat ride and from there it is 45 minutes walk to reach the site. Last boat to return is...More

1  Thank Makshum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk is about 7,000 steps there & back & not too arduous as long as you have water. The views are spectacular & it was great to see that most of the rubbish that was there last year has been cleaned away. The highlight...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful valley for recreation. wonderful place . Natural water park. Suitable for picnics and adventure enthusiasts

Thank WabarGuide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a 45 minute walk to get there through rocks and sometimes very narrow ledges. Not for the faint hearted. But if you make it, worthwhild. but take hiking or good foot wear to get there and once you are ther, you need rubber...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice watery oasis, get ready to do a trek for good 40-45 min in a heat. Water color is beautiful. I wish there was a higher level of water on our visit though, mid October.

Thank winylake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most interesting place in Oman. The 45 minutes hike is challenging; however, you will enjoy the scenery and the crystal clear water.

Thank arielsanjose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wadi is gorgeous. There are beautiful swimming pools and extraordinary geological formations, and a secret waterfall cave at the top off the wadi. But be warned. The walk up through the wadi gets steep, along slippery rock with sheer drops down into the canyon...More

1  Thank Ali W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared. You will climb up a mountain for about 45 minutes, in the famous Omani heat, so this is not the type of place to take lightly. Take water with you and also watch your footing, as although the ground is firm, it can...More

2  Thank Kamtona7
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Mujeeb R
9 October 2017|
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Response from Farheen F | Reviewed this property |
Yes diffinately! in fact the weather would be lovely in wadia shab area.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Željko K | Reviewed this property |
cca 45-55 mins till first pool. i was hiking with kids so....but you need to use the noat at the beginning to cross over to start with hike.
Richard Paul Q
9 January 2017|
Response from MatjazZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we visited Wadi Shab 2 months ago...