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Wadi Shab

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Address: 50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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USD 485.00*
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Coastal Tour and Wadi Hike from Muscat
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Private Day Trip: Bimah Sinkhole, Wadi Shab, and Tiwi Beach from Muscat
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Day Trip: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole

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Beautiful nature

After a nice littel treck (remember good walking shoes and Water) we came to this beautiful pond, betweend the Cliffs. If you go there by your own, please remember that the first... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

People said that Oman is " Norway of Arabia", and it is true. With various type of nature places to see. Wadi Shab is one of it. You can have a trekking adventure beside he pond, climb to the cliff up to the waterfall. But this location could be better if government can improve the facility with good public toilet... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a nice littel treck (remember good walking shoes and Water) we came to this beautiful pond, betweend the Cliffs. If you go there by your own, please remember that the first wadi is not for swimming. We swam thru the ponds until we reached the cave. the Water was so clear and beautiful. but Watch out for the slippery... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at the parking lot and were able to change into swim suits in the public restroom. We took a boat over to the other side of the water way to begin our walk (probably paying too much at 1 omr per person round trip). The walk up to the pools included climbing over large rocks. We only managed... More 

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San Gwann, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to visit, although it's not easy to reach, the end of it is just fantastic and wort the effort.

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Thank Ludwig M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Wadi is really really beautiful.The nature is amazing,the water is so clear and very fresh after a walk.It takes minimum 1,5 hours to get to the cave,but It is worth.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is absolutely stunning . Some things your have to consider : 1. It's an hour walk to the pools and there is not much shade . Choose your time of the day wisely . 2. Have non-slippery water shoes , you won't regret it. I saw a few people taking nasty slips on those rocks . 3. If you... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit if you are a nature lover-swim in the clear fresh water ponds which will lead you to a famous 'cave waterfall'

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were there in June. Despite super hot and dry conditions, if you have enough drinking water, you will be rewarded with oasis of the pleasures. Spent almost an hour on the way to the waters in a canion. But it was worth what we saw at the end. Beautiful stream of water with small waterfall at the end. You'd have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a guide on a very busy day in the Eid holiday, when the Wadi was packed with day trippers but could imagine how nice it would be on a midweek day when it would be quieter. There is a short boat trip across the water then a walk of 60-90 minutes along a fairly narrow path above... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a sportive activity, please go and hike Wadi Al Shab. Don't be put of by the highway at the beginning of the Wadi and the small boat to the start of the walk. Then continue over small pebbles, sand and eventually rocks, passing stunning pools and waterfalls. At the end of the gorge swim up the... More 

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