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Musandam Khasab Day Trip and Dhow Cruise from Dubai

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Escape to Oman’s stunning Musandam Peninsula for a dhow cruise on this full-day trip from Dubai. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan, head to Khasab in the Musandam region, and board a ‘dhow’ (Arabian wooden boat). Admire the spectacular fjords, coves and mountains that give the coastline its nickname, 'Norway of Arabia,' and stop off rocky Telegraph Island to swim and snorkel in the aquamarine seas. Your cruise includes a buffet lunch, unlimited non-alcoholic drinks and use of snorkeling equipment.
  • Drive and cruise along Oman’s Musandam coast in a day from Dubai
  • Visit neighboring Oman and enjoy a dhow trip along Musandam's rocky shores
  • Pass cliffs and bays, look for dolphins, and stop to swim and snorkel
  • Seamless and easy: onboard lunch, drinks, entry visa, and transport included
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned minivan at your Dubai hotel and trace the UAE coast to Musandam. This stunning peninsula area is part of neighboring Oman and is composed of craggy mountains and tiny villages. Once across the Omani border, drive to the picturesque port of Khasab, and settle on your dhow (traditional Arabian boat) to cruise along the shoreline, known as the “Norway of Arabia” for its cliffs, inlets, and aquamarine water. Admire the scenery from the open or shaded decks, and watch for dolphins around the boat. Drop anchor off Telegraph Island, home to a British telegraph station in the 1800s, and enjoy a swim or snorkel (equipment supplied) in the cool, clear water. Then, savor an Arabic-style buffet lunch on deck, before making a second swim stop and finishing your cruise at Khasab. Your tour ends with a drop-off at your Dubai hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
From your centrally located Dubai hotel
Departure Time
Between 6am and 6:30am
Return Details
Concludes at your centrally located Dubai hotel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • 6-hour dhow cruise
  • Unlimited onboard soda, mineral water, tea and coffee
  • Use of onboard snorkeling equipment and towels
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Special Authorization/ Road Pass required for UAE residents only
  • Some Nationalities are NOT allowed to cross the borders. You MUST obtain a visa while border crossing. All visa requirements and charges are the responsibility of the supplier only if you hold a passport that allows you to cross the border into Oman
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guests are advised to wear casual clothes and bring swimwear, a towel, sun hat and sunscreen
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative tour or full refund
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on traffic conditions at the borders
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or partial refund. Please note that transfer, visas charges and exit fees will not be refunded if these have been paid by supplier at the border
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were staying in Dubai, we had an option to book this excursion. A day trip to Oman. What an amazing experience it was. The boat trip from Oman border to middle of the sea was so scenic. The boat staff who were Bangladeshis...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank A J M
Reviewed 27 July 2019

A very full day from pick-up to drop-off, but well worth the effort. Had a little longer time than expected to make the border crossing into Oman, but the scenery and experience was well worth it and will better prepare me to return for a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank John V
Reviewed 21 February 2019

This was by far the best part of our holiday. Oman is beautiful and in the Fjords it is very peaceful. We were picked up at 6:30 from our hotel in Dubai. It took us approx. 3-4 hours to get to Oman. At the borders...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dawni27
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Calling this place a gem is no understatement. This tour is one of the best ways of exploring the gulf of Oman. This place is not all that crowded like the other touristy places, the natural beauty of this place is well preserved & maintained....More

1  Thank Abeeeeer
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Not my favorite tour in my Dubai trip, maybe was the weather lot of wind lot of people was sick. Was to long peoples on the cruise don't speak English even we have and sand storm the van driver don't speak English he only know...More

10  Thank 316lilianat
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9 October 2018|
Response from Abeeeeer |
Hello you will have to pack all the requisites for your baby, as we saw no special provisions for infants. You can be on the cruise & enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. But other than that the tour includes activities... More
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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