The Sultanate of Oman is a fascinating and beautiful country situated at the far eastern edge of the exotic Arabian Peninsula. The diving in Oman is the best in the Gulf, with intact coral and plenty of big fish. Dolphins can be seen in the hundreds following tuna and you can also see whales and whale sharks depending on the season. There are many wrecks and opportunities for drift and other specialised dives.
Oman is nothing like Egypt’s Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh or Hurghada as you will not find throngs of tourists. The diving in Oman is not spoiled the by thousands of divers, the corals are intact and fresh. Underwater you will see turtles and big morays, depending on the dive site, Black tip reef sharks and other types can be seen. There are some nice big devil rays at 8ft (2.5m) and there is a full range of small fish like groupers, lion fish, golden cardinals and if you are observant you can spot frog fish and sea horses. There are even occasional sightings of whale sharks.
Oman is one of the most popular diving destinations in the region. It has an exceptionally diverse marine life and a number of marine cliffs, small islands, bays and caves, as well as a diverse and unique marine life and coral reefs. The best months for diving in Oman are the period from April to July, but diving can be enjoyed at all times.
The most prominent diving areas around the capital Muscat are: Al Khayran, Al Fahil Island, Dimaniyat Islands, Al Makbara Bay (Old Muscat), in addition to Al Jissah Beach. Each of the above mentioned locations contains not less than 11 different diving sites, each with a diverse environment.
Oman has unique scuba diving travel destinations. Diving the Daymaniyat Islands or around Muscat ; Alcanry travel tourism can arrange your diving holiday in Oman . Try a discover Scuba or Learn to dive with good instructors; take more advanced courses while on holiday in the sun. Alcanry travel tourism has highly trained, professional staff are committed to providing the highest quality of service and standards of reliability on all of our day trips.