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Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve

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Fantastic Day Out

The snorkeling was fantastic, and our boat operator dropped anchor in two - three spots. The first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shana H
Middle East
via mobile
beautiful and stunning

Superb clear water and nice beach Be careful not to destroy the turtile nests in this beach we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 GNUnshakable
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

3  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

2  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

4  Thank FIbrahim
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stayed at the Millenium Resort in Mussanah and dived with Sea Oman. Trip was at end of October. En route to the islands we went through whale shark territory and were lucky enough to snorkel with whale sharks on each of the 3 days -...More

3  Thank SimonRicher
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We took a boat from Al Mouj port at wave muscat. journey was for 45 min. even boat journey was enjoyable. If you are going alone they'll charge 25 rial, we took a full boat which costed 230 rial for 22 persons. All were exited...More

Thank jesunoel
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the island in the beginning of March for a weekend. Went by car to Muscat from Dubai. Wanted to camp overnight on the island and do some snorkeling and diving, so decided to go via a tourist agency and not to try to hire...More

1  Thank Jan P
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Any time but bring sun tan lotion if you are bald