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Wadi Shab

50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The visit to Wadi Shab was definitely the highlight of my trip to Oman. I went there during Ramadan. There were few tourists because of that. Yes, it was really hot when I started hiking around 10:30 but it was manageable, as there are water...More

Thank Chartaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Wadi Shab is well worth it, but try to do it in the winter months! Although the reward of swimming in an amazing cave at the end is worth it, the ~45 minute walk (plus a short boat trip at the beginning) can be...More

1  Thank Cruiser-0904
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit to Wadi Shab exceeded all my expectations of the natural beauty of Oman! Wauw, what an amazing place!! Visiting the Wadi is a perfect combination of an outdoor day: first a hike and then followed by a relaxing swim in the emerald waters....More

Thank Elly K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just great - Nature - Diving - Snorkling - Water in the desert - Wildlife - 4x4 - The end of nowhere - Beautiful

Thank jotrebel2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sights are amazing and it is difficult to believe you are in Oman. It is easily accessible and good for a short break.

Thank enjeekay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You hike in the canyon for about 40 minutes. The trail is a bit rugged and you need sturdy shoes. You then reach the a pool. You can leave your backpacks and go swimming. Keep heading into the canyon via the pool and you will...More

2  Thank Terrie G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Wadi Shab was an unexpected highlights of my trip to Oman. At first, we planned to go to Wadi Bani Khalid, but drove passed it and didn't have time to go back. We met other tourists who did both and told us that they prefered...More

Thank Cassandra095
Reviewed 17 May 2017

very easy to find, on the northside of TIWI, the village Tiwi has own highway exit ! follow signs, park and take the small boat - 2 riel pp, to cross the lake - its a hike, so be prepared: some water, maybe snack, when...More

1  Thank juergen p
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I had the chance to visit this place, it needs some good physical conditions, to swim, it is better to be at the origin a good swimmer and well guided, it is very dangerous at Cave points. Must be well equiped (life jacket) and must...More

Thank czidane75
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

It's really Amazing place to swimming exactly inside cave and swimming on natural water from mountain

Thank A3395ST_
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How far can you hike in Wadi Shab without having to swim?
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
We are cruise passengers of Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas, we are looking for a couple who would like to share a car to Wadi Shab on the 18 January 2017 from Muscat. Please let me know if you would like to share the cost.
9 January 2017|
Response from MatjazZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we visited Wadi Shab 2 months ago...
Is it easy to find your way there ? And is 4WD required or ok with normal car!? thanks
1 November 2016|
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Response from Pura_Vida_Nico | Reviewed this property |
yes very easy. It's by village Tiwi on main coast road. normal car to car park and proceed on foot.