Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Muscat Port Gate
Food/Beverage Provided Beverages (Water, Soft Drinks)
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable lightweight summer clothing and walking shoes are suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Sunglasses and hats are also suggested. The Sultanate of Oman has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear must be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure their shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops/malls, and villages.
Restrictions Guest must be able to get in/out of vehicle and boat. Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. Photographs of government buildings, police, or military installations are not allowed. Collapsible wheelchair, walker, and motorized scooter access.
Dolphin Watching Cruise
If you are going to be in Muscat, consider this dolphin watch adventure to round out your traditional land excursions. Kick back and enjoy these delightful sea creatures while sipping a cold beverage from the boat. Your two-hour cruise will be a welcome experience that you will not forget!
Gliding along the Omani coastline, breathing in the sea air, and being entertained by adorable sea creatures, your captain will help you identify the varieties of dolphins and point out which ones have unique and interesting characteristics.
While dolphin spotting is not guaranteed, chances are very high that you will get to see more than your share. This two-hour Muscat tour is an experience in itself because cruising on the open waters offers a bright new perspective for any Omani visitor.
Prepare for a short but comprehensive fun tour out on the water as you go looking for these fun and happy mammals in their natural habitat.