The Best Scuba Diving in Oman

Oman is a relatively undiscovered dive destination. Here, divers will find warm water, pristine dive sites and plentiful marine life — all without crowds of divers or boats. The country is rich in natural beauty as well, with vast deserts and wadis to explore, plus bustling souks and the beautiful waterside capital, Muscat. Despite being a new destination for liveaboard diving, Oman has three great areas to choose from: the Daymaniyat Islands, Musandam Peninsula and Hallaniyat Islands. Each has unique dive highlights and divers can visit on a 7- or 10-night liveaboard safari. Marine life includes whale sharks, molas, mobula rays, whales, sea turtles and more. Much of the best scuba diving in Oman is suitable for divers of all levels.

Oman’s waters are warm year-round, ranging from 75 F in winter to 86 F in summer (24 to 30 C), meaning a 5 mm wetsuit should be sufficient for

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