Climate: Ideal months for diving and land excursions are October thru February with air temperatures ranges between 19 – 32°C / 66 – 90°F
Water Temperature: 23 – 30°C / 74 – 87°F
Time: UTC +4:00
Language: Official language Arabic. Second most widely spoken English
Currency: OMR, Omani Rial
Electricity: 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
Airports: Muscat International Airport (MCT)
Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Department
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Oman officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the nation is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the south and southwest, and shares marine borders with Iran and Pakistan. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz (which it shares with Iran) and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam’s coastal boundaries.
110,000 Reasons to Go Liveaboard
110,000 Reasons To Go Liveaboard
There are more than 110,000 islands in the world and many pinnacles that rest just below the surface and each and every one of them may be filled with multitudes of critters and creatures that seldom come in contact with humans. Sure, some of these islands may be inhabited, but most require transportation via some sort of marine vessel to get there a...