Head out to sea in search of playful dolphins on this 2.5-hour cruise from Muscat! Cruise by comfortable fiberglass boat, and keep a look out for the fun-loving spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that frequent the Arabian Sea against the backdrop of Oman’s mountainous coast. Watch as these playful marine mammals skim and dive in the waves, often riding the surf around your boat and leaping high in the air. If you’re lucky, you may also spot humpback whales too! Unlimited bottled water and sodas are provided on board during your cruise.
Set off bright and early in the morning with a pickup from your centrally located Muscat hotel. Travel to a nearby marina to board your fiberglass dolphin-watching boat and settle onto the comfortable vessel, designed to offer 360-degree views over the sea. Then, head out into the glittering Arabian Sea on your quest to spot these magical marine mammals.As you cruise, keep a lookout for the spinner, bottlenose and common dolphins that make the Arabian Sea their home. Although sightings aren’t guaranteed, there’s a great chance to observe these playful creatures as they frolic in the sea, with Oman’s scenic coastline providing a breathtaking backdrop. Watch as they swim, breach and ride the surf around the boat’s bow and keep your camera poised to catch them leaping from the water, sometimes spinning several meters in the air before landing!Along the way, hear fascinating facts about the marine life of this beautiful slice of ocean and learn how the dolphins feed and thrive in the pristine waters. Depending on the season — between October and May is best — you may also be lucky enough to spot the whales that favor the waters off the Muscat coast. Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales and even rare false killer whales!After just over two hours on the water, cruise back to the marina. Your experience finishes with a convenient drop-off back at your hotel.