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Oman Dhows - Liveaboard


Dive in Oman's pristine Musandam Peninsula waters from these traditional style liveaboard dhows. If you are looking for something different in liveaboard dive holidays Agent Liveaboard have a great selection of traditional dhows offering the best of the Oman's Musandam Peninsula, an excellent chance for un-spoilt and un-crowded dive sites.
The emphasis on these liveaboards is a relaxed and unhurried pace making the perfect base to dive and unwind.

The three dhows to choose from are the Brown, Yellow and Red dhows. Ranging between 6 and 8 cabins. All cabins have air conditioning; most cabins also have en-suite facilities.
The Red Dhow has 6 twin cabins with AC and shared facilities between 2 cabins and 2 twin cabins with en-suite. The Yellow Dhow and Brown Dhow both have 6 twin cabins all with en-suite.

Some of the dhows also have kayak and snorkel equipment available for the duration of the liveaboard trip.
Each of these traditional dhows offer a great degree of flexibility often not found with other liveaboards. All the dhows have a bar/salon and home theatre with sound system.

There are also sun deck areas to soak up both Oman's sun and the beauty of the Musandam Peninsula.
The experienced crews have excellent knowledge of Oman's Musandam Peninsula and know the best dive sites for you to explore.

Agent Liveaboard verdict: These traditional style liveaboards are perfect for smaller groups of friends or romantic getaways. What a great way to explore, dive and relax in Oman's Musandam Peninsula.

Itinerary
Day 1

Sheesa Bay:
Red Island (South)
Red Island (North)
Ras Khadra

Day 2

Sheesa Bay:
Ras Khaysah – inside wall
Ras Khaysa – outside drop
Abu Al Houl – TempleDay 3

Day 3

Sheesa Bay / Habalayn Bay:
Umm Al Fayyarin Island
Ras Bashin
Ras Habalayn

Day 4

Habalayn Bay:
Ras Dillah – outside
Ras Dillah – inside
Al Maktah

Day 5

Habalayn Bay / Lima Bay:
Ras Sarkan
Sarkan Rock
Ras Morovi

Day 6:

Lima Bay:
Octopus Rock
Lima Rock
Ras Samut

Day 7:

Haffa Bay
A morning dive can be made here before moving back, however, divers prefer to take the last day off and return back early to enjoy the city of Dubai.
Please note this is a sample itinerary and may change according to weather conditions, and the time of year.

Dhow Liveaboard Prices 2011

Red Dhow maximum 15 guests
Destination: Musandam Peninsula - Oman
Low Season January, February, June, July, August & September 2011 – per person for 6 Nights
Standard cabin twin share $1338
En-suite cabin twin share $1482
Single occupancy standard cabin $1747
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $1920
Full Charter $17,010

High Season March, April, May, October, November & December 2011 – per person for 6 Nights

Standard cabin twin share $1488
En-suite cabin twin share $1644
Single occupancy standard cabin $1938
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $2136
Full Charter $18,900

Brown Dhow – maximum 12 guests

Destination: Musandam Peninsula - Oman
Low Season January, February, June, July, August & September 2011 – per person for 6 Nights

Standard cabin twin share $1266
En-suite cabin twin share $1482
Single occupancy standard cabin $1644
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $1914
Full Charter $16,590

High Season March, April, May, October, November & December 2011 – per person for 6 Nights

Standard cabin twin share $1404
En-suite cabin twin share $1644
Single occupancy standard cabin $1830
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $2130
Full Charter $18,432

Yellow Dhow – maximum 18 guests

Destination: Musandam Peninsula - Oman

Low Season January, February, June, July, August & September 2011 – per person for 6 Nights

En-suite cabin triple share $1560
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $2016
Full Charter $17,760

High Season March, April, May, October, November & December 2011 – per person for 6 Nights

En-suite cabin triple share $1726
Single occupancy en-suite cabin $2243
Full Charter $19,800

Honeymoon Dhow – maximum 2 adults, 2 children

Destination: Musandam Peninsula - Oman
The Honeymoon Dhow is also available for private charter, designed especially for relaxing weekends and romantic getaways, it can accommodate 2 adults in a double cabin with the option to covert the salon into a sleeping area for a maximum of 2 children. Please note this dhow offers snorkeling and kayaking, diving is not available.
The cost is $660 per night, which includes all your meals on board.

Child prices for the Red, Brown and Yellow Dhows are: -
0 -4 years old are free of charge when staying in their parents cabin
5 – 10 years old 50% reduction when staying in their parents cabin

Non-divers receive a discount on all of the above cabin types please contact info@agentliveaboard.com for more information

What's included: -
Meals on a full board basis, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Drinks - water, Tea and coffee
PADI instructor and/or divemaster on board as your guide
3 dives per day, this also applies to dhows taken as private charter

What's not included: -
Alcoholic drinks, bottled water and soft drinks (beer $4, wine $27 per bottle)
Diving, snorkeling equipment and kayaks
Diving coupons 30 AED per coupon per day
Night dive $22 USD per person
Return transfers to and from Dubai airport, if required, $60 USD per person

March 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
9 Mar 19 Mar 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
21Mar 27 Mar 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

April 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
4 Apr 10 Apr 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
11 Apr 17 Apr 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
18 Apr 24 Apr 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

May 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
2 May 8 May 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
9 May 15 May 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
15 May 21 May 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
23 May 29 May 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

June 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
6 Jun 12 Jun 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
20 Jun 26 Jun 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

August 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
6 Aug 12 Aug 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
20 Aug 26 Aug 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

September 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
5 Sep 11 Sep 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
12 Sep 18 Sep 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
19 Sep 25 Sep 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

October 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
3 Oct 9 Oct 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
10 Oct 16 Oct 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
17 Oct 23 Oct 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
24 Oct 30 Oct 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

November 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
7 Nov 13 Nov 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
14 Nov 20 Nov 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
21 Nov 27 Nov 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula

December 2011
Departs Return Nights/Days Dep/Arr Ports Route
5 Dec 13 Dec 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
14 Dec 20 Dec 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
30 Dec 2 Jan 6/7 Dibba Masundam Peninsula
Yellow Dhow
  • Date of commissioning: October 2006
  • 81ft Long
  • Engine: Yanmar 650hp
  • Generator
  • Crew: 6
  • Captain
  • Assistant captain
  • Deck hand
  • Cooks x 2
  • PADI Dive master or Dive instructor

Red Dhow
  • Date of commissioning: May 2003
  • 76ft Long
  • Engine: Yanmar 405hp
  • Generator
  • Crew: 6
  • Captain
  • Assistant captain
  • Deck hand
  • Cooks x 2
  • PADI Dive master or Dive instructor

Brown Dhow
  • Date of commissioning: November 2005
  • 72ft Long
  • Engine: Yanmar 460hp
  • Generator
  • Crew: 6
  • Captain
  • Assistant captain
  • Deck hand
  • Cooks x 2
  • PADI Dive master or Dive instructor
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