RED Dhow is a traditional Arabic style vessel, it offers dive liveaboard trips around the Musandam Peninsula, it can welcome 14 - 15 guests per trip.

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Description

Boat

RED Dhow was built in May 2003, it is a 23 meters long traditional Arabic style liveaboard, operate by Al Marsa Fleet who has been diving and cruising in Musandam Peninsula since 1999.

RED Dhow offering guests the traditional feeling with mixing up with modern touches all over the ship: on the main deck, there is an indoor air conditioned salon with large windows, wooden floor and bright white walls.

Furthermore, on the upped deck, you’ll find a partially covered sundeck with with dining area and many cushioned benches for sunbather. It is where freshly cooked meals are served everyday, onboard chefs will prepare a variety of local & international cuisines.

All the food is freshly cooked onboard the vessel. The food is in buffet style and consists of main courses, salad’s fruits, and sweets. Tea, coffee and water from the dispenser are available free of charge at all time.

RED Dhow have 220v supplies with plug sockets accept 3 pin square and round pins. If you are used to 110v supply you will need to bring your own transformer.


Cabin

RED Dhow has 8 guests cabins in total, it can host maximum of 14 guests per trip:

All cabins provide air-conditioning, reading light.

Towels for use in the cabins are supplied but we recommend that you bring your own towel to take aboard for use after diving or swimming.

2 Ensuite Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single beds (bunk style), it has its own en-suite bathroom, portholes.

5 Standard Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin has two single beds (bunk style), every two cabins sharing one bathroom.

1 Standard Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin has two single beds (bunk style), sharing bathroom with one of the other standard cabins.This cabin is smaller than other cabins, it is available for single traveler in case of needed.


Diving

  • 16 - 18 dives per week, depends on the route and condition.

  • Only 1 - 2 dive(s) will be provided on the day before departure.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.


Other Information

  • Nitrox:Not available at the moment
  • 15L Tanks:Not available at the moment
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available with additional cost, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment.
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (USD/OMR/UAE) ONLY
  • Crew Number:4, include 1 dive guide

Itineraries

The cruise range allow you time to visit the more remote dive sites and to completely absorb the astonishing splendor of the Musandam Peninsula.

With wide range of leisure, adventurous and relaxing activities for you to enjoy. With our dynamic and flexible cruising/diving operation, we give you the opportunity to escape aboard a floating resort where our attentive crew will cater to your every whim, and the on-board chef will serve you delicious meals along a memorable journey. A choice of activities are available for you depending on your chosen itinerary, this could be a quiet day of leisure cruising or may include scuba diving, bottom fishing, snorkeling, sea kayaking, or simply swimming.

We offer live aboard trips for those who would like to experience life aboard one of our traditional styled vessels. This can be for divers, beginner divers and those hungry for new experiences. These trips journey to Shissa and can be chartered for longer trips upon request.

Guests will be Pick up at Ras Al Khaimah Intl airport (RKT) or Dubai International airport (DXB) upon arrival and taken directly to Dibba port. Check in time is from 2 am, the last day of the trip check out time is 9 am.


Just 80 miles from Dubai on a modern highway is Oman’s little-known Musandam Peninsula – an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Dramatic vertical cliffs in meandering bays plunge into the azure seas below, giving Musandam the affectionate nickname, ‘the fjords of the Gulf’. Below water the drama continues with dynamic underwater topography and an incredible array of exotic marine species.

Deep waters and cool upwelling water provide a rich plankton soup, making the coral gardens and drops-offs a rich feeding ground attracting a huge variety of marine life; whale shark, sun fish, pilot whales, lobsters, hawksbill, green turtles, huge schools of snapper, barracuda and jacks. Critters galore are also in abundance including nudibranchs, seahorses, mantis shrimp, cuttlefish and frogfish making Musandam a macro-photographer’s delight.

A fully equipped on-board diving room will cater to your needs. The Musandam is a pristine new destination, the deep drop-offs and cool water upwelling provides an abundance of plankton making this area a rich feeding ground for a large and colorful variety of marine life. Turtles, Reef sharks, Dolphins, Whale sharks, plus all the reef fish and corals of the Indian Ocean are usually spotted, and Hammerheads, Minke Whales & Sunfish have been seen.

The air temperatures here vary according to seasons. The lowest day temperature in Jan - Feb may reach 14°C and the highest is commonly 40°C in summer with 100% humidity. Not to worry our vessels are fully air-conditioned. The water temperature ranges from 20°C - 32°C. The milky visibility is due purely to the rich plankton, without which Oman’s incredible marine biodiversity wouldn’t be as rich nor as pleasurable.

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Destinations Oman
Facilities Water Toys, Fishing gear
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
02/06/2019 to 08/06/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,030.00 Detail
07/07/2019 to 13/07/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,030.00 Detail
04/08/2019 to 10/08/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,030.00 Detail
01/09/2019 to 07/09/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,030.00 Detail
13/10/2019 to 19/10/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,145.00 Detail
03/11/2019 to 09/11/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,145.00 Detail
17/11/2019 to 23/11/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,145.00 Detail
01/12/2019 to 07/12/2019 6 nights Oman Dibba - Dibba From $1,145.00 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Oman 6 nights Standard From $1,030.00
Oman 6 nights Ensuite From $1,145.00

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

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