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Wadi Shab

50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
+968-9283-0836
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had the best excursion that started at 8.30 in the morning in Muscat when Khalfan was waiting for us in front of the terminal. He is extremely friendly and nice. We arrived after a very pleasant drive to Wadi Shab. We crossed the river...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go with family. Requires about 45-50 minutes of walking and climbing by rocks, but it worth to reach the end of the path and see beautiful mountain lake. Better to take swimming suite as it might be very pleasant for many to...More

Thank Fedor S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Make sure you are in moderate physical fitness. You have to walk/climb over rocks. Take water proof coverings for phone/cameras.

2  Thank buffalou
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough how stunning this Wadi is. The hike is not too technical for most people. The swim is invigorating. But the cave is what makes this so spectacular. Make sure to find the crevasse behind the waterfall.

1  Thank Aiyana Z
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It was great to swim in Wadi Shab, but I have concerns about future of this place. There are no facilities in there, nor toilets, nor litter bins. Thus the place is quite littered. To visit cave with waterfall at the of the valley you...More

Thank 555kri5
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing rock formations and rock pools. Everything you take is likely to get wet if you go into the last cave. Ensure you have good footwear for both walking and swimming. If you want to do the last swim you need a water tight bag...More

Thank Johnartblur
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Wadi shab is very interesting oasis. Although there is no entrance fee, you still need to pay 1 OMR for 5 mins boat ride to the wadi shab which is fine. It is quite a long walk to the famous pool, but the view is...More

2  Thank TheNayzer
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great experience of trucking (30 Mins) and then swimming in cold water. this will be a great experience if you know swimming or u carry a life jacket.. If want to see the water falls u need to be an expert swimmer... And not see...More

1  Thank Diju J
Reviewed 5 December 2016

After a 30 minute hick you reach the waters of Wadi Shab. In the beginning the water is shallow, but gets deeper the further you get into the valley. At the end there is a cave with a waterfall inside, is a must to visit....More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Accessed by boat (we were charged 1OR each). Make sure you are wearing sneakers as it's a pretty decent walk over rocks. The view and surroundings are spectacular. Bright emerald water contrasted by sky-high rock face. We got to watch a local man herding and...More

2  Thank habibinz
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Marco77Traveller
23 March 2017|
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Response from Željko K | Reviewed this property |
cca 45-55 mins till first pool. i was hiking with kids so....but you need to use the noat at the beginning to cross over to start with hike.
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Richard Paul Q
8 January 2017|
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Response from MatjazZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we visited Wadi Shab 2 months ago...
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JudyA111
31 October 2016|
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Response from Pura_Vida_Nico | Reviewed this property |
yes very easy. It's by village Tiwi on main coast road. normal car to car park and proceed on foot.
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