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Sur Maritime Museum

112 Reviews

Sur Maritime Museum

112 Reviews
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Essence of Oman (Elite)
US$2,600.00 per adult
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Wilayat, Sur Oman
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Day Trip: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole
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Day Trip: Wadi Shab and Bimah Sinkhole

Unless you hire a car, it's near-impossible to explore the Omani coast south of Muscat alone in a day. This private tour lays everything on, with air-conditioned transport and a personal guide to ensure you cover and hear about the sights. Visit the turquoise Bimah Sinkhole, ancient ruins and villages, and opt to trek and swim in the pools of Wadi Shab, a river gorge lined with palms and waterfalls.
US$218.00 per adult
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Aloba3591 wrote a review May 2020
Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy1,786 contributions208 helpful votes
The museum wass closed, but from outside it was possible to see and make great picture of the boats in the garden.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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pbhPlymouth wrote a review Mar 2020
plymouth970 contributions253 helpful votes
Great to wonder amongst different types of wooden boats and dhows and to observe their construction. Small indoor museum selling a few wooden crafted pieces.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Rajesh K wrote a review Nov 2019
Muscat, Oman155 contributions32 helpful votes
One of the key place to visit when you are in sur. Great, friendly staff to support you to go around the place
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Mummy Travels wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom241 contributions297 helpful votes
Wandering around the display of old dhows and other boats is interesting, though you don't need long for this little collection, but it's the chance to see the dhows being built nearby which is most fascinating - traditional techniques are still used and you can see the skeletons of the boats ready to be transformed into luxurious crafts. I doubt we'd have found the boatyard without our guide although you can just wander in to see the collection on the seafront easily enough.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Dhofar A wrote a review Feb 2019
Salalah, Oman37 contributions24 helpful votes
It won't take a lot of your time, but visiting the show factory is worth it. Seeing the splendor of old wooden boats skillfully revived is a beautifully experience. You can visit the factory at the beginning or end if a exploring day.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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