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Cabins

6

Length / Width

22 m / -

Year built

2005 

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

NO

Highlights

  • The Brown Dhow combines an eye-catching, traditional Arabic shape with superb facilities for relaxation, including indoor and outdoor galleys with BBQ and a full-length sun deck
  • Get right into the heart of Musandam with itineraries suitable for all levels of diver looking to meet green turtles, marble sting ray, spotted eagle ray and king fish, as well as regular encounters with whale sharks from three metres to eight metres
  • The macro life offers photographers a fascinating experience, while the spacious dive deck offers individual kitting-up stations, rinse tanks and shelving units for comfortable and stress-free diving across the stunning Musadam Peninsula
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 50% (downpayment)
  • 44 days before trip start: 50% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 15% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 21 days prior to arrival
  • 25% will be charged if you cancel between 21 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 15 and 7 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 7 and 2 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 2 days prior to arrival

Cabins

Description

ARE YOU READY TO EXPERIENCE YOUR NEXT DIVING ADVENTURE IN SHEESAH BAY, RED ISLAND, GULF OF OMAN IN OMAN?

A 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.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The Brown Dhow is a liveaboard offering scuba diving cruises and day trips to the Musandam Peninsula in Oman. The 22 metres traditional dive vessel is part of the Al Marsa fleet and has been around since 2005. The Brown Dhow welcomes up to 12 guests on each voyage or day trip. Indeed, the liveaboard displays 6 Double occupancy cabins. Each cabins comes with an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Specifically, there are 4 regular size cabins with side by side Twin beds and 2 rooms with Bunk beds which are smaller. 

The dive boat’s Main Deck is home to an air-conditioned Indoor Salon featuring huge windows. It’s the perfect place to take a break from the heat, lay on the couch to watch some TV or read a book.

Moreover, the open-air Dining Area is completely shaded and spacious. You can admire the view of the Musandam peninsula while enjoying a freshly prepared meal. Also, there’s a full length Sundeck area where you can use the loungers and soak in the sun rays. It’s also a favourite spot to watch the starry night sky away from any city light.

The Brown Dhow is totally equipped for the diving operation and displays the latest navigation and safety technologies. Indeed, with sisterships, Queen of Musandam and the Red Dhow, this liveaboard explores a very pristine region of our world. Clear waters and unspoiled corals are to be expected.

Lastly, the professional and experienced team of Dive Masters and Dive Guides will get you  to discover the Musandam Peninsula. The Dive Deck is equipped with individual kitting up stations, rinse tanks and shelving unit. Plus, the Dive Platform makes water entries and exits a breeze for you.

AL MARSA’S FRIENDLY AND ATTENTIVE CREW WILL ENSURE YOU HAVE THE JOURNEY OF LIFETIME INTO THIS HISTORICAL AND BEAUTIFUL AREA OF ARABIA.

Our onboard Chefs prepare freshly cooked meals from the finest ingredients  – substantial breakfasts, leisurely lunches, ending the day with scrumptious evening meals. The accommodation we provide is of the highest standard and we do everything possible to assure you comfort.

DISCOVER NEW WORLDS 

Al Marsa Musandam has been created by two men with a passion for diving and a desire to preserve the unspoilt beauty of the Eastern Musandam. Our mission is to awaken a sense of adventure and awareness by giving you the chance to discover this unique destination.

We are a dynamic and flexible cruising/diving operation and on board our luxury, purpose-built Dhows we offer an extensive range of options.

Day Cruises give you time to relax, swim, snorkel and enjoy the extraordinary beauty of the area.
Liveaboard Cruises – from 1 to 6 nights – allow you time to visit the more remote dive sites and to completely absorb the astonishing splendour of this peninsula.

HOW TO GET THERE

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English

Boat Amenities

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Camera Station
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

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