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Brown Dhow

Year built
2005 
Cabins
6
Length / Width
22 m / -
Internet
NO
Nitrox
NO
Rental equip.
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Brown Dhow has been built with a traditional Arabic shape
  • Diving Musandam accessible for divers of all levels
  • Green turtles, marbles sting ray, spotted eagle ray, king fish, king barracuda
  • Regular encounters with whale sharks from 3m to 8m.
  • The macro life offers photographers a fascinating experience
  • Fully equipped for cruising and diving with all the conveniences of modern sailing 
  • Full length sun deck, lower decks with bar
  • Air conditioned saloon with home theatre system
  • Galleys inside and outside with BBQ
  • Dive courses and rental equipment available

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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CONFIRMATION

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 44 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 45 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 45 and 30 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 11 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 11 days prior to arrival

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Cabins

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Twin share cabin

Each cabins comes with an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Specifically, there are 4 regular size cabins with side by side twin beds

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  • Size:  5 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Bunk Bed Cabin lower deck

Each cabins comes with an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. 2 bunk beds cabins

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  • Size:  4 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

Diving Facilities

  • Camera Room
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets

Activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

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