Khasab is a city in exclave of Oman bordering the United Arab Emirates. It is the local capital of the Musandam Peninsula and has frequently been dubbed the"Norway of Arabia" because of its extensive fjord-like craggy inlets and desolate mountainscapes.
Geographically, the Musandam peninsula juts into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow entry into the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula. The Musandam Peninsula is an exclave of Oman, a picturesque region separated from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates.
Musansam has one of the most breathtakingly dramatic landscapes in the world, with the northern Hajjar mountain range dropping vertically into the sea. The rugged "Fjord-like" coastline is dotted with hidden coastal villages, rich in long-standing history and traditions in dhow building and fishing.
Surrounded by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, Musandam has on of the widest bio-diversities of marine life in the world. The unique deep drops-offs and cool water upwelling provide an abundance of plankton, making this a rich feeding ground for a huge variety of marine life and coral gardens.
If you've always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. With this courses, which take place over several days, get your scuba diving certification and discover the wonders of the aquatic world. Open Water Diver is a entry-level full diver certification for scuba diving. It consist of a combination of knowledge development (theory), confined water dives (practical training) and open water dives (experience). To enroll in diving courses, you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Explore with us the pristine marine life in Musandam through underwater excursions, guided by a local diving instructor for who the underwater world in Musandam has no secret. A trip full of fun, surprises and adventure, with a friendly team who try as hard as they can to reach optimal customer satisfaction. At the end of the day, leave with your head full of pleasant memories and with photos and videos of you dive trip to share your experience with your family and your friends.
Have you always wondered what it's like to breathe underwater ? If you want to try scuba diving but aren't quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. Discover Scuba Diving is an application of recreational diving in which an uncertified diver uses a scuba set to breathe underwater under the direct supervision of a qualified instructor. You will learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive, for example how to use the scuba equipment. In short, DSD is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. Breathing underwater for the first time is thrilling, so don't wait !
We are pleased to offer a large range of scuba diving gear for rental. For your safety, comfort and convenience, equipments are regullary controlled by certified repair technicians in order to maximize your experience.
Musandam Discovery Diving also provide guided fishing trip which offer an exciting activity that's suitable for everyone. From family days to educational trips, fishing is a fantastic way to get out on the water, have fun and learn more about the local marine environment. It is another great way to explore Khasab and more generally Musandam Peninsula.