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Wadi Shab

50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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50km West of Sur, Sur 411, Oman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this was probably the highlight of our trip, but the ratio of people to water was a little bit high for me. In other words, even though it wasn't super busy, there's not a great deal of accessible water, and after travelling for 'a...More

1  Thank R958_James
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The spot is around 165 ms away from Muscat on the Qurayat Sur highway. It is a straight road from the Amerat ROP roundabout with no turns at all, and hence no chance to miss the road. The place is just super awesome except for...More

1  Thank VinuC_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was too hot to hike up to the pools so we just saw the entrance to the wadi. Nothing special here, so we will have to come back on a cooler day and take the time to do the entire adventure.

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 13 July 2017

After leaving the car under the motorway bridge get on a small boat to the other side of the river. This is the trailhead of the beautiful trek which will take you deep into Wadi Shab. You reach the main swimming area in less than...More

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My wife and I took our 3 kids (8, 6, 3) all the way to the end of the Wadi in the heat of July and it was one of our highlights of Oman and the kids loved it (once they got past the first...More

3  Thank kpresha
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We went with teenagers and a one year old as a day trip from our hotel near muscat. We had hired a car so wanted a wadi trip we could do on our own without a guide and this was a fantastic success for us....More

Thank pac0611
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wadi shab is a beautifull natural resource. Taking a 3 minute boat trip to the other side, and your 1 hour walk towards the cave begins.You'll walk in between big rocky mountains, waters and greenery.Be carefull, the rocks can be slippery sometimes.Once you come to...More

Thank danielj1004
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with clear waters and amazing views. You can swim, hike , bbq and still find out that a full day is not enough.

1  Thank nomadbugger
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The visit to Wadi Shab was definitely the highlight of my trip to Oman. I went there during Ramadan. There were few tourists because of that. Yes, it was really hot when I started hiking around 10:30 but it was manageable, as there are water...More

Thank Chartaro
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visiting Wadi Shab is well worth it, but try to do it in the winter months! Although the reward of swimming in an amazing cave at the end is worth it, the ~45 minute walk (plus a short boat trip at the beginning) can be...More

2  Thank Cruiser-0904
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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.
Richard Paul Q
9 January 2017|
Response from MatjazZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we visited Wadi Shab 2 months ago...
1 November 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.