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“dune bashing”(28 reviews)
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Jalan Bani Buhassan, Oman
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+968 9273 5331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wahiba Sands are a must to see in Oman. A real desert at only 2 hours from Muscat and 1 hour from Sur. Go there if you want truly understand the life of local beduins, meet the camels and watch amazing sunsets on top of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, it is best to be toured by a local Omani! It was my first time to experience sand dune bashing and it was totally worthwhile! What I regret not doing was going on top of the sand dunes and watch the sunset, so if...More

Thank 크리스틴 마
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend a night!! Totally safe (we saw a Scorpio but he was friendly..), camping in the desert was a lifetime experience!

Thank giwman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ride a real camel up to the dunes and see the sunset with impressive colors and silence, then dinner in beduin main tent, chat with host and guests, then sleep in the most silent place you can find

Thank Claudio R
Reviewed May 25, 2018

If you rent 4x4 car you can go down the way to Wahiba Sands on your own. There is kind of hardened road about few kilometers deep into the desert. We stayed one night in privat tent (brought from home) at the roadside among the...More

Thank larapida1
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Vast and impressive red sands. Advise you to choose your desert camp carefully and avoid tourist traps like the Safari Desert Camp (separate review) in order to get a taste of this vast desert.

Thank newtella
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This desert has incredible dunes and totally worth the trip! The driving in a 4x4 on the sunset into one of the camps was one of the highlights from my trip!

Thank Pedro P
Reviewed May 2, 2018

was a great, adventure to go through this direst on my way to Maserah island , Water, Petrol and communication is the secret words to survive

Thank Waleed E
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We went on a day trip from Al Jabal al Akhdar with Zahara Tours that also included Wadi bin Khaild. It was a long day but well worth it, our guide Mikey was so entertaining and flexible, he made the day for us. The sands...More

Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed April 11, 2018

You must do this!. Which ever way you choose to sleep or stay you must do any over-night stay in Wahiba Sands. We were based in Muscat with a 4wd hire car, so had organised to save money by sleeping in the back of the...More

Thank Geoff F
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Mariana D
September 18, 2017|
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Response from juergen p | Reviewed this property |
HI Mariana, I was touring and after this self driving with a great tour guide Abdullah Al Hamed - local phone is +968 99887874 I can highly recommend him ! If you mention my name he should do greatest tours with you !
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December 22, 2016|
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Hi there, I think it would be much easier to rent a 4x4 from muscat, its a 600 km roundtrip to the sands and then onto wadi bani khabir, brilliant swimming and very easy to find, would bother with public busses. Also in... More
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December 8, 2016|
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Here you go: 21.4378° N, 58.5544° E
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