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Address: Ministry of Fisheries, Near Marina Bandar Al Rowda | Sidab, Muscat 113, Oman
Phone Number: +96824736449
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Marine centre

By European standards this centre is rather basic but it is worth a visit. The staff were very friendly and it shows that Oman is moving forward in this field. Well done.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2016
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Muscat, Oman
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Muscat, Oman
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

By European standards this centre is rather basic but it is worth a visit. The staff were very friendly and it shows that Oman is moving forward in this field. Well done.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Visited as part of trip to marina and lunch there. Calm and impressive place with great display, lovely outing

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This aquarium is very clean. There are many type of fishes and also its exhibition. Recommend to visit.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

A small but beautiful aquarium, worth a visit for muscateers. Kids will enjoy it thoroughly. A Clean and maintained place

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Dolphin watching was something I had never done before and thus I was looking forward to it eagerly. Whales and dolphins inhabit Oman’s long and varied coastline. Gladly, one does not need to go far, dolphins can be spotted in the azure waters of Muscat at the Marina Bandar and thats in the city. I would say we had a... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

The place was closed for renovation. There wasn't any live specimens seen. They ought to have a proper aquatic museum... Its about time!

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Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

It was OK as this aquarium has such beauty idyl creatures but such small tanks. I have heard PDO is going to build a bigger better one.

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Muscat, Oman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Called the number listed for this place but the phone was never answered. Visited the place today to check it out and was informed that this is closed since a few weeks for renovation. It isnt expected to be open in the next 6 months :(

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

|A really enjoyable trip although the dolphins are small its worth the trip we were lucky to see a lot of them and it was very enjoyable to watch them as they are so elegant and after we were taken on a tour of the coastal area. A Friday is a day to avoid as it is extremely busy especially... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Absolutely wonderful. A must visit in Oman otherwise the trip is not worth. Have your lunch / breakfast before reaching Marina Bandar since there is only one costly restaurant. You get a free access to pool if you order anything at the restaurant.

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