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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 December 4, 2016

Accessed by boat (we were charged 1OR each). Make sure you are wearing sneakers as it's a pretty decent walk over rocks. The view and surroundings are spectacular. Bright emerald water contrasted by sky-high rock face. We got to watch a local man herding and...More

2  Thank habibinz
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of wadis - valleys in Oman but this one is a day trip from muscat and good for a swim. Access is via boat ride and it is only paid service. Walk is the best done in hiking sandals since crossing...More

Thank racuch
Reviewed December 3, 2016

We came during national holiday, so the parking place was full. First you need to take a boat to the other side of the river, than you have to walk nearly one hour to the pools. Hike is mostly on open, so you need sun...More

Thank MatjazZ1
Reviewed November 30, 2016

People said that Oman is " Norway of Arabia", and it is true. With various type of nature places to see. Wadi Shab is one of it. You can have a trekking adventure beside he pond, climb to the cliff up to the waterfall. But...More

Thank Bakhtiar S
Reviewed November 28, 2016

After a nice littel treck (remember good walking shoes and Water) we came to this beautiful pond, betweend the Cliffs. If you go there by your own, please remember that the first wadi is not for swimming. We swam thru the ponds until we reached...More

Thank SanneSimonsen
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We arrived at the parking lot and were able to change into swim suits in the public restroom. We took a boat over to the other side of the water way to begin our walk (probably paying too much at 1 omr per person round...More

2  Thank Becky D
Reviewed November 25, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, although it's not easy to reach, the end of it is just fantastic and wort the effort.

Thank Ludwig M
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This Wadi is really really beautiful.The nature is amazing,the water is so clear and very fresh after a walk.It takes minimum 1,5 hours to get to the cave,but It is worth.

Thank suzanka
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

It is absolutely stunning . Some things your have to consider : 1. It's an hour walk to the pools and there is not much shade . Choose your time of the day wisely . 2. Have non-slippery water shoes , you won't regret it....More

1  Thank michel P
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Wonderful place to visit if you are a nature lover-swim in the clear fresh water ponds which will lead you to a famous 'cave waterfall'

Thank Jelena M
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March 23, 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
January 8, 2017|
Response from MatjazZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we visited Wadi Shab 2 months ago...
October 31, 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.