Queen of Musandam, Oman

  • Dedicated single cabins on board with no single supplement available
  • Solo travellers can stay in a private en-suite cabin without any extra charges

The Queen of Musandam, also known as Yellow Dhow, offers year-round diving itineraries in Oman. Exploring the region since 1999, the crew and guides of the Queen of Musandam liveaboard are waiting to share this diverse region. Departing from Dibba port, there is a 4-hour sail to some of the best dive areas in the Musandam Peninsular. Deep drop-offs and cool water upwellings mean divers can hope to see an abundance of marine life, including whale sharks, turtles, dolphins, reef sharks, and even hammerheads, minke whales and mola mola for the lucky ones.

Topside, the Queen of Musandam dhow caters to 12 guests in 6 air-conditioned cabins. Each cabin features en-suite bathrooms with freshwater showers, night-lights and charging ports. The air-conditioned indoor salon has comfy sofas and entertainment area, but the favourite hang-out for divers is the top deck. Spanning the full width of the boat, the top deck features sun loungers for relaxing in-between dives. There is also a large dining table to offer al-fresco dining, and where guests can enjoy the freshly prepared local and international dishes.

Let the attentive and experienced crew of the Queen of Musandam dhow show you the beauty of the Musandam Peninsular and fantastic dive sites of Oman. Book online today.

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Included: VAT, National Park Fees, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Nitrox, Fishing, Kayaks, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Optional Extras: Airport Transfer (70-90 USD), Extra Dives (20 USD per activity), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Leisure Deck
  • Available for Charter
  • Fishing

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Set Menu Dinner

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Tech diving
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Shaded Diving Area
  • Free Nitrox

The crew speaks English, Dutch, and Russian.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2016
  • Year renovated Yearly maintenance
  • Length 26.22 meters
  • Deck area 15 meters
  • Top speed 10 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines Yanmar
  • Max guests 12
  • Number of cabins 6
  • Number of bathrooms 6
  • Water capacity 2
  • Fuel capacity 2
  • Freshwater maker 1

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid

Queen of Musandam Reviews

  • 9.1 Superb
  • 3 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Thorsten J
  • Denmark Denmark
Rare pristine diving

Thank you all for a great trip :) - Great Night dives. - Leopard Sharks - Great biodiversity - Colourful squids - Pristine coral - Beautiful remote surroundings

Recommended for
Diving, Foods, Crew & Guests
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Paul V
  • France France
An amazing time with the best crew in Musandam

Beautiful drift dives Whale sharks The amazing landscapes of Musandam Meeting the most helpful and friendly crew

Recommended for
Beautiful dives, Helpful crew, great food
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Emmanuelle P
  • France France
Plongée dans un aquarium géant !

Il n'y a pas eu un jour moins bien que les autres... la rencontre furtive avec un requin, la nage avec des tortues, le palier au milieu d'une chasse de carangues et autres carnassiers, et tellement d'autres belles rencontres.

Recommended for
La richesse de la biodiversité sous-marine de la péninsule du Musandam, le rythme (intensif) des plongées, les très bons repas