Queen of Musandam, Oman

  • from US$ 146 / day
  • Free Nitrox Flexible Booking
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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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We want you to be able to book your dream liveaboard trip with confidence during these unprecedented times. We're working together with some liveaboard operators to offer you complete reassurance, so you can start planning your next vacation and have an amazing trip to look forward to in the future.

Our 'Flexible Booking Conditions' mean that if travel restrictions are implemented by your local government or the government of the country you are travelling to due to COVID 19 (Coronavirus) so you are unable to travel, then by booking this liveaboard you will have the option of:

- A full refund with no cancellation penalties up to 30 days before departure

OR

- The opportunity to move your booking to another date for the same liveaboard up to 24 months from the original departure date with no rebooking fees

Applies to all new bookings placed from 1 June to 31 July 2020 for travel between 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2021.

*The above policies are subject to change without further notice. Rebooking is subject to availability and may be subject to price changes. Applicable to new bookings only. Offer is not retroactive and does not apply to previous bookings which are being rescheduled.


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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 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.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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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.


Diving

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

The crew speaks English.


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
Origin: US