Five places for watersports to try in Oman

Lifestyle Tuesday 20/December/2016 18:53 PM
By: Times News Service
Five places for watersports to try in Oman

Al Marassi (Jebel Sifah)
Al Marassi at Jebel Sifawy Boutique Hotel offers a range of watersports activities from dolphin watching/fishing trips to opportunities to learn diving/snorkelling as well as enjoy special banana boat rides for kids and families, off the shores of Jebel Sifah.
Contact: +968 9441 4438

Shangri La’s Resort (Qantab)
Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, has on offer a wide a variety of sea sports (diving, sailing, snorkelling, fishing, yachting) for guests to enjoy, besides dive excursions and scuba diving courses for residents, departing from the dive centre jetty close to the hotel.
Contact: +968 2477 6666

Al Mouj Marina (Al Seeb)
Managed by Mourjan Marinas, this marina is designed to accommodate 10-40 metre yachts and has five-star state-of-the-art facilities. For thrill seekers, they offer jet-skiing, kayaking, wakeboarding, diving and parasailing. Novices can learn to sail at Oman Sail sailing school.
Contact: +968 2453 4544

Al Nimer Tourism (Al Qurum)
For jet-skiing, parasailing, kayaking and thrilling sea rides on ski tubes at Shatti Al Qurum, Al Nimer Tourism offers water sports enthusiasts as well as families a range of opportunities to frolic by the sea. You can grab a three-seater jet ski, enjoy parasailing/kayaking or try your hands at wakeboarding.
Contact: +968 9955 0535

Kiteboarding Oman (Masirah Island)
To learn kiteboarding, this is an excellent location. The 12 hours basic course in kiteboarding is ideal for those who have no experience and can learn it in just five days. A rescue boat helps kiters who drift away while an assistant on the beach is ready to help with starts and landings.
Contact: +968 9632 3524
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