The Caves (10+m)

Also known as Khor Mala Caves, these limestone caverns make your dive at its best using a torch. This is a sanctuary for various species and abundant colors. Resting sharks, sting rays and shoals of golden cardinal fish awaits exploring divers. At the cave entrance, snorkeling is also possible as long as they have a torch with them to fully enjoy the site.

Lima Rock (12-60m)

A sanctuary to a variety of marine species, the north and south sides of Lima Rock is a huge treat for diving enthusiasts.

Sightings of a sun fish or the famous whale shark are always anticipated. A mass variety of colorful hard and soft corals, shoals of reef fish, tunas, manta rays and more makes this dive site an interesting one.

Octopus Rock (5-20m)

On e of the popular dive site in Musandam, Octopus Rock is a gathering point for shoals of fish, trevally, barracuda, tuna and more. Sharks and rays are also visible, snorkeling is very good too. It is also home to black and red lion fish, colorful teddy bear corals and a chance to see leopard and nurse shark on this site.

Ras Hamra (15+m)

This site starts at the point of Ras Hamra and runs west along the north cliff face. It’s a north facing site and lies in shade by the early afternoon, so to see this coral wonderland, you need to dive early in the morning when the sun illuminates it all.

This is a shallow site with corals covering most of the fallen rocks down to a depth of 16m.

Ras Lima (5-16m)

Most divers prefer to dive here earlier in the day as this site is in shadow in the afternoon. You can choose from two good dive sites, North and East side.

The East side is excellent for snorkeling, while more experienced snorkelers will enjoy the north side. From small reef fish to large pelagic fish and boulder corals, divers surely don’t want to miss this double treat.

Ras Marovi (25+m)

The best diving is in the two channels. The depth of the channel nearest the shore varies from 30m to the north, rising up to 6m and then dropping off to 28m in the south. The shallowest point of the second channel is 18m, dropping to over 30m on either side. The rocks and boulder slope down to a sandy bottom with a covering of both hard and soft corals. When the currents are running, drift dives through the channel can be great fun.