Water activity

Muscat: Wadi Shab and Bimmah Sinkhole Private Full-Day Tour

4.9 / 5

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Activity provider: GidOman

Muscat: Wadi Shab and Bimmah Sinkhole Private Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: GidOman
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From US$ 360 per group up to 1

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Discover the main attraction of Wadi Shab, a magical waterfall within a cave. Take a 40-minute hike to reach the destination, where you can also dive into a couple pools. Marvel at the Bimmah Sinkhole on the way back.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup available in Muscat. Please wait in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group


  • Benefit from pickup and drop-off from any location in Muscat
  • Savor a tasty lunch during the experience
  • Travel comfortably in a new private vehicle with Wi-Fi
Full description
Wadi Shab is one of the last places in Oman where you can chill in fresh blue water surrounded by mountains. The true reward of this full-day experience is the waterfall in the cave; locals say it's an oasis. To discover this amazing destination, hidden away in the canyon of the dry river Wadi-Shab, begin the tour with a two-hour drive from Muscat. Along the way, take in the truly otherworldly landscapes of Oman.  Stop at a local coffee shop to try an energizing Omani tea before arriving to the destination. After a very quick boat ride to the other side of the bank, embark on a 40-minute hiking journey. The canyon will show you not only the power of nature, but also the lifestyle of local farmers. To this day, farmers do their rocking in rough, rocky lands, using the old irrigation system as their water supply. Bring along your waterproof cameras and shoes, because, when you reach the lake, you'll want to snap some photos and walk around through the magnificent site. On the way back, stop to see a beautiful lake located in a sinkhole.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch and water
  • Private transportation
  • Entry to Wadi Shab
  • Onboard Wi-Fi
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Waterproof camera
    • Water shoes
    • Swimwear
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

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    A wonderful trip, very impressive! WadiShav: A grandiose landscape! After 40 minutes of hiking we were rewarded with a refreshing crossing of the wadi! After a very tasty lunch in a traditional restaurant, we went to the sinkhole. Our Giude Aziz accompanied us on this wonderful excursion. He kindly "looked after" us, everything was perfect. @Aziz: Thank you for these great hours!

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    November 3, 2022

    It was just a dream! Our guide Ilya was super nice and everything went smoothly. Communication was very easy and we were picked up on time. The tour itself was beautiful! The nature is really impressive and it is a unique experience. However, you have to be prepared for the fact that you have to hike there and back for about 40 minutes. So you should be good on foot. But the trip is definitely worth it, we definitely recommend it.

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    April 6, 2022

    The tour is wonderful for those who would like to have a special nature experience. First you hike in the gorge until you have to switch to swimming. If it gets too difficult or has enough, it goes back. Those who dare to keep going will be rewarded with a waterfall at the end, under which you can take a nice warm shower. Splendid! Our private driver Abdullah looked after us wonderfully. A lovely guy. Thank you!

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    December 9, 2021

    Product ID: 383325