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Mussandam Overnight Dhow Trip Schedule 2018/2019 PDF Print E-mail

Al Mahara Diving Center Mussandam Diving Calendar for 2018/2019



Please contact us for trip dates.

Month 2018/2019 Day Trip Dhow Status
August 27-29th 2 Nights Red or Brown 6 spaces available
October 15-17th 2 Nights Red or Brown 8 spaces available


*We may at times, have to switch dhows and dates depending on number of passengers for that particular trip, but wherever possible – we will aim to schedule as above.

Cost: (2018/2019  rates)

Diver: Dhs1910 (1850 Dhs + Dhs 30 / day for diving permit)                                        Non Diver: Dhs1600

(Trip is inclusive of full board meals, either twin or triple share cabins depending upon dhow, 6 tank dives with weights, lovely hot water showers that we appreciate and air conditioned cabins with bathrooms)


For Children: Children between 5 and under 10 years of age will be charged 50% of the adult rate when staying in their parent’s cabin. Children under the age of 5 will be free in their parent’s cabin.


Please Note: Subject to availability.  Prices may change without prior notice, please contact Al Mahara prior to booking to avoid any misunderstandings or disappointments. 

Please note for divers safety we require all divers to have a Surface Marker Buoy. We have these available for purchase or rent if required.  Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.


Equipment hire: (also applies to daily dives)

Full equipment (if required): Dhs100/day


Individual Items (if required):

BCD: Dhs40

Regulator: Dhs40/day


Dive Computer: Dhs100/day


Additional Prices:

Extra dives Dhs80

Torches: Dhs50 each per night dive

Surface Marker Buoy: 25dhs per day

PADI Advance Open Water Diver (additional): Dhs1000 (for the Mussandam dhow trip only) 

do the course on the dhow and the total price is only 2850 inclusive of all necessary equipment and items as listed above excluding surface marker buoy and dive computer.

Digital Underwater Camera rental: Dhs250 per day (Sea & Sea camera or similiar)

Enriched Air 32-36% cylinder (for EANx certified divers only): Dhs65 per cylinder

Round trip Transportation from Abu Dhabi to Dibba Port:  200 Dhs / person (limited space available so reserve early.  Leave from Sahara Marine location, Port Zayed, Abu Dhabi at 3:00pm sharp)


Please note: To send out Speedboat to pick up or drop off guest from Dibba Port to Dhow/Limah Bay Cost will be Dhs800 per trip.

Other Additionals (outwith Al Mahara Charges): is diving permit (Dhs30/day) and alcohol and soft drink beverages (which is collected on the boat by the boat staff).

For booking the Mussandam trips, we require a completed booking form and payment within 14 days of departure so we can secure a space for you. You have the option to pay by credit card (must be physically present to process) or by cash prior to trip departure.


Only for All UAE Residents

Please ensure that all participants to send a copy of passport and visa by email 4 days prior to arrivals as it is new regulations from the UAE crossing Dibba transitinal border.

Please ensure all participants to carry with them either their ORIGINAL PASSPORTS  for the border check point upon entering Dibba Oman. Cars crossing to Oman should have Omani insurance.

Tourist on visit visas must also bring their ORIGINAL PASSPORTS at the security check point.


Cancellation policy  We are invoiced and must pay for your space in advance. Cancellation charges and penalties will be applied according to the following cancellation notice periods and fees. booked and piad for trips cannot be transferred to another trip date without approval from the dhow operator.
Less than 30 days notice - 15% of the total amount
Less than 3 weeks notice - 25% of the total amount
Less than 1 week notice – 50% of the total amount
24 hours notice and no show - 100% of the total amount

Please note the cancellation policy may change without notice. Please check with us for current policies regarding cancellations.

We can also book open dhows for private charters, speedboat day trips to the Mussandam and diving in Korfakkan.


To book this trip or to inquiry about trip details, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at mobile +971 50 111 8125.




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