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Al Mahara Diving Center Traditional Dhow Mussandam Diving Calendar for 2019


Please contact us for more trip dates.

Month 2019 Day Trip Dhow Status
February 7-9th 2 Nights Traditional  available, minimum 15 guests
March  28-30th  2 Nights Traditional available, minimum 15 guests
April 11-13th  2 Nights Traditional available, minimum 15 guests


Cost: 2019 rates

Diver: Dhs1350 (6 dives) without gear hire 

Diver: Dhs1250 (5 dives) without gear hire                                 

Non Diver: Dhs850 (includes snorkelling gear)

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(Trip is inclusive of full board meals (Friday breakfast/lunch/dinner, Saturday breakfast/lunch, hot drinks (tea, coffee), water, snacks on the dhow,  sleeping on the deck of the dhow (open air), 5 or 6 tank dives with weights, fresh water showers and bathrooms. Dives are conducted on a speed boat.


For Children: Minimum 10 years of age to attend the diving/snorkelling trip


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 and waterproof timing device. We have these available for purchase or rent if required. 

This is a sleep in the open air dhow means camping on the dhow and there is no indoor rooms for sleeping. 

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Equipment hire: (also applies to daily dives)

Full equipment (if required): Dhs150/trip unless you are taking PADI  Advance open water diver course.


Individual Items (if required):

BCD: Dhs40/day

Regulator: Dhs40/day


Dive Computer: Dhs75/day


Additional Prices:

Extra dives Dhs80

Torches: Dhs50 each per night dive

Surface Marker Buoy: 25dhs per day

PADI Advance Open Water Diver (additional): Dhs750 + GBP122.72 elearning (for the Mussandam dhow trip only) - equipment hire included

PADI Enriched Air specialty Dhs250 + GBP122.72 elearning link can also be arranged on this trip

PADI Specailty courses can be arrange on this trip (please book in advance) -

FISH ID Specialty (additional Dhs360) note: should have the PADI advance Open Water Diver manual or elearning ditigal manual

PADI Underwater Naturalist (additional Dhs550)

PADI Digital Underwater Photography (additional Dhs250 + GBP107.12 DUP elearning)



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

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 Abu Dhabi at 4:00pm 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.


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