Several species of turtles living for over 100 years swim the length and breadth of the Indian Ocean and return every year to lay their eggs on the beaches of Ras al Hadd, Ras Al Junayz and Masirah island. Dolphins frequent the seas of Oman on a regular basis and can be seen in close proximity to the coast. Fahal Island is a popular dolphin watching site. Spinner, common and bottlenose dolphins are most common. Whales visit the shores beaches of the Sultanate at irregular intervals, especially in Ash Sharqiyah and Al Wusta regions, in addition to Dhofar Governorate. The most common types of whales that visit Oman are: Bryde’s whales or tropical whales, blue whales, humpback whales, sperm whales, dwarf sperm whales, Cuvier's beaked whale, pygmy killer whales, killer whales, melon-headed whales and false killer whale.
Turtle, dolphin and bird watching
Ash Sharqiyah St, Muscat, Oman