Demaniyat Islands are a one-of-a-kind natural reserve in the Sultanate of Oman's Wilayat Al-Seeb, some 18 kilometres off the coast of Barka. It is made up of 9 islands scattered across 250 acres of sea and is rich in natural history, amazing coral reefs of various types, and unique and uncommon sea life such as turtles and whale sharks.
Where can I snorkel in Oman?
For the best snorkeling in Oman, head to the Daymaniyat Islands, an archipelago of 9 small islands accessible from Muscat, which was designated as the first marine reserve in the country. Al Fahal Island, also known as “Shark Island”.
How many islands are there in Oman?
Daymaniyat islands, Masirah island, Telegraph Island, Quoin Island, Jazirat Al Hallaniyyah,Al Fahal, Barr Al Hikman, AlWasta Governorate
and Khuriya Muriya Islands
Where are the Daymaniyat Islands?
Daymaniyat Island are located around 18 kilometer off the coast of Barka, north of Muscat.