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Sifah Dive Centre - Oman - Oman, Red Sea & Middle East

Our recommended Oman dive centre is located in the Sifawy Hotel, Sifah, south of Muscat. Located close by the reefs and steep faces of Res Abu Daoud, divers can explore the offshore Fahal islands, wreck sites and pristine coral.



Location

The Sifah Dive Centre is an SSI dive centre located 40km south of Muscat in the Sifawy Boutique Hotel.



Facilities
The covered dive boats (with WC aboard) are located at the adjacent marina. INT and DIN Valve, 8, 12 and 15L aluminium tanks, along with a complete range of equipment rental, are available. It is recommended to book your equipment in advance to ensure availability (payable locally).



Diving

The dive sites of Ras Abu Daoud are near to the dive centre. Wreck lovers will enjoy the Al Munasseir, a 90m warship artificially sunk and already covered in sealife. The Fahal Islands and local reefs are rarely dived, with rays, leopard shark, dolphin and sometimes Whale shark alongside a wide variety of shoaling fish, nudibranch and scorpionfish and favourites such as moray, seahorse and turtles. Snorkelling packages are available.
 

Dive Courses
 

DIVE INSTRUCTION

Price from

Bubblemaker (8-10 years) 1/2 hour

£69

Discover Scuba 1 dive / 2 dives

£103 / £160

Scuba Diver (min. age 10 years) 2 days £215
Open Water Diver (min. age 10 years) 4 days £399
SSI Advance Adventurer 5 dives £295
SSI Advanced Open Water Diver (4 specialities) £430
SSI Nitrox Course (theory only) including Certification Fee £125
SSI Speciality (2 dives)   £123
SSI Speciality Diver (2 Specialities) £240
Divemaster / Dive Con / Rescue available on request. POA

Please note: Dive certifications and log books are required for check in.

SSI Book and Certification fee are additional to above and payable locally in resort (approx. 38 OMR).


Dive Packages
 

DIVE PACKAGES

Price from

6 Shore Dive Pack 

£225

10 Shore Dive Pack 

£341

 

Fact File

Diving Conditions

Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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Best Time: October to April.

Average Air temps: 22-38/50°C

Average Water temps: 19-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m.

Top Dive Sites: Ras Abu Daoud, Al Munasseir wreck, Daymaniyat and Fahal Islands.

Great Reasons to Dive in Oman

  • Easy & shallow coral reefs with hard and soft corals.
  • Wall diving.
  • Wreck diving.
  • Large shoaling fish.
  • Wide variety of Nudibranchs
  • Turtles, rays, shark, dolphin & occasional Whale shark.

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.