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Ras Ahlil

Ras Ahlil is a popular dive site located in Shishah Bay, Oman. Similar to Ras Arous, this area offers a stunning long slope adorned with an abundance of soft coral. With a depth ranging from 5 to 20 meters, it is perfect for both night diving and snorkeling. The calm waters make it an ideal location for divers of all skill levels.

The marine life in this area is diverse and captivating. Divers can expect to encounter schools of Jackfish, Fusiliers, Rainbowfish, Angelfish, Batfish, Moray Eels, Stingrays, and Lobsters. And if luck is on your side, you might catch a glimpse of Zebra sharks or Eagle rays.

To find Ras Ahlil, head to the coordinates N 26°14'54.4" E 56°27'35.5". It is situated inside Shishah Bay, approximately 37.1 nautical miles at 014 degrees from the Dibba port of Oman. The site features a mix of hard and soft corals, enhancing the underwater landscape.

When diving here, it's important to note that the area typically experiences calm conditions with minimal current. However, do check the current before starting your dive. In case of any current, enter the water from the west and swim alongside the reef, which should be on your right.

To optimize your diving experience at Ras Ahlil, take note of some valuable details. The visibility reaches up to 12 meters, allowing for clear underwater exploration. The maximum depth of the site is 24 meters, providing opportunities for divers to delve deeper into the enchanting marine world. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced diver, this dive site caters to divers of all levels. Furthermore, its close proximity to destinations like Ras Yafnara in the Musandam Governorate makes it easily accessible.

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Ras Ahlil, Oman's magnificent dive site, where breathtaking marine life and stunning coral formations await.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Ras Ahlil

Depth:24m
Visibility: 0m - 12m
Experience level:
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