Turtle Watching In Oman - YES! 

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When you travel to a new country, a new city or a new region, you want to experience the destination head-to-toe. Discovering unknown, unique experiences is what sets your trip apart, and who says only one experience is better than the other? So, as you pack your bags to take a break from your mundane routine, head for one of the most popular eco-tourism activities in Oman and experience this one-of-a-kind activity called - Turtle viewing.

You can make a connection with its sensational beaches, but this is one experience you should definitely NOT miss!

Oman is home to several nesting sites for four different species of turtle: the endangered Green Turtle, the Olive Ridley Turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, and Hawksbill Turtle.

Rasaljinz-tu

Photo of Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve محمية راس الجنز, Sur, Oman by Aahna

Known for its white-sand, virgin beaches with crystal-clear waters – Ras Al Jinz, offers an ultimate experience at night with Turtle Watching. The experience of observing green sea turtles laying their eggs is a moment to remember.

My experience at Turtle beach in Oman

Photo of Turtle Watching In Oman - YES! by Aahna

The tour begins in pitch dark (in batches) where you’ll see turtles hatching.

Turtle at the beach

Photo of Turtle Watching In Oman - YES! by Aahna

The beach is a 900m, 15-minute walk from the visitors centre across soft sand.

Turtles Nesting

Photo of Turtle Watching In Oman - YES! by Aahna

The best time to see the turtle hatching is during summers between May and September. This destination enjoys a comfortable weather throughout the year.

Turtle heading back to the sea

Photo of Turtle Watching In Oman - YES! by Aahna

If you are lucky, you can also swim or snorkel during the day, and hey, you may also just spot couple of baby turtles!

There's also a turtle sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz that offers an interactive museum with research laboratories and a wide range of amenities for you to learn about!

Well, go experience it yourself and share your story on Tripoto. I just did mine!

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