Liveaboard Review

The Queen of Musandam is an awe-inspiring vessel that also goes by the name of Yellow Dhow. This liveaboard was built in 2016 and receives maintenance yearly to help keep everything moving smoothly. The Queen of Musandam has a length of 86ft/26.22meters and a deck area of 49ft/15meters. What’s more, the liveaboard can get up to a cruising/top speed of 10 knots by being powered by a Yanmar engine. The Queen of Musandam will depart from Dibba port and then travel 4-hours before reaching some of the superb dive sites in the Oman region.

Our Overall Review

Things we like:

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    Many people said they got to see amazing sites in the Oman region
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    Some divers noted that they spotted whale sharks and various fish species
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    A couple of people of said the divemaster took them to best diving sites that had little other divers
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    Some of the people said they liked the intimate dives and made many friends
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Things we don't like:

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    A couple of people noted that the chef could have been more inspired by his menu options
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Diving on the Queen of Musandam in Oman 


Queen of Musandam liveaboard

The Queen of Musandam is a one-of-kind liveaboard with all the modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. You will be able to do various water activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, swimming, and bottom fishing. There are also leisure activities to do like sunbathing on the sun deck, watch a movie in the air-con salon or relax in the outside shaded lounge for al fresco dining. Moreover, the staff and crew will cater to your every whim making your stay more enjoyable and hassle-free.

Interior and entertainment areas

There are six air-conditioned cabins on the Queen of Musandam and can house up to 12 guests. The cabins have en-suite facilities with hot and cold showers. Furthermore, you will find charging ports and night lights to make your stay more comfortable.

You will also find relaxation and entertainment areas like the salon where guests come together to bond. The salon is air-conditioned and has a large TV and fitted with comfortable sofas. The top deck is also a favorite amongst guests with various sun loungers and a dining area for al fresco meals.

Food on the liveaboard

The diving crew knows that the best start to a great diving experience begins with food that compliments your diving regime. There will be three meals served daily. You will get freshly cooked meals that are local and internationally inspired.


With the Queen of Musandam, you will experience the very best dive sites in Oman. Some of the locations you will venture to are the Red Island, Gulf Of Oman and Sheesah Bay. A normal dive itinerary in Oman will last seven nights. These sites will also let you do kayaking, swimming, scuba diving and bottom fishing.

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