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Al Hoota Cave

Al Hamra, Oman
+968 24 391284
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One of my to-do-list with my kids is to visit the magnificent Al Hoota Cave. I will share the pros... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guide was in a hurry

It's a nice cave to see with some beautiful rock formations inside. The guide rushed us throw it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Al Hamra, Oman
+968 24 391284
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my to-do-list with my kids is to visit the magnificent Al Hoota Cave. I will share the pros and cons and sure hope the management of this spectacular site take some serious steps and notes to work on the suggested recommendations. PROS 1....More

1  Thank asmMuscat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice cave to see with some beautiful rock formations inside. The guide rushed us throw it though in 20 minutes. He stopped twice to tell us something in very fast English en the rest of the time he was walking quite fast and...More

Thank mennoklunder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place must visit place when you are around Nizwa ( a city in Oman), This cave is hidden under mountain, well preserved, with walkways built so that one can easily walk around. The cave is well illuminated and you can closely see the naturally...More

Thank Canwil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must to go and see if you are in the area as a tourist. It is a naturaly formed limestone cave, found when a bedouin went hunting for his lost goats, they had fallen into the cave through a small opening. There...More

Thank Daviedude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funny - the food and service of the attached restaurant was way more impressive than the cave itself... We made a stop here when going back to Muscat from Jabal Shams just for this cave - it turned out to be a rather disappointing experience....More

Thank E Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a Saturday in September. The cost was about 6 Omani rials per adult. The train from the entrance to the cave was not operating so we had about a 10 minute walk in the sun. The guided tour was very pleasant. The...More

Thank 177MikeS177
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice surprise in the highway. We didn't plan to go there, but saw a lot of signs that caught our attention. Decided to deviate 15km from the main road and after that, we were very happy with our decision. A very well established place, with...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This cave looks nice, we reached there by car very easy because it is advertised and after purchasing tickets we reached the cave by a train and we had a tour guide. This cave is quite long and you can see many shapes formed by...More

Thank Luana V
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Al Hoota Cave is a natural cave located in Al Hamra, Oman.The cave is about two and a half hours drive from muscat. Beautiful rock formations. Lion like formation besides small elephant are the classic natural formation. Understand this is a unique cave and only...More

1  Thank Srinivasan_manickam
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Good place for tourists and they will escort us with 1 guide who lead us in to the cave. well organized and well guided. Nice place to visit.

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6 September 2017|
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Response from Ana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw other couples with babies leaving the stroller at the entrance and carrying the baby. It's just about 40 minutes inside the caves, after that stroller again :)
Mukesh B
10 January 2017|
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Response from Imran K | Reviewed this property |
The best route for you would be to drive to Yanqul and then to Ibri. From there you can drive to Bahla and further down to Al Hoota Cave. It should take you around 3.5 hours from Sohar.
Iyer S
2 December 2016|
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Response from Vinpreadi | Reviewed this property |
During holidays strictly yes or you may not be able to see as only restricted number are taken in.