Salamah / Great Quoin Island

 
 

 

Location: This island lies in the Straits of Hormuz and is approximately 56nm from Dibba Oman port @ a bearing of 189 degrees

Type of dive site: Sloping wall down to sandy bottom

Depth: 10 – 25m

Marine life: Leopard sharks galore, round ribbontail rays, great barracuda, giant trevally and turtles. Not a lot of coral here but great for big pelagic viewing

Temperature: 21 - 30 degrees celsius

Remarks: It is a long boat ride from Dibba (approximately 2.5 hrs) so it is mandatory to have an emergency action plan for this trip due to its remoteness. Must be dived during slack high tide