Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Masirah Island:

1. Hilf

4.5 /5

43 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Masirah Island

A village on the northern part of Masirah, it is the primary settlement of the island. It has the Royal Oman Air Force of Oman base as well as a fish factory. When you take a ferry from Shannah, you will reach Hilf. The place is considered a pitstop for people visiting the natural attractions on Masirah as the village has the eateries and other facilities.

2. Jabal Al Humr

4.3 /5

31 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Masirah Island

The highest point of Masirah, Jebel Humr has a wonderful view of the island with it being located at a height of 274 meters high. It's best to wear good shoes as the climb up is quite dangerous towards the top. It takes around 30 minutes to hike up the mountain.

3. Masirah Beach Camp

3.8 /5

13 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Masirah Island

Run by Kiteboard Oman, the Masirah Beach Camp is the best destination for water sports and meeting other fellow travellers! With its beautiful turquoise sea and soft sand, it's truly a paradise! Apart from amenities similar to a hotel, it is pet-friendly too! One can try various water-sports like water-skiing, kiteboarding, fishing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkelling and more!

4. Safa'iq Grave Site

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Masirah Island

The 300-year-old gravesite at Safa'iq is a popular tourist attraction as it has very unique tombstones with impeccable designs. The tombstones are perched up on a hill with their elaborate headstones. Two rocks on the grave indicate men and three rocks indicate women.

5. Turtle Watching

3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Masirah Island

Due to the fact that there are five different species of turtles on the island, there is not really the best time to go as the turtles' nest at different times of the year! Although green turtles can be spotted any night of the year at Masirah! Masirah Island is home to the Green Turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, the Hawksbill Turtle, the Olive Ridley Turtle, and the Leatherback Turtle.

FAQs on Masirah Island

How can I commute within Masirah island?

The best way to get around would be in your own car, which you can bring on the ferry. If this is not an option, there are taxis available from hotels.

There is no means of public transport within the island. 
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