LEARN ABOUT ABT DIVERS.

Who are ABT Divers.

We are part of the Salalah based company Arabian Beach Tourism, which has many activities within tourism. The diving branch has operated in Salalah since 2008. We are currently located in the Crown Plaza hotel since 2014 and from Hilton Resort since 2006. ABT Divers have two boats for diving and watersports activities. From Salalah, we go boat diving in the area between Donkeys Head and Fazayah beach.  Besides boat adventure, we offer shore diving and snorkeling. Driving through desert landscape and off-road trails to the pristine beaches in Mirbat.       

We are a PADI dive-center and offer all courses from Bubble Maker for the young ones (8-10 years) up to the first professional Dive Master level. Our multi-lingual instructors have a wide varity of experiences in guiding and teaching. Among our basic courses we also offer many specialties.

Experienced local guides are available to take you on one of our many watersports activities. ABT offers fishing trips from near our base hotel in Salalah to Mirbat and Taqah for individuals to groups.

What to expect when visiting Salalah.

The nature in this region is just as spectacular as anywhere in Oman. The beaches are white sand and secluded, and the water is warm and filled with life. The diving and snorkeling season begins end of September to middle of May. Water temperature shifts with the months so expect around 21 to 25 C+ in end September, from 28 C to 38 C, so be prepared for warm nice days with high possibility for sun bathing.

The underwater world changes with the seasons. From September to December there will be possibilities to experience Kelp-forest in many of the dive-sites.  During the summer months, June, July and August, the region is under the monsoon influence and the sea is not for swimming or diving. 

Who we are?

Hisham Al Shanfari

Hisham Al Shanfari

Owner and Founder

Hisham is great man, he help us with everything and he is a great friend, always interested in new things, easy going, without him there would be no ABT Divers.

Rabie ali

Rabie ali

Operation Manager

Diving operation manager PADI Master instructor and SSI dive master instructor 12 years of diving experience. I will be happy to welcome you at ABT divers Oman.

Mohamed fathy

Mohamed fathy

Dive master, boat captain and water sports operator manage

An experienced dive master, boat captain, and water sports operator manager for more then 25 years .he will be here to guide you under water and sometimes will do the job as a boat captain.

Khalid Ali

Khalid Ali

Boat Captain
an experience boat captain over 9 years doing his job and never stop his hobby (fishing)_ . originally from Yemen . grow up near by the sea side and continue for his career to be professional boat captain. Khalid will be happy to get you to the Good place to watch dolphin , snorkelling and enjoy your scuba diving by boat .
Anja strande

Anja strande

Padi Dive Master
I have been diving since I was 14 years old and I just can’t get enough of it. So now I am working with diving, best job ever if you ask me. Diving can be such an amazing experience and I love being there to help people get a great experience in the underwater world! Let’s go explore it together!
Ruth Palacin

Ruth Palacin

Padi Scuba Diving instructor
Padi Instructor from Spain. Nature and wildlife passionate and conservationist. As divers, we live life changing experiences underwater and it´s our commitment to protect and preserve the Ocean.I love photography and video making. And Yoga.
Medhat Elfkhrany

Medhat Elfkhrany

Snorkeling Guide and Accountant
Naturally, snorkeling is in my blood and I look forward to providing you the best snorkel experience on the ocean. Now I enjoy spending eight to nine months in salalah helping give tours. i am an accountat also and web developer .

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