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Al Ansab Wetland

#55 of 86 things to do in Muscat Features Animals
Haya Water Facility, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 800 77111
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Amazing views with less services and poor infrastructure

The place can be designed to be one of the best attractions for those who are willing to attend the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
sadiq864
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Muscat, Oman
A great place!

We spent a few days with our son in Muscat, and he booked a trip around Al Ansab for us. What a... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
David H
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Bishops Stortford
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good7%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“birds” (8 reviews)
“birding” (2 reviews)
“showcase” (2 reviews)
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Haya Water Facility, Muscat 113, Oman
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+968 800 77111
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

The place can be designed to be one of the best attractions for those who are willing to attend the wildlife and relaxing. There are hundreds of birds types that can be viewed through scoopes but in summer no way to handle 10 minutes as...More

1  Thank sadiq864
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We spent a few days with our son in Muscat, and he booked a trip around Al Ansab for us. What a couple of hours! we were met on our arrival by a charming and very knowledgeable lady who drove us around the area and...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I have been looking for this wetland for quite sometime and found very little information. This year I finally gathered enough knowledge to locate the wetland at the headquarters of the Haya Water Company. Drive past the trucks towards the main building and you will...More

1  Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We were staying locally and someone lent us a bird book to identify all the birds in the gardens of the Al Bustan Palace Hotel. Al Ansab is around 35 minutes from the Al Bustan by taxi and, initially, a somewhat unlikely birding area. In...More

1  Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Sir Petr Scott would have said well done .. So ,too would Wilfred Thesinger .. Each would have bombarded the Omani authorities to expand the space you have been given . We had an excellent ,brilliantly informed Omani lady guide .

2  Thank servabofidem35
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Al Ansab Wetland is a natural wonderland in the heart of Muscat. It provides a showcase for Oman’s impressive nature with its abundance of bird life. The Wetland is home to an amazing 291 species of birds that may be present at different times throughout...More

2  Thank DavisOman
Reviewed 31 October 2015

oasis in the midst of the city.marshy area...lots of birds.good for photo shoots.very close to the city centre

1  Thank sunseb
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This is waste land not wetland. Please don't come. Its had be land filled and development. You will only find lorries here. Trip Advisor Please remove this site.

1  Thank James O
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Well the area is were the sewage treatment plant and smell awful. bird will drop by for water but the place I will rate it 2/10 to plan for visit.

1  Thank Harrasi
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Many people in Muscat do not know about the ansab wetlands. It's like a different world in the middle of a sewage treatment plant. The migratory birds during certain months of the year are a real treat for bird watchers. A must visit if you...More

8  Thank Nausher K
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Catherine B
I've read reviews of the Al Ansab Wetland and it sounds like a very good place for a bit of birding before joining a tour of Oman. Can anyone recommend a good english speaking local guide?
7 September 2016|
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Response from sadiq864 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Al ansab wetland is related to Haya water company and you may call 80077111 to book an appointment for the visit and ask for guide for the same and they will support you
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