Al Hoota Cave, Al Hamra

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Al Hoota Cave كهف الهوته is a natural cave located in Al Hamra, Oman, measuring 5 km (3.1 miles) long. The cave was first discovered by local people several hundred years ago, and was officially opened as a tourist destination in December 2006.The cave has been opened for tourists w.e.f 05.09.2016. The tickets can be booked online on their website!
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  • August 9, 2017
    The caves have much more promotion than they actually are. Take you with a train in and visits in less than an hour, but if you've been going to some other cave to disappoint quite. As they say, only if you have time.
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  • July 15, 2017
    the cave might not be as impressive as Georgia's or Lebanon's Caves in term of size, but the museum at the station is. The presentation of information about the cave and the shared knowledge is very i...  more »
  • July 8, 2017
    Firstly if you have a question on how to reach this place you need to go on the Nizwa highway 15. To reach the Nizwa highway travel on Sultan Qaboos highway till after the airport, take the Nizwa exit...  more »
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  • July 15, 2017
    A Nice place to visit with family. full tour take almost an hour which includes 10 minutes on train from office reception to cave entrance. if you are accompany by seniors keep in mind that it will take 45 minutes walk about 850m length and 230 stairs step.
  • July 11, 2017
    huge section of cave is suspended. how load sharing works! natural formation of rocks due to water dripping over millions of years. a lion and a ganpati to put a wow on your mouth.
  • June 6, 2017
    Amazing natural caves ... A tip for u guys going for the first time .. know about the types of rocks and a bit if caves ... That's will amaze u .. Let ur imagination flow and u will see the rocks in a different angle ..
  • July 8, 2017
    It was really good inside the cave it gave me natural breeze. The only problem was there was a spot in the gave called as the blind fish where u could only see water rather than fish
  • May 4, 2017
    We really enjoyed our time in this cave. very recommended for families. it is save and clean with friendly staff. make sure to book ahead.

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