Bimmah Sink hole, Dibba Al Bay Ah

(4.3/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Cool off and take a dip in the clear waters of Bimmah Sink hole. The picturesque basin reaches 20 m (65 ft) at its deepest point, and was formed naturally due to erosion and the collapse of its limestone floor. Take some postcard-like shots of the vivid, emerald-colored water of the pool, go for a swim, or have a picnic on the tiny sinkhole beach. Put Bimmah Sink hole on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Muscat trip builder.
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  • The sinkhole is beautiful! I was there around sunset, and the only one in the park (february). PROTIP: park your car somewhere across the shore close to the sinkhole, go swim in the sinkhole and after...  more »
  • On leaving the motorway it is not indicated Bimmah Sink Hole but Hawiyat Najm Park! The place is beautiful and you can swim there!
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  • Amazing natural place... nice place for a day outing, quiet. Enjoy swimming in the hole or just keep your legs in water to relax, while tiny fishes bite your skin, feels nice. 
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  • This is a great day trip from Muscat. The area has very little around it but there are lovely picnic areas. The park has very little shade so keep that in mind when you are visiting.
  • Another magnificent geological feature of Oman. The sinkhole is formed by the caving in of limestone strata above .The water is clear bluish green. Can dip in and enjoy with family. The place is well kept with good resting posts.. Highly recommended to include in your travlel itinerary..
  • Nice place to stop by. Entrance is free and if you like you can swim too.
  • Good place to visit but take along foodstuffs if you are planning to stay longer
  • Located in Dabab village ,113 km away from Muscat. There are various stories behind the formation of the Sinkhole. Locals have a legendary story where by a meteorite fell in this location as its name indicates in Arabic " هوية نجم " translates into English to " The falling Star". Yet Upon scientific research conducted by experts and geologists confirmed that the crater was formed as a natural consequence of the interaction of dissolving limestone located at that location, which contain calcium carbonate with water, which resulted in the collapse of the earth's upper crust layer