Trip Planner: Middle East / Oman / Musandam Governorate / Dibba Al Bay Ah / Nature / Bimmah Sink hole
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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Went last week by chance. Very beatiful sinkhole within Hawiyat Najam Park. The sinkhole is surrounded by a boundary wall with stairs leading to the bottom. There are almost 80 stairs and steep. The w... more »
Wish we had been prepared to swim here as it was hot and most inviting, but as we were stopping on our way back to Muscal International airport, we decided to just be tourists. A beautiful geological ... more »
A bright sunny day, which turned into cloudy & windy day by evening, gave spectacular driving experience to Emerald Green waters with the cave around. 160 km from Muscat, with the nearest city being Q... more »
Cary G Hart
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
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