Khasab: As part of the strategic development agreement signed with the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism to develop a number of touristic projects in the Governorate of Musadam, Oman Tourism Development Company (Oman Group) commenced the works on the zipline project and its ancillary facilities in the Wilayat of Khasab.
The Group in currently deploying the 1800-meter dual zipline project, which begins from Jebel Fitt and passes through scenic landscapes of Khor Qadi and Mokhi area over the coast of the Wilayat of Khasab.
The landing point of the zipline will be connected to the upcoming Atana Khasab Hotel, where a visitor center will be established to offer a host of facilities and book tourist experience, including various leisure and adventure activities that can be carried out in the area.
The project is currently being developed in a prime location with exceptional sea views of the Strait of Hormuz, complemented by the active movement of ships, yachts, and major cruise ships, making it an important touristic attraction for visits from inside and outside the Sultanate of Oman. The abundance of exceptional natural components and the cultural richness that is unique to the Governorate of Musandam, offers several horizons for future development.
Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Musandam, said: “Musanda zipline project represents the cooperation between the Office of the Minister of State and the Governor of Musandam and Omran Group, within the framework of implementing Musandam’s development strategy for 2040. The project will also effectively contribute in adding a variety of exciting activities for tourists, and serve as a model for entrepreneurs to create multiple assets and services that support the tourism sector, particularly adventure tourism.”
Eng. Said Ali Al Hinai, Chief Development Officer at Omran Group, said: “The zipline project will be a new tourist site in the Governorate of Musandam, adding to the exisiting touristic facilities established by the Group such as Atana Hotels and Resorts. We will continue to develop and implement plans and programs for a promising future of this vital sector in the Sultanate of Oman.”
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