2. Go scuba diving or snorkelling
If you're staying in the centre of Muscat, Oman, or nearby, immerse yourself in some superb snorkelling
excursion opportunities — the perfect addition to your list of things to do in Muscat. The shallows are full of marine life, including many different types of reef fish, turtles, Parrot fish, Lion Fish, Angel fish, and sting rays.
There are also many diving centres where you can take lessons if you're a beginner. With warm and clear waters, the teeming reefs provide an unforgettable experience, making it one of the most enjoyable family-friendly things to do in Muscat!
3. Watch a show at The Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House Muscat is one of the most iconic buildings in the Oman capital, and a visit here is a must for any tourist when looking for places to visit in Muscat. Not only is the Opera House itself a work of art, but it also plays host to some of the most prestigious operas and ballets in the world.
Even if you’re not a fan of classical music, it’s worth popping into one of the performances just to say you’ve been there. And if you are a fan, then you’re in for a real treat – the acoustics in the auditorium are superb, and there’s nothing quite like seeing a live performance in such a spectacular setting. If you can’t get tickets for a show, then make sure to take a tour of the building; it’s truly breathtaking.