Wadi Dayqah Dam, Muscat Governorate

4.4
#6 of 22 in Parks in Muscat Governorate
Must see · Dam · Nature / Park
Nature and man-made infrastructure harmoniously coexist at Wadi Dayqah Dam, which provides much of the region's drinking water. Completed in 2012, the dam collects vast amounts of the mountain rainfall, controlling the flow of water to the distant villages below. Take a picnic and sit in the lush parkland by the 8 km (5 mi) reservoir, which boasts a capacity of 100 million cu m (3.5 billion cu ft) of fresh rainwater. Drive to the 75 m (246 ft) heights of the dam for a scenic view of the surrounding amber limestone mountains and valleys. Using our international travel planner, Qurayyat attractions like Wadi Dayqah Dam can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This place just about an hour away from Muscat is really an amazing place. Best to visit during October to February.  more »
  • A quiet spot, 20KM off the main road, this picnic location has some breathtaking views. There's a simple restaurant, several park benches, and toilets. It's possible to walk over the top of the dam...  more »
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  • A very beautiful picnic spot. Has an attached garden and is also very scenic. Easily accessible and just an hour and a half away from Muscat. Make sure to visit during the winters. Family friendly.
  • Really enjoyable place to visit. We took a picnic and ate in the gardens. Impressive scenery and really friendly staff in the visitor centre.

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