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Seventh Hole

Selma Plateau

Group Size: 2 - 12

Minimum Age: 16

Duration: 3 Day

Adventure Level:

Fitness Level:

Upcoming Scheduled Dates:

DEC 13, JAN 10, APR 10

PHOTOS FROM THIS DESTINATION

Caving Experience

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Abseil off 120m cliffs
  • Explore the cave
  • climb out 80m
  • Enjoy picnic lunch

TRIP DETAILS

Explore the section of one of the largest cave networks in Oman.
After 9 hours of training in Muscat over 2 days, we drive to Selmah Plateau for an overnight camp.

At the sunrise, we start the trip with the leap of faith as you lean back into the darkness of the cave. The first abseil is good 120m and gets your right into the middle of the Canyon Room. The adrenaline here is through the roof!

The light play on the walls is stunning and as you lower yourself down you can appreciate more and more the intricacy of the cave’s formation. This vast chamber is lit through the multiple holes in the ceiling, making it look even more dramatic. This is the place to take some amazing photographs.

Once everyone is down we progress into a pitch-black fossil passage that brings us to the second descent of 40m.
We then start our 80m climb out of the cave. Using all the techniques we have learned in the training and passing series of re-belays we accomplish our first 40m pitch and move higher. Another 30m and a few scrambles get us out into the light at the bottom of the wadi, a short hike from our cars.

ITINERARY

  • Day 1 – 6 hours training in Muscat.
  • Day 2 – 3 hours training and drive to Selma Plateau.
  • Day 3 – 6.00 – wake-up and breakfast
  • 7.00 – kitting up and safety briefing.
  • 7.30 -13.30 – cave exploration.
  • 13.00 -14.00 – lunch.
  • 14.00-16.00 – drive back to Muscat.

OTHER INFORMATION

Prerequisites

  • Good fitness level
  • Optional Add-On

  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Included In Your Trip

  • Top of the range equipment
  • Internationally certified instructors
  • First Aid trained staff
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Lunch
  • All entrance fees
  • What to Bring

  • Insurance. Make sure your travel insurance covers adventure activities. 
  • Closed-toe shoes, such as trainers or lightweight boots, are a must. You need something with good ankle support.
  • Remember everyone must dress respectfully. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
  • Backpack for water.
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.
  • Private Tour 525+ OMR

    Group Tour 115+ OMR