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Discover the enchanting Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, where you'll encounter sea turtles nesting on Oman's picturesque coastline, offering an unforgettable and intimate wildlife experience.

Ras al Jinz (also known as Ras al-Jinz or Ras al-Junayz) is a remarkable destination located on the easternmost point of the Arabian. The area is most famous for the Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, a protected nesting site for endangered green turtles and other turtle species, making it an essential destination for wildlife and eco enthusiasts alike. The reserve offers visitors the rare opportunity to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, with guided tours offered during nesting season.  Depending on the season (please speak to your specialist journey consultant), you may sea turtles hatching from eggs, as well as mature turtles.  The Reserve not only serves as a sanctuary for these ancient creatures but also features research centres for marine biology where you can learn about the crucial conservation efforts being made to protect these endangered species and the importance of preserving their nesting habitats.  The village of Ras al Jinz itself is a charming coastal settlement, where the local fishing culture and earth’s raw beauty are on full display, making it a very worthwhile visit.

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