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Wadi Bani Awf and Snake Canyon

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Wadi Bani Awf also spelled Wadi Bani Awf, is a large wadi that covers a large area with several villages and lots of cool attractions worth visiting. 


Among the wadi’s famous attractions is Snake Canyon.

Where is Wadi Bani Awf Located?


Wadi Bani Awf is one of the largest wadis in wilayat Al Rustaq in the South Batinah Governorate of Oman; it covers a large area with several villages worth visiting, including the famous “Snake Canyon”.


It is located among steep hillsides that provide an enjoyable off-road driving experience.

What is Special about Wadi Bani Awf? 


The route through Wadi Bani Awf' goes through beautiful scenery and connects all the way to Balad Sayat in Al Dakhiliyah region by crossing the Hajar Mountains. 


The wadi offers some of the best off-road driving experience you can find in Oman.

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Activities in Wadi Bani Awf


The road is very steep, and it takes about 3 hours to cross this wadi. It goes along a 5-meter wide path that is more than 100 meters high in places. There are wires connecting both sides of the wadi, which the adventurous use to cross from one side to the other.


So you should visit Al wadi If you love the thrill of adventure, winding mountain roads, you will find a challenge in Wadi Bani Awf (suspended road), Al Batinah South Governorate.


Besides, Wadi Bani Awf has some of the best off-road driving you experience in Oman along with beautiful scenery and stunning cliffs and canyons throughout. 

About Snake Canyon


Snake Canyon is a very narrow gorge situated in the middle of Wadi Bani Awf. You can touch both sides of the canyon at the same time; the upper part offers several jumps of 3/4 meters and 2 abseils of 20 meters, the climb takes around 4 hours. The ones who don't want to jump can always go down abseiling.