The 170,000 m3 Teiq cave is located on top of the Teiq sinkhole. It has six chimneys, the biggest of which is on the western entrance wall. Residents of this area once used this cave for shelter. Discovered by a team of Slovenian adventurists in collaboration with the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), the Teiq sinkhole is also one of the biggest sinkholes in the world - 130-150m in diameter and around 211m deep.
Suhoor and Itteen caves
Situated in Wadi Naheez, some 12km from Salalah, the Suhoor Cave is a limestone rock cave.The Ayoon water springs in Dhofar also have many caves near them, one of them being the Itteen cave near Garzeez spa. The cave is 10km from Salalah and can be reached through the Salalah-Itteen main road. It is a major tourist attraction.
Wadi Darbat Cave
Known for its natural arches, this cavern is unique in terms of calcified sediments. The Hamran water spring cave, about 40km from Salalah, is home to a large number of bats.
This cave is one of the biggest attractions for residents and visitors as it is situated in the middle of a mountain overlooking Ain Razat, about 25km from Salalah.
Al Marneef Cave
The Al Marneef cave in Al Mughsail area is also a tourist paradise. The wilayats of Rakhiout and Dalkout also have a number of caves, such as Sharoot, Akhart and Hartoum.