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Dubai Desert Safari Red Dune: BBQ, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

Dubai Desert Safari Red Dune: BBQ, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

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Escape Dubai and drive across the Red Arabian Desert in a 4WD vehicle. Enjoy the sunset, sandboarding, camel ride and visit the camel firm. Choose the 4-hour program or the 7-hour program with the addition of a BBQ dinner.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Complimentary pick-up from any hotel or location within Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman & Port Rashid cruise terminal. Pickup from Al Maha Resort, Bab al-Shams Hotel, Jebel Ali, Investment City, and Discovery Garden is available only with an additional fee.
Private group available

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the thrills of dune bashing, sand boarding and camel riding in the Dubai desert
  • Enjoy a traditional Tanoura dance, a fire show and a belly dance
  • Savor a desert BBQ dinner
Full description
This unique desert safari begins with a pickup at your accommodation in Dubai. You’ll ride in a 4x4 vehicle into the Dubai desert and share this adventure with family and friends. Experience dune bashing in a Land Cruiser and stop to try out sandboarding on the red dunes as well. Take photos of the desert sunset with your group and wear traditional Arabian costumes at bedouin camp. Enjoy a camel ride and henna painting in the evening. Sit back at Bedouin camp and watch the entertainment of a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance. Savor the delicious tastes of Arab life at a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel and shawarma.
Includes
  • Pickup and dropoff at your selected hotel/ location
  • Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned Land Cruiser
  • English-speaking licensed safari guide
  • Red Dune bashing (30-45 minutes)
  • Sand boarding in the desert
  • A short camel ride (can be repeated)
  • Sunset photo stop
  • Mineral bottled water in the vehicle during dune bashing
  • BBQ buffet dinner, Tanura & Belly Dance show, henna painting, Shisha pipe, camel rides, unlimited soft drinks, tea, Arabic coffee and dates, and traditional costumes (with the 7-hour tour option)
  • Quad bike and dune buggy options (available on request at additional cost)
  • Alcoholic beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • All vehicles are fully insured and equipped with safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, GPS, and a first aid box
  • All desert safari drivers are well trained and licensed safari drivers
  • Dune bashing is not suitable for pregnant women and any guests with back or neck problems
  • Infants (below 3 years old) are not allowed in the car during the shared dune bashing. Please book a private option so that the parents have the full responsibility
  • Tour program subject to change due to religious or other circumstances; certain activities (mainly Tanoura dance and Belly dancing) and alcoholic drinks will not be available on any Islamic days as per UAE law
  • Falcons may not be available at the camp during hotter months
  • Bring a light sweater during the winter month. Casual, loose fitting clothing is recommended in the summer and guests are also recommended to wear sandals/ flip flops on the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 13047 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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This safari was absolutely amazing with Abdul leading our visit to the dessert and to the camp afterwards. He took care of us making us feel so comfortable and helping us to make the most of the experience! I can’t recommend Ammar enough! The best safari in Dubai!!! And Abdul is the real king of the dessert :) Choose this Safari and you won’t regret. Real value for the money! So worth it!

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October 8, 2021

I had pick-up by driver at hotel. One other couple in the 8 seater Toyota Suv with roll-bar. 45min drive to meet-up with the rest of caravan of drivers with tourists at Dune buggy rentals. They are extra charge to ride. Then to dunes for a crazy thrilling sand dune ride. Best part of the experience. One stop at dunes with caravan for sand surfing down a hill. You have to sit and slide down. No standing up. Then to camp for camel ride, show, and bbq. Camel ride was a short circle and you had to pay more if you wanted a longer ride.

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October 5, 2021

This was a unique experience, as I and my family enjoyed it from the moment we left until we arrived, the ride on the ATVs, the ride through the desert in the fantastic trucks and our guide Atif was very friendly, nice, the food was excellent. I recommend it 100% you will enjoy it a lot. All very organized.

September 26, 2021

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