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Dubai: Private Falconry Safari

Dubai: Private Falconry Safari

From US$ 274 per person

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience featuring a nature drive and interactions with a falcon, hawk, eagle and owl on a private 1.5-hour safari.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on a nature drive
  • Experience having a bird of prey trained to your gloved fist
  • Interact with a falcon, an owl, and an eagle
Full description
On this private 5-hour program, head to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a 4WD vehicle. Enjoy a nature drive in search of the houbara bustard, Arabian oryx and sand gazelle. At the Emirati Falcon Hunting Camp you’ll be welcomed with Arabic coffee and dates. The falconry experience begins as you help to train a greater spotted eagle, desert eagle owl and Harris’s hawk. All of the birds will be flown to your gloved fist. Participate in a modern training technique: fly a peregrine falcon, the planet’s fastest animal, to a drone. As an optional add-on, you can enjoy breakfast at the luxurious Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa, or a picnic-style canapé breakfast at the falcon camp.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off in a luxury 4WD vehicle
  • Professional falconer and qualified guide
  • Wildlife drive
  • Arabic coffee and dates
  • 1.5-hour falconry experience
  • Refreshments
  • Private tour
  • Luxury breakfast (if option booked)
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    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 23 reviews

    Review summary

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

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    The early start is 100% worth it. Our guide Amin was timely, knowledgeable and great company. The desert at sunrise was amazing and the birds we flew each had their own personalities. We are thankful for the photographic skills and have beautiful memories with video and photo reminders. This trip exceeded all our expectations thank you so much for creating an Arabian adventure for us today

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    October 17, 2021

    There were three of us. Everyone is completely happy and returned from the tour very satisfied with a lot of pictures and video material. Our guide Dylan shared his passion with us. Many many thanks. I can only recommend this trip to everyone. Provided you love and are interested in falcons, owls, hawks and eagles and the beautiful natural landscapes. I didn't want a tour where the beautiful birds are only used as photo objects. My wish was to learn more about the different bird species, to observe the story between humans and animals, to fully exploit their own strengths when flying, to be able to touch them, to work with them and not only for 30 minutes. What we were able to experience with Dylan exceeded all wishes. You immediately felt the special relationship between him and his animals. Just the way it has to be. He was also able to quench our thirst for knowledge competently and warmly about the desert and many other topics.

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    February 10, 2020

    Wonderfully personal experience among the untouched dunes of the Desert Conservation Reserve: for nature lovers interested in learning about falconry and the flora and fauna of the Arabian Peninsula, this tour offers an authentic, hands-on experience with a knowledgeable guide. Rather than watching birds being flown, you become a trainer yourself and get a taste of how various birds of prey hunt and form working bonds with falconers. Worth the extra Money.

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    December 22, 2019

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