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Dubai: Desert Safari, Sand Boarding & Camp BBQ

Activity provider: Excursion Point Tourism

Dubai: Desert Safari, Sand Boarding & Camp BBQ

Activity provider: Excursion Point Tourism
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Venture into the desert on this day trip from Dubai. Bash golden sand dunes in a 4WD vehicle, try activities like sandboarding, and savor a buffet dinner at a desert camp while watching live dancers.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 6 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Hindi, English, Urdu
Pickup included
Pickup and drop-off is included from any hotel or residential building inside Dubai Central locations: Bur Dubai, Deira, Karama, Oud Metha, Al Qusais, Al Jafliya, Al Rashidya, Al Barsha, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah, Discovery Garden, Downtown, Business Bay, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Jumeirah, Sheikh Zayed Road. Pick-up from Sports City, Dubai Land, Jumeirah Village, Jumeirah Circle, Dubai Investment Park, Arabian Ranches, the Greens, and other outer Dubai areas is available for an extra $20 per person. Pick-up from Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali Resorts, Expo Village Hotels, Al Maktoum Area Hotels, Jebel Ali Palm Hotels, and Dubai Parks hotels and resorts are on a private basis only with no sharing options. Pickup is not available from the Hatta area or from locations outside Dubai. Pick-up time and location confirmation will be sent to you by email and WhatsApp.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience 6 hours on the Red Desert safari
  • Feel the excitement during the 30-40 minutes of dune bashing by a modern 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Enjoy a barbecue dinner of authentic Arabic cuisine
  • Wear the local Arab attire and sit by the campfire
  • Take a short ride on an Arabic camel
Full description

Explore the desert on this all terrain vehicle day trip from Dubai. Cruise through desert dunes and watch the sun set over the Lahbab dessert. Participate in activities like getting your picture taken with a falcon or getting a henna painting. Eat a delicious BBQ diner with a live show.

Have the option to choose a morning tour without dinner and a show or to choose an evening tour with dinner and a show. Pick from private and shared transfer options. Select an option with or without a VIP table.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at your hotel in Dubai. Relax on the drive to the surrounding desert. Cross the red sands and dunes of Lahbab in a thrilling dune bashing ride in a 4x4 vehicle before admiring the sun setting over the sands.

Take a photo of the Bedouins as they cross the desert with their camel trains. Continue to a desert camp to benefit from a host of activities like henna painting, sandboarding, shisha smoking, camel riding, and getting your picture taken with a falcon.

Cross the sands on camelback and experience the "ships of the desert" first-hand or try your hand at sand boarding down the dune for the ultimate adrenaline rush. Get a (removable) henna tattoo on your hands or feet.

Watch traditional Arabic entertainment, such as a belly dancing show and the whirling dancers of a tanoura show. Smoke a shisha water pipe. Be served a barbecue buffet dinner of authentic Arabic cuisine in the middle of the desert. Return to your accommodation in Dubai.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (within Dubai only)
  • Transportation by 4WD Land Cruiser
  • Driver/guide
  • 30-minute dune bashing drive
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Beverages (water, tea, coffee and soft drinks)
  • Buffet dinner
  • Live entertainment
  • Camel rides
  • Henna tattoo
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • If you are staying at Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali Resorts, Expo Village Hotels, Al Maktoum Area Hotels, Jebel Ali Palm Hotels, or Dubai Parks hotels, you must choose the private transfer option
  • Pickup is not available from the Hatta area
  • Availability is subject to weather conditions
  • Dress code is casual, preferably with sports shoes
  • Vegetarian option available. Please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour is not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • There will be no entertainment shows and alcohol served during the Holy Islamic days (if this is the case, you will be informed in advance)
  • In the open desert, a minimum of 5 groups is required on tours due to the safety concerns and the requirements of the Dubai tourism authority
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 2162 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Salman is a very courteous and helpful man. He didn't stress and let everyone have the time they needed for fine photos or other things. He even asked and gave help for better photos. In addition, the ride was super fun and we always felt safe. Again and again and many thanks Salman!

January 29, 2023

The tour was phenomenal, our tour guide Nasir is a personable funny man who is really good at driving. You feel very safe with him! He takes great photos and takes his time with his group. Everything was perfectly organized by you don't have to wait anywhere. A great experience, we definitely recommend Nasir e o!!!

January 12, 2023

We were never once bored on the whole trip and we had a great time ! All the attractions were very entertaining and fun which was very nice and the englisch of the tour guide was good so that we had very nice conversations which kept us very entertainined on the whole trip so that we were never once bored on the trip. So all in all it was a 10 out of 10 trip and I would recommend this to my friends.

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December 23, 2022

Product ID: 89937