Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Riding, Sandboarding & BBQ

1. Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Riding, Sandboarding & BBQ

Explore the Dubai desert in the best ways possible: dune bashing in a Land Cruiser, on camelback, sandboarding, and with the option of enjoying a traditional Bedouin camp experience with a BBQ dinner and shows. After your pickup in Dubai, ride off into the desert in a 4x4 vehicle, sharing this thrilling 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 brilliant desert sunset with your group at a Bedouin camp. Hop on a camel for a fun ride and try out henna painting in the evening. Sit back at a Bedouin camp and marvel at the entertainment of a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance. Savor the rich flavors of local food at a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour Over the Dubai Desert

2. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour Over the Dubai Desert

Take a sunrise tour of the Dubai desert from a hot air balloon. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up and dropped-off at your accommodations in Dubai. Perk up with a morning coffee or tea. Be picked up from your accommodation in Dubai and sit back and relax on the scenic drive to the lift-off base camp. Have a nice hot cup of coffee or tea before your fight. Hop aboard and experience the excitement of lifting off. Take in sunrise views of sweeping sand dunes and distant mountains. Float across the sky and look for wildlife like the Arabian oryx or the sand gazelle. Return to your accommodation in Dubai at the end of the tour.

Dubai Private Night Safari & Astronomy

3. Dubai Private Night Safari & Astronomy

Explore the Dubai desert after the sun has set and the temperture has cooled. Watch the desert come alive with nocturnal animals, and gaze at a sky filled with stars. You will travel to the desert by vintage 1950s Land Rover. Then, using high-tech night-vision binoculars, explore the extraordinary desertscape after dark. Even day time animals can emerge from their hideouts to drink, forage, and frolic after the heat of the day. Experience the quiet desert atmosphere and fresh desert air, in sharp contrast to the bright lights, intense heat, and loud noise of Dubai city center. After your nature safari, relax at an open-air camp belonging to a local royal family. Enjoy the cool desert air under a blanket of stars, as a three-course dinner and drinks are served. You will also get the chance to try an aromatic shisha pipe for a truly authentic Arabic experience.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Desert

4. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Desert

Begin your hot-air balloon ride early in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from the comfort of your hotel. Relax and enjoy the scenic drive to the Margham desert. Stop and have a warm cup of coffee or tea once you arrive. Drive through the Dubai desert to your take-off location. Snap some pictures as the balloon inflates in the desert. Float above the Arabian desert and witness the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground. Take in breathtaking views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and try to spot some native wildlife. Once you’ve landed, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel where your tour will end.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with ATV, Camel Ride & Breakfast

5. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with ATV, Camel Ride & Breakfast

Fly over the Dubai desert at 4,000 feet above the ground on a hot air balloon. Then, get ready for a short drive through the dunes in a vintage Land Rover towards a royal desert retreat. Once there, taste a gourmet breakfast and experience the desert in the most original way, on camelback.  Climb into the basket and before you know it, you will begin to peacefully float off the ground and ascend into the sky. All hot air balloon baskets are equipped with GoPros so that you can hold on to the memory for years to come. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Arabian sun behind the Hajar Mountains over the desert dunes. Try to spot from above the Arabian oryx, gazelles, or wandering camels in the sand dunes. Continue your adventure exploring the desert in museum-quality limited-edition Land Cruisers. Then, treat yourself to a gourmet breakfast served on a royal desert retreat. Before heading back to the city, explore the camp or relax in the majlis, their traditional sitting places.

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What people are saying about Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Our Abdul Malik Guide was amazing! He picked us up from the hotel and asked several times for our well-being! Reaching the desert, he helped us to book quad tickets since we haven't done that earlier. He has taken a lot of amazing pictures and videos of us! I loved the Dune bashing, it was a lot of fun! At the end of our tour our guide bought some nice drinks for us and offered us some dates to break our fasts since my husband and me were fasting, because it is still Ramadan. All in all it was a great experience and I would highly recommend our guide!!

Great experience!! It’s a must do when visiting Dubai. Our driver was amazing, told us all the places we can visit

Fantastic trip into the desert. Definitely book the quads these were a high point for us, so much fun

Ahmed was great. Very helpful and fun. He explained things well and we had a great day.

Worth doing good value Mohammed our guide was excellent from start to finish