Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

4.6 / 5

7 reviews

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

From $330 per person

Enjoy the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground in a hot air balloon after a morning drive across the red dunes of the Dubai desert.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
Starting time 4:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Instructor
Arabic, English
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in Dubai

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve from a hot air balloon
  • Experience the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground
  • Savor an Arabic-style buffet breakfast in the desert
  • Take photos with a falcon and catch a glimpse of local wildlife like camels and gazelles
Full description
Your hot air balloon adventure begins early in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Margham Desert for a refreshment and a briefing from the pilot. Next, you’ll be driven over the red sand dunes of the Dubai desert to your take-off location, where you’ll witness the inflation of the hot air balloon on the ground. After takeoff, you’ll float above the Arabian desert and enjoy the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground, taking in breathtaking views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and native wildlife. Once you’ve landed, you'll be driven back to the Margham desert to freshen up, take photos with a falcon, and enjoy an Arabic Style buffet breakfast. Finally, be dropped off back at your hotel where your tour will end.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off from any hotel within central Dubai (does not include Jabel Ali & Bab Al Shams)
  • 40 – 70-minute balloon ride depending on weather and ATC Permission
  • Flying experience certificate signed by the pilot
  • Arabic style buffet breakfast in the desert after the landing
  • Photo with a falcon
  • Camel ride
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    • Wheelchair users
    • People afraid of heights
    • People over 70 years
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Comfortable clothes

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Please be at your pickup location 5 minutes prior to the specified pickup time
    • The balloon ride consists of 16-20 passengers
    • Car transfers occur in groups unless a private transfer is requested
    • Please make sure to pay careful attention to the pilot's instructions
    • When travelling with children, please ensure they remain under parental supervision at all times
    • Please wear comfortable clothes (e.g. warm clothes during winter) as bags are not permitted on board the balloon
    • The maximum weight limit for 1 adult is 120 KG, any passengers above this weight will be charged double
    • It's mandatory for all the passengers to submit a copy of ID (e.g. passport/driver's license/government ID)
    • All passengers must sign a self-declaration/indemnity form before takeoff
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 7 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5.0/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      5/5
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    Absolutely fantastic experience!! I would recommend this activity to everyone. The whole morning was well organised and fun. The staff were knowledgeable and well drilled, and the balloon ride was a real highlight in Dubai, the most gorgeous sunrise followed by sightings of a falcon, camels and gazelles. This was follows by a lovely breakfast at a cool site in the desert with wifi and a modern twist. I really enjoyed the whole thing and will recommend it to friends and family wholeheartedly. Dr Bobby Ahmed

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    January 19, 2021

    Fab experience

    Would highly recommend the hot air balloon was fantastic watching the sun rise. Pilot was really good and informative. Ot was for my husbands birthday everyone sang to him which was nice. Whole experience is recorded and i brought the video well worth it, breakfast was included and falcon Show and camel rides was good. Lovely team .

    October 18, 2019

    Impress yourself !!!!

    A wonderful experience! Seeing the sunrise over the globe was something incredible besides seeing the desert dunes as if it looked like a sea without limits! Then the breakfast that was very exquisite! The interaction with the camels and the hawks was very good! And we also want to make special mention to our driver Alex, who behaved very kind and attentive to us! He looked for us at the hotel as we had agreed and also on the return he helped us and took us to another point in the city, which was not our hotel, to help us not miss an activity that had been rescheduled! Super grateful to him for that gesture! We recommend taking this tour with your eyes closed!

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    October 1, 2019

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