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Desert Safari with Entertainment & BBQ Dinner

From AED 166AED 125
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5 hr. - 7 hr.
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  • Don't miss out on classic desert safari activities with this pocket-friendly ticket with pick-up and drop-off which also has three ticket options, standard, extended, and premium.
  • Enjoy a 15-20 mins dune bashing experience in Al Lahbab Desert.
  • Head to the desert campsite - get a henna painting done on your hand and smoke shisha.
  • Your evening will be packed with 3 live entertainment shows - fire show, Tanoura show, and belly dancing.
  • Savour a delicious barbeque dinner at the end of your safari.
  • Select the Premium option to enjoy quad biking in addition to all the exciting inclusions in your ticket.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Some entertainment shows may not be available during national holidays and Islamic occasions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Entertainment & BBQ Dinner

From AED 369AED 218.74
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6 hr.
Transfers Included
  • Enjoy a budget Desert Safari and top it off with a 20 mins quad bike experience.
  • With pick-up and drop-off service included, drive to Al Awir in a fully air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Be welcomed at the desert campsite with unlimited hydrating drinks.
  • Get ready for some fun in a 20 mins dune bashing experience in a 4x4 vehicle. An upgraded ticket will let you extend the bashing to 45 mins!
  • After a camel ride, top off your day with a 20 mins quad biking session or a dune buggy ride with a customizable ticket.
  • Explore the camp at your own pace once you’re back. The shisha corner has some apple-flavored shisha that is a crowd favorite.
  • Evenings in the desert are entertaining when you have 3 live shows in store - belly dancing, Tanoura show, and fire show.
  • Finally, head to the buffet for some delicious veg and non-veg barbeque delicacies, and eat as the Emiratis do.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Extended Dune Bashing + Sandboarding
  • Dune Buggy Safari + Dune Bashing
  • Quad Bike Safari + Dune Bashing
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • Some entertainment shows may not be available during national holidays and Islamic occasions.
  • Only guests aged 16 and above can take part in quad biking. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the quad bike.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Morning Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

From AED 269.33AED 202
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4 hr.
  • On this exciting morning desert safari, head to the Lahbab Red Dunes desert – for some dune bashing & sandboarding – and the Al Khayma camp for relaxation and a camel ride.
  • Roughly about 45 minutes from Dubai city, get picked up from your hotel in a 4x4 Land Cruiser with a local guide.
  • On reaching your destination, you’ll soon be off-roading on the dunes and coming back down again in your Land Cruiser!
  • In this approx 45-min ride, the vehicle will move at varying speeds to get your adrenaline pumping.
  • Sandboarding is a trendy and fun board sport to definitely try next.
  • Check out quad biking if you want to upgrade your dune experience.
  • The last part of this morning's safari adventure is a visit to the Al Khayma desert camp. Relax and savor some Arabic coffee, sweets, and dates.
  • Near the camp, enjoy a short camel ride (repeatable) before it’s time to be dropped back to the city.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Quad Biking, Camel Ride & Sandboarding
  • Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding
  • Quad Bike, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Only guests aged 16 and above can take part in quad biking. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the quad bike.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Premium Red Dunes Desert Safari in Dubai

From AED 484AED 363
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7 hr.
  • Gear up for an unforgettable red dunes safari with thrilling rides in the desert and leisurely activities at the campsite.
  • Settle in a comfortable 4x4 Land Cruiser, and learn about Dubai's journey from its humble origins to a trendsetter in innovations.
  • Once you reach the desert, spend 30-45 mins dune bashing on the red sands of the Lahbab Desert, or opt for an exciting quad bike ride.
  • After the sandboarding session, be welcomed by Qahwa (Arabic coffee), Gaymat (sweets), and dates. Enjoy an unlimited supply of soft drinks to quench your thirst.
  • Go on a camel ride, try shisha smoking, henna painting, watch a falcon show, and get an Arabic makeover with Kandura and Abaya - Arabian clothes for men and women.
  • Enjoy the evening entertainment in the form of a Tanoura and belly dance Khaliji style show.
  • Tuck into a delicious spread of barbecue dinner and sample some local desserts. You can choose between a self-service or dinner served at the table.
  • Soak in the peaceful ambiance of a desert night when the camp is completely switched off after dinner.
  • A hassle-free transportation experience is promised with pick-ups and drop-offs included in your ticket.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Premium Red Dunes Bashing by 4x4 & VIP Food Service
  • Premium Red Dunes Bashing by 4x4 & Open Buffet
  • Premium Red Dunes Quad Bike Ride
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience. Head to the checkout page for more information.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Some entertainment shows may not be available during national holidays and Islamic occasions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Luxury Desert Safari with Wildlife Tour, 6-Course Dinner & Exclusive Cabana in a Desert Oasis

AED 1,750
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7 hr.
  • Hassle-free transfers, a 60-min nature safari with a conservation guide, a 6-course dinner, camel rides, and live shows - get all of this in one lavish evening desert safari experience with this ticket!
  • Travel the desert in a premium vehicle on a 60-min nature safari with an expert conservation guide and spot desert animals like gazelles and Arabian oryx.
  • Visit a beautiful remote lake where you'll find some rare birds and go to a Ghaf tree forest for some beautiful photographs.
  • Watch a spectacular falconry performance at an exclusive venue.
  • Catch a colorful sunset as you sip on sparkling juice and enjoy some canapes.
  • Ride on a camel to a desert oasis where you'll spend the rest of your evening in your private cabana.
  • Dig into your 6-course meal in the cabana, surrounded by rolling dunes and a peaceful desert.
  • Watch breathtaking live entertainment shows before you are dropped off at your place of accommodation.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Private Transfers
  • Shared Transfers
  • Click here the 6-course dinner menu.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • Arabic jackets (Besht) are available for guests in the camp on request should the temperature drop.
  • Vegetarian, vegan, kosher-style, and/or gluten-free dietary requirements can be accommodated if informed during booking.
  • The nature drive is not recommended for guests who are more than 3 months pregnant.
  • A private transfer booking is required if traveling with children aged 5 and under.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

All-Inclusive Overnight Desert Safari with Sunrise Camel Trek

From AED 804AED 603
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17 hr.
  • Get ready for an all-inclusive overnight desert safari in the heart of the desert!
  • Enjoy a dune bashing and sandboarding experience in the afternoon.
  • Unwind at the Bedouin Camp where you can indulge in henna painting, shisha smoking, some gaymat (sweets) and gahwa (coffee).
  • Enjoy an evening extravaganza with a Tanour and Nashaat dancing performance and a delicious barbeque dinner.
  • Sleep on a traditional Nawar bed in a Bedouin tent after snacking on rogag (Arabic bread) and chai (tea).
  • Wake up at dawn and enjoy a morning camel trek on the cool sands as you watch a serene sunrise.
  • Tuck into an Emirati breakfast before heading back to the city with the pick-up and drop-off services included in your ticket.
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • The overnight stay in the Bedouin tent is not air-conditioned.
  • Some entertainment shows may not be available during national holidays and Islamic occasions.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Sunrise Desert Safari with Picnic Breakfast

AED 160
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4 hr. - 7 hr.
Transfers Included
  • Experience the desert safari differently during this sunrise safari with a picnic breakfast and sandboarding.
  • You'll stop in the middle of the flat desert and watch the dunes and Hajar mountain range light up as the sun rises.
  • Savour a hearty picnic breakfast on the cool sands.
  • Zoom down the sand dunes as you surf on a sandboard.
  • Drive back to your accommodation with Kodak moments from the golden hour.
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • This experience is not suitable for pregnant women, people with heart ailments, and back or neck problems.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Desert Adventure Pack: Quad Biking, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

From AED 485.33AED 364
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4 hr.
  • Pick this dessert safari if you want to have an adventurous time in the Arabian desert. With quad biking, dune bashing & sand surfing all in one ticket, you're in for a thrilling morning.
  • Sit on a quad bike and drive the feisty beast by yourself on the red dunes for 30 mins.
  • Experience the exciting ups and downs of the desert in a 4x4 vehicle while dune bashing.
  • Surf down the smooth sandy dunes on a sandboard for thrills and spills.
  • You'll also stop for photos so that you can capture the stunning landscape around you.
  • A short camel ride will let you experience the desert as the ancient nomads did.
  • Pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle is the cherry on top, making this morning safari as convenient as possible.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Desert Safari + Dune Bashing
  • Desert Safari + Dune Bashing + Quad Bike
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • This experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Al Marmoon Oasis Bedouin Heritage Safari by Vintage Mercedes

From AED 818.66AED 614
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5 hr. - 6 hr.
  • In for a traditional desert safari experience? This ticket includes classic safari activities with a smooth ride through the dunes in a Mercedes and some quality time in a Bedouin village.
  • After a comfortable pick-up from your accommodation, a Vintage G Class Mercedes 1980s awaits as you travel to Al Marmoon Desert Reserve.
  • Arrive in the traditional Bedouin village and be treated to gahwa and sweets.
  • Head for a camel caravan ride and watch a live Arabic coffee-making session once you're back.
  • As you explore the Bedouin camp, you'll see a unique cooking style as Emirati bread and a sweet dumpling called luqaimat are being made.
  • No evening desert safari is complete without dinner! Enjoy a 3-course meal in the heart of the desert while watching charming live shows.
  • There's more - you'll get access to telescopes to gaze into the night sky and listen to anecdotes about Bedouins, the oldest inhabitants of the Arabian desert.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Private Transfers
  • Shared Transfers
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • A child seat will only be provided for children aged 5 and under.
  • This experience is not suitable for pregnant women, people with back or neck problems, or wheelchair users.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Dune Buggy, Desert Safari, BBQ & Entertainment

From AED 369AED 218.74
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6 hr. - 7 hr.
Transfers Included
  • Grab tickets to a Desert Safari in Dubai with a dune buggy ride included in your ticket. The complimentary pick-up and drop-off service from the city to the desert is the cherry on top!
  • You'll be welcomed with unlimited refreshments once you arrive at the campsite
  • Head for the classic dune bashing experience for 20 mins, and treat yourself to some apple-flavored shisha once you're back at the camp.
  • Want to experience a different thrill instead? Choose the quad bike over the dune buggy.
  • Ride the sand dunes in Al Awir desert, a safari favorite, on a dune buggy ride. Add quad biking to your experience with an upgraded ticket.
  • With your appetite for thrill satisfied, get ready for an entertaining evening filled with 3 live shows - belly dancing, Tanoura show, and fire show.
  • You'll be served a sumptuous barbeque buffet in the common area towards the end of your experience.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Desert Safari + Dune Buggy
  • Desert Safari + Quad Bike
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • It is advised to wear lightweight clothing during summers. Bring along sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and a jacket during winters.
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.
  • Some entertainment shows may not be available during national holidays and Islamic occasions.
  • Only guests aged 16 and above can take part in quad biking. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the quad bike.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Dubai Desert Safari

Picture this: a mesmerizing sunset, replete with stunning shades of yellows and reds and a hint of pink streaking through. The sun’s rays fall softly on an endless expanse of golden sands and you’re left in awe at the natural beauty of the desert in front of you. Contrary to popular opinion that a desert pales in front of the mountains or the sea, visiting one is a unique experience in itself. 

Dubai, rightfully known as the City of Gold, strives to give you just this. While most travelers head straight for popular experiences like visiting the Burj Khalifa or Palm Jumeirah, make sure you don’t miss out on what will surely be the highlight of your trip: a Dubai desert safari.

Thrill and adventure await you on a desert safari in Dubai; go dune bashing and sandboarding, smoke some delicious sheesha, go for a camel ride and enjoy a lovely traditional dance with your family and friends. Plenty of excitement and memories await on a desert safari in Dubai. 

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Choosing the Right Dubai Desert Safari

1. Time of Day

Based on your plan of experiences to try in Dubai, you can opt for a desert safari tour that best suits your itinerary. You can choose from a morning desert safari or an evening desert safari, allowing you enough time to complete visiting other attractions in Dubai that have fixed timings. 

2. Activities

There’s a variety of activities that you can try while on a Dubai desert safari; sandboarding, dune-bashing, quad biking, camel riding, etc. You have the freedom to choose activities based on your interests on a Dubai safari tour; whether you’re looking for a relaxing evening, or an adventure-filled day.

3. Budget

Each Dubai desert safari tour includes different activities to choose from. Based on your budget, you can choose to opt for the default inclusions or add-on any additional activities you find interesting. Some tours include free meals and dune-bashing activity, while others additional activities like belly dancing and sandboarding.

4. Combo Offers

If you would like to cover all the major attractions and experiences in Dubai, opting for a combo tour is your best bet. Not only does this include a Dubai desert safari experience, but it also lets you visit prime attractions at the top of things to do in Dubai list, like Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa, or go for a Dhow cruise. 

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Return transfers

Since most desert safari locations are usually on the outskirts of Dubai, your tickets allow you to opt for return transfers. You will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle at a certain time, and once the entire desert safari experience has been completed, you will be dropped right back to your hotel. This helps you avoid having to plan the commute between your hotel and the desert safari location in Dubai. 

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Burj Khalifa

There’s no attraction that perhaps defines Dubai the best except for the Burj Khalifa. Standing tall at 830 meters, this architectural masterpiece towers over the rest of the city. Named after UAE President Sheikh Khalifa, visitors flock from all over the world to head to the top of this man-made wonder and soak in the glorious view of Dubai’s stunning skyline.

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Dubai Aquarium

This fascinating underwater zoo is home to over 140 aquatic species. The Dubai Aquarium hosts captivating creatures, from stingrays and piranhas to sharks. Not only do you get an up-close and personal view of these beautiful creatures, you can befriend them by participating in exciting activities like snorkelling, scuba-diving and even a dive into the midst of sharks!

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Dhow Cruises

Dubai is surrounded three sides by the beautiful ocean; sail across the blue-green sea by opting for a lovely Dhow cruise experience. These traditional wooden boats, earlier used by fishing communities, now are a prime tourist experience in Dubai. On a Dhow cruise, you can explore the length of the Marina and soak in wonderful sights of the Palm, Burj Al Arab and Dubai Creek. 

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Dubai Theme Parks

Your childhood dreams are set to come true! Dubai is home to a variety of theme parks, set to inspire a sense of nostalgia, thrill and adventure from its visitors. IMG World of Adventure, Motiongate Dubai and Aquaventure are some of the biggest theme parks in the city. Shake hands with Shrek, set off on a wild roller coaster and more!

All Your Questions About Dubai Desert Safari Answered

Q. What are the different types of desert safaris in Dubai?

A. You can opt for a morning desert safari, evening desert safari, or adventure desert safari in Dubai. You can also opt for a combo tour, that allows you to visit popular attractions like the Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah. 

Q. What is included in a Dubai desert safari tour?

A. Inclusions in each Dubai desert safari might be different. Based on your ticket, you could get pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, dune-bashing, sandboarding, quad biking, camel rides, belly dancing, buffet lunch or dinner, and more.

Q. How do I get to my Dubai desert safari location?

A. You need not plan the commute between your hotel and the desert safari location. Your Dubai desert safari tour by default includes return transfers.

Q. What does a Dubai desert safari combo tour include?

A. Your combo includes a desert safari experience, along with the option of trying out experiences like a visit to the Burj Khalifa or Dubai Aquarium, entry into theme parks or a Dhow cruise.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for a Dubai desert safari?

A. The cancelation policy differs for each Dubai desert safari ticket. Most allow you to cancel your ticket up to 24 hours or 48 hours in advance. Please check the cancelation policy before you book your ticket.

Q. What should I wear on a Dubai desert safari?

A. You can wear loose, comfortable clothing with open-toe shoes on a desert safari in Dubai.