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Dubai Desert SafariDesert Conservation Reserve

Forget the glam of Dubai City and get prepared to be mesmerized by nature's glamour. This safari isn't just about views; it's about immersing yourself in a vibrant desert ecosystem teeming with life. Explore vast reserves protecting 50+ plants, 120 birds, and unique creatures like the majestic oryx. Witnessing their resilience reminds you of the desert's fragile beauty, and your visit actively contributes to its preservation. So, trade city lights for starlit skies and embark on a meaningful journey through Dubai's wild heart.

Why go on Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve safari?

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve safari

Unveil Dubai's hidden kingdom

Beyond the city's shimmer, discover a vast desert sanctuary teeming with life. Track graceful gazelles, witness majestic oryx graze under the desert sun, and encounter unique creatures rarely seen elsewhere. This isn't just a safari; it's an expedition into a hidden kingdom.

Ghaf tree in the Desert

Ancient trees

Trade bustling streets for the hushed whisper of wind through ancient Ghaf trees. Explore shimmering desert lakes, hidden oases, and breathtaking landscapes untouched by time. Immerse yourself in the desert's rhythm and find your inner desert nomad.

Inside of a traditional Bedouin tent in Arab desert

Dinner under the stars

Savor a traditional Bedouin feast under a canopy of stars, the Milky Way your glittering backdrop. Share stories around a crackling bonfire, listen to the desert's lullabies, and experience the magic of dining under the vast desert sky.

A woman taking a stroll in the desert, Dubai.

Become a conservation champion

Your visit isn't just an adventure; it's a contribution. This safari actively supports vital efforts to protect Dubai's fragile ecosystem. Every step you take, every experience you share, helps preserve this desert wonderland for generations to come.

Safari through the desert in a premium Range Rover

Vintage Mercedes or Range Rover?

A premium safari requires a premium ride for the guests. Choose from the available experiences along with your chart through the desert in luxury.

Things to know before booking your Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve tickets

  • Ticket options: Two types of desert conservation reserve safari are available: one focuses on cultural heritage and wildlife tours and dining.
  • Group Fun: Both tickets offer group-friendly experiences, allowing you to enjoy the desert safari with friends, family, or fellow travelers.
    Engage in shared activities such as camel rides, live shows, and group-friendly dining options for a memorable collective experience.
  • Timings: The Desert Conservation Reserve Safari duration ranges from 5 to 7 hours, providing flexibility for your schedule. The Al Marmoon Oasis Bedouin Camp Heritage Safari and the Ultra Luxury Desert Safari, Wildlife Tour & Fine Dining offer distinct experiences within this time frame.
  • Activity Highlights -
  • Both tickets offer captivating experiences like camel rides, cultural activities (such as live Arabic coffee making and henna painting), and enchanting entertainment, including fire shows and stargazing.
  • The Al Marmoon Oasis Bedouin Camp Heritage Safari takes you on a 30 to 40-minute open-air ride in a 1980s vintage G-class Mercedes. It brings you closer to the authentic Bedouin village, followed by a 10-to 12-minute camel caravan ride, which can be repeated. Enjoy cultural activities like henna painting, a fire show, a Tanura show, and stargazing with a telescope.
  • The Ultra Luxury Desert Safari, Wildlife Tour & Fine Dining take you on a 60-minute nature safari in a premium Range Rover with a professional driver who is also a conservation guide. Explore a bird sanctuary in a remote lake, enjoy camel rides, and witness falconry. Given the premium options
  • Upgrade: Your Al Marmoon Oasis Bedouin Camp Heritage Safari tickets can be upgraded to private transfers for up to 6 people. You can also choose add-on activities at the location for an additional cost.
  • Dining Delights: Both tickets offer options catering to different preferences, including vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices.
    However, the Al Marmoon Oasis Bedouin Camp Heritage safari offers authentic 3-course Bedouin dinner, the Ultra Luxury Desert Safari, Wildlife Tour & Fine Dining features a 6-course dinner with a diverse menu.

Where to book my Dubai desert safari: online vs on-site booking

When planning your Dubai desert safari, you have various booking options to consider. Traditional on-site booking involves arrangements through your hotel or a local operator, with a straightforward process of being picked up from your hotel or a designated city meeting point for your desert adventure. On the other hand, you can opt for the convenience of booking your safari online through our platform.

Here are some reasons to consider online booking:

  1. Diverse Selection: Unlike on-site bookings limited to local operators associated with your hotel, our online platform provides varied options across budget ranges. Tailor your experience based on your preferences and interests.
  2. Trustworthiness: With a track record of serving over 15 million satisfied guests globally, our services have garnered positive reviews and testimonials. Explore our reputation through customer feedback, backed by 24/7 customer support for any inquiries.
  3. Convenience: Skip the long lines and brochure sifting at local operator offices or hotel receptions. Review each desert safari's inclusions quickly online, securing your preferred choice in under 5 minutes. Save time and ensure your adventure by booking in advance.
  4. Discounts and Cashback: Enjoy exclusive online-only discounts and cashback offers. For instance, an experience costing AED 200 through a hotel or local operator could be obtained on our platform with a 20% reduction and additional cashback of 5% to 10%. This ensures a more affordable and enjoyable desert safari without settling for local prices or incurring extra expenses.

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Safari Activities

Endangered arabian oryx in desert landscape

Wildlife Drive

Glide through golden dunes, following expert guides to spot graceful gazelles, majestic oryx, and desert's hidden treasures.

Lakes and trees in a oasis in the desert. Dubai, UAE
A private cabana in a desert oasis, Dubai
Falcon show in the desert, Dubai
Tourists riding a camel in the Dubai desert
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Plan your Dubai desert conservation reserve desert safari experience

What to eat?
What to wear?
Health and age restrictions
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Tickets - Location

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is located on the Dubai-Al Ain road, 53 km from Dubai. It's a serene escape from the city's hustle, promising an authentic desert experience.

Find on map: Google Maps Link

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Tickets - Transfers

If you're wondering about the logistics of traveling to and from remote desert safari locations, we've got you covered. When you choose us for your desert adventure, we offer round-trip return transfers for all our safaris. Ensuring your comfort, our 4x4 air-conditioned vehicle comes with a local driver, making the journey engaging and enjoyable.

Here's a breakdown of how it works:

  1. Direct Hotel Pickup:
  2. Meeting Point Option: Opt for the meeting point pickup for added flexibility. Choose from multiple convenient pickup points throughout the city. At the agreed-upon time, we'll pick you up from your selected location. After the experience, we'll ensure your safe return to the same meeting point.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Tickets - What to eat?
  • Avoid heavy meals before your safari to prevent motion sickness.
  • We offer a variety of snacks and refreshments during the safari, including water, soft drinks, juices, and light snacks.
  • If you have booked a package that includes a meal, you can expect a delicious spread of traditional Arabic dishes, such as grilled meats, salads, and desserts.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Tickets - What to wear?
  • Wear light, comfortable clothing that covers your shoulders and knees.
  • Avoid wearing white or light-colored clothing, as it can easily get dirty.
  • Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes that are comfortable to walk in.
  • Bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve Tickets - Health and age restrictions
  • Some activities, such as dune bashing and camel riding, may have age and health restrictions.
  • Please consult with your tour operator before booking to ensure you meet the requirements for your desired activities.

Frequently asked questions on Desert Conservation in Dubai safaris in Dubai

What is Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve?

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is a protected area located in the United Arab Emirates, just outside of Dubai City. It is home to a variety of desert wildlife, including Arabian gazelles, oryxes, and houbara bustards. The reserve also offers a variety of activities for visitors, such as desert safaris, camel rides, and wildlife viewing.

Can I book my Desert Conservation Reserve desert safari online?

Yes, you can book your desert conservation reserve safari online through us.

Are there any discounts for children or groups?

Yes, there are discounts available for children.

What is included in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve safari in Dubai?

This depends on the specific safari chosen, but generally includes transportation, guided activities, meals, refreshments, and entrance fees.

Can I customize my Desert Conservation Reserve experience?

Yes, you can customize your experience by choosing from a variety of activities and add-ons for an additional cost.

Is the food catered for vegetarians or people with allergies?

Yes, most tour operators offer vegetarian and allergy-friendly food options. Please inform your tour operator about your dietary restrictions when making your booking.

What should I wear on the Desert Conservation Reserve tour?

It is recommended to wear light, comfortable clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Avoid wearing white or light-colored clothing, as it can easily get dirty. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes that are comfortable to walk in. Bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.