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Address: Dubai Desert Aerial Tour, Dubai 76888, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 009714 2854949
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: So close, yet so far from the glitz and the glamour of the city. Now only...
So close, yet so far from the glitz and the glamour of the city. Now only a 30 minute drive from the centre of Dubai! (Burj Khalifa) We collect you from your hotel within the urban area of Dubai or a specified meeting point and transfer you to the desert, where you'll enjoy a one hour flight. Witness a breathtaking sunrise with the backdrop of the majestic Hajjar Mountains. Once we've touched down and enjoyed some refreshments we then drop you back off at your hotel.Flying daily from 20th September until the 31st of May each year.Closed 1st June until 19th of September each year.
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Opted for this and it was mind blowing experience. I opted for morning slot and it was good to the overall Dubai from so high and since it was my first ballon ride its was amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Opted for this and it was mind blowing experience. I opted for morning slot and it was good to the overall Dubai from so high and since it was my first ballon ride its was amazing I simply love it. If someone prefer such experience so better opt for it and enjoy the fun.

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. Yes it is an early morning flight but as you said it is amazing, we are glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was a once in a lifetime experience and I can recommend this to anyone. Both me and my wife loved it and the captain and staff were extremely professional. One tip is take a coat or jumper with you as when you get taken into the desert it's early in the morning and quite chilly. Overall this experience isn't... More 

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and glad to hear you enjoyed the flight. The desert does indeed get a bit chilly in the early morning hours, so jumper is recommended especially during the winter months. Most people do try this once (at least) and we are happy to have been part of your experience. Hope to see you flying... More 

Manassas, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I did the early morning ride on 5/23/15. I was an absolutely amazing experience. Captain Piotr while very strict about safety, made it a lot of fun. He had us laughing all throughout. The views from the balloons were spectacular. Especially during the sunrise.

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the fab review. Safety is the main thing and Capt. Piotr is indeed strict but to everyone's benefit of course. Jolly indeed as well! Thank you for flying with us and hope to see you again. More 

Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was informed the previous evening about the pick-up time and I also received another message via the hotel. Minibus arrived in time and the drive to the take-off site was more than comfortable (so nothing like the bad experiences a few people wrote in their reviews). Safety is paramount and I enjoyed a trip of a lifetime and made... More 

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Yes, we do aim to always be on time and provide a professional service. Our teams are well trained and our captains are very experienced. Glad you enjoyed the flight and hope to see you again! More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Instead of having your back go out on a "dune bashing" or camel ride in the desert,the best way to experience the Dubai desert is in a hot air balloon.

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the fab review and well said :D Thank you for flying with us and hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

As our trip was a surprise birthday present i couldn't have asked for a better adventure then dragging my wife out of bed at 4am ! But i must thank all the staff from my 100 questions during the booking process to being a little late in the morning Capt Pete and the team look after us very well and... More 

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review David! Glad you enjoyed the flight. ' Breathtaking views indeed and a hat is recommended. Not only due to the burners (they have 25 000 horse power in case the captain forgot to mention) but also because we are in the desert and the sun does get hot also. Thank you and hope to see... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great views of the desert from the sky, professional team. It is worth to do it once and enjoy the nice views.

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. That is what we say, experience a different Dubai see the desert from the sky, it does look very different. Thanks for flying with us and hope to see you again! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My partner and I did a sunrise balloon ride and overall it was a great experience! Everything ran very smoothly and the balloon ride itself was completely stunning. I would recommend this as something to do in Dubai.

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. Smooth riding is our aim and the sunrise is indeed stunning. Thanks for flying with us and hope to see you again. More 

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Over the weekend, my wife and I took our second desert ballooning trip with Balloon Adventures Dubai. In my opinion, the BAD boys run the tightest ship in Dubai. They are always organized, prompt and polite, which unfortunately is not the case with many of services in the area. Our second balloon trip was just as wonderful as our first,... More 

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! And we will send the message to our crew also, they will be pleased as they all take great pride in being professional and offering good service is our main target. Glad you enjoyed the right and perhaps we shall see you for the 3rd time? More 

Toronto
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Persistence pays off. Big time. Three friends and I spent an incredible week in Dubai with Gate 1 Travel and were advised to work in a dawn hot air balloon ride into our free time. “Must do,” said the prior travelers. The travel desk at our hotel booked us with Balloon Adventures Emirates ~ Balloon Adventures into the Heart of... More 

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Balloon Adventu... E, Manager at Balloon Adventures Emirates, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review! And may I add LOL :D As you rightly mentioned, we are at the mercy of the weather but glad you made it at the 2nd round. The stunning sunrise hopefully makes up for it. We do recommend comfortable clothes, it can be difficult to climb in to the basket otherwise. So yes, trousers... More 

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Address: Address: Dubai Desert Aerial Tour, Dubai 76888, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 009714 2854949
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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