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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

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Address: Desert, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 809 8710
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a designated protected...
The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a designated protected area for the conservation the natural inland desert ecosystem of Dubai. It spans 4.7% of the total land area of Dubai Emirate and encompasses 225km2 of sand dunes desert ecosystem interspersed with gravel plains. The DDCR is a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and has gained international recognition from the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). The DDCR is home to 57 Plant species, over 120 birds and 43 mammals and reptiles including the iconic Arabian Oryx. The DDCR can be visited by either staying at the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa or for day visits with one of the four concession holders; Arabian Adventures, Lama Tours, Travco and Alpha Tours.
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Very Funny. An unforgettable experience. Ask to go in the front seat or in the middle, no in the back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Very Funny. An unforgettable experience. Ask to go in the front seat or in the middle, no in the back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

During our holiday in Dubai we didnt want to miss opportunity to have one must to do activity which is desert Safari. This is one of most reccommended activity while in Dubai. So we went in the afternoon, picked up by a Emirati gentleman with his Toyota Land Cruiser at our hotel. He was a polite man but also very... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

try ATV . buy any thing you need before reaching the desert because the markets near the desert are so expensive. belly dance was very good but the foods are not.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The best money ever spent will be doing this with Arabian Adventures, worth every cent, food was delicious and the tour guys know their thing. A must attraction for Dubai

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were taken out here during our Arabian Tour trip. I only wish we could have had a longer visit. The dunes were gorgeous especially at sunset. The dune ride was a bit boring as we were in a convoy of 34 other landrovers where they all stopped at the top of the dune so as to tail end the... More 

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Broome, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I really enjoyed this tour onto the sand dunes. Sadly we had a car full of older people who really shouldn't have sighed up for a safari tour. And whinged the whole time and didn't get out of the car when it stopped. One older lady was also car sick from the 4 wheel driving up and down the dunes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A hummer ride in the Dubai desert is a never to miss option if you are in Dubai. It is also called desert safari

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Brilliant fun in the desert. Disappointed we didn't see the belly dancing due to Ramadan but the 'spinning' dance was brillian and the short camel ride was fun. Couldn't believe in this vast area of red sand desert we saw a family of 4 deer, reminded me of home.

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Sunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was unsure what to expect with a 4 wheel drive experience in the dunes, but I had nothing to worry about as our driver was an expert. The desert is an amazing place at night, and the heat (it was 40 degrees at 21:00) doesn't seem all that bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It was a new experience to go to The Desert. Advise the travelers to experience yourself and enjoy it there.

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Additional Information about Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Address: Desert, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 809 8710
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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