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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Desert, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #13 of 207 Attractions in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a designated protected area for the conservation the natural inland desert ecosystem of Dubai. It... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Albuquerque, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We loved this and recommend this for everyone. Our guide provided us with interesting facts as we toured the reserve.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I been to Dubai a couple times for business and I finally had the chance to do a dessert safari at sunset and the experience of seeing the dunes was amazing. the service was excellent my tour offered food and experience the culture . I went on a private tour with only 5 people being on the dunes was like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Have no words to describe how much i enjoyed the trip, the barbecue, hen's, dress up etc... Loved every single bit and i will be talking about this for the rest of my life. Thanks Arabian Adventures. Kind Regardds Miss Vaz & Mr Nobrega

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Once you are in Dubai - Desert Safari is a must experience! Book a car, take ur friends and let them take u for a ride! It's 100% a lovely adventure.

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NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Did the Sundowner Dinner Dune Safari with Arabian Adventures. A MUST DO when in Dubai. Excellent service from AA from start to finish and the entire safari experience is fantastic! Would do it again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

desert safari tour was really amazing from start to finish needs 5 hours free time well worth the money id defo go again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went on a sunset safari with the family through Arabian adventures one evening through the conservation. lovely dunes, lovely sightseeing and excellent camp and food made for an excellent visit.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was lucky to get an access here and saw orix and also experiences the sunset.its just great to be there.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Safari in Deep Dubai deserts is really a fantastic experience for me.. I have recommend night safari is best one, you have to enjoy great Arabian dinner and henna painting... Purchase kobonaty safari deals for save your money..

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had an amazing trip on a Desert Safari with Travco in Dubai last week. A great ride, very professional drivers, incredible dancers at the Beduoin Camp where we enjoyed an Arabic BBQ. Lots of fun!

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