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Self-Drive Desert Buggy or Quad Bike Experience with Transport from Dubai

Self-Drive Desert Buggy or Quad Bike Experience with Transport from Dubai
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from $106.86 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Choose a desert buggy or quad bike tour when you book. Then, start your desert experience with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel. Board your air-conditioned minivan or other vehicle with your guide and travel into the desert. After approximately one hour, arrive at the base where the quad bikes and desert buggies — the latter with automatic gears — await. After a safety briefing, put on the provided helmet and goggles, and take a seat on your chosen vehicle. Get instructions from your guide, and take a practice ride to get comfortable with the controls. Then, open the throttle and set off in convoy on a ride across the sandy terrain. Bump along dusty tracks and roar around small dunes and ridges — it’s a serious thrill. Enjoy the views and midway through your ride, stop to enjoy a complimentary soda and snap photos of the desert expanses. Your guide will accompany your convoy throughout and offer tips so you enjoy your ride to the max. Pick up speed as you gain in confidence and then wind your way back to base. With your ride finished, leave your quad or buggy and return to your transfer vehicle. Relax on your drive back to Dubai, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 61675167BUG
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Please mention your hotel for pickup only Dubai Hotels. Meeting point is hotel concierge desk • Local guide • Use of buggy/quad bike, helmet (1 hour ride with a short break in the middle for pictures) • Entry/Admission - Sand Trax Dubai Desert Safaris
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We have pick up and drop off to and from hotels in Dubai Pick up not provided from Airbnbs, Malls, private residences
Ports:
Port Rashid Passengers Terminal, D75 - Al Mina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Please mention your hotel for pickup only Dubai Hotels. Meeting point is hotel concierge desk • Local guide • Use of buggy/quad bike, helmet (1 hour ride with a short break in the middle for pictures) • Entry/Admission - Sand Trax Dubai Desert Safaris
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We have pick up and drop off to and from hotels in Dubai Pick up not provided from Airbnbs, Malls, private residences
Ports:
Port Rashid Passengers Terminal, D75 - Al Mina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h 30m
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Minimum age for Quads is 14 years (no passengers, these are driven by a single person)
Minimum driving age for Buggies is 18 years
Minimum age to ride in the Buggy is 5 years for a passenger, must be accompanied by adults
A driving license is not required but a basic knowledge of driving is necessary
Not wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Sand Trax Dubai Desert Safaris
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Enjoy an exhilarating drive through the magnificent and ever-changing sand dunes of Dubai on the Quad Bike (ATV) or Buggy Safari Tour. Weave through the trackless desert and tackle the high and low dunes. Experience the thrill of driving through Dubai’s shifting sand dunes on an adventure safari perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and nature lover. You will be picked up from your hotel in Dubai and transported to the tour starting point, where a professional guide will provide instructions on how to use and control your Quad Bike/Buggy. After being briefed on the rules of off-road driving and issued with safety gear it is time for you to take control of your own automatic quad bike/buggy. Feel the thrill as your guide leads you up and down the challenging sand dunes.
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Sania
1 contribution
Unique experience
Jul 2020 • Friends
It was a great experience to ride quad bike.Desert was very clean and safe to ride a bike. Our guide Ataullah is friendly guy and very informative. Once in a life time we should ride quad in the desert..Thoroughly enjoyed the trip...Thanks Ataullah
Written July 8, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Carmen
1 contribution
Absoltely great!!
Feb 2020 • Couples
We had a great time at the desert buggy Safari!
John was our driver and he picked us up very friendly and uncomplicated and told us a lot about Dubai. Hussein, our guide was also super friendly and took a lot of great pictures of us.

Thanks again for that great experience!

Max & Carmen
Written February 23, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Katharine
4 contributions
Fantanstic
Oct 2019 • Family
We had a great morning, first driving the quad bikes was so much fun, then sand-boarding and Carmel ride. Our guide john was great, in the car ride to the desert he informed us with a lot of knowledge on Dubai and the Emirates. Would highly recommend the great experience. The guides took photos of us throughout the experience on my phone which was good we could just enjoy it.
Written October 18, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Traxti
Great to know that you guys enjoyed the tour with us. Thank you for the positive feedback, keeps us focused on doing our best. Hope to see you and your friends again. Safe & Happy travels!
Written October 19, 2019
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Carlos7cb
London, UK4 contributions
Boring leisurely ride through the desert
We decided to do the buggy self drive as we thought it would be more exciting than being in the 4x4. How wrong were we, as soon as we get to the location we get told a number of rules telling us that all we could basically do is to follow in a line, no sliding/drifting and no hard accelerating. Apparently this is due to regulations and tires popping out of the rim which is obviously a lie as why wouldn’t they apply to the 4x4 dune bashing? Also, I have done this previously in other countries and this has never happened. The guide always stopped at the bottom of every dune to make sure that you had to brake on your way down so that you didn’t go “too fast”.
On a positive note, the driver that picked us up and then dropped us off at the hotel as nice and the food and entertainment was fine as well, although everyone else that we spoke to apart from him seemed arrogant and rude and it felt a bit like a sales pitch.
Overall, if you want a leisurely and calm ride (you will never exceed 30km/h/20mph) then you will probably enjoy it, if you want something more exciting than that, then give it a miss.
Written April 28, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Gemma W
Hampshire, UK12 contributions
Slow drive and unfriendly staff
We were picked up by a very friendly driver and taken to the dessert however on arrival, the staff were quite rude.
The main part - the self driving buggy tour was not as expected - for those expecting adrenaline and fast driving this is not for you! We didn’t drive faster than 30km/hour! The tour guide stopped at the bottom of every hill so we had no choice but to go extremely slowly!
Although the staff and driving let the tour down, the evening entertainment, food and experience of being in the dessert was good and the reason for the 2 stars!
Written April 20, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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