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Red Dune Safari with Sandboarding, Camel Ride & BBQ Options

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Highlights
  • Get an adrenaline rush while dune bashing in the Lahbab desert in a 4x4
  • Enjoy camel rides, sandboarding, and photo ops from the highest desert dunes
  • Full-day tour includes shisha, henna painting, and photos with an Arabian falcon
  • BBQ at an exclusive Bedouin-style desert camp with dance entertainment on full-day tour
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4-Hour Morning Safari 10:00
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Morning tour in shared 4x4 vehicle. Includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel rides only.
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4-Hour Afternoon Safari 15:00
Afternoon tour in shared 4x4 vehicle. Includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel rides only.
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4-Hour Morning Safari 07:00
Morning tour in shared 4x4 vehicle. Includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel rides only.
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Overview
Take a dune drive across the red sands outside Dubai while exploring the desert by 4WD vehicle. You’ll experience the thrill of dune bashing, sandboarding, and a camel ride. Upgrade your half-day morning or afternoon adventure to a full day and linger for a scenic sunset, with the addition of a barbecue dinner at a Bedouin-style desert camp. You’re treated like a VIP with belly dancing, henna, and other entertainment.
What to Expect
Choose between a half- or full-day tour; the latter option includes a barbecue dinner and desert camp activities.
Start your experience with pickup in a safari-style 4WD vehicle from your central Dubai hotel and zoom into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city.
During the drive, your guide answers any questions and shares information about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture what looks like giant beanbags of sand. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site. Then hold tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Feel the adrenaline race as your 4x4 plows up the dunes before sliding and slipping back down the slopes, churning up billowing clouds of sand in the process. 
Reach a high desert dune for a photo stop and admire 360-degree views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets (afternoon tour). Take a camel ride and surf the dunes on a sandboard before you continue on to a Bedouin-style camp hidden in the middle of the desert (if upgrade selected).
The half-day tour ends here and you are returned to your Dubai hotel.
For those who have chosen a full-day tour, proceed to a torchlit camp, settle inside a cushion-strewn tent, and savor some fresh Arabian coffee and dates. Your safari guide will brief you about the various activities available: smoke a shisha (water pipe), decorate your hands with henna designs, and take pictures in traditional Arabic clothes.
As dusk falls, dig into a scrumptious barbecue dinner of dishes such as kebabs, hummus, and salads accompanied by sodas and mineral water, and additional drinks (own expense) from the bar. While you eat, enjoy a colorful belly dancing show and tanoura performance, where fast-spinning dancers whirl across the stage. If you wish, click snaps with Arabian falcons at the camp.
Finally, return to Dubai by 4x4, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed yesterday

We met with a very symphatical car driver (namely Fahim), who was very professional, and we felt us in safe with him, however it was amazing to climb the dunes with the tour car (Toyota land cruiser). It seemed to be so easy but it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kaszabfamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our trip to Dubai was short trip but full of adventures! Desert safari was one of the best part of the trip, specially Ibrahim who was a awesome driver! Catered for all our needs and looked after us as family. The whole thing experience was...More

Thank 526ajmeets
Reviewed 2 days ago

The experience was something we consider as unforgettable including our excellent driver and guidance of Mr Brown, thanks

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Caduarte227777777766
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

was with friends and the experience was unforgettable plus a pleasant tourist guide/driver FAHIM,knows very well and wont take advantage of tourists

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was verry nice and beautiful! The driver Ali was also very kind and told us about some places during the drive to the desert. Thank you once again ! Kind regards Niels

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Nielsv097
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I don't think that he is allowed to go on the dunes for safety reason
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