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Address: Dubai Desert Aerial Tour, Dubai 76888, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 388 4044
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So close, yet so far from the glitz and the glamour of the city. Now only a...

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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wow- is there one place on earth to go by hot air balloon- it's in Dubai dessert!

Made a booking at home, months ahead so I'd get the day I wanted to go on this trip! Got picked up early morning Before sunrise, to get to the dessert by car which took about an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gothenburg, Sweden

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a booking at home, months ahead so I'd get the day I wanted to go on this trip! Got picked up early morning Before sunrise, to get to the dessert by car which took about an hour, then to see the balloons fill up with hot air, Bring clothes it's Cold in the dessert Before sun is up. When... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pick up was at 5am from our hotel at Cassells Al Barsha. It was still very dark when we arrived at the desert. We get to see how they blow up the hot air balloon. Our captain was Andrew Parker, an experience captain. Taking off and landing was smooth. Not windy at all during the flight. The view of sunrise... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Had a great experience with this company. Be ready for an early morning! We were picked up at 3:30 at our hotel and transferred out to the desert (about an hour out of town). The company is well-organized and a real class act. We had a great ride over the desert at sunrise and managed to see a number of... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We initially were booked on a Saturday. The pick up was at 3:50 in the morning and the ride to the desert is about 45 min. Weather is always unpredictable and the captains waited as long as they could before they decided that it wasn't safe to fly that morning. The fog was very heavy and visibility was quite poor.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

What a great experience to see the desert and watch a spectacular sunrise! Early rise at 3am, picked up on time and driven to site, met some lovely people. Great for solo travellers as well as families, couples etc. Well worth the am start!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Exciting, stunning and a unique trip to do. The whole experience was professional and enjoyable from pick up to return to hotel. Donato the pilot was excellent and made the trip really enjoyable. Watching the sunrise over the sand dunes from up high and then down close to dunes was spectacular. Rough landing was thrilling and well handled.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Words cannot even describe how amazing our balloon ride was. I’ve always wanted to ride in a hot air balloon and after years of cancelled flights in various locations around the world I finally got to do it….believe me it didn’t disappoint. We were picked up at 4am and taken on a 45 minute drive out to the desert. The... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Having postponed in April due to the rain- we were fortunate to have a perfect weather for the flight today. The crew both in the office and on the ground were very organized and true to their word we got the call the night before to confirm pick up time... 4:40 am at the Outlet Mall. Quick 15 minute drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Views from up high including the sunrise and wildlife, then swooping down below just above the sand dunes and brushing the foliage. Something never to be forgotten and well recommended

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

absolutely brilliant experience with Balloon Adventures Emirates... easy to book, good communication, pick up from hotel and 30 min drive to launch site at 4am!!! worth every penny and that early start once you climb into the basket and set off over the desert and watch the sunrise felt totally safe at all times with the captain Andrew who was... More 

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