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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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$63.28*
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Nature Trails Safari in the Dubai Desert...
Ranked #16 of 426 things to do in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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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 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.
Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

This was good experience
Sand dune in 4x4 fun
Hot to ride buggy in sand
Food in dessert was o.k.
Weather was good for this in October

Thank as07onm
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

The food and entertainment were good- if you get motion sickness though I wouldn't recommend the sand-dune four wheel driving!!

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Amazing unique experience if you are traveling to UAE don’t miss it. Especially dune drive it’s a crazy fun.

Thank HarrisSiddiqui
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

I like the way they appreciate the idea of recycling the water, yet keeping it so natural. Being in the middle of a desert, water is a very precious commodity, therefore it must be preserved.

Thank Katerina K
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

This was one of the highlights of my stay. You get picked up from the hotel and they drive through the desert for a while along with 20 or so other cars. It can be really bumpy so not so great for younger kids. You see the sunset, ride camels and then have lunch under the stars while a belly dancer dances to arabic music. Eventful to say the least!

Thank R R
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