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Experience the thrill of dune-bashing and sandboarding on this desert safari. Visit the famous Fossil and Camel rocks. Drive across the red sand dunes by 4WD vehicle. Watch the sunset over the desert sands. Enjoy a tasty BBQ dinner and also take part in a sunset camel ride at Al Khayma Camp.

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  • Pick up from hotel in Dubai
  • 60-minutes drive to the desert in a 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Rest stop 25 min before safari begins
  • Arrive at Fossil Rocks, which was a seabed 80 million years ago
  • Dune bashing adventure ride 30-45 min
  • Try sandboarding (surfing over the dunes)
  • Arrive at Al Khayma Desert Camp
  • Camel ride
  • Time for relax in camp. Shisha smoking, Henna painting
  • Meet the Falcon expert and pose with the royal bird
  • BBQ dinner with Tanoura dance show

Price include

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Dubai
  • Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned Land Cruiser
  • English-speaking licensed Safari driver
  • Dune bashing (30-45 minutes)
  • Sandboarding
  • Camel ride (can be repeated) and Camel feeding
  • Sunset photo stop
  • Gaymat (sweets), Gahwa (coffee) & Dates
  • Henna painting (tattoo)
  • Falcon experience
  • Shisha pipe free in the Shisha area only
  • Al Khayma camp visit (Shared camp)
  • Tanura and Nashaat show
  • Unlimited soft drinks
  • BBQ Meal (Open Buffet) with vegetarian & non-vegetarian options
  • Cold mineral water in the vehicle during the transfer

Price Not Include
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  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Quad bike / Dune buggy activities (optional)
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above.

How to Use
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  • You will be picked up from your hotel or preferred location in Dubai by your Safari Captain. Travel in an air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser to the desert. On the way, listen to some interesting stories about this landmark.

  • Upon arrival, take a short break for 20- 25 minutes in the rest area or you can go for an optional quad biking, if interested. In the meantime, your Captain will make the Land Cruiser ready for the off-road drive.

  • Begin exploring the desert with dune bashing. Feel your goosebumps when the vehicle climb up and down the steep dunes. This will continue for the next 30-45 minutes, enjoy each moment of this off read experience. Followed by this, you can try sandboarding, a desert sport. Keep your balance and body posture as instructed, and glide down the dunes and play close with the smooth sandbanks. Do not forget to click the best snaps of the Fossil and Camel Rock with your cameras. In regards to the timing, you can also enjoy a magnificent sunset view.

  • Next, we will go to Al Khayma desert camp for more fun, cultural activities, and entertainment. As you reach the camp, you will be welcomed with local Gahwa (Arabic coffee/ tea), Gaymat (sweet) and dates. Then it is time for a short camel ride around the camp premises.

  • Retreat to the camp and resume with the cultural activities. Try shisha smoking, get painted with henna designs. Try your hands on Arab makeover and take photos with the falcon. Thereafter, watch a beautiful Tanoura dance on the stage and then savor a delicious BBQ dinner with tasty desserts. Enjoy and relax for some time by enjoying a belly dance show.

Additional Information
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  • Pick up will be 45 minutes prior to your booked time based on your location and drop off is based on your hotel location and the city traffic. If there are any changes, you will be notified by email.
  • Please wear sports shoes for safe sandboarding.
  • We also recommend not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid the vomiting/ sickness during the dune bashing.
  • We assure you that all our desert Safari Captains are well trained and licensed as safari drives. The entire fleet of Land Cruiser vehicles are fully insured and well equipped with the needed safety facilities such as Roll Bars, Seat Belts, Government Tracker, GPS, GMS, First Aid Box, etc.
  • Please note that if your skin is sensitive to henna, it is advised not to do it.
  • Check the weather condition before stepping out. Prefer light clothes in summer and long, covered clothing with a jacket during the breezy winter season.
  • It is not recommended to carry jewelry, expensive watches, or cell phones as the phone signal is not working in the desert.

Pick up information
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    Pickup and drop-off are available to and from Port Rashid, and hotels and apartments within Dubai. Pickup and drop-off is available to Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali, Sport-Motor City, and Al Maha Resort at an additional cost, otherwise a nearby meeting point can be arranged.

Child Policy
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  • Child 3-11 years old

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  • By UAE law, pregnant ladies and infants (under 3 years old), people with heart & back problems are not allowed to participate in the dune bashing activity. (If these conditions apply to anyone in your party, please get in touch with us to customize your tour).
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible, but if anyone in your group has any physical disabilities, please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate.

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Important due to COVID-19:

  • Protective masks must be worn on all commercial vehicles/modes of transport.
  • The number of places is limited in order to avoid crowds.
  • Passengers are only allowed in masks. Please, take your mask with you.
  • Social distancing is provided in vehicles.
  • All equipment and facilities are regularly disinfected.

The Company will not be held responsible for any changes made to the program due to the weather, sea conditions, accident, or any other reason that may modify the program, changes are made for the safety and comfort of all the guest’s. Base on the above no refunds can be given.

Tour available on
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MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN Pickup: 13:30 - 14:30
Return: 21:30 - 22:00
4WD Land Cruiser

Sharing Car
Private Car (max 6 pax)

Adult: 51.96 EUR 62.36 EUR
Child: 43.88 EUR 57.74 EUR
Adult: 260.97 EUR 346.42 EUR

Deposit available! Pay deposit as confirmation, the rest of payment pay by cash on tour date!


Sharing Car
Adult: 51.96 EUR 62.36 EUR
Child: 43.88 EUR 57.74 EUR
Private Car (max 6 pax)
Adult: 260.97 EUR 346.42 EUR

Pickup: 13:30 - 14:30
Return: 21:30 - 22:00 *
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The trip was very good.The guide was very kind except for the very long hours in tne morning.
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