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  • Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Dubai 4x4 Sandboarding Safari

Discover the thrill of surfing Dubai’s dunes on a 4.5-hour sandboarding Dubai experience. Hop inside a comfortable 4x4 with a driver at the wheel, and travel through the desert to some of Dubai’s most beautiful areas of dunes. Then, hop on a sandboard, and with expert instructions from your guide, slide, steer and surf down the orange slopes to your heart’s content. Sandboarding Dubai? Been there, done that!


  • 4-hour sandboarding safari by 4x4 from Dubai
  • Try one of the most popular sports in the desert for yourself
  • Slide down beautiful sand dunes with instructions from an expert guide
  • Enjoy a scenic 4x4 drive across the desert around Dubai
  • Relax with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

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What You Can Expect

Dubai 4x4 Sandboarding Safari

Enjoy the thrill of sandboarding down Dubai's dunes on this 4x4 safari

Start your sandboarding experience with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel. Settle into your air-conditioned 4x4, and gaze at the views as you leave the city for the desert.

Watch the landscapes gradually turn hilly, and drive to some of the most beautiful dunes in the Dubai desert. 

Admire the orange slopes and hop out of your 4x4. After a safety briefing, grab a supplied sandboard and get instructions on how to position your feet and steer.

Climb a dune, strap the sandboard to your feet, and slide down the sands. Although the sport is similar to snowboarding, it’s easier to learn, so most people master things very quickly.

Slip and skid down the sands, and when you feel confident, stage a race with your fellow sandboarders.

Afterward, return to your Dubai hotel in your 4x4 where your experience finishes.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Was very impressed with the guide who picked us up on the day at 0730. He was very punctual and made the experience even more memorable!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

it's a little scary at first but in the end it was all worth it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Transportation was reliable and on time. The driver was nice and informative. The red sand was beautiful. The 4x4 ride was an experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

has been really funny , with a nice riding across the dunes with a land cruiser

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Our tour guide was fantastic. Very animated and discussed the city Dubai on our way to the dunes. When on the dunes his skills on the 4x4 was exciting and exhilarating. Then with the sand boarding he found us a very clean area and we went down it as many times as we wanted. Don't worry about falling cause its soft sand. Of course going back up for another run was the hard part. We had a great time and would recommend it highly!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

It was so much fun!! And the guide/driver was extremely nice and gave great personal service. I highly recommend. Be prepared though, climbing the sandy hill back up was very hard work. :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Very helpful tour guide :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

A great experience for kids and parents. A really good guide. Just check the time of pick up the day before with the local agency.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

George, our guide, was relaxed and told us many interesting things about the UAE on our way to the dunes. The dune was very suitable. George took care of us (softdrinks, took pictures, gave us a lot of time).

You have to know that Sandboarding is easier then Snowboading caused by the reduced speed.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2012

Great expérience of sandboarding on the dunes !

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