5 star rating: Highly Recommended 98 Reviews

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

Best Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight

Glide up, up and away in a hot air balloon over Dubai Desert Conservation Revservation! After traveling from your central Dubai hotel to Margham by minibus, take to the morning skies and glide over the tranquil desert as the sun starts to rise. Gaze in awe at some spectacular desert vistas while enjoying an hour in the air, and then return to ground to celebrate the flight with a refreshing drink before returning to Dubai.


  • Dubai desert hot air balloon ride including a drink
  • Soar over the desert plains and canyons of Dubai Desert Conservation Range
  • Watch the sun rise over the desert, and see camels and gazelles roaming freely
  • Receive a personalized flight certificate and enjoy a cool drink after landing
  • Enjoy a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off service from select Dubai hotels

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What You Can Expect

Best Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight

Cruise over Dubai Desert Conservation Range on a hot-air balloon ride!

Rise early to start your hot air balloon experience with a hotel pickup from central Dubai, and then travel out of the city toward Dubai Desert Conservation Reservation, roughly 30 minutes away. Stop at the launch field in Margham, and hop out of your minibus to watch your brightly colorful balloon inflate.

After listening to a safety briefing, step inside your balloon’s basket and take to the skies with your pilot. Each basket holds a maximum of 24 people and there’s plenty of room for you to sightsee comfortably as you soar up and away.

Have your camera ready to capture bird’s-eye views of the desert that stretches out as far as the eye can see. As you watch the sun rise over the red-tinged sand dunes, listen to your pilot talking about the barren landscape mapped out beneath you, and learn about the wildlife —think camels and gazelles — that prosper in the harsh desert conditions.

After an hour in the air, it’s time to return to ground level, so, follow your pilot’s instructions for a smooth landing. Once back on the ground, head inside the launch center to celebrate your flight by receiving your personalized flight certificate and enjoying a cool drink. A professional video of your experience is available should you want to purchase it.

Finish your drink, and then return to your minibus to end your Dubai hot air balloon experience with a hotel drop-off.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great experience with wonderful memories and photos.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fabulous - from start at 4:30 am to finish this was THE highlight of our trip! Sunrise over the desert in the stillness of a balloon is truly a once in a lifetime experience that should NOT be missed!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fantastic trip. Captain Mike was prompt and professional with a great sense of humor. Breath taking views of the desert.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Although it is a long way for transport if you are staying in the Marina area, it is well worth it. A few hiccups along the way as it was fogged in that morning. Having never been in a balloon before it was quite exciting. Our captain was very good and explained everything. Well worth the money spent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well organised, well executed and excellent post flight video cost option at the time delivered. Captain Peter was also extremely good humoured during the flight and got clearance to go to 6000ft to get above the haze.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Fantastic! A must for everyone's bucket list!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Absolutely exhilarating!! Worth every penny!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great experience. Highly recommended. Our pilot was great bald, tall, German. Made safety is 1 priority. Was expensive but worth flying over the Arabian desert at sunrise. Basket was large 20 -24 of us and there was a 2nd balloon. We were able to take pictures with the other hot air balloon in the background. The pickup service was timely and quick our pilot picked us up. Overall, great and totally worth it.

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