• Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 89.87 View price calendar

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Discover the beauty and customs of the desert on a 6-hour Dubai desert safari. Leave Dubai in a comfortable 4x4 with a guide, and enjoy an exciting mix of traditional and modern desert adventures. Ride a camel, surf a sandboard down the Dubai sand dunes and relax at a desert campsite as the sun sets. Get a henna tattoo, watch a ‘tanoura’ folk dance and top off your trip with a scrumptious shawrma at our new shawrma station or enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and exotic belly dancing show under the stars as you sit around the campfire.


  • Take in the views of the golden desert landscape as a guide drives
  • Visit a camel farm in the heart of the desert and ride a camel
  • Enjoy an exhilarating sandboarding experience down the desert dunes
  • Get a henna tattoo on your hands or feet, if you wish
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner under the Arabian stars while watching live folk and belly-dancing shows

What You Can Expect

Dubai Desert 4x4 Dune Bashing, Sandboarding, Camel Riding, Dinner

Desert Camp Site

Meet your guide at your central Dubai hotel and board a comfortable air-conditioned 4x4. Enjoy the views as you leave the city skyscrapers behind and set off on your 6-hour Dubai desert tour.

Gaze at the Dubai sands and hear all about the desert’s ecology and its history as you travel. After arriving at a traditional camel farm, see the hardy herbivores up close and take a memorable camel ride within the enclosures. Discover more about the different species of camels used in the region, and then return to your 4x4 to continue your desert journey.
Afterward, arrive at a desert campsite nestled amid the Dubai sand dunes and leave your 4x4 again to sample the thrills of sandboarding.
Following a safety briefing, practice riding a sandboard with tips from your guide. Once you’re confident, race your fellow travelers down the drifting dune slopes.
Then settle inside the camp as the sun sinks below the dunes and plains. If you wish, ask one of the henna artists to paint a tattoo on one of your hands or feet.
Watch a colorful tanoura folk dance and visit our new onsite shawrma station or savor a succulent barbecue dinner. Dig into typical Arabian dishes such as hummus (chickpea dip) and marinated chicken. (See below for a sample menu.) As a finale, puff on a shisha (Arabic water pipe) if you wish, and watch a brilliant belly-dance performance around the campfire.
Upgrade to an Exclusive Dubai Desert Safari by enjoying the delicious barbecue dinner at your exclusive table with a bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket.

Soak up the desert setting as the stars light up overhead, and conclude your tour with 4x4 drop-off at your Dubai hotel.


Customer Reviews

Nur Farah Atika J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Highly recommend. Pick up from the hotel. send back to the hotel. Service was good. Tour was spectacular. Awesome 4 by 4 dune bashing ride, Watch the sunset in the desert, Henna art, shisha corner, sandboarding, camel riding, wonderful performance was put up. Fun for family, couple or even group of friends.

Peter H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

A brilliant afternoon and evening.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was the highlight of our trip to Dubai! Absolute must! It was worth every cent.
It is exactly as described and so much fun. From the dune bashing to the camp visit. The entertainment and the barbecue. So many exciting activities. Cannot fault it in any way. Would do it all over again.

Tracey H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Highly recommend !

Ade United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was awesome - just one of the best we have done

Brittany B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Best value for the money.
This is a great way to cover all the bases in one day! We Were only in Dubai for one week with our teenage sons so we wanted to see and do as much as possible. We were picked up at our hotel at 3:30 and driven to the desert. After letting some air out of the tires we started dune bashing. The boys loved it! We stopped to take some pics and do some dune jumping. Lots of Snapchat pics for the kids. Then we headed to the camp which was very well-equipped. We all had a short camel ride, did some sand-surfing, got henna tattoos, smoked a shisha pipe, ate a delicious buffet dinner, watched a fire-eating show, a tanura dancer (like a whirling durvish), and a belly dancer. If you’re short on time this is a very efficient, economical way to go.

Tina M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

OMG this was amazing and definitely worth doing. Will definitely to this again if I go back to Dubai.

Bushra M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Amazing tour. One of the best ones I have done so far. Our guide was Rafiq who’s was very accommodating.

Thomas B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Exceeded our expectations when it comes to the total experience. All arrangements was well planned and executed and it was good value for money.

Ashley M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Shajahan was such a great tour leader!! Very nice and friendly, I thoroughly enjoyed meeting and talking with him. The tour itself was great and I have zero bad things to say. In the future, it outdoor be cool if the tour took pictures and gave them to people versus needing to charge for them. Its quite a waste of money for whats being offered, whereas I would be thankful if they were just sent. Since Im a aplomb traveler and everyone else was in a group it was harder for me to get pictures.

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