• Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 80.00 View price calendar

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Experience a desert adventure on this 5-hour safari from Dubai. Traveling by comfortable 4x4, venture to a desert camp and after Arabic coffee and dates, take off on a thrilling quad bike ride across the sands. Enjoy a camel ride, see some sand art, get a henna tattoo, and finish with a starlit barbecue dinner back at the camp. As you feast on delicious Arabic dishes, watch a sequinned belly dancing show and hypnotic ‘tanoura’ performance, with dancers spinning in time to traditional Emirati music.


  • 5-hour 4x4 desert safari with BBQ dinner and quad ride from Dubai
  • Ride a 4x4 over the dunes as the sun sinks over the desert
  • Arrive at a Bedouin-style camp and be welcomed with Arabic coffee and dates
  • Ride a quad bike over the sands and enjoy a camel ride
  • Feast on a delicious BBQ dinner under the stars as you watch exotic belly dancers
  • Watch a tanoura folk dance, with whirling dervish-style dancers spinning before you
  • Admire traditional sand art, watch henna artists at work and get a henna tattoo if you wish

What You Can Expect

Dubai Desert 4x4 Safari with Quad Ride, Camel Ride, BBQ Dinner and Belly Dancing

Camel rides through the desert

After pickup from your central Dubai hotel, relax into your air-conditioned 4x4 and journey into the desert. On route, chat to your guide, who acts as your driver, and hear fascinating stories about Dubai and the desert around you.

Go off road and head into an area of dunes for an exciting dune bash. Hold tight as your 4x4 ploughs up the sandy slopes before skidding and sliding back down.

Continue to a beautiful, Bedouin-style desert camp nestled in the heart of the dunes. Hop out of your 4x4 into the torchlit grounds and enjoy a revitalizing Arabic coffee and fresh dates. If you wish, try an aromatic shisha (Arabic water pipe) along with your coffee.

Duly refreshed, take off on a 15-minute quad bike ride. Listen to a safety briefing and instructions, pull on a provided helmet, and zip and zoom around the camp and desert terrain.

Visit a camel farm and enjoy a short ride on one of these hardy desert animals. Afterward, admire some examples of delicate sand art, and if you wish, get a henna tattoo etched onto your hands or feet.

As darkness falls, return to the camp for a delectable barbecue dinner. Menus may vary, but typical dishes include shawarma (spit-roast meat wraps), Arabic salads and kebabs teamed with complimentary sodas and additional drinks (own expense) from the bar. See the Itinerary for a sample menu.

During your meal, enjoy a glittering belly dance show and watch ‘tanoura’ dancers spin, whirling dervish-style, across the floor, in time to rhythmic Arabian music.

Finally, return to Dubai by 4x4 and end your experience with a hotel drop-off.


Customer Reviews

Wilmarie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2018

Great deal for the price. Awesome time in the desert and great experience. Very nice guide.

Mukona K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2018

Great value for money !! absolutely incredible and I will do it again !! All advertised is true make sure that you are prepared for the adventure. It is advisable to carry cash on the trip with you to purchase some items that might add value to the experience. My personal highlight was the camel ride and the quadbikes. I got to take selfies with camels and rub their face that was unbelievable for me. If you are visiting Dubai, this should be in your bucket list. The dessert drive on its own is also amazing so just but the deal, you will be glad you did.

Zia United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Amazing time, the 4x4 was really good and comfortable. Chocolate Khan is funny and he is very helpful. The Quad ride was amazing, it is just a circuit but you can get a good ride out of it. The Camel ride is more of a picture opportunity and not a proper ride. Maybe a minute at best. But worth it for the picture.
BBQ dinner was good and nice. The tea, drinks were good. Nice relaxing place, with a prayer area. I would recommend.

Kamran Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

another nice bumpy ride well enjoyed although the Quad bikes the track was to small could been better if it was bit longer.....nice buffet food after wards

Vian M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Excellent tour for adventure seekers. Great combination of events to make your day filled with fun. Great drivers and fun people.

Vian M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

What a crazy fun filled day. Easy pickup from the port, our driver and tour guide, Hassan. Great sense of humor, made us feel welcome and had us smiling as soon as we met. Little bit of a long ride in traffic out to the desert, but its worth it. Once in the desert is where the fun begins, they are trained dune drivers and they give you the full experience of playing up and down the dunes. Lots of good stops for picture taking. Then you reach the camp by sunset to partake in the evening's festivities and feast. Excellent desert experience. What a time to be alive.

Marin K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great tour, exelent host, event to remember :


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Fun and awesome adventure!!!! Our guide was excellent!!!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Our Guide, Chocolate Kahn was the best. He explained some Dubai history as well as give us funny anecdotes along the way.
The 4x4 ride was equal to an exciting roller coaster while the camels slowed the pace to an unexpected interesting trot. We highly recommend this tour to have big fun.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Fantastic tour - great guide and very knowledgeable - Food and entertainment was great - Chocolate Khan an awesome driver

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