Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Experience the wildlife and beauty of the desert by night on this 5-hour private experience from Dubai. As dusk falls, board a private vintage Land Rover for a wildlife-spotting drive around the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. With a private driver, roam the dunes and use the night-vision binoculars and headlights to spot nocturnal animals foraging in the darkness. Then, relax at a royal desert retreat with a delicious 2-course dinner and stargazing session with an astronomer guide. In summer, upgrade to enjoy your wildlife drive in a plush Range Rover.
  • 5-hour private night safari tour with round-trip transport from Dubai
  • Roam the Dubai desert after dark to seek out nocturnal animals with your expert guide
  • Watch for wildlife with night-vision binoculars provided in your Range Rover or a vintage 1950s Land Rover
  • Swap the noise and lights of Dubai for the magical silence and calm of the desert
  • Relax over snacks at a star-lit desert camp and perhaps smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe)
  • Receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour
In the late afternoon, depart your central Dubai hotel by private, air-conditioned minivan. With your private driver-guide at the wheel, cruise into the desert that surrounds Dubai.
As you travel, hear about the local ecology and the efforts to preserve the flora and fauna of this natural wilderness.
After roughly an hour, pull up at a royal retreat among the dunes. Owned by members of the local royal family, the camp sits in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a protected area dedicated to helping preserve the desert ecosystem.
On arrival, swap your minivan for your private wildlife-watching vehicle, with a private driver. Hop inside a vintage 1950s Land Rover, or if you’ve upgraded (summer only), settle into a luxurious Range Rover.
Then, as darkness falls, drive around the twilit dunes and plains in search of wildlife. As you roam, learn how the reserve is home to Arabian oryx, gazelles, hares and many other creatures. Hear how both nocturnal and even some daylight animals use the cool and cover of evening to feed and forage.
Soak in the stillness and watch the headlight beams to detect any movement in the sands. Use the provided night-vision binoculars to zoom in on any animals you spot. 
After your approximately 1.5-hour drive, savor a 2-course dinner at the torchlit camp. Smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe) if you wish, and with tips from an astronomer guide, scan the star-spangled sky to learn about the constellations above.
Later, return to Dubai, where your tour finishes with a hotel drop-off.


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, Mar 2016

Very good staff, efficient, the desert Land Rover was a nice blast from the past. Dinner excellent in the nomad's camp.

, Apr 2016

Die Wüsten-Nachsafari war sehr gut organisiert und interessant, nur hätte diese 1 Stunde früher anfangen müssen. Diese Stunde fehlte im Wüstencamp. Kaum war das gute Abendessen aufgegessen, blieb keine Zeit mehr, die Gläser mit nicht-alkoholischen Getränken zu leeren oder sich entspannt zurückzulehnen. Der nächste, interessante Part der Sternenbeobachtung und Sternenkunde stand an. Danach ging es schnurstracks direkt zum Hotel zurück. Bei diesem Preisniveau darf eine zusätzliche Stunde im Wüstencamp erwartet werden.

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