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Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options

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icon4 to 7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take a dune drive across the red sands outside Dubai while exploring the desert by 4WD vehicle. You’ll experience the thrill of dune bashing, sandboarding, and a camel ride. Upgrade your 4-Hour morning or afternoon adventure to a 7-hour and linger for a scenic sunset, with the addition of a barbecue dinner at a Bedouin-style desert camp. You’re treated like a VIP with belly dancing, henna, and other entertainment.
  • Get an adrenaline rush while dune bashing in Lahbab desert for 30-40 minutes
  • Enjoy camel rides, sandboarding, and photo ops from the highest desert dunes
  • Treat your eyes with live entertainment showcasing Tanura & Belly Dance
  • Savor delicious BBQ and local cuisine buffet (veg & non-veg)
  • Choose from 4-hour or longer 7-hour all-inclusive tour
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Pick-up and drop off from your selected hotel
Licensed English-speaking safari guide with in 4x4 vehicle
Cold bottled water in vehicle
Dune bashing 30-45 minutes
Sand-boarding in the desert
Short camel rides
Sunset photo stop in the desert
Welcome greet at camp with Qawha (Arabic coffee), dates & Lugamat (traditional sweet)
All desert camp activities including BBQ buffet dinner, Shisha pipe, Tanura & Belly Dance show, henna painting, camel rides and unlimited soft drinks – (with the 7-hour tour option)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the desert camp)
Quad bikes

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pickup from any hotel in Dubai and Port Rashid (Cruise terminal). Pickup from Jebal Ali and Investment Park or other locations available on additional cost. Pick-up time will be within 45 minutes before the tour start-time.

Ports

  • Port Rashid


Choose from 4-hour program that includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel ride or the full 7-hour program with the addition of a BBQ dinner and enjoy many other activities at a VIP Bedouin-style camp'.

Start your experience with pickup in a safari-style 4WD vehicle from your central Dubai hotel and zoom into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city.

During the drive, your guide answers any questions and shares information about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture what looks like giant beanbags of sand. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site. Then hold tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Feel the adrenaline race as your 4x4 plows up the dunes before sliding and slipping back down the slopes, churning up billowing clouds of sand in the process. 

Reach a high desert dune for a photo stop and admire 360-degree views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets (afternoon tour). Take a camel ride and surf the dunes on a sandboard before you continue on to a Bedouin-style camp hidden in the middle of the desert (if upgrade selected).

The 4-hour tour ends here and you are returned to your Dubai hotel.

For those who have chosen a 7-hour tour, proceed to a torchlit camp, settle inside a cushion-strewn tent, and savor some fresh Arabian coffee and dates. Your safari guide will brief you about the various activities available: smoke a shisha (water pipe), decorate your hands with henna designs, and take pictures in traditional Arabic clothes.

As dusk falls, dig into a scrumptious barbecue dinner of dishes such as kebabs, hummus, and salads accompanied by sodas and mineral water, and additional drinks (own expense) from the bar. While you eat, enjoy a colorful belly dancing show and tanoura performance, where fast-spinning dancers whirl across the stage. If you wish, click snaps with Arabian falcons at the camp.

Finally, return to Dubai by 4x4, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All vehicles are fully insured and equipped with safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, government tracker, GPS, GMS and a first aid box.
  • The tour is not suitable for pregnant women and people with heart, neck, or back problem.
  • The program is subject to change due to religious seasons or other circumstances, which may prevent certain activities from taking place.
  • The camp features designated areas for Shisha smoking. Additional charge will apply if Shisha is required at the tables.
  • Falcons may not be available at the camp during hotter months (mainly in July & August).
  • Tour duration includes pickup and travel time.
  • Children under 3 years of age are not allowed on the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Dream Journey Tourism

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Not worth it for the camel nor for the people." See review
  • "When you get to the main camp the camel riding, henna and falconry are optional." See review

Reviews

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Fantastic
Nora_B
, Jun 2021
Very good et professional guid Nagib Reliable et Nice trip super and funny Enjoyed Good trip’´´´´´´´´´´´´´´´
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear Nora_B, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Najeeb's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Fantastic experience!
Kyle_W
, Jun 2021
The entire experience was a delight. I loved being in the desert! Our guide Najeeb was fantastic and took extra care to make sure everyone had a great time.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear Kyle_W, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Najeeb's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Fun
Benjamin_Q
, Jun 2021
Our tour guide was very good and patient with us. Had enough time for us was in no rush. Will recomend him.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear Benjamin_Q, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Perfec trip to the Dunes
OMR
, Jun 2021
Amazin experience , the driver Akbar very professional, the camel ride ,the dancers and the dinner excellent,
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear OMR, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Akbar's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Najeeb tour
Kingsley_O
, Jun 2021
Najeeb our tour guide truly made the excursion a memorable one, he made sure we did not have to take our own pictures, allowed us enough time for all our entertainment activities, was super friendly, and made sure we got the most out of the money we spent. He truly took care of us and made the excursion an excellent one.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear Kingsley_O, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Najeeb's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey,
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star-5
A lifetime experience ❤️✌️
Georgiana_M
, May 2021
We had a ones in a lifetime experienced thanks to Abbas from Dream Journey Tourism. The desert trip was just amazing and Abbas made it a unforgettable memory for us. He is such a entertaining, kind, highly professionals and skilled guide who makes the trip to what it is. He was anticipating all our wishes and took great care of us our kids and our mother. We loved spending the day with him as it’s just a pleasure being accompanied by a person like him! Abbas your the best tour guide we ever had and certainly this wasn’t our last trip with you!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Dear Georgiana_M, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Abbas's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Amazing experience
axolotls
, May 2021
This 4 hour tour was fun and exciting. Just what we were looking for. Our tour guide Najeeb was great!
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Dear axolotls, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Najeeb's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
A memorable experience
Lovelyruth
, May 2021
Exceptional service. My husband and I enjoyed this experience. We highly recommend Najeeb. He is the best tour guy, very friendly and fun to be around.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Dear Lovelyruth, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Najeeb's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Great Variety + Quads Option
MatthewC
, May 2021
Great tour guides. My second guide Mr. Brown drove the Red Dune Desert Safari and made sure that we wouldn't consume food & drink beforehand so that we wouldn't vomit. There is an option to drive the quads at an additional cost. This should be added to this experience's "What's Included" list so that individuals will know when deciding on which experience to pick in comparison to this one.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Dear MatthewC, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide Brown's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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star-5
Awesome
Talaimo
, May 2021
Vehicles were very nice and drivers were awesome!!! Definitely add this tour to your to do list. Great all around.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Dear Talaimo, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy that you liked our tour as well as our guide's assistance. We are working continuously to improve our services in order to provide you the best desert safari experience and we are really glad that we've reached your expectations. Don't forget to tag us on Instagram/FB with your awesome photos! #dreamjourneyae Thank you for choosing Dream Journey. We look forward to have you again on your next visit. Regards, Dream Journey
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