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Abu Dhabi Desert Morning Safari: 4x4 Dune Bash, Camel Ride and Sandboarding

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Enjoy three exciting desert activities on a 3-hour morning safari from Abu Dhabi that's timed to beat the desert's fierce heat. Head through the desert to a Bedouin-style camp and enjoy a white-knuckle 4x4 dune bash. Climb up and skid down the dunes as your driver spins the wheels, and then return to camp to enjoy two other adventures. Ride a camel and tackle the dunes with a sandboard to glide and slide down the steep sandy slopes, snowboarder-style.
  • Experience three desert pursuits in a morning from Abu Dhabi
  • Sample some of the desert's top sports in the morning cool
  • 4x4 dune bash, camel ride, and sandboarding, with refreshment break
  • Ideal for sports fans, with morning timing that lets you use day to full
What to Expect
Meet your driver-guide at your Abu Dhabi hotel and settle inside a comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle bound for the desert. Gaze at the sands along the way and arrive at a Bedouin-style camp with a range of desert pursuits on offer. Then, set out on a 4x4 dune bash with a trained driver at the wheel. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you career up the slopes before sliding back down—it’s a serious thrill. Back at camp, refuel with sodas and chilled water, and experience two other activities. Ride a camel over the sands and try one of the desert’s most popular sports—sandboarding. Pick up a sandboard, get instructions, and then take on the dunes: surfing the slopes as if on a snow board. Your experience then ends with a hotel drop-off. Please note: the order of activities described above may change on the day of your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Emirates Tours and Safai LLC is a company based in Abu Dhabi and our pickup locations are within Abu Dhabi only. Unfortunately, we do not offer pickup from Dubai or any other emirates except Abu Dhabi.
We offer pickup from any Hotel, Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi or from the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.

Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal
Departure Time
7:30 AM
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transport to the desert
  • Dune Bashing by 4 Wheel Drive
  • Camel ride
  • Sandboarding session
  • Light refreshments such as Arabic Tea, Coffee, Dates, Soft Drinks & Mineral Water
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant women or participants with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The morning safari was great. We were picked up on time by a very friendly and polite driver from our hotel. The journey to the desert took about an hour including other pick ups. Once we got to the desert the dune bashing was good, i personally thought it would have been a bit
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Perfect quads Safari tour! Nice service and good half day in UAE dunes. Good communication and good company.
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I just booked the sunrise desert safari. It was excellent and was a super fun experience. I booked very late at night, ie a few hours before, but that was not a complication. the service was excellent and Avernr who was my guide was friendly and helpful guy. of course I will
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Fantastic day/evening in the dessert. We were picked up at our friends house in 2 cars. Our driver Unni was very informative and told us about the tour and about the things we drove by. He is an excellent driver in the dunes and we had so much fun (age 9-47) The Kids had fun in
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I really like the trip specially with Jino, he was so kind and good driver! The show was amazing too
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Desert Morning Safari: 4x4 Dune Bash, Camel Ride and Sandboarding
Responded 2 days ago
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! We greatly appreciate your time in sharing with us your amazing experience in our Desert Safari with one of our best safari marshal Jinos. Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook
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About the operator
By: Emirates Tours and Safaris
Najeem N
Today 21/02/2020 we are going 17 friends evening desert safari
It was great safari specialy thanks to emirates tours and safari our guide shiyab was very good guiding. Shiyab
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Carlos R
Great experience!
We had an excellent experience from start to end. Our guide was Anver , and we were so pleased with his
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Aneesh N
Dessert safari
It was great trip we enjoyed a lot thanks to Emirates tours and travels especially to Sameer (reservation)and
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Suhaib U
Dessert safari
It was a great trip we enjoyed a lot and tanks to Emirates tours and safari especially shiyab (guid)and
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Nisam A
Desert safari
we are enjoying because especially thanks Mr shameer and Shihab he is guiding so good thanks Emirates tours and
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Great pilot HARIS
We didn't expect it best experience in desert safari our pilot was HARIS he is great driver he has just smashed
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Melanie K
Amazing trip & best sunset ever!
This tour was definitely worth it and I can truly recommend it to everyone staying in Abu Dhabi. With Nadeem Irani
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It was a very beautiful adventure
Me and my mom went the first time to Abu Dhabi and we did the Desert Safari. It was a quite fun experience and
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Martin T
Richmond, Texas
Amazing and exciting experience not to be missed
Riding four-wheel vehicles across sand dunes was one of the most exciting experiences of our lives. The ride was
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Great tour with Nisam
Excellent tour and very nice driver. My family and I enjoyed every minute, we took the time to make some photos at
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