We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Abu Dhabi: Sunset Camel Trek and BBQ Dinner with Shows

Save
Share
Overview
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Start with pick-up from your hotel, the airport, or the port in Abu Dhabi and drive for approximately 50 minutes to the Arabian desert for a sunset experience of a lifetime. On the way your guide will tell you about the desert and the camels, including how they they live, how to ride them, what they eat, and how long they can survive without food and water. Once you reach the desert, take a short break before starting your camel caravan.

    Travel on the back of a camel into the middle of desert. Ride up and down the dunes in the twilight, and take amazing photos of the unique desert sunset. At the end of your 50-minute camel ride you will reach a Bedouin camp, in the style of the camps where ancient Arabic people used to live. Upon your arrival, you will be served dates and traditional Arabic coffee.

    Complete your experience of traditional culture by having a henna tattoo on your hand and smoking a shisha pipe. Dress up in typical Arabic attire and pose for a photo with a falcon resting on your hand or shoulder. Then you will enjoy a delicious barbecue buffet dinner as you watch authentic belly dance folk performances and a tanoura show. Relax under a canopy of stars, before being driven back to your hotel or the port.
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available from any hotel or apartment in Abu Dhabi, as well as the cruise port (Port Zayed). Pickup will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail.
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop off from anywhere in Abu Dhabi
    • 50-minute camel ride
    • Sunset view photo stop
    • Coffee and dates
    • Shisha pipe
    • Henna painting
    • Tanoura and belly dance shows
    • Local Arabic attire for makeovers and posing with a falcon
    • Unlimited water and soft drinks
    • Barbecue buffet dinner (vegetarian options available)
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Quad bike and dune buggy activities in the desert
    • Sandboarding
    • Alcoholic beverages
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children aged under 5 years are not allowed to ride the camels
    • Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time
    • Pregnant women are not permitted to take part in the camel ride
    • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (5th may - 4th June) you can watch Tanoura only in our desert camps as there will be some restrictions for belly Dance. Other religious holidays as per UAE law i.e. 3rd April​, 10​ & 31st​ Aug​, 9th Nov etc there will not be any entertainment activities in the camps as its strictly not permitted by UAE law.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Pick-up available from your Abu Dhabi City Central hotels & cruise port, Airport pick up is from Premier inn Abu Dhabi Airport hotel.
    • OceanAir Travels shall not be responsible for any kind of loss, accident, sickness or injury. It is advisable that the traveler should avail a travel health insurance as there can be chances of potential risks and hazards. Also, make sure they are mentally and physically able to participate.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    68Reviews3Q&A
    Traveller rating
    • 66
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More
    Selected filters
    • Filter
    • English
    Popular mentions
    My friend and I had an absolutely wonderful experience on this desert safari. Biju was our tour guide, and he was incredible! He was so kind, a fabulous driver, and an amazing photographer!! The night was so fun with dune bashing, camel rides, a wonderful dinner, belly dancing,
    Read more
    Funny experience on a Camel beside good food, excellent shows and amazing views in the desert! I definitely suggest it!
    Read more
    The trip was amazing, the driver is very kind, took pictures for us and the sunset and dinner was perfect! We loved so much!
    Read more
    Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Hamza, who took care of us during our trip. The whole trip was extra enjoyable, thanks to his amazing hospitality. He's really passionate about what he does and he clearly loves his job which made our trip really memorable. All the
    Read more
    The best experience ever. Everything was great from the food to the best driver, Faisel who also took some amazing shots of us. I totally recommend.
    Read more
    Previous
    About the operator
    By: Oceanair Travels
    2,912 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    H4415BT_
    10
    what a nice tour!!!
    thanks to Rafeek, i could male a wonderful experience!! he takes good pictures for us and the driving was very
    Read more
    Erica A
    20
    Wonderful Experience!
    My friend and I had an absolutely wonderful experience on this desert safari. Biju was our tour guide, and he was
    Read more
    Ashwin E
    Hyderabad, India
    20
    Best Desert tour ever
    I had the best desert tour of my life,thanks to azzez for the best driving skills and guiding and sharing his
    Read more
    Pioneer687036
    10
    amazing experience!
    I really enjoyed this activity with Hamza! It is unique and unforgettable. He is kind and very good at driving on
    Read more
    456taru
    10
    Awesome safari experience
    Great fun. Hamza was awesome guide and driver, definitely can recommend! Time was well planned and you get to
    Read more
    PTCMP
    20
    Dune bashing and camels
    Great fun. Dune bashing was exciting, but felt safe with Azeez behind the wheel. Nice way to get out the city and
    Read more
    ozeken2018
    Dublin, Ohio
    20
    Amazing!!!
    Before I write a review I have to mention this first: YOU MUST REQUEST SANU as your driver.... He is an amazing
    Read more
    _X7491MJ
    10
    exciting activity
    First, my guide Afsal was so conative. He explained about the activity kindly. The programme wad also exciting.
    Read more
    Narinder S
    New Delhi, India
    43
    Family Holidays
    The experience which I am sharing is not only the Dubai city tour. The review is all about the service provided
    Read more
    AbdulM1170
    20
    Abdul
    Amazing experience recommended if your in Abu Dhabi faisel was our driver he was great took heaps of photos for us
    Read more
    Outgo
    10
    Great Day Out
    Good value for money: Never a dull moment but paced leisurely enough to have time to enjoy every activity. Hamza,
    Read more
    194claudiap
    Lisbon, Portugal
    54
    Excellent visit to the desert with Mr. Sanoop: excellent driver and photographer.
    Me and a group of friends decided to went to visit the desert. Our first time in the desert. We had a wonderful
    Read more
    398ioannisp
    10
    Great e
    Although I was quite skeptical of the whole thing, this proved to be one of the best value activities in Abu
    Read more
    697qasims
    20
    Visited desert safari
    Hello, Afsal bro how are you ? We guy’s visited desert safari with you yesterday we really very glad to you we
    Read more
    musapatel97
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    20
    desert Safari oceanair
    the safari was very well planned out and the whole day was fantastic. The driver, afsal, especially was extremely
    Read more
    Key Details
    • Oceanair Travels
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Reserve Now & Pay Later
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall:+44 12 2492 8241