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Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options provided by Dream Journey

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

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
No Dubai trip is complete without discovering the desert or sampling its sports and traditions. This tour lets you enjoy a full line-up of activities with ease, from sand boarding and dune bashing to camel rides in the red dunes. If you wish, upgrade to add a desert camp visit, where henna art, a barbecue-buffet dinner, and live entertainment await. Whichever option you choose, hotel transfers are included for convenience.
  • Flexible desert sports and dinner tour from Dubai, with hotel transfers
  • Visit an area of red dunes and enjoy various desert activities with ease
  • Choose a morning or afternoon sand board, dune bash, and camel ride experience
  • Upgrade to add a BBQ-buffet dinner and live shows at a desert camp
Important Information
4–7 hours
  • 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)
  • Entry/Admission - Drive to Lahbab Desert
  • Entry/Admission - Stop for Camel Rides
  • Entry/Admission - BBQ Dinner with Bedouin Style Camp Experience
  • Entry/Admission - Drop off back to the Hotel
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the desert camp)
  • Quad bikes
  • Entry/Admission - Quad Bike Rides (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • 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 travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Laurent wrote a review Sep 2020
6 contributions
Amazing moment! During the afternoon, go to the desert from Dubai (45 min), jump on a chamel for a 10 min walk, then ride a quad for 30 min (+150 AED), and finally make a 4x4 tour without forgetting to fasten your seat belt. On Top of the hill, try the sandboard and go back
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Pawel wrote a review May 2020
Warsaw, Poland1 contribution1 helpful vote
Very well done, exiting adventure with excelent support from our guide Siyyam - very proffesional and polite. All as described in the proposal and on time, w/o any hurry and with high quality of service. Pawel - Poland
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Merllinvrajutorul wrote a review May 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Fabulos an unforgettable experience, very friendly staff very good transport conditions, good food..
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Date of experience: May 2020
2 Helpful votes
Thomas R wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Highly recommend this trip, once in a life time experience... Our tour guide Major was very friendly & attentive! From dune bashing, driving dune buggies, sand boarding, watching the sunset, it was an all round fantastic tour, huge thanks again to Major 👍🏻👍🏻
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ZarrinaK wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
Really enjoyed morning Safari with Mohammad , gave us unforgettable emotions , also made great pictures and put cool music during safari! Highly recommend! Thanks again ,Mohammad!
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

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By: Dream Journey
City Tour & Rashid were Great
Rashid & other guide were excellent, tour was perfect for us & they were very friendly knowledgeable I would defini
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Desert safari
Amazing experience, our tour guide rashid was Brilliant and so friendly😁 highly recommend especially the quads🤩
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red dune safari, quad, camel tire, sanboarding. exclamations about dubai
Perfect afternoon with rashid. Even of covid the company adapt the tour. rashid la Adaptable, safe driver and know
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Shamsher is a well experienced driver, take you safely to side, perfect!
Sunset red Dune Safari started with: pick up from the Hotel, well communicated & ON TIME, perfect! - well experie
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Abdi sheikh
We loved the camel ride the 4 wheelers and the desert car ride and the communications and how he was keep on provid
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A fantastic experience!
A truly fantastic experience, my family and I didn't think we were having so much fun, the rally on the desert dune
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very well organized tour and an unforgettable experience!
In the afternoon we were picked up at the hotel and drove together with another couple into the Arabian desert. The
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Nice Experience but with a bad ending
The whole desert experience was nice but not very special. The camel right was only 5-10 Minutes on animals, which
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Great Day in the dunes
It was a very nice day in the dunes. Driver was very nice and is a excellent photographer. I can really recommend
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exciting experience
our driver was very kind and attentive to all our needs. Dubai desert is a magnificent place and it is worth making
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Amazing fun
We had the best day, staff were amazing making sure we were able to take part in everything and then the drive over
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I love it!
This was one of the greatest trips I had in my life so far. The driver was super nice, the dune safari was really f
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Great way to spend a layover
Everything about the trip was perfect, we had a 10 hour layover in Dubai and this was a perfect way to use it, the
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John S
Great Experience and Guide/Driver
Major did a great job for us helping my wife achieve a lifelong dream of riding a camel...and the dune bashing expe
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Desert Safari
It was an amazing experience. Our tour guide Rashid was top notch and highly professional. We had fun. I recommend
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Key Details
  • Dubai, Drive to Lahbab Desert, and 6 more
  • Duration: 4–7 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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