Dubai Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner, Sand Boarding, Camel Ride & 3 Live Shows

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302 reviews   (4.59)

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Departs: Dubai, Dubai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Enjoy this 6-hour Dubai desert safari tour full of fun and heart-stopping activities in one of the biggest as well as magnificent Dubai deserts in the Arabian Peninsula. Your desert safari Dubai trip is a mix of adventure, cultural entertainment, and sumptuous dinner under the stars.

The real highlight of the desert safari dubai tour is an exciting, adrenaline-pumping 4×4 drive deep into the desert to explore the vast stretch of the golden dunes by plummeting low in the deep ditches and escalating high on the summit of the dunes. This is followed by a visit to a traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, which enables you to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert, as you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavored shisha, and rivet in mesmerizing belly dance movements, Tanoura and fire shows.

What's Included

Belly dance show, Tanura Dance show, Fire Show

Buffet Dinner with BBQ (veg and non-veg) self service.

Dune Bashing (30-40 mins) in 4*4 Vehicle that are configured with guest protection roll bars.

Fruits and dessert

Henna Painting, Shisha smoking (free in the shisha Area Only)

Hotel pick up and drop off, Professional English Safari Driver / Guide

Photography at sunset (Not always Guaranteed)

Photography in the Arabic costumes for men and women at the campsite

Sand Boarding, A short Camel Ride (can be repeated)

Shared Bedouin Camp in the middle of the Desert

Transportation by 4WD Air-Conditioned Land Cruiser in Sharing

Unlimited soft drinks / water / coffee / tea (inside the camp)

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Gift items (available to purchase)


Photography with Falcon (on additional Charges)

Quad bike & ATV, available with extra charges (Pre-Booking is recommended)

Shisha at the table is not included whereas the guest can enjoy it at the table on additional cost.

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 65

Additional Info

  • Due to the adventurous nature of this trip, below 3 years old and pregnant women are not allowed during dune bashing for safety reason.
  • During the Holy Month of Ramadan NO Belly Dance & Alcohol Drinks as per Government guidelines.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • During DRY DAYS an official public holidays NO Belly Dance & Alcohol Drinks as per the guidelines of DTCM
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • This particular tour is on SIC basis . For any upgrade of private transfers and VIP service call the service provider in advance.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
In this 6 hours tour, discover the beautiful landscape of the Golden Dubai Desert. You will be picked up from your hotel/ accommodation in a sharing 4WD Air-Conditioned Land Cruiser. Then headed to the middle of the desert on approximately 45 mins drive to the first destination. Upon arrival, there will be a short stopover for about 30 mins. Freshen up yourself while your safari driver will deflate tires to get ready for desert ride. Take a rest room break while our team are waiting to catch up the convoy or you can enjoy optional Quad Bike Ride on additional cost.

Then experience Dune Bashing and explore landscape of Dubai Desert in a 4WD. Then have a stop over and enjoy the panoramic view of the Sunset meantime you can enjoy Sand boarding.

Experience a traditional Arabic welcome of coffee, fresh dates, falafel and shawarma upon arrival at the camp site. Take a short camel ride (you can repeat it). Relax in the traditional Bedouin desert camp. Take a photo in local costume. Get a traditional henna painting/Tattoo on your body. Experience smoking shisha. Then enjoy Arabian Buffet Dinner (veg and non-veg) under the stars followed by Live Entertainment including Tanura dance show, Exotic Belly Dance and Fire show.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Depart from your hotel in the afternoon for a thrilling desert drive in a 4x4 vehicle with your friendly and experienced Safari guide. Following a shared transfer, you'll drive towards Lahbab. Lahbab desert is well known for its red sand and high dunes, and offers some of the most picturesque views of the Arabian Desert

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Royal ATV Dubai
Different kinds of Quad bikes are available for hire at the meeting point. Feel the vivifying experience as you drive through challenging sand dunes.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dune Bashing
Experience a breathtaking roller coaster drive on the high dunes . You'll enjoy the adrenaline rush as you slide across from one dune to another in the 4x4 vehicle. You'll venture deeper into the desert for the best scenic views possible, then stop for a picture on the highest dune at sunset. A fabulous view of the sun setting over the desert dunes are some of the memories you will cherish as your adventure drive continues. You'll also have the option of getting on a sand-board and going dune-gliding.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Amazing experience
james_h, 02-06-2022
The dune ride was excellent - my kids enjoyed it very much -such a memorable experience. The BBQ was also very good and the dinner entertainment was really cool - especially the fire display
Fantastic afternoon/evening experience in the desert. Relatively expensive but highly recommended.
duncan_sellers65, 24-09-2022
We packed a lot into the six hours between our hotel pick up and drop off. Abbas, our driver/guide was excellent and very informative. Felt slightly uncomfortable for our first stop, which was to (unexpectedly) buy some Arabic scarfs (but these were invaluable later). Second stop and we were tempted to go on quad bikes following a guide. This was an expensive optional extra but an unforgettable experience in the middle of a sandstorm and some light rain in the desert. This was spoilt slightly by a mid way stop for some photos with a falcon, and some more unexpected costs. Definitely recommend the more expensive guided option though. Next was ‘sand bashing’ where we were driven up, down and around the dunes. This was great fun too. We stopped for some memorable sunset (and Rainbow) photos, which Abbas took and immediately sent to us via WhatsApp. We then headed to a different part of the desert for an evening BBQ and show. Three fantastic acts; belly dancer, high speed spinning dancer and a fire eater/entertainer. Final thing was a short camel ride before our drive back to our hotel. Great overall package, even if it turned out much more expensive than we originally thought.
Great way to start our desert experience.
Jaime_R, 07-05-2022
What a great way to start our Dubai experience! It had a little bit of everything. Riding the dunes was fun as well as Sand Dune Boarding!!
Sohail Ahmad made our trip perfect
Marcus_H, 26-07-2022
Our driver Sohail Ahmad was amazing he was friendly and made our experience just perfect we would highly recommend him and his private tour company
Wonderful Desert Safari Tour With Abbas
Mulenga S, 14-12-2022
My wife and I had the most amazing and memorable day in Dubai when we did the Desert Safari tour. Abbas was a fantastic tour guide. He speaks English and was very engaging from the time he picked us up until drop off. The Dune bashing was particularly breathtaking. An experience i would definitely recommend.
Great variety of activities, great guide
EddyEdzwan, 21-11-2022
The favourite part of the experience was how well Munir took great care to handle our group and showed us the activities that were part of the package. It is definitely a package that I would recommend to do if you are in Dubai for a couple of days
Amazing experience thanks to Naveed.
JoannaKoda, 21-11-2022
Dubai desert safari was A great experience. Mostly because of our driver- Naveed who was taking care of us at all times and of course he is a very skilled desert driver - the dunes bashing was amazing! We felt safe and had lots of fun.
Driver made sure we were safe and comfortable at all times: in the dessert, in the Bedouin camp and during all other parts of the trip.
Grill food could have been better and more, but this was a minor part of our trip.
I totally recommend this amd of you can choose the driver I def think that Naveed is the best! He also knows how to take amazing pictures!
Thank you Naveed.
Family desert outing
Extraordinary61140, 04-01-2023
Great experience! Abbas our driver was wonderful. He picked us up promptly from our hotel and took our family out to the red dune desert where we partook in dune buggy riding, sand boarding and dune bashing. He was a very good guide and got us to our destination before it was too busy. Afterwards we went to the desert tent where we enjoyed dinner and shows. Abbas took great care of us!
New adventure in UAE desert
Amrrewesh2010, 21-01-2023
My favorite part in this tour was sand boarding, 3 showing events. Our tour guide is very professional in 4*4 vehicle control inside desert passages
Mémorable tour
391ilonai, 20-01-2023
Had a wonderful time, with the best food,scenery, and best guide Naveed, who helped us in every step,photos,and even general tips on Dubai . Memorable tour for sure!
Tourist scams
fiamupp, 19-05-2022
The tour guide was great and the overall experience was fun! However I will not give a five star because at each stop there was tourism scams. For example after the dune ride we stopped to clean the car and the shop wanted 60 aed for 2 ordinary ice creams? The bbq dinner was served cold and not tasty. We payed extra for a VIP table which was another tourist scam. It was suppose to include ac and wifi, the wifi did not work and ac was useless. It was also suppose to include local outfit and picture with a Falcon, which we did not get and they tried to sell it to us once again for extra money. So there are a lot of room for improvements.
Overall lots of fun with one caveat.
Roy R, 23-11-2022
Our guide Abbas was super - 5/5. He was friendly, easy going and highly informative in discussing the region and culture where we were visiting. Also a very skilled dune basher with his 4x4, lots of fun. Sand boarding was also a lot fun. The bbq dinner and show is where this review looses a point. The actual show with 3 performances was great but the atmosphere was a bit carnival like/cheesy and the food was less than mediocre. But all and all I would definitely recommend the experience.
Really fun way to spend a day in Dubai
Natalie R, 21-11-2022
Our driver Abbas was kind enough to drive out to Umm al Quwain to collect us from our hotel, and was a great driver and tour guide providing us with lots of information about Dubai as we drove about and then taking us dune bashing as well as the other activities.

The desert camp where you end the day is quite fun, but if we went again we wouldn't pay extra for the VIP experience as the queue for the buffet wasn't bad and we were constantly pestered by sales people selling their wares. The camel ride is also approximately 30 seconds long so not really worth it. The 3 shows were pretty impressive, especially the fire breather!
Memorable but never again
Doriana_R, 31-12-2022
Too commercialised, too many people trying to (up)sell and the dune bashing was crazy dangerous. Our driver/guide was very nice and for sure very experienced but I wouldn't recommend this to anyone who values their life. We were very scared. Dinner/show was ok, nothing special although the fire performance was great. The best part of this tour was spending time in the desert outside of the car just taking in the scenery and sunset.

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