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

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

Escape the city and explore the desert region of Dubai in 4WD vehicle. Take a dune drive across the red sands and experience a scenic sunset on this desert safari tour. 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 desert camp.

This tour offers experiences in the unique desert landscape of red dunes. The tour is perfect for adventure seekers, families, couples and solo travelers looking for a unique tour combining fun, adventure, nature and culture.

Choose from 4-hour tour option which includes 30-40 minutes dune bashing in Lahbab with sand-boarding & camel rides or opt for a longer 7-hour all-inclusive tour option which includes 30-40 minutes dune bashing, sand-boarding, camel rides and additional BBQ buffet dinner and all desert camp activities.

Start the tour with pickup from your hotel and then head straight towards Lahbab desert. The ride will take approximately 50 minutes to reach. Upon reaching the desert, wait for 20 minutes for your driver to inflate the vehicle's tires so they are better suited for driving on the desert dunes. You can also spend this time enjoying an optional quad bike ride while the driver waits for the other 4x4 group convoy to catch up. Then drive across the beautiful red dune desert.

Enjoy an adrenaline rush ride as you slide across from one dune to another in the 4x4. Venture deeper into the desert for the best scenic views possible. The dune bashing will take almost 30-40 minutes until we stop for a picture on the highest dune before sunset. Admire beautiful 360 views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets down.

Try your hands at sand-boarding during the picture-stop. You’ll be able to surf the sand on the never-ending dunes. Guests of all ages are invited to do this activity which does not require any training. Glide and conquer the dunes with sand-boards and experience the wonderful thrills. The 4-hour tour program ends here after the sunset, and you will be taken back to your hotel. The 7-hour tour program will continue to the Bedouin style camp hidden in the middle of the desert to enjoy many fun and exciting activities.

Arrive at the desert camp and be greeted with Qahwa (Arabic coffee), dates and Lugamat (traditional sweet). Your safari guide will show you all the activities to look for at the camp before being seated at your tables. You can hop on a camel for a short ride, try a Shisha pipe, decorate your hands with paintings by Henna tattoo artists, dress up and take pictures in traditional Arabic costumes and even shop at the souvenir stand for find unique and exotic stuff to buy.

As dusk falls enjoy scrumptious barbecue dinner of dishes such as kebabs, hummus and salads accompanied by sodas, mineral water and additional drinks from the bar. Enjoy a colorful belly dancing show and Tanura performance, where fast-spinning dancers’ whirl across the stage. There will be Arabian Falcons showcased at the camp as well, so be sure take pictures with them too. Finally, after the last show, return to Dubai with your driver and enjoy a drop off at your hotel.

Informacion Adicional
"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."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"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 recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Quad biking segment is solely the participant’s responsibility. Guests are recommended to take precautions when driving as any damage, injuries sustained, or items lost during quad biking are not covered by insurance."
"Tour program may change during religious holidays (e.g. Ramadan, Eid). Belly dance shows and alcohol may be cancelled on such occasions. The rest of the program will remain the same."
"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 200 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 4 To 7 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from any hotel or location within Dubai city Port Rashid (cruise terminal) is included in the tour.

Pickup from Jabel Ali, Dubai Investments Park, Sharjah, Ajman will be available on request for an additional cost based on your location. Guests must be ready for pickup 45 minutes before tour start time.

Please wait in your hotel lobby for pickup

Pickup time may change during the summer season according to sunset timing. Guests are contacted via email for the pickup schedule.

Guests can contact the activity provider through WhatsApp number for further assistance available at the voucher page.


  • Port Rashid

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • 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)

Not Included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the desert camp)
  • Quad bikes


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