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Dubai Self-Drive 4WD Desert and Dune Bash Safari

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Roar through the desert in your modified Jeep Wrangler and negotiate the dunes on an exciting 5.5-hour self-drive desert safari from Dubai. This is a pure driving experience that is safe for the whole family. While following your guide in his own jeep and listening to his instructions on the supplied walkie-talkie you will learn to bash the dunes, drift, traverse sandy terrain, and conquer the high dunes of Fossil Rock just as the sun begins to set over the UAE. We supply professional photos of your experience at no cost. You will see wild life and enjoy stunning views as you go. Upgrade to allow two people to drive, if you wish. We stay away from the regular safari camps and the touristy gimmicks and focus on the pure excitement of the drive.
  • Drive your own 4WD on a desert tour from Dubai with up to three passengers
  • Conquer dunes and climb Fossil Rock at the wheel of a Jeep Wrangler
  • Suits all driver levels, with instructions, walkie-talkie, and guided convoy
  • Price per 4WD vehicle, with a driver and passengers, or upgrade for two drivers
What to Expect
Book your desired option, depart your central Dubai hotel with your guide, and board your climate-controlled Jeep Wrangler with you or your other nominated driver (depending on option selected) at the wheel. Then, receive instructions and a walkie-talkie before leaving Dubai in a guide-led convoy. After an approximately 45-minute journey along blacktop roads, arrive at a desert base and deflate your tires to the right pressures for driving on sand. Hit the desert and follow your guide vehicle first over low dunes. Then, pick up speed and enjoy climbing and dropping down ever steeper and higher slopes. Stop for photos and watch for wildlife, and if you’ve upgraded to the 2-driver option, take turns at the wheel. Lastly, ascend the high dune at Fossil Rock to view the sunset and tackle a final driving challenge before driving your Jeep back to Dubai, where your experience ends at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our hotel pickup time is 12:10 sharp at any and all Dubai Area hotels
Departure Time
12:10 PM
5h 30m
Return Details
Concludes at your centrally located Dubai hotel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Use of air-conditioned 4x4 Jeep Wrangler
  • Fuel
  • Use of walkie-talkie and safety equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • The main driver must be at least 25 or over. 21-24 can drive once in the desert
  • Important information:
  • Copy of your passport, drivers licence will need to be emailed to the supplier upon completion of the booking. Additional documentation will also be required and will be confirmed by your local service provider.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

David was our guide, it was an amszing experience and he was very patient with us. The BBQ after was superb! would recommend 10/10

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky for us we were the only car and my husband a four wheel drive enthusiast was driving so Kevin our guide took us over some great dunes. We had a fabulous time for nearly two hours. The only gripe would be the driving back...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David our guide was a great instructor and had an excellent manner which really made the adventure even more enjoyable. The trip exceeded my expectations and was extremely well organised.

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tpbruce, Owner at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us and we are happy to hear we exceeded all of your expectations.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the pick up at our hotel to bring dropped back afterwards the day was planned extremely well. David (our tour guide) was very friendly and patient, he made sure we went on some great routes in the desert and ensured we made the most...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rn0rth7
tpbruce, Owner at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much. We all work very hard to make this the best experience ever. We appreciate your comments and are very happy you found your experience to have exceeded all expectations.

Reviewed 18 May 2019

We were picjed up at the hotel by staff. We then picked up our cars, modified Jeep Wranglers, and drove for an hour to the desert. Cars was easy to drive, automatic. The driving experience was good, you had quite some freedom and it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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tpbruce, Owner at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2019

Thank you for your excellent rating and great review. Happy to hear you had a great time.

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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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