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After early pickup from your Dubai hotel, venture into the desert in a climate-controlled 4WD vehicle for your morning of activities. Sodas and water are provided throughout to keep you refreshed.

En route, listen as your driver-guide tells tales of the desert, its history, and its habitat. Then, hold tight as you head off road for a high-speed dune bash. 

Next, continue to a camel farm for a camel ride across the sands. Then, grab a sandboard and have a go surfing the steep dunes. After carving down the slopes, watch a display of traditional Bedouin falconry, and pose for a photo with one of the beautiful birds.

Your activities continue with an exciting quad bike ride. Hop onto an ATV and, after instructions, race over the desert, churning up clouds of sand as you go.

Your desert experience finishes back at the departure point in Dubai.
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Destination Insight
Most Dubai desert excursions take up the afternoon and evening, with a campsite dinner and entertainment into the night. This tour treads a different path with a morning adventure that leaves the rest of the day free. Activities include a longer-than-standard dune bash, camel riding, and sandboarding plus two attractions often missed by other tours: falconry and quad biking. Hotel pickup and drop-off provide the finishing, all-inclusive touch.
  • Morning desert activity tour from Dubai: leaves the rest of your day free
  • Sports-driven: longer-than-usual dune bash, sandboarding, and camel ride
  • Includes quad biking and falconry show, both treated as extras on some tours
  • Ideal for first-time visitors, sports enthusiasts, and those short on time
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Reviewed 27 July 2018
One of the highlights of my Middle-east trip.

One of the highlights of my Middle-east trip. A wonderful experience courtesy of Destination insight. Loads of fun. I'm very surprised how fun to be in a dessert, a must try. The tour guide is excellent. Doing extra-mile. He always makes sure that we are...More

1  Thank Neil Patrick D
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile
Loads of fun in the desert!

The enquiry and booking process via email with Mary was prompt and seemless. They were flexible with the start time which i brought forward by half an hour on arrival in Dubai to take advantage of the slightly cooler temperature in the morning. Our driver,...More

1  Thank Llama44
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile
Great Experience

It was a spectacular experience being at the desert for the first time with family. We had a great ride on the desert and then a decent BBQ dinner with amazing shows that you wouldn't wanna miss. Our guide, Hakeer was very friendly for the...More

4  Thank 686aswina
Mary S, Front Office Manager at Destination Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 686aswina, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Trip Advisor is the most valuable platform for recommendations and we value your review very much. We are so glad that you and your family were well looked after by Hakeer...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

Destination insight were amazing!! Very easy to book with (we called Ali via the number provided through the entertainer app) and a bonus point was that we got the 2 for 1 offer on the entertainer app, which made going on this excursion as a...More

3  Thank EKVS101
Mary S, Front Office Manager at Destination Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear EKVS101, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review for us. We really appreciate your time, We are delighted to have hosted you and your family for the Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner sharing basis evening and are...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Covers every single corner of desert activities!

It was the highlight of our trip. The booking with Mr Ali and Ms Mary was immediate, the pickup was punctual and our driver Mr Saleem was very kind enough to buy us water and ensuring our well-being is taken care of every now and...More

1  Thank apoolbahari88
Mary S, Front Office Manager at Destination Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear apoolbahari88, Thank you very much for the review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed the sharing basis Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner option with us and that you are so complimentary about our services. Thank you so much. Please share our contact...More

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