Guided tour

Dubai: Sunrise Balloon Flight with Breakfast & Falcon Photo

Dubai: Sunrise Balloon Flight with Breakfast & Falcon Photo

From US$ 345 per person

Leave the city behind and head for the sky on a unique balloon expedition over the heart of the Arabian Desert with breakfast at a desert camp. Take a photo with a falcon and be on the lookout for emerald green oases, gazelles, and wandering camels.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick-up available from hotels within the urban areas of Dubai.

Experience

Highlights
  • Float over the desert dunes of Dubai by hot air balloon
  • Enjoy a gourmet breakfast of hand-cut smoked salmon, bread, and fresh fruits
  • Get the opportunity to take a photo with a falcon
Full description
Your balloon adventure starts out with an early morning pick-up at your hotel. Then, head out before sunrise to the desert to begin a 4-hour adventure! You’ll float above the Arabian Desert for about an hour in the rising morning sun. In addition to seeing giant red sand dunes you’ll be on the lookout for camels, wild gazelles, vivid green oases, date farms, and the ever-changing shadows on the desert landscape. Keep an eye out for the mighty Arabian oryx in their natural habitat. Once you have landed, drive to a private desert conservation reserve and freshen up in the clean, private bathrooms. Get the opportunity to take a photo with a Peregrine falcon and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of delicacies such as hand-cut smoked salmon, a fruit platter, and more.  After the end of this magical ride you’ll be transferred back to the city and dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels within the urban areas of Dubai
  • 1-hour hot air balloon flight
  • Breakfast selection (including a fruit platter and hand-cut smoked salmon)
  • Photo with a falcon
  • Transfers outside of the urban areas of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Al Ain
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Please provide your hotel name and room number in order for the supplier to contact you (the time booked is approximate and always needs to be reconfirmed).
  • Recommended for children over 5 years of age.
  • The local provider is not able to accommodate:
  • - Anyone who has chronic neck pain
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 222 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Despite corona and Ramadan everything went smoothly - from booking to the end. Especially, for the first time it is a must see, flying over the desert with beautiful view of the sunrise. Pickup on time in air conditioning bus. Also the drop on the way back went good. Balkon Ride as expected last for one hour. Afterwards nice ride with a safari jeep to the camp. Camp made delicious buffet, with opportunities to take Picture with falcons and riding camels. However the time at the camp were too short: only one hour. All in all nice experience especially for the first time. Thus 5 stars

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April 17, 2021

Unfortunately, the start was a bit bumpy because the pick-up time was not clear at the beginning. The message comes here late, we were informed at the reception, because everything has to be coordinated first. We then received the email at 6:30 p.m. the previous evening. As uncertain as it initially seemed to us, it became more professional afterwards. We were looked after very well. The guides were all very open and friendly. Everything was explained to us in peace and we felt very well cared for. The balloon ride was unique. Especially in combination with the falcon show. Really great and recommendable.

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November 29, 2019

We did this tour on 3 hours sleep and would not have missed it for the world. The peace and quite of the desert was fantastic. The pilot and the falconer were very professional and added to the experience. Breakfeast at the camp was a nice surprise and the food was terrific. The camel ride although sort was a treat and something completely different.

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November 28, 2019

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