Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Riding, Sandboarding & BBQ

Activity provider: Ammar Tours

Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Riding, Sandboarding & BBQ

Activity provider: Ammar Tours
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Journey from the skyscrapers of Dubai to the sand dunes of Red Lahbab Desert. Have an thrilling experience dune bashing in a 4WD vehicle. Opt for the longer program to enjoy a BBQ dinner and performances at a Bedouin camp.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Complimentary pickup is available from any hotel or location within Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, and the Port Rashid cruise terminal.
Private group available

What customers loved


  • Feel the thrill of dune bashing, scaling and sliding from huge mounds of sand
  • Play in the Lahbab Desert and give riding a camel or sandboarding a go
  • Be mesmerized by a hypnotizing Tanoura dance and spectacular fire show
  • Move your hips along the beats of an enticing belly dancing performance
  • Savor a BBQ dinner with meat and vegetarian options available (if option selected)
Full description

Go beyond Dubai to the massive sand dunes of the Lahbab Desert. Be exhilarated on a dune bashing drive and spend time in the desert. Upgrade your experience with a BBQ, dance performances, and desert activities.

Get picked up in a 4WD vehicle and make your way through the glittering buildings of Dubai to the enchanting desert. Be stunned as you approach the impressive sand dunes.

Feel your adrenaline rush on a dune bashing experience. Take the dunes head on as your driver safely, yet enthusiastically takes you up and down, creating a micro sand storm just outside your window.

Emerge over the peaks of the dunes and take a break to see the sun reflect across the expansive desert. Get your photos taken or snap your own. Also have the chance to try sandboarding or ride a camel.

Select the longer program to have a desert BBQ and an assortment of activities and performances at a Bedouin camp. Be tattooed with henna, smoke from a shisha pipe, or relax as the sun sets.

Savor the rich flavors of local food during a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma. Afterward, watch a mesmerizing traditional dance, an exciting fire show, and a captivating belly dance to conclude your experience.

Depart the desert and decompress from the day on a calm ride back to Dubai.

  • Pickup and drop-off at your selected location
  • Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned
  • Licensed desert guide
  • Red Dune bashing
  • Sandboarding
  • Short camel ride (can be repeated)
  • Sunset photo stop
  • Bottled water
  • Soft drinks, coffee, tea (if 7-hour tour is selected)
  • BBQ buffet dinner (if 7-hour tour is selected)
  • Dance show (if 7-hour tour is selected)
  • Henna painting (if 7-hour tour is selected)
  • Shisha pipe (if 7-hour tour is selected)
  • Alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Vegetarian options are available for the BBQ buffet Dinner
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari to avoid getting sick during dune bashing.
  • Traditional dance performances will not be available during Ramadan or any other special Islamic days as per UAE law (dates may vary)
  • Shisha is free at the designated area. Additional charges apply for shisha at the table
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14681 reviews

Review summary

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We went for the 3pm slot, our guide and skillfull driver Ismail was punctual and showed us famous landmarks in Dubai while driving us out to the venue. My friend and I enjoyed the activities included in the package. Definitely will do it again hopefully on a much cooler weather.

August 7, 2022

We had imagined something different and were still very surprised. With Abdul as our guide we had an unforgettable experience! He is a really nice, funny person and gave everything on the desert safari! The BBQ buffet was delicious and balanced, but after the last item on the program, the belly dance, everything went by pretty quickly, we would have loved to have smoked our shisha more. Unfortunately, we also lost some time due to the possibility of the quad safari, others had booked this and we had to bridge the time at a meeting point. Despite the fast program flow, we recommend it and would do it again! Top!

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August 7, 2022

Everything perfect, the driver / guide Ahmed showed up to our expectations, with precision and punctuality, pick up from the hotel at 3.30 pm, arrival at the magnificent place with detailed information, impeccable photo shoot thanks to his kindness and availability! We feared the guide or rather the race in the dunes but he turned out to be a true expert, lover of his work! An excellent experience to be redone thousands of times, thank you!

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August 7, 2022

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