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Dubai: Private Falconry Safari

Dubai: Private Falconry Safari

From $274 per person

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience featuring a nature drive and interactions with a falcon, hawk, eagle and owl on a private 1.5-hour safari.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on a nature drive
  • Experience having a bird of prey trained to your gloved fist
  • Interact with a falcon, an owl, and an eagle
Full description
On this private 5-hour program, head to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a 4WD vehicle. Enjoy a nature drive in search of the houbara bustard, Arabian oryx and sand gazelle. At the Emirati Falcon Hunting Camp you’ll be welcomed with Arabic coffee and dates. The falconry experience begins as you help to train a greater spotted eagle, desert eagle owl and Harris’s hawk. All of the birds will be flown to your gloved fist. Participate in a modern training technique: fly a peregrine falcon, the planet’s fastest animal, to a drone. As an optional add-on, you can enjoy breakfast at the luxurious Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa, or a picnic-style canapé breakfast at the falcon camp.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off in a luxury 4WD vehicle
  • Professional falconer and qualified guide
  • Wildlife drive
  • Arabic coffee and dates
  • 1.5-hour falconry experience
  • Refreshments
  • Private tour
  • Luxury breakfast (if option booked)
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    5 /5

    based on 20 reviews

    Review summary

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

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    There were three of us. Everyone is completely happy and returned from the tour very satisfied with a lot of pictures and video material. Our guide Dylan shared his passion with us. Many many thanks. I can only recommend this trip to everyone. Provided you love and are interested in falcons, owls, hawks and eagles and the beautiful natural landscapes. I didn't want a tour where the beautiful birds are only used as photo objects. My wish was to learn more about the different bird species, to observe the story between humans and animals, to fully exploit their own strengths when flying, to be able to touch them, to work with them and not only for 30 minutes. What we were able to experience with Dylan exceeded all wishes. You immediately felt the special relationship between him and his animals. Just the way it has to be. He was also able to quench our thirst for knowledge competently and warmly about the desert and many other topics.

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    February 10, 2020

    Wonderfully personal experience among the untouched dunes of the Desert Conservation Reserve: for nature lovers interested in learning about falconry and the flora and fauna of the Arabian Peninsula, this tour offers an authentic, hands-on experience with a knowledgeable guide. Rather than watching birds being flown, you become a trainer yourself and get a taste of how various birds of prey hunt and form working bonds with falconers. Worth the extra Money.

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    December 22, 2019

    Dylan has dedicated his life for FALCONRY; Trip worth every minute!!!

    Dylan was punctual on time & to mysurprise brought the FALCON in his car.We drove all the way from hotel to Desert with the FALCON in the back seat. He is so passionate about FALCONRY & said that he has trained a bunch of Falcons and other birds (Eagle Owl, etc). While he explained in detail about the different FALCONS (the wing type; what characteristic is special for each FALCON,etc)......He has provided me LIFETIME pictures/videos with FALCON activities; like move each bird towards me, making me hold it by teaching me how to hold it, making the bird flyover to my hands, fly through my hands...it was all amazing.Has tremendous experience with the DESERT;spotted ALL the animals that were available by going to the right places on time. Took to the Museum;showed ALL the necessary equipments for FALCONRY - hunting, training the falcons and the electronic equipments, Falcon/Camel race,etc Has experience in Scuba diving but thats 4 next time :-)

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    September 23, 2019

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