Red Dune Safari w/ Sandboarding, Camel Riding and BBQ

Visit three palaces and an incredibly all around protected town on this experience through the sights and accounts of Outlander. You'll definitely find that the real places and history of this time-traveling adventure are just as exciting as the show itself. This journey you won't forget!
Mini group
7 hrs
Group size up to 6 persons
Mobile ticket
Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Children allowed
What is included in activity
Pickup and drop-off at your selected location
Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned
Licensed desert guide
Red Dune bashing
Short camel ride (can be repeated)
Sunset photo stop
Bottled water
Soft drinks, coffee, tea
BBQ buffet dinner
Dance show
Henna painting
Shisha pipe
What is not included
Alcoholic drinks

The best ways to see the desert of Dubai are: dune bashing in a Land Cruiser, camelback, sandboarding, and the option to have a BBQ dinner and shows at a traditional Bedouin camp.

Ride into the desert in a 4x4 vehicle following your pickup in Dubai and enjoy this thrilling adventure with family and friends.

Stop to try sandboarding on the red dunes as well as dune bashing in a Land Cruiser.

At a Bedouin camp, you and your group can take pictures of the stunning sunset over the desert. Try henna painting in the evening and hop on a camel for a fun ride.

Watch a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance while relaxing at a Bedouin camp. At a barbecue dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma, savor the rich flavors of local cuisine.

Important Information:

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed:

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go:

  • Vegetarian options are included in the BBQ buffet Dinner
  • It is recommended not to eat 2 or 3 hours before the safari to avoid the risk of being sick during dune bashing.
  • Traditional dance performances will not be shown during Ramadan or any other special Islamic events as per UAE law (dates might vary)
  • Shisha is completely free at the designated area, though additional charges are applied for shisha at the table

Not suitable for

  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
Wonderful experience from start to finish! From the time we were picked up at our hotel, we were greeted with such warmth and welcoming by our affable and knowledgeable tour guide, Taj. Taj took the time to brief us on each scheduled activity, answer all our questions, and offer useful tips on how to maximize each experience. We started off with the ATV ride through the desert, then procedeed to do dune bashing, sand surfing, and camel riding, all of which was such great fun for the whole family!!
in a mini-group
Small group
There will be a maximum of 10 members in the group with you
More benefit
It will cost less than an individual one, but will pass in the same comfort
Guide near
In a small group, you will get more attention from the guide
Online Booking
Adult (14+) Shared Red Dunes
per person
Children (Age 4-11)
per person
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
Activity schedule

Everyday at 14:30

What places you will see

Discover the desert outside of Dubai

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 6 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
Directions to meet your guide

Pick up from your hotel

How long your tour will be
7 hrs
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Reviews by travellers
4.8 out of 5
1300 reviews
Imran was an amazing host, he kept in pod contact to arrange our lift and kept us up to date on when he would pick us up. He was very friendly and dealt with everything for us. He was by far the best dessert driver out of all the ones we were with. Imran was very helpful and took care of us at the desert camp , took all the photos of us on our phones and made sure we were sorted and comfortable at all times. He has a good taste in music for the ride in the desert and between the different locations. Wouldn’t hesitate to book with him again if we come back to Dubai. Overall amazing experience and a great host to help us make the most of the trip, our best one of the holiday.
3 days ago
We had a fantastic experience today! Taj our driver made the day so enjoyable, great service and a friendly atmosphere. The whole afternoon is so worth it, quad biking, camel rides, dune bashing, sand surfing, shows and bbq! Amazing day from start to finish and great value for money. Thank you very much
12 days ago
Great itinerary and highly recommended activity when visiting Dubai. Our driver Zahid was well organised and gave us instructions at each stop in the desert experience. I really enjoyed the dune bashing, sand boarding and the camp activities to end the night. The short camel ride was definitely a highlight as well as the amazing entertainment provided at the camp Al Jabal Village. The bbq dinner was superb, amazing food was provided and well organised. Just be prepared for various sellers approaching you selling various souvenirs etc
14 days ago
overall pretty good
15 days ago
Syed was an amazing guide, very friendly and gave us lots of information about the area during the drive. We weren’t sure whether to do the quad bikes but he assured us that it would be lots of fun, which it was. We’re so glad we did it. The camel ride was fun and the sand boarding was too. All in all it was a brilliant afternoon, finished off by watching the sunset. We would highly recommend this trip.
23 days ago
First time in dubai and we had the best time with our driver abdul. He is literally the best. He made this experience fun & we recommend him always. Each part of this excursion he got us to go first, so there was no waiting. My husband and i loved this.
23 days ago
Abdul was very knowledgeable about what he was doing and was very respectful! He made sure we were all okay during the tour and also drove very safe! I would want to have Abdul again as my tour guide anytime we’re back in Dubai. Thank you so much Abdul!!
28 days ago
Imran our guide for the day was absolutely fantastic, very helpful and with us throughout the journey and made sure we had a brilliant experience! The quad bike, camel ride and the sunset photos were truly a great memory with the family, thank you very much, highly recommended, thank you Imran once again
about 1 month ago
Arif was very friendly, very punctual and brilliant with communication. He explained everything very well and made sure the group were okay throughout the trip. The tour was so much fun and was so lovely to see Dubai away from all the high buildings. Arif gave us lots of information about Dubai as we drove to the desert. The evening entertainment and BBQ was fab. Very enjoyable. The sand dunes were so much fun, definitely worth doing this tour
about 1 month ago
I GIVE KARIM 7 STARS FOR EXCELLENT SERVICE!!!!! You will not regret this tour with him. He is absolutely stunning, positive attitude and caring about every one of us and making this trip memorable for everyone! A WONDEFUL EXPERIENCE!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND KARIM AS YOUR GUIDE!
about 1 month ago
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