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Abu Dhabi: Desert Safari with BBQ, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

  • Overview

    Experience life in the desert at the end of the day on a 4WD safari from Abu Dhabi. Watch traditional dance shows, get the chance to ride a camel and enjoy an open buffet barbecue feast.

  • Tour Highlights

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi and experience life in the desert
    Watch the sun set over the shimmering sands
    Try traditional activities such as smoking a shisha pipe or getting a henna hand painting
    Feast from an open buffet barbecue dinner
    Experience the desert sands from the back of a camel

  • Schedule


  • Duration

    6 - 7 hours

  • Pickup Time

    3:30 PM

  • Departure & Return points:

    Pick-up from your Abu Dhabi City Central hotels, the port or airport in Abu Dhabi. Please note that pick-up will be within 30 minutes of your booked time. Any pick-up far from the city limits is available with an extra cost based on your location.

  • What's included

    Pick-up and drop off from Abu Dhabi city hotels, airport, cruise terminals or city locations
    Transportation by air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser
    Licensed driver
    Dune bashing
    Camel farm stop
    Unlimited mineral water and soft drinks
    Camel ride
    Sunset stop
    Shared traditional desert camp
    Welcome drink
    Falcon photos
    Traditional Arabic dress (for photos)
    Open buffet barbecue dinner (vegetarian & non-vegetarian)
    Shisha pipe (free in the Shisha area)
    Henna painting
    Tanoura show and belly dancing

  • Not Included

    Quad bike and dune buggy activities in the desert
    Alcoholic drinks
    Pickup outside city location (available with extra cost)

  • Itinerary

    Following pick-up from your hotel, the port or airport in Abu Dhabi, journey by air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser to the desert just 45 minutes from the city center.

    Take a ride across the sands on a dune-bashing adventure, experience what it is like to surf on sand with a sandboarding activity and visit a camel farm. Watch the sunset, and then go to a traditional camp to get a welcome coffee and dates.

    Ride on the back of a camel and avail of entertainments such as henna painting, shisha pipe smoking or posing with a falcon in traditional costume. Feast from a buffet dinner as you watch tanoura and belly dance shows.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Know before you go

    • Please wear comfortable shoes
    • Pick-up will be within 30 minutes of your booked time
    • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any vomiting / sickness during the dune bashing
    • Tanoura dance and belly dance will not be available on 3rd & 20th April 2019, 6th, 22nd & 25th May 2019, 1st, 3rd & 5th June 2019, 10th,11th & 31st August 2019, 9th September 2019, 3rd, 9th & 30th November 2019 and 2nd December 2019 or any special Islamic days as per UAE law. Dates may vary as per the UAE law and season
    • Infants (under 3 years old) are not allowed in the car during the dune-bashing activity
    • Dune bashing is not allowed for pregnant women
    • The tour duration includes the pickup and drop off
    • Any damage, injuries sustained or items lost during the sandboarding or the optional quad bike are not covered by insurance and are solely the participant's responsibility

  • Simone - Reviewed yesterday

    Love this tour. Our driver is very skilled and helpful. I recommend this tour.
  • Jennifer - Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had an absolutely amazing day!! THANK YOU SOO MUCH!