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Abu Dhabi: 7-Hours Desert Safari with BBQ, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    • Pick-up from your hotel, cruise port in Abu Dhabi & in Airport meeting point will be Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Airport hotel
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    • Same as your pick up location
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser
    • Licensed driver
    • Dune bashing experience
    • Sandboarding
    • Camel ride
    • Mineral water and soft drinks
    • Henna painting
    • Open buffet barbecue dinner
    • Tanoura show and belly dancing
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Quad bike and dune buggy activities in the desert
    • Alcoholic beverages
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear comfortable shoes for safe sandboarding
    • Pick-up will be within 45 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
    • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (5th may - 4th June) you can watch Tanoura only in our desert camps as there will be some restrictions for belly Dance. Other religious holidays as per UAE law i.e. 3rd April​, 10​ & 31st​ Aug​, 9th Nov etc there will not be any entertainment activities in the camps as its strictly not permitted by UAE law.
    • By UAE law, pregnant ladies, people with Heart & back problems, and infants (under 3 years old) are not allowed during the dune bashing activity by car. ( If these conditions are applicable to you, please contact our Consultant to customize your tour)
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Pick-up available from your Abu Dhabi City Central hotels & cruise port, Airport pick up is from Premier inn Abu Dhabi Airport hotel.
    • OceanAir Travels shall not be responsible for any kind of loss, accident, sickness or injury. It is advisable that the traveler should avail a travel health insurance as there can be chances of potential risks and hazards. Also, make sure they are mentally and physically able to participate.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews sand boarding desert safari dune bashing camel ride great experience amazing pictures friendly tour guide a lot of fun camel farm belly dancing sand dunes nice guy excellent driver amazing tour first stop oceanair travels felt very safe
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    Reviewed yesterday

    First time doing the Safari. Hamza was on time to pick us up from the hotel. He made us feel really comfortable and welcomed Hamza explained in details what we were going to do He made the whole experience really fun for us. He ensured...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mrsavvytraveler909
    Reviewed yesterday

    My hubby and I booked this tour... our first time ever doing a desert tour. From the moment our tour guide Hamza picked us up from the hotel he was just so amazing and always making sure we were ok and enjoying the experience. I...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Savvytraveler2p
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Our guide Faisel was very kind and had a huge knowledge about the desert and the city. The activities were selected wisely and it wasn’t boring at any time. Would do it again!!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank philippwrs
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My daughter and wife loved it. Our tour guide is Rafeeq and we think he's the best out there. He took care of our little daughter & took many cool photos of us.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank huytqhoang
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Our driver Kevin was amazing. He drove very fast, crazy and sliders true the dunes but it was safe to every time. Also he took care of the crew and did some amazing shots from us with our phone. Also, after the break a passenger...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Giza0405
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    fawnbrier
    28 August 2019|
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    Response from OceanAirTravels | Property representative |
    Hi, Greetings from OceanAir Travels. Up to 70yrs normally we allowed in the sharing tour but completely depends on the guest convenience. If you think you need to be some gentle slow drive etc we will suggest to book the... More
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    24 August 2019|
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    Hi, Greetings from OceanAir Travels. The dressing will be as per their convenience and weather conditions. Light clothes in summer and long clothes with Jacket in winter. Regards Lima | OceanAir Travels
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    8 August 2019|
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    Response from OceanAirTravels | Property representative |
    Hi, Thank you for your approaching us, you can book the tour even now, The tour is available on the website. Regards Lima | OceanAir Travels
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