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Abu Dhabi: Desert Dune Drive with ATV Bikes, Sandsurf, Camels, and BBQ

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    Al khatim safari
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission excluded
    Be collected at your accommodation or another central location and be driven straight to the Abu Dhabi desert. This desert is a haven of peace for all people alike. Once you reach the desert, you will be taken to a camel farm nearby. Get ready for a thrilling dune bashing session. Enjoy moving up and down the dunes in a 4WD vehicle, led by a seasoned driver, and feel the adrenaline rush. Once the dune bashing is done, try out sandboarding, another thrilling desert sport. Glide down the dunes with both your feet strapped to a board. Amidst all the fun, do not forget to capture some cool photographs of the beautiful desert landscape. Then it is time to drive to the desert camp. Here, be welcomed with Gahwa (Arabic coffee) and dates. Once you have refreshed yourself, it is the time to step out of the camp and go for a quad bike ride for about 10 minutes. The beauty of this activity is that it lets you experience self-driving in the desert at its best. Afterward, you then go for a short camel ride and feel the aura of the desert as the gentle animal moves at a leisurely pace. After the camel ride, head to the camp to catch the sunset from the top dunes. Partake in some traditional Arabian activities such as an Arabian makeover, shisha smoking, henna tattooing, and posing with a falcon, before enjoying a delicious BBQ dinner. The campsite and the activities in it have been designed to give you a special feeling of the Bedouin desert life from the bygone eras. Once you are done at the camp and it is time to call it a day in the desert, you will be returned to your pickup location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available from your accommodation in central Abu Dhabi City or at the port or airport in Abu Dhabi. Please note that pick-up will be within the first 30 minutes of your booked time. Any pick-up far from the city limits is available with an extra cost based on your location.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Licensed safari driver
  • Dune bashing for 40 to 45 minutes
  • Sandboarding
  • Camel ride
  • Quad biking for 10 minutes
  • Bottled water - Unlimited mineral water and soft drinks
  • Henna painting
  • Shisha smoking
  • Arabian makeover and photo with Falcon
  • Dinner - BBQ Dinner
  • Any other expenses not mentioned above
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Al khatim safari
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • All participants must sign an indemnity form before the tour
  • You are solely responsible when quad biking so any damage, injuries, or items lost are not covered by insurance
  • Children under 3 years old, pregnant women, those with back or neck pain, or those with serious medical conditions are not allowed on this tour
  • It is recommended not to eat 2 to 3 hours before the tour to avoid any vomiting or sickness during the dune bashing
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
  • Your pick up time will be within the first 30 minutes of your booked time
  • Entertainment activities (Tanoura and belly dancing) will not be available on the following 2020 dates, or any other special Islamic days as per UAE law (Date may vary as per the UAE law and Season time): Ramadan 23 April - 23 May, August 10, 11, 31; September 9, November 3, 9, 30; December 2
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 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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What a great experience, since the pickup till the drop off! The food,show and everything else was truly breathtaking and amazing! Azeez, was a great host and took us over and beyond. Thanks Azeez!
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I chose desert racing as my first tour in Abu Dhabi. The guide's name was Rafeek, and he looks very good. After traveling downtown Abu Dhabi for about 40 minutes, I stopped by a camel farm to take pictures and had a good time. And I had desert racing for about 40 minutes. He was
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We enjoyed it really, our trip was with Hamza and he was also really friendly and answered a lot of questions!! We will not forget this day
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It has been an amazing experience. What we enjoyed the most was the sandwashing and the sandboarding, but all was really good and we are really greatful to our guide Azeez, who had the time and patience to take us a thousand of really nice pictures during the trip. We had a good
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Wow! Just wow! We did everything. 4x4s in the dessert, Sandboarding, great food, live show, photos with camels and also a ride on them. This package had everything and at a very reasonable prize. Our tour guide, Azeez, could not have been a better host. Amazing! 10/10!! -HB
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By: Oceanair Travels
Antonia M
Rafeek best mate
Rafeek was the best guide ever. Really nice time! Thanks for all! We come back and do this again but only with u
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Very nice Tour
We had a wonderful day with our Guide Hamza. He was always concerned with our well-being and guided us safely and
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Leipzig, Germany
Dubai Desert
The trip to the desert was amazing, especially our Guide Rafeek. He was the best and funniest Guide ever! 10
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Must to visit in Abu Dhabi 👍
This activity and this company was excelent choice here. Many thanks to our tour operator OceanAir and special
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Luisa K
Awesome Trip!
The tour today with Rauf (our driver) was fantastic. He picked us up directly from our hotel. Before we started
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Peter B
Funny Trip
Camel feeding was nice, but Dune Driving was really great. Our driver Faisel showed us what is possible with a
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Wonderful desert tour
We had an exciting tour with our tour guide Hamza, He showed us the camel farm and drove us securely through the
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Kevin H
Excellent Desert Experience!
From start to end, it was a great day in the desert. Pickup was very punctual from cruise terminal in Abu Dhabi
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Desert safari with Anish
Pick up prompt Anish then explain the schedule for the day explaining each stop. Great stop at the camel farm
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Chris and Julie L
Really great trip
We had a really great trip with our guide Shafeel yesterday. All the activities were really good fun. The BBQ was
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  • Languages Offered: English
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