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Self-Drive Desert Buggy or Quad Bike Experience with Transport from Dubai

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    What to Expect
    Choose a desert buggy or quad bike tour when you book. Then, start your desert experience with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel. Board your air-conditioned minivan or other vehicle with your guide and travel into the desert. After approximately one hour, arrive at the base where the quad bikes and desert buggies — the latter with automatic gears — await.

    After a safety briefing, put on the provided helmet and goggles, and take a seat on your chosen vehicle.

    Get instructions from your guide, and take a practice ride to get comfortable with the controls.

    Then, open the throttle and set off in convoy on a ride across the sandy terrain. Bump along dusty tracks and roar around small dunes and ridges — it’s a serious thrill.

    Enjoy the views and midway through your ride, stop to enjoy a complimentary soda and snap photos of the desert expanses.

    Your guide will accompany your convoy throughout and offer tips so you enjoy your ride to the max.

    Pick up speed as you gain in confidence and then wind your way back to base.

    With your ride finished, leave your quad or buggy and return to your transfer vehicle. Relax on your drive back to Dubai, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located Dubai hotel
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Please mention your hotel for pickup only Dubai Hotels. Meeting point is hotel concierge desk
    • Local guide
    • Soft drink
    • Use of buggy/quad bike, helmet and goggles Quads/Buggies (1 hour ride with a short break in the middle for pictures)
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Minimum age for Quads is 14 years (no passengers, these are driven by a single person)
    • Minimum driving age for Buggies is 18 years
    • Minimum age to ride in the Buggy is 5 years for a passenger, must be accompanied by adults
    • A driving license is not required but a basic knowledge of driving is necessary
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great morning, first driving the quad bikes was so much fun, then sand-boarding and Carmel ride. Our guide john was great, in the car ride to the desert he informed us with a lot of knowledge on Dubai and the Emirates. Would highly recommend the great experience. The
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    Response from Traxti, Owner at Self-Drive Desert Buggy or Quad Bike Experience with Transport from Dubai
    Responded 18 Oct 2019
    Great to know that you guys enjoyed the tour with us. Thank you for the positive feedback, keeps us focused on doing our best. Hope to see you and your friends again. Safe & Happy travels!
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    We decided to do the buggy self drive as we thought it would be more exciting than being in the 4x4. How wrong were we, as soon as we get to the location we get told a number of rules telling us that all we could basically do is to follow in a line, no sliding/drifting and no
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    We were picked up by a very friendly driver and taken to the dessert however on arrival, the staff were quite rude. The main part - the self driving buggy tour was not as expected - for those expecting adrenaline and fast driving this is not for you! We didn’t drive faster than
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