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Desert Safari in Dubai with Barbecue Dinner and Live Shows

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Highlights
  • All-in-one desert adventure, culture, and dinner experience from Dubai
  • Multiple desert activities: dune bash, sandboarding, camel ride, and more
  • Live folkloric dance shows, plus buffet barbecue dinner under the stars
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Desert Safari in Dubai with Barbecue Dinner and Live Shows
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Desert Safari in Dubai with Barbecue Dinner and Live Shows
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Overview
Dubai’s desert isn’t just about sand and dunes: It’s a living part of Emirati traditions and history. With this tour, experience the full desert-and-culture package in one afternoon and evening—difficult to arrange independently. Enjoy a dune bash, camel ride, sandboarding, and henna art. Watch belly-dancing performances and savor an Arabian Nights atmosphere with dinner under the stars. Hotel pickup and drop-off make the experience ultra-smooth and convenient.
What to Expect
Depart your Dubai hotel by air-conditioned 4WD and journey into the desert.

Once outside the city, go off road and enjoy a dune bash: zooming over the slopes with a guide/driver at the wheel. Then, head to an oasis and camel farm before climbing up a dune for photos of the desert sunset.

Next, continue to a safari camp that's designed to replicate a traditional Bedouin settlement. Here, try sandboarding and camel riding, and enjoy an optional quad bike drive (own expense). Then, slow the pace by getting a henna tattoo, donning Arabian robes for souvenir photos (own expense), and trying a shisha (Arabic water pipe).

Watch live belly dance and tanoura (whirling dervish) shows and savor an open-air buffet of barbecued meats and Emirati specialties with unlimited soda and water. Alcoholic drinks are available to purchase.

Your experience finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviews (192)
1 - 5 of 98 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Go for the thrilling desert ride and Belly dance

Don't miss the desert ride also if you want to have the best experience take the seat beside the driver it will be a thrill. The food was good, fire dance was ok so was the light dance but the belly dance was fantastic, i...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Zippysh
Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth doing while in Dubai

Not a mind blowing experience but not an expensive tour so good value and does give you an insight into life outside the glitz of Dubai. Vehicles and drivers are very good and dune bashing was reasonably exciting especially for anyone who haven't experienced sand...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RickAdelaide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazingggggggggg experience in the desert!!!

Had an absolutely amazing time, the dune riding experience was a lot of fun, most of the credit has to go to our driver Muneeb Khan, who was an excellent host, very friendly and made the experience more enjoyable. The live shows were brilliant, my...More

2  Thank Aqil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience, must-visit if in Dubai!

Especially guide Ahmad Afridi was a great guide and source of information and entertainment for everyone in the group as well as other groups. Dune bashing, thanks to our guide, was fantastich, it was no soft ride, exactly as my family loved it, including my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ahmad Hussain B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Desert Experience

Had a great time in the 4WD with our driver Sadhiq, he was interesting and helpful. We had a great time in the dunes. The meal however was very average and disappointing. The soft drinks were warm and the hot food was cold and uninviting....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John B
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