Dubai Desert Safari and Sunset Barbecue

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FREE amendments & cancellations on this ticket You can cancel or amend your Desert Safari and Sunset Barbecue Tour free of charge until 48 hours before your tour date. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made. Amendments are subject to availability.
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An exhilarating ride and a sample of authentic desert life...

Riding in a luxury 4-Wheel Drive vehicle experience the wild majesty of the Arabian Desert as you enjoy an exciting roller coaster-of-a-drive over giant sand dunes. Then watch the full glory of a desert sunset before heading to a Bedouin Camp for a delicious barbecue dinner.

Our guide to Dubai Desert Safari and Sunset Barbecue

A ‘must-do’ experience for anyone visiting in Dubai. Head into the desert for a thrilling and exhilarating experience.

You’ll be picked up in a modern, air-conditioned 4-wheel drive vehicle and taken on an exciting dune drive across the Arabian Desert in the hands of an expert driver. Race up against the giant sand dunes for approximately 30 minutes – lots of laughter and shrieks are guaranteed!

Head to the top of the largest sand dune and watch the full glory of a desert sunset and to click some Instagrammable pictures before heading to an exclusive traditional Bedouin campsite nestled deep in the desert.

Afterwards, head to the top of the largest sand dune and watch the full glory of a desert sunset before continuing to an exclusive Bedouin campsite nestled deep in the desert. Here a warm traditional Arabic welcome of dates and coffee awaits and there is the chance to ride a camel or try sand surfing as a delicious barbecue dinner is prepared on open fires.

If you wish, try traditional aromatic water pipe or Shisha or get a henna tattoo etched onto your hands or feet. Dinner will be served to you under the stars and includes shawarma and falafel sandwiches as starters and a BBQ buffet with side dishes, plus soft drinks, mineral water, coffee and tea.

The Tanoura dancing and belly dancing under the Arabian sky make for a magical experience under the stars.

Departs

Daily, year round.

Start times

3.00pm - 4.00pm. Hotel pick-ups commence up to 30 minutes before the start of the tour.

Duration

Around 5 hours.

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Reviews

Average 4.6 out of 5 (46 customer reviews)

★★★★★ ★★★★★

Exhilarating experience with a lovely buffet and friendly staff. Entertainment was great with a chance to ride a camel 🐪

4 stars:

Ritu Sharma reviewed 14 May,2019

Great! The BBQ was excellent too

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 20 Dec,2017

Great fun and pretty good value for money. Done it twice now and Alpha tours have been excellent both times.

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 01 Nov,2017

Belly dancers was only 1 ! Food was brilliant - 4x4 ride was amazing

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 09 Nov,2016

This was great value. The safari drive was brilliant. We got to our destination and had a very short ride on a camel there was sand boarding, henna tattooing you could buy souvenirs all that was followed by a BBQ and traditional dancing and music.

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 01 Oct,2016

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Dubai Desert Safari and Sunset Barbecue

  • Pick-ups are available from Dubai area hotels only.
  • This excursion is not recommended for children under the age of three years, expectant mothers and over 65s. It is also not recommended for people suffering with heart conditions and back/neck problems.
  • The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. 
  • Please note there will be no alcohol or belly dance show during Ramadan.
  • Please note on certain holy occasions and special days, entertainment and alcohol is prohibited in the Emirate of Dubai. This could affect the tour's content.
  • Schedules are likely to change during the month of Ramadan and the holidays.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the supplier at least 48 hours prior to the tour date/time. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 48 hours of activity date.

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