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Half-Day Desert Safari

Highlights
  • Complete Abu Dhabi experience, with desert activities and dinner
  • Experience the desert essentials in one afternoon and evening
  • Go dune bashing, camel riding, and sandboarding at a tented camp
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Half-Day Desert Safari
From US$82.00
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Half-Day Desert Safari
From US$82.00
Overview
Arranging a DIY trip into Abu Dhabi’s desert can involve lots of time and planning, making it easier to join a guided excursion. This tour delivers all the activities most visitors want—safely, smoothly, and stress-free—and with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Go sandboarding, ride a camel, dune bash, watch a belly dance show, and savor a barbecue dinner—all without transport or organizational hassles on your part.
What to Expect
Your tour begins at your Abu Dhabi hotel when you settle inside an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle and journey into the desert.

Head off-road onto the sands and enjoy a pulse-racing ride up and over the dunes. Then, hop out for a camel ride and to take photos of the desert sunset before resuming your dune bash en route to the next stop: a tented Bedouin-style camp.

On arrival, enjoy some classic Arabian hospitality with a serving of qahwa (Arabic coffee) or tea, plus fresh dates.

Duly refreshed, jump into the activities offered at the camp. Grab a supplied sandboard to try dune surfing, have a henna tattoo, and, if you wish, smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe).

With your activities over, sit down to enjoy a traditional belly dance show and barbecue dinner before your tour concludes at your hotel.
Write a ReviewReviews (165)

1 - 5 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Desert Tour

Awesome tour. Nadeer did a excellent job and gave us a great sand dune experience. The show and food afterwards was also great.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 3 days ago
Desert safari

I enjoyed the giant sand dunes, feasting and fire show afterwards. 4WD driving through the dunes was exhilarating to say the least.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Safari with Salim !!!!

We took a private sunset dune dinner Abu Dhabi tour! It was awsome! ! Firstly dune bashing ,Something we won’t forget, so much fun and emotions. Great experience with excellent service quality! Our driver Salim was very professional,experienced and did his best and made sure...More

Thank Monish M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Entertainment in the desert

My husband and I went to the desert safari on 30th May. We were collected by Halfie in a very comfortable and air conditioned jeep at 3pm and were delivered back at 9pm. There were 6 of us in the jeep. We had an extremely...More

Thank Julie W
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.Hafiq is one of our best and experienced marshel. We will praise him for his...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great atmosphere and so much fun!

Our driver Samal was very skilled, friendly and very accommodating. We had great fun on the dunes, relaxed with good food under the stars, held a falcon, got henna, saw some camels, tried shisha for the first time and bought a custom one-of-a-kind gift for...More

Thank Sarah B
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.sanal is one of our best and experienced marshel. We will praise him for his...More

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