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Dubai Overnight Safari: Red Dunes, Camel Trek& BBQs at Al Khayma Camp provided by OceanAir Travels

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Dubai Overnight Safari: Red Dunes, Camel Trek& BBQs at Al Khayma Camp

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Overnighting in Dubai’s desert isn’t recommended without a guide, leaving a tour your only option. This trip serves up the full “Arabian Nights”-style experience: laying on numerous desert activities before a night in a Bedouin-style tent under the stars. Enjoy a dune bash, sandboarding, camel ride, dinner, and live shows during the afternoon and evening; and wake for an Arabian breakfast and sunrise camel ride the next day.
  • Desert adventure and overnight Bedouin campsite stay from Dubai
  • Chance to sleep in tent like a Bedouin and host of desert activities on top
  • Dune bash, sandboarding, live shows, plus sunset and dawn camel rides
  • Full experience: includes BBQ-buffet dinner, breakfast, and hotel transfers
Important Information
  • Pick-up and drop off at your selected hotel / location
  • Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned Land Cruiser
  • Cold mineral water in the vehicle during transfers
  • English-speaking licensed driver
  • Dune bashing (30-45 minutes)
  • Sand boarding
  • Sunset photo stop (not guaranteed, 50% chance)
  • Welcome drinks with Dates
  • Henna painting for ladies
  • Falcon experience
  • Shisha pipe (hubble bubble flavour) free in the Shisha Area only
  • Shared camp, as per your selected option
  • Tanoura and belly dancing show
  • Unlimited water and soft drinks
  • Barbecue dinner (self-service open buffet with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options)
  • Night Arabic Tea
  • Overnight stay in bedouin tent Non-AC
  • Night desert guide
  • Morning Camel trekking (10-15 min)
  • Morning Breakfast
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Camel Feeding
  • Alcoholic drinks (not permitted)
  • Quad bike / Dune buggy activities (optional)
  • Towels
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear sports shoes for safe sand boarding
  • Pick-up will be within the first 30-45 minutes of your booked time
  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any vomiting / sickness during the dune bashing
  • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (23 April - 23 May 2020) you can watch Tanoura and Fire shows only in our desert camps (Al Khayma) as there will be some restrictions for belly Dance. Other religious holidays as per UAE law i.e. 3rd April​, 10​ & 31st​ Aug​, 9th Nov etc there will not be any entertainment activities in the camps as its strictly not permitted by UAE law.
  • It is not recommended to carry jewellery, expensive watches or cell phones as the phone signal is not working in the desert.
  • Your belongings are your own responsibility and OceanAir is not responsible for any lost belongings in during the trip and in case if we found any belongings we try our best to deliver to whom they belong to.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • OceanAir Travels shall not be responsible for any kind of loss, accident, sickness or injury. It is advisable that the traveler should avail a travel health insurance as there can be chances of potential risks and hazards. Also, make sure they are mentally and physically able to participate.
  • Luggage is not allowed to carry during the tour, only a small backpack is allowed.
  • By UAE law, pregnant ladies, anyone with back or neck pain, heart problems or other serious medical complaints and infants (under 3 years old) are not allowed during the dune bashing activity by car. (If this conditions are applicable to you, please contact our Consultant to customize your tour
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Spider-Man2145 wrote a review Mar 2020
South Plainfield, New Jersey58 contributions3 helpful votes
I have to say I booked the overnight desert safari and it was amazing we had the best time every our guide Rashid was the coolest and most knowledgeable guide ever. He gave us an experience never to forget. 100% must do tour everything was top notch
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Kathryn M wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was such an incredible experience! Most of the time was spent in the city so having the chance to leave the city and disconnect was really nice / learning about the culture was great. Our guide was Rashid and he is one of the reasons my friend and I had such a great time,
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Date of experience: March 2020
C. E. wrote a review Mar 2020
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You want an unforgettable, great and funny safari tour? Then Matti is the man you need. He is so nice and he always wants the best for his tourists. By the way he makes the best photos of you! Play it safe and book Matti as you guide. You won't regret it!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from OceanAirTravels, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai Overnight Safari: Red Dunes, Camel Trek& BBQs at Al Khayma Camp
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Eckch, It's a pleasure seeing you. Thanks so much for your lovely feedback and good vibes. We're happy that you're happy, and we're looking forward to your next visit. Hurry back! Kind Regards, Sam | Quality team OceanAir Travels
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Brittany wrote a review Mar 2020
Harbinger, North Carolina2 contributions
THIS ADVENTURE WAS PERFECTION! We were in Dubai for 6 days and this was a highlight! We were picked up (on time) by our wonderful tour guide, Salaar! He was so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful! He guided us through this tour so perfectly, informing us of all our activities
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Response from OceanAirTravels, Manager at Dubai Overnight Safari: Red Dunes, Camel Trek& BBQs at Al Khayma Camp
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello sailorbritt2001 Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us to others here in tripadvisor :) , it means a lot to us. We take pride in knowing our customers are happy with their experience. Salaar is really one of our best guides, and I am glad to hear that you felt safe and you enjoyed his company Thanks & Regards, Edelle | OceanAir Travels
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Christoph H wrote a review Mar 2020
Aichhalden, Germany11 contributions1 helpful vote
Was a great day/night out in the desert. Thanks to our guide Mansoor we had great fun with the car out in the desert, enjoyed the fantastic food at the camp and their hospitality.
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Wonderful experience
We visited Dubai for our honeymoon in Jan 2020. We booked to go on a safari having read good reviews of this compan
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Truly recommendable, authentic Dubai-Desert experience!
It was a unique experience and exceeded our expectations hugely. Everything was super fun the really long quad tour
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The Ultimate Dubai Experience
If you’re visiting Dubai and want to experience it’s beautiful heritage I highly recommend you book a day with Shan
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AbuDabi Tour
Enjoyed the whole tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. He made sure we had time for photos and stayed on
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Fantastic trip!
We had an fantastic day with Ansari as our guide. It had everything, we had fun in the desert, experienced local cu
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Very Nice Trip
We had a lot of fun! Yoosuf was a great driver in the dunes- absolutely crazy! Pickup an transfer back to the Cruis
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Marcia T
Great experience
Great experience!! It was all perfect! I definitely recommend it! The guide Nabeel was a great guy, nice person!!!
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Beyond amazing!!!
"Exceeded our expectations" is an understatement to explain our experience. Our tour guide Rashid went over and bey
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Petter S
Knowledgeable Guide
Everything was very smooth, our driver and guide Sajith was very knowledgeable and helped out with everything we ne
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The PERFECT tour with the PERFECT guide!!!
It‘s been our second time in Dubai and we did a desert tour before with dune-bashing, so this time we were looking
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Mother & Daughter Vacation and first visit to Dubai
Our visit to the Red Dunes and quad safari experience was the highlight of our visit. We had an EXCEPTIONAL host/gu
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Awesome experience!
A huge shout out to Nauman, the best tour guide we have had so far. He was very friendly and made sure we were comf
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Amazing and extraordinary trip
Best trip ever. Well organized with great experiences. Special thanks to our guide Omar who raised the feeling to a
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Great Activity!
Great experience! we had fun for a whole day in the safari (quads, sandboards, dune bashing, great food, cammels, a
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Kashif said to "HOLD ON!!!"
When the description states "Dune Bashing", I wasn't really expecting what we got! Our driver, Kashif, is a phenome
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