Dubai Desert Morning Tour in 4WD Vehicle: Camel Ride, Quad Bike Tour, Sandboarding, and Camel Farm

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Dubai Desert Morning Tour in 4WD Vehicle: Camel Ride, Quad Bike Tour, Sandboarding, and Camel Farm
from USD $82.50
Experience four thrilling desert experiences on an exciting 4-hour morning tour from Dubai! After heading into the desert bright and early in a comfortable 4x4 that’s driven by an expert guide, enjoy a quad bike tour across the rugged terrain, and feel the thrill of sandboarding down the orange dunes. Start your morning with a camel ride and visit a traditional camel farm, to capture snapshots of these humped animals and any cute baby camels in the herd. It’s four brilliant desert encounters rolled into one!
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In Brief

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
4 hours
Daily, except Friday
Please note: During the month of Ramadan (June 18 to July 17, 2015) and for Eid Ul Adha (September 22, 2015) alcohol will not be served.
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
Important InfoInfo
Your morning kicks off with a pickup from your Dubai hotel. Settle in to your air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicle and travel south from the city, heading deep into the desert. Enjoy the views over the barren landscapes and distant Hajar Mountains as your guide tells you fascinating facts about the desert, its geography and its people.

After roughly one hour on the road, arrive at the desert base, all ready for the adventures ahead, and climb into your quad bike for a tour. Listen to the safety briefing and driving instructions, pop on your helmet, buckle up and take a practice ride. Then, you’re off! Open the throttle and race along dusty trails, following your guide and enjoying panoramic views over the desert as you go.

Next comes your visit to a traditional camel farm to see these stoic ‘ships of the desert’ that are so beloved by the nomadic Bedouin people. Get up close to the camel enclosures to take photos of the animals and any baby camels in the herd. Then, clamber onto a camel to tread the sands. Master the animal’s rolling gait with help from your guide, and learn how and why these magnificent creatures make the ideal mode of transport in the desert.

Having seen the sands from the back of a humped-back beast, try your hand at another popular desert sport: sandboarding! Grab one of the provided sandboards and ‘surf’ your way down the steep sand dunes like a snowboarder. Feel your adrenaline pump as you glide down the slopes and perhaps race your fellow travelers — it’s a thrilling experience!

Your tour finishes with your 4x4 journey back to Dubai and a drop-off at your hotel. Water and soda are available during the morning, but remember to bring a camera to take lots of photos!

Please note: the order of activities, as described above, is subject to change on the day of your tour.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Water and soda
  • Quad bike and helmet
  • Camel ride
  • Sandboarding session


  • Food and drinks, unless specifed
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please mention the name of your hotel for pickup

We pickup only from Dubai Hotels.

We dont pickup from private residences and apartments.

Please be ready at the concierge desk 5 minutes before the pickup time.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:30am

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 18 Mar 2018
Excellent! Super fun!
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
Absolutely loved this trip. Myself and my wife only booked the day before and we were fortunate enough to be the only people on the trip tour so had a personal experience. Would highly recommend if you just wanted a quick intro to the various activities. Fantastic!!
• Submitted 16 Jan 2018
Absolutely loved this! Was only four of us, and had a great time especially the quad bike tour!!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2017
A memorable experience. We did everything we wanted to do with this tour, camel ride, 4x4 for my son and sandboarding. If you are tight on time and want to live an amazing experience, I recommend this tour. Expect the camel ride to be very short, it felt like 5 minutes.. The driver that pick us up and drove us back and forth was professional and friendly. Thank you so much.
• Submitted 28 Jul 2017
great experience! dress sporty
• Submitted 24 May 2017
This an amazing experience. took my daughter on this tour for her Sweet 16. We had fun riding the ATVs through the desert. My daughter enjoyed the camel ride. Perfect time to go in the desert is in the morning.
• Submitted 09 Feb 2017
Host's were very helpful, I fell sick after sand boarding but they helped me in every way possible
• Submitted 06 Jan 2017
An amazing experience, everyone should do when visiting Dubai!!
• Submitted 05 Jan 2017
Our desert safari was very good, loved every second
• Submitted 03 Jan 2017
Really nice staff and amazing tour! I highly recommend to anyone that is staying in Dubai for a short time.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2016
So much fun
• Submitted 09 Nov 2016
All the guides were great and spoke very good English. The bikes were fun, the sandboarding was easier than I thought if I can do it, anyone can!. The morning tour allowed us time in the afternoon to do other things.
• Submitted 31 Oct 2016
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 23 Oct 2016
These guys are awesome, text me when i was there to confirm pick up and then gave us some great info in the car about Dubai on the way to the camels. Really recommend them and the tour.
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
We have just come back from a stopover in Dubai, and would highly recommend this tour. As it was about 45 degs during the day, I booked a morning safari, but be warned, it's still very hot out there! Our guide picked us up as expected, although I called the day before to confirm I'd given the right hotel information. He was lovely, although unfortunately I can't remember his name, something like Winjata? I mention this because he was great to chat to and just a really nice guy and I hope someone lets him know! There were 5 of us in the 4x4, and only 1 of the group was chatty, the others not so, and this makes a huge difference to your trip. There was plenty of water, and toilet facilities once you get to the desert. The quad biking was awesome, and having done some research, I would really recommend wearing long trousers and long sleeved clothing - you will burn otherwise! Don't forget your sunglasses too. You get given a helmet and are guided and feel safe at all times. I got stuck going up a dune but with the breaks on, you don't move and my guide came running over to help. The sand duning was fun but I could only manage to go down once. That's the easy part, i had a minor asthma attack trying to walk back up the dune, it's exhausting even though you wouldn't think so. Also i was wearing sandals, and the sand was BURNING my feet!! I can't describe the pain! You then do some camel riding for about 10-15mins. My first time and thoroughly enjoyed it. All in all, absolutely fabulous. Thank you so much to the guides for making it such an enjoyable first experience.
• Submitted 31 Jul 2016
Awesome experience. Our guide was very knowledgable about the history of Dubai and gave us lots of interesting information on the ride out to the desert. The ATV's, sand boarding, and camel ride were all great fun! Would recommend to anyone visiting Dubai.
• Submitted 16 Mar 2016
Lovely tour guide who was on time and we had the whole desert to ourselves! Definitely worth doing the morning tour!
• Submitted 02 Mar 2016
This was a lot of fun, the driver to camp site was hilarious. He drove over the sand dunes in the truck really fast giving the passengers a thrill. The ATV and camel ride was awesome. The sand boarding was a total workout climbing back up the hill.
• Submitted 15 Feb 2016
Thoroughly enjoyable experience, the guides were very obliging and friendly which made the experience much more pleasurable, very cool things to do in the dessert
• Submitted 06 Jan 2016
Had a great time on the tour and definitely would recommend it for others traveling to Dubai!
• Submitted 12 Nov 2015
• Submitted 14 Sep 2015
Amazing!! Our tour guide was spectacular. He arrived to pick us up from the hotel on time and prepared us for a great day. During the ride to the desert, he provided us with information about Dubai as well as the upcoming developments of the city. He had a great personality and spoke English very well. The tour was great. The 4 wheelers were very fun! I don't really like the sand boarding but that's a personal preference. It had nothing to do with the tour guide or the company itself. All three associates were very helpful and friendly during the entire safari. I highly recommend this tour and company!!
• Submitted 17 Sep 2015
I feel this was really good value for money. We got to do everything in a reasonable amount of time. In the Dubai heat you don't really need to be out all day. The driver was extremely prompt. He was waiting for me as I arrived at the foyer and was really friendly. He introduced us to the other day trippers and was really informative on the journey to the desert. He gave us a brief history lesson. Even though it was Ramadan they gave us ice cold water which was much needed. We aren't used to the heat and really needed it! I would 100 recommend this trip. And would be happy to use them again in the future :
• Submitted 15 Jul 2015

In Brief

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
4 hours
Daily, except Friday
Please note: During the month of Ramadan (June 18 to July 17, 2015) and for Eid Ul Adha (September 22, 2015) alcohol will not be served.
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Get off the beaten track in a 4x4