Dubai: Self-Drive Dune Buggy Safari with Pickup and Drop-Off

Activity provider: SAND TRAX TOURS DUBAI

Dubai: Self-Drive Dune Buggy Safari with Pickup and Drop-Off

Activity provider: SAND TRAX TOURS DUBAI

From US$ 160 per group up to 2

Get on an 800cc buggie and set off on an adventure like no other on this fully-guided tour. Your instructor will guide you through a natural dune trail, riding at a comfortable pace for you. Take a break for refreshments, and set off again into the sand!

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 - 6 hours
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Pickup included
Pick-up from all hotels located in Dubai
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Drive an 800cc Sand Buggy in the dunes around Dubai on this fully-guided tour
  • Enjoy an off-road adventure by following your guide into the wild desert
  • Benefit from hotel pickup and drop off
Full description
Buggy Safaris offers a new dimension to off-road exploring. Ride one of the twin-seater, 800cc buggies and set off on this unique adventure around the Dubai Desert. Explore the region’s majestic sand dunes, climbing up and over peaks and valleys, and taking in the amazing scenery. Your guide will show you the best routes to take and will make sure you ride at a pace that you find comfortable. If you’re feeling a bit tired, stop for a breather and some refreshments before heading off into the sandy dunes once again. For your comfort and safety each dune buggy comes equipped with a full roll cage, bucket seats, and a full safety harness. You can also choose to book this tour in a group of 2, sharing the buggy between the two of you. Finally, for the perfect end to an exhilarating day, book your tour with a barbecue dinner at the end!
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (pickup and drop off is only available at hotels in Dubai and not private residences)
  • Soft drinks
  • Riding instructions
  • Safety gear
  • 1 hour drive time on the buggy
  • BBQ dinner (if this option is booked)
  • Customized and convenient tour timings (can be arranged up to 2 days in advance)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Age limit is 18 years of age and above. Participants should have basic knowledge of driving.
  • Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 2 participants.
  • The morning experience is approximately 3 hours from start to finish, which includes the pick-up and drop off time from/to your hotel. The afternoon experience with a BBQ lasts for approximately 6 hours.
  • Pick-up times are: 7:00 AM for the morning tour and 3:00 PM for the afternoon tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 319 reviews

Review summary

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Pick up was very prompt, our driver “Chocolate” Khan, was waiting and the car nicely air conditioned. He was super friendly, witty and charming. The drive to the buggy went quickly, though was just under an hour, which was expected. On arrival at the buggy, Atta met us and took us on the tour, we followed his tracks- it was certainly fast enough with ample time to switch over - we both had around 25 mins or so of driving over the dunes. Atta took loads of videos and photos with my phone and we also stopped for pictures with a Camel. Atta was friendly, helpful and welcoming. We would highly recommend this activity.

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November 14, 2022

This was an amazing experience and we would recommend 100%. From the moment we were picked up from our hotel, to the minute we were dropped back, our day was faultless. Our guide was polite courteous and very informative. He made the journey pleasant even stopping on route to buy us a cup of tea!! Once we got on the buggy our 2nd guide looked after us kept checking we were ok throughout and even stopped to see the camels and take photos. Nothing was too much trouble for them.

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October 14, 2022

The tour was an exciting experience. We would be picked up from the hotel on time. The guide Mohammed was very friendly and helpful. We had a nice chat on the drive and there was Karak tea. Arrived at the meeting point, the guide changed. He was also friendly and concerned about safety. We took our time and there was still time for a nice conversation, including photos in the desert. Great value for money. We recommend

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June 8, 2022

Product ID: 14708