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Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

1. Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

Discover the desert outside of Dubai on a guided dune bashing safari. Enjoy the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional activities including a quad bike ride, camel ride or dinner and entertainment with an extended tour option. You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location by your tour guide. Then, drive to the Dubai desert and after a short break, you can experience the thrilling dune bashing session with trained drivers. You can also try out sandboarding and snap some amazing photos of the rolling dunes. Proceed to the Al Khayma camp for the optional camel ride and included refreshments. The 7-hour tour participants will continue to enjoy some entertainment shows and have a delicious BBQ dinner at the camp. As the tour comes to an end you will be dropped back to your hotel/building.

Dubai: Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and Buffet Dinner

2. Dubai: Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and Buffet Dinner

Explore the desert on this SUV tour from Dubai. Cruise up, down and through desert dunes in Land Cruiser. Drive an ATV over sand dunes before enjoying live entertainment and dinner at a Bedouin camp. Begin by exploring the desert and get a glimpse of the harshness and intensity of the desert sands. Later on, try dune bashing in a 4x4 Land Cruiser (which is fully equipped with all necessary safety features) and sandboarding on the silky red-sand dunes. Next up and if you've chosen that option, is the quad bike experience.You will receive a short briefing of safety instructions before enjoying the thrill of riding an ATV over the vast sands. Finally, relax in a traditional Bedouin-style camp, where you can indulge in activities like camel riding and henna painting. Enjoy being entertained by belly and folk dancers while eating a delicious barbecue dinner.

Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

3. Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

Enjoy thrills and spills at Dubai’s Aquaventure Waterpark, the largest waterpark in the Middle East, on dozens of rides and waterslides. With your day ticket, prepare to do battle with the King of the Sea at the Tower of Poseidon. Ride through the dark and twisting Aquaconda water tunnel. Grab an inner tube and take a trip on the rapids of a tidal river. Test your nerves on the exhilarating Ziggurat, and plunge more than 27 meters down the Leap of Faith, a near vertical freefall waterslide, through shark-filled waters. Unwind on a private beach, and enjoy light snacks and refreshments from on-site restaurants. Take the little ones to Splashers, a water playground especially for kids.

Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

4. Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

After pickup from your hotel in a 4-wheel drive vehicle, head off with your local guide to the desert, just 45 minutes from Dubai. Upon reaching the Lahbab Desert, be welcomed into an air-conditioned tent with refreshments and time to relax. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can try some optional quad biking and take a ride over the beautiful red dunes of the Dubai desert. Next, you will hit the desert for a dune bashing experience in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Feel your stomach leap as you ride up and down the tall red dunes. Marvel at how the vehicle tackles impossibly steep inclines and the uneven terrain of the sand.  After dune bashing, you will have a chance to try sandboarding or simply admire the scenery around you. Make sure you take plenty of photos of the scenic desert landscape.  Next, stop at the red dunes desert and enjoy a camel ride in the open desert. Then, relax in air-conditioned comfort as you enjoy soft drinks, water, and Arabic tea or coffee with dates before getting dropped back at your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai: Desert Safari, BBQ Dinner, Shows, and Quad Bike

5. Dubai: Desert Safari, BBQ Dinner, Shows, and Quad Bike

Embark on an exhilarating desert adventure on this safari along the red-gold dunes of Al Labab. Enjoy the thrill of dune bashing and then immerse yourself in local culture at a desert camp, where you can see Tanoura dancing and sip Arabic coffee, and visit local markets. Get picked up from the location of your choice in a Land Cruiser and then driven to the Red Dunes of Al Labab, approximately a 45-minute journey. Here, admire the majestic dunes and the wonderful colors that change throughout the day. Then spend an adventurous 20-30 minutes of hard dune bashing before heading further across the dunes to reach the desert camp. At the camp, experience a short camel ride, traditional henna hand decoration of the East, and a show of traditional, belly, and Tanoura dancing. Other activities include quad biking, a sand art display, Arabic coffee, falcon photography, and a carpet stall. After, return to your location of choice.

Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Aquarium Ticket

6. Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Aquarium Ticket

Experience the rides and slides of the Aquaventure Waterpark and then discover more than 65,000 marine animals up close at the Lost Chambers Aquarium at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Skip the long lines to Aquaventure Waterpark and then brave the world’s first dual waterslide within a waterslide. Set your pulse racing on 30 slides and attractions, laugh your way down Dubai’s longest Lazy River, and relax on 500 meters of private beach. Prepare to do battle with the King of the Sea at the Tower of Poseidon or ride through the dark and twisting Aquaconda water tunnel. Grab an innertube and face the rapids of a tidal river or experience the dramatic wave surges of The Torrent. Get up close to more than 65,000 marine animals at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Walk amongst the ruins of a lost city and get a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to be a marine animal expert. Encounter sharks and rays at close proximity and feel some of the world’s most exotic invertebrates in the touch tank.

Dubai: Tandem Skydive Experience at The Palm

7. Dubai: Tandem Skydive Experience at The Palm

Allow yourself to experience the thrill of freefalling at 120 miles per hour while securely attached in a harness to a world-class instructor. Make your way to the meeting point to be greeted by the friendly team guiding you through your experience. Approximately an hour before you boards the plane, you will be introduced to the instructor, who will explain the process, give a safety briefing, show the best body position for free fall, put on and check the harness. Both a tandem instructor and a camera flyer will also accompany you throughout the experience to capture the unforgettable moments. After a 20-minute ascent in the plane, get harnassed to the front of your fully qualified tandem skydiving instructor, who will do a final check before exiting the aircraft from 13,000 feet (4,000 m). Enjoy the thrill of nearly 60 seconds adrenaline-fuelled freefall before the parachute will be deployed at around 6,000 feet to begin your 4-5 minute parachute ride down to the ground. Take in the breathtaking views from above as people skydive over Dubai's sandy dunes or over the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island. After softly touching down, the camera flyer will give a final interview with you to record your adrenaline-fuelled reaction before guiding you back to the main building. Your package includes digital photos and a professionally edited video to capture every sensational moment until the smooth landing. The full experience takes between 3 and 4 hours. Family and friend spectators are welcome to watch you jump from below, with a cafe available to purchase light food and drinks.

Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

8. Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

Explore the Dubai desert in the best ways possible: dune bashing in a Land Cruiser, on camelback, sandboarding, and with the option of enjoying a traditional Bedouin camp experience with a BBQ dinner and shows. After your pickup in Dubai, ride off into the desert in a 4x4 vehicle, sharing this thrilling adventure with family and friends. Experience dune bashing in a Land Cruiser and stop to try out sandboarding on the red dunes as well. Take photos of the brilliant desert sunset with your group at a Bedouin camp. Hop on a camel for a fun ride and try out henna painting in the evening. Sit back at a Bedouin camp and marvel at the entertainment of a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance. Savor the rich flavors of local food at a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma.

Dubai: Aquarium & Burj Khalifa Level 124 or 125 Combo Ticket

9. Dubai: Aquarium & Burj Khalifa Level 124 or 125 Combo Ticket

Experience the magic of Dubai with a combined ticket to 2 of the city's most amazing attractions, and discover the Dubai Aquarium and the Burj Khalifa on the same day. From the depths of the ocean to the skies above upgrade your Burj Khalifa visit with an enchanting encounter with 485 aquatic species at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Start by traveling to the top of Dubai's most iconic monument with a pre-booked entrance ticket to the Burj Khalifa. Once you have selected your time slot, take the world’s fastest elevator to the observation floor on level 124 of the world’s tallest building. Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree panoramas across the city, desert, and Gulf. Learn more about the architecture and technology behind this unique skyscraper. Enter the world’s largest suspended aquarium. Admire thousands of aquatic animals from around the world, including rare species such as the King Crocodile and Sand Tiger Sharks. Discover three ecological zones: Rainforest, Rocky Shore, and Living Ocean. 

Dubai: Dolphin Encounter Ticket at Atlantis Waterpark

10. Dubai: Dolphin Encounter Ticket at Atlantis Waterpark

Get up close with playful dolphins in shallow water with a dolphin encounter at Dubai's Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis the Palm. Make your way to Dolphin Bay at Atlantis the Palm at your allotted time, and meet a marine mammal specialist for a 15-minute safety briefing and orientation session. Then, wade waist-deep into the water to interact with a dolphin. Enjoy a 30-minute in-water encounter as you pet and touch the dolphins in groups of no more than 10 people per animal. Including check in and time to change into the provided wetsuits, the full experience should take around 1.5 hours. Experience an animal encounter suitable for all ages and ideal for non swimmers.

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based on 43,394 reviews

We had fun! The guide was service minded and good company. Furtermore, he had a long experience as a licenced off-road driver which made us feel very safe all the way

It was a great pleasure! Dessert safari i Dubai i a must. Pick up on time and very good service and dinner. Five stars to our tour guide and driver Hanif.

We will recomend to everybody, you a the best , driver Nasir is best of the best, Thank you !!!!

Safari in the desert with Tqj, beautiful experience very professional guide.

Asif is highly recommended! Very accomodating and safe driver!