1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Dubai Sunrise Balloon Flight with Breakfast & Falconry

Product ID: 14907
Leave the city behind and head for the sky on a unique balloon expedition over the heart of the Arabian Desert as you watch a falconry show! Be on the lookout for emerald green oases, gazelles, and wandering camels. Then, enjoy breakfast at a desert camp.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 4:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English, French, German, Arabic

Pickup included

Pick-up available from hotels within the urban areas of Dubai.
Cancellation policy
Cancellations for 1-4 passengers are accepted with no charge up until 10:00 on the morning before your flight. Cancellations after that time will be charged in full. Cancellations for 5 or more passengers are allowed no later than 2 days prior to the flight.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Float over the desert dunes of Dubai by hot air balloon
  • Enjoy a gourmet breakfast of hand-cut smoked salmon, caviar, bread and fresh fruits
  • Watch a falcon soar around you at sunrise, from your balloon
Full description
Your balloon adventure starts out with an early morning pick-up at your hotel. Then, head out before sunrise to the desert to begin a 4-hour adventure!

You’ll float above the Arabian Desert for about an hour in the rising morning sun. Marvel at the speed of the fastest animal on earth, the Peregrine falcon, as expert falconers put on a falconry show from the balloon in flight. In addition to seeing giant red sand dunes you’ll be on the lookout for camels, wild gazelles, vivid green oases, date farms, and the ever-changing shadows on the desert landscape. Keep a look out for the mighty Arabian oryx in their natural habitat.

Once you have landed, drive to a private desert conservation reserve and freshen up in the clean, private bathrooms. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of delicacies such as hand-cut smoked salmon and caviar, a fruit platter and more. 

After the end of this magical ride you’ll be transferred back to the city and dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels within the urban areas of Dubai
  • 1-hour hot air balloon flight
  • Breakfast selection (including a fruit platter and hand-cut smoked salmon and caviar)
  • Falconry show
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers outside of the urban areas of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Al Ain
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
Please provide your hotel name and room number in order for the supplier to contact you (the time booked is approximate and always needs to be reconfirmed).

Please be on time and wear flat shoes and comfortable clothing, as you will be climbing into the basket. You may also want to bring sunglasses and a cap.

Recommended for children over 5 years of age.

The local provider is not able to accommodate:
- Women who are more than 3 months pregnant
- Anyone who has chronic back/neck pain
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 203 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Unfortunately, the start was a bit bumpy because the pick-up time was not clear at the beginning. The message comes here late, we were informed at the reception, because everything has to be coordinated first. We then received the email at 6:30 p.m. the previous evening. As uncertain as it initially seemed to us, it became more professional afterwards. We were looked after very well. The guides were all very open and friendly. Everything was explained to us in peace and we felt very well cared for. The balloon ride was unique. Especially in combination with the falcon show. Really great and recommendable.

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November 29, 2019

We did this tour on 3 hours sleep and would not have missed it for the world. The peace and quite of the desert was fantastic. The pilot and the falconer were very professional and added to the experience. Breakfeast at the camp was a nice surprise and the food was terrific. The camel ride although sort was a treat and something completely different.

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November 28, 2019

Up up and away

The company is very professional and safety conscious. That’s the best a part for me. The captain peter was very experienced and this mornings ride was difficult due to the wind which was the reason I am thinking the ride was short. We landed at 29 Kph safe but hard landing. Happy to recommend them save for the terrible bus ride out , about 45 minutes . We were stuck at the back of a very uncomfortable ride. The other minor note was the climbing into the basket it was a little difficult for us. We were the oldest guests and got no help climbing in. It was a little undignified and quick. Still will do it again. Thanks captain peter.

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October 14, 2019

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Balloon Adventures Emirates

Product ID: 14907