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Abu Dhabi Evening Desert Safari

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Hop on board to a 4×4 land cruiser vehicle for a guided desert safari by leaving the busiest city for a while. Step into Al Kathima desert and stop at the camel farm and enjoy the sand dune area with the consecutive activities of camel riding and Sand boarding. Before stopping for a tasty desert dinner and windup the tour by return back to Abu Dhabi city.
  • Dive into Abu Dhabi’s desert with a dune bash, activities, and dinner
  • Experience three desert musts: 4WD dune drive, camel ride, and desert camp
  • Try henna art, sandboarding, quad bikes (own expense)
  • Full experience includes starlit dinner, belly dance show, and transfers
What to Expect
After pickup from your Abu Dhabi hotel or Abu Dhabi port, relax into a 4WD Land Cruiser for the approximately 45-minute journey to the Al Khatim Desert, known for its rolling, empty dunes. On arrival, head to a camel farm for a short camel ride. Then, experience an exhilarating dune bash, as your driver takes your 4WD vehicle up and over the slopes at speed. Pause on a dune for photos of the sunset and continue to a Bedouin-inspired camp. Here, after Arabic coffee and fresh dates, choose from the activities on offer. Grab a sandboard to surf the dunes, get a henna tattoo on your hands, try a shisha (Arabic water pipe), and more. Plus, if you wish, take off on a quad bike (additional cost) across the sands. Finally, enjoy a belly dancing show and barbecue buffet dinner before returning to Abu Dhabi, where your experience concludes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and dropping off also includes all the City Hotels in Abu Dhabi and the Shopping Malls


  • Abu Dhabi Intl Airport, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi port - Ships Arrivals , Abu Dhabi port - Ships Arrivals
Departure Time
Around starting time varies between 3pm to 4pm
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Dinner - BBQ Buffet Dinner
  • Abu Dhabi City Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Local guide
  • Experienced & Licensed safari Marshal (Well trained for first aid & driving in the desert)
  • Picking up and Dropping off by 4×4 – Fully Insured & Roll-over protected vehicles
  • Camel farm visit
  • Adventurous Dune Drive (30 minutes – 45 minutes)
  • Henna painting designs by a Arabic lady
  • Arabic traditional costumes for photo session
  • Unlimited Soft drinks, Tea, Coffee, Dates & water at the desert camp
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Quad Bike Rentals
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 17 March 2019 via mobile

Loved every moment of it! Mohammed was a brilliant guide. The dune bashing part was by far the highlight! Mohammed really knows his stuff making you feel safe even in the craziest of decents (sideways). At the camp the ambiance was mesmerizing giving a true...More

1  Thank JPK831
Go789488, Guest Relations Manager at My Abu Dhabi Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Dear JPK831, Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience; Our team in My Abu Dhabi Holidays definitely will be happy to read what you wrote. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, So thanks...More

Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

We booked the tour for today (Sat, March 16) bur cannot seem to get in touch with anyone to confirm pick up time from our hotel (Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana at the Corniche). We tried the number indicated on the booking confirmation and were...More

3  Thank barbarahC5964VK
Go789488, Guest Relations Manager at My Abu Dhabi Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Dear Barbra, Thanks for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we’ll do better, We apologies again and would like to thank you for your patience ,,

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Picked up from our hotel and drove out to the desert, the whistle stop tour included feeding camels and a short ride which was enough! Fantastic desert experience in the Toyota 4x4 surfing the dunes then onto a BBQ evening with entertainment in the desert...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Go789488, Guest Relations Manager at My Abu Dhabi Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Dear Tim , Nice to hear from you with amazing review, many thanks indeed. It's our pleasure to host you on this tour and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed it, this is one of our most popular tours in Abu Dhabi...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Got picked up from the hotel by Aziz. Made me feel very comfortable the whole journey to and fro. He let us know what to expect and everything he told us we experienced. He wasn't required to but he went the extra mile letting us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Go789488, Guest Relations Manager at My Abu Dhabi Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Dear Bafor, We are so happy to know that you had a good time and the experience had met your expectations, Indeed there is to much fun activities to do in Abu Dhabi Let us know when is your next visit and we assure you...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Hotel pick up and drop off by our driver Aziz. He was a great host from start to finish. He was also the lead driver so if you are lucky enough to get him, you’re in for a real treat! We booked our trip through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank JoyB1122
MyAbuDhabiHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at My Abu Dhabi Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Dear Joy We are so glad that you had a wonderful time Our team in my Abu Dhabi Holidays are thrilled for the positive review and the fact that you spent a wonderful time ,, We hope to see you soon thank you again ,

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12 February 2019|
Response from JoyB1122 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how many pick-ups they have. Ours was around noon.
Duella R
3 October 2018|
Response from LisaWi11 | Reviewed this property |
I'm honestly not sure where they will pick you up from but they have a WhatsApp messenger system on their website and they are super helpful and efficient on answering any questions. We were picked up from our hotel. Hope... More
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  • My Abu Dhabi Holidays
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Arabic
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