Dubai: Desert Quad Bike Safari, Camel Ride, Sand Surf, & BBQ

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

Dubai: Desert Quad Bike Safari, Camel Ride, Sand Surf, & BBQ

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels
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Quad bike across bright red sand dunes, enjoy a short camel ride, try sandboarding and visit a Bedouin-style desert camp for a special BBQ and show on this day trip to the Lahbab Desert from Dubai.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi
Pickup included
Meet your guide in your hotel lobby 45 minutes before your scheduled booked time, depending on your location. A pickup is available from Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman city hotels and apartments, as well as from Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid).
Private group available


  • Ride a quad bike over steep red dunes in the Lahbab Desert
  • Experience the simple thrills of gliding down a dune on a sandboard
  • Connect with Bedouin culture at a desert camp with falcons, shisha, and camels
  • Savor a delicious BBQ buffet with kebabs, hummus, and salads
  • Enjoy a twirling Tanoura show and Khaliji dance performance
Full description

Explore the magnificent Lahbab Desert on a thrilling guided tour that includes quad biking, sandboarding, a short camel ride, BBQ feast, shisha smoking, Khaliji dance show, and so much more.

Swap the skyscrapers of Dubai for the red sands of the desert when an air-conditioned vehicle picks you up. After listening to your guide's safety briefing, pop on a helmet and spend an hour racing through the dunes on a quad bike.

Feel the adrenaline rush as you kick up red sand left, right, and center. Pull up at the peak of a high dune and take a moment to soak in 360-degree views across the beautiful Lahbab Desert.

Now it's time to try sandboarding. Strap a special board to your feet and leap down the dunes, gliding to the bottom. Don't be afraid to fall off – it's like landing in a sea of silk.

Ride your quad bike back to the starting point before the drive to the ravishing Al Khayma desert camp. Enjoy traditional Arabian coffee, sweets, and dates as a special welcome before setting off on a short camel ride.

At the camp, get to know Bedouin culture with traditional activities including posing with a falcon, henna tattoos and shisha smoking. Savor a delicious BBQ feast of local dishes while watching a twirling Tanoura show and Khaliji dance performance.

When the final show ends, so does your red desert adventure. Board the vehicle and enjoy a relaxing return to your hotel Dubai.

  • BBQ buffet (vegetarian and non-vegetarian options)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1-hour quad bike ride
  • Fuel
  • Helmet
  • Al Khayma Desert Camp visit
  • Instructor
  • Sandboarding
  • Short camel ride
  • Camel food
  • Welcome drink of Arabic coffee
  • Henna painting, on women's hands
  • Shisha smoking
  • Tanoura and Khaliji dance show
  • Unlimited water and soft drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Dune bashing with a 4x4 car
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Participants from 16-55 years of age are eligible to ride the ATVs
  • Participants 6 years & older up to 15 years must be accompanied by an adult for the ATV ride. Children 5 years and younger are strictly not permitted on the ATVs
  • This self-riding activity is not insured and any accidents or damages from the activity will be the sole responsibility of the rider and passenger
  • The participant must pay the amount for any damages due to the improper usage of buggy/ATVs
  • All participants must sign an indemnity form before the tour
  • The shared bike option is unavailable for solo travellers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 4165 reviews

Review summary

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Beautiful experience, many activities and well organized. The quad tour is worthwhile, long lasting and among the desert dunes, detaching itself from the starting field. Lots of fun and stunning views. A special thanks to our guide Nishantha who, always very helpful, kind and nice, accompanied and guided us throughout the day among the many activities!

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August 14, 2022

Wow . What a wonderful team of people. Very well planned and organized. Quad ride, dinner and after dinner show was great . A big shout out to our guide and driver AD Ali. He was the best and made our entire trip memorable. Thanks Ali . You are the best.

August 13, 2022

We had an absolutely fantastic time . Omar ( Miro) was our brilliant guide. From the moment he picked us up at the hotel he did everything to make our experience unforgettable. The trip is extremely well organised and Omar made every effort to make sure everyone was comfortable , had enough drinks and felt safe on the quad bikes . The food an entertainment was amazing . I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this trip it’s a wonderful experience. Thank you once again Omar !

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August 13, 2022

Product ID: 150065