Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai

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Explore the extensive landscape and diversity of nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a protected natural area. Away from the bustle and change that is modern-day Dubai, this conservation project was established to maintain no less than five percent of the Emirate of Dubai's total landmass. Trek across the dunes on the back of a camel and look for the wildlife that has been reintroduced to its natural habitat, such as caracals, sand foxes, and Brandts hedgehogs. Enjoy a range of traditional Arab pursuits, such as archery and horse riding, or something a bit more modern, like sand boarding. Check out the falconry presentations, where you'll meet the birds of prey up close. Arrange your visit to Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dubai using our Dubai vacation generator.
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  • Riding through the desert was the best part. It was a quite unique and fun. The entertainment was pretty nice. The belly dancing was super cool. The fire dance was extravagant. Overall, it is fun to g...  more »
  • This regular excursion in Dubai, is very good. It is in 4 x 4 trucks through the dunes of the desert, then ride short camel, seen the sunset dune and then dinner with nightly dance and fireworks show. Worth a go...
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  • Must go for Desert Sari ride, very thrilling experience, at the day end all will assemble at one place followed by Nice dinner with soft drinks & belly dance, Jangoora dance show. 
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  • After several days of hiking and driving across the Dubai desert, we boarded a hot-air balloon at sunrise to take in the landscape from above. I was captivated by the plays of light from the morning rays of sun over the repeating patterns of undulating dunes. It was like the desert was alive with motion, with sand waves mimicking the swell of the sea extending as far as the eye could see. This single tree appeared in the arid earth as a steadfast symbol of life in impossible conditions—a lone survivor in a vast ocean.
  • Beautiful! Absolutely loved my evening out with Platinum Heritage. Went for a drive around the desert in a 1950s Land Rover and then spent the evening in the camp. This is the most beautiful desert I've been to in Dubai, UAE.
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  • Beautiful desert.