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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  • Rented a beach buggy with friends and had an amazing radical experience in the desert. Sand, dunes amazing scenery, The downfall is that people too much trash on the dunes, such a famous turistic plac...  more »
  • Unfortunately very typical because many cars of restaurant with tourists but still a wonderful feeling of disorientation
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  • Where else can you see Oryx nowadays?! A lot of time and effort has been put into this and you can already see the benefits. Great to see drivers keeping to the paths and providing plenty of useful fa...  more »
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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.