Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai

4.7
#2 of 13 in Nature in United Arab Emirates
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. Use our Dubai trip planner to visit Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on your trip to Dubai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Excitement. Thrilling. Scared for my life. This was a journey never to forget. It was so intense the dune bashing. Then we went for dinner. Delicious. We got to ride camels and watch some people perfo...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    We took a desert tour with platinum safari, suggested by our Dubai friends as a professional group. We felt safe and the whole evening was well organised. It is ( from my point of view) somewhat touri...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    A pretty good Safari and thats all rest all are are totally waste of time. The belle dance, fire dance, food, snacks etc are all basic and not worth of the time. But the main thing is the desert safar...  more »

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