We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Falcon 1-Private Dubai Falconry Safari

Highlights
  • Learn Dubai’s desert and Bedouin ways on a private falconry and wildlife tour
  • Fly birds from your hand and enjoy falconry instruction focused on you
  • Private wildlife drive through the dunes of Dubai Desert ConservationReserve
More
Falcon 1—Private Dubai Falconry Safari
From US$287.70
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
Tour Only Most Popular
Private tour with interactive falconry experience
From US$287.70
Tour with Breakfast
Private tour with interactive falconry experience and breakfast
From US$339.15
Overview
Enjoy two of Dubai’s natural desert attractions—wildlife and falconry—without the bustle of a group tour or the hassle of arranging logistics yourself with this private experience. After a wildlife safari drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, enjoy a private falconry session: flying birds from your hand, watching demos, and gaining personal instruction from your own falconer. Upgrade to add breakfast at the upscale Al Maha Desert Resort.
What to Expect
Depart early from your Dubai hotel and journey to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve by a private climate-controlled 4WD vehicle. En route, hear about the Emirati passion for falconry: a Bedouin technique where birds were used to hunt desert animals for meat.
On arrival, take a wildlife safari through the dunes, watching for oryx, gazelle, lizards, and more, and learning about indigenous plants.
Next, enjoy a private falconry experience. Meet falcons, kestrels, and other birds from a family collection and take an active part in a training session. Wear a glove to let them fly and return to your hand after collecting bait, and watch demos of training methods, such as the use of drones. Finally, return to Dubai.
Alternatively, if you’ve upgraded, continue to the stunning Al Maha Desert Resort for breakfast (see Itinerary) overlooking the dunes. Whichever option you’ve chosen, your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.
Reviews (51)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Highlight of our Dubai-Trip

The private Dubai Falconry Safari with Cesar & Rahim was definitely our Dubai highlight this year! Our expectations were completely met from A to Z and we will never forget this unique experience in the desert. The birds are so impressive & you get all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stefangasser2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
All these 5* Reviews aren't wrong. This is a *must do* while in Dubai

you'll be hard pressed to find a more authentic desert experience than this falcon tour. yeah you can go hot air ballooning or dune bashing and that's cool and all, but here you get to experience a tradition dating back centuries. First, their pre-tour communication...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank xpsix
RoyalShaheenEvent, Owner at Royal Shaheen Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Adam, Thanks for this cracking review. We have a policy at Royal Shaheen - from the very first interaction with our clients, be it an email, phone call or facebook message, we will attend to our clients every request as best we can in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Our best tourism experience in the Emirates! Unforgettable!

After 7 years in Dubai, with young kids and constant visits from relatives during the holidays, we’re always on the lookout for interesting activities that tick the “tourist” boxes while offering something authentic and sustainable. We just found the very best! We booked the private...More

Thank Luppers23
RoyalShaheenEvent, Owner at Royal Shaheen Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Grant, It made my day complete to read your review of your morning with us. We really do appreciate each and every kind word you put to paper. We've made a big effort in dialing in our team of birds to cope with the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A perfect start in Arabia.

A very good expirience with the sunrise, the falcons and the other animals in the real dessert of the conversation reserve. Bryan was a very good, friendly and flexible guide with very clear english speaking. He picked us up with a small falcon in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FJSch
RoyalShaheenEvent, Owner at Royal Shaheen Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FJSch, We love it. We love getting feedback like yours. This time of year is spectacular in the UAE. Infact, after living here for almost 20 years, I would say hands down the desert really becomes a magical place. I believe you felt that....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing Experience! A Must Try!

We completed the Dubai Falconry Safari tour. It was an amazing experience. The guides and handlers were all very informative and gracious towards us. I would recommend this tour to anyone that would like a unique experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank worldtraveler9980
RoyalShaheenEvent, Owner at Royal Shaheen Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear worldtraveler9980, Thank you so much for posting a review of your. morning with us. It was early but well worth it. Kind regards, Pete

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Falcon 1—Private Dubai Falconry Safari staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines