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“Essential fun in the sandpit!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Arabian Adventures

Arabian Adventures
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Sundowner Dune Dinner Safari with Soft Drinks in the Dubai Desert Conservation...
Ranked #17 of 381 Outdoor Activities in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Discover Dubai and the UAE with Arabian Adventures' exciting range of tours, safaris and activities. Cruise aboard a traditional dhow or dine among the dunes - the choice is yours. Take a city tour, explore the Wadi, go desert driving, sandboarding or camel riding. We'll even tailor-make a package just for you. So what kind of adventure will you have today?
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Essential fun in the sandpit!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

This really is a must do when in Dubai - the desert drive is fun (bit of excitement but not scary!) plus the falcon display was a surprising highlight. We were there in the middle of summer and it was "warm" but would still recommend doing it. Fauzi was our driver and he was just brilliant. He went out of his way to ensure we got some good photos as well as giving us lots of interesting information and advice. The camp site is well set up with "comfortable" camel rides and the belly dancer was amazing considering the heat! Only disappointment was the cost of the photos!

Visited August 2014
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LucDelcom, General Manager at Arabian Adventures, responded to this review, 4 September 2014
Hi 606Jotraveller606

Thank you for your review of the Sundowner desert dinner and thank you for sharing the wonderful pictures. We are glad to hear that you had a good evening in the dunes.
Just to let our readers know, the photos are an optional extra provided from a third party photographer, but all other aspects of the Sundowner tour are included - from the dinner barbecue and beverage, to the camel ride, the henna hand painting, belly dance show and falcon showing.

We do look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Best regards
Luc
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“Adventure of a lifetime! 22/08/2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

What an adventure! Masood our driver/your guide and he was great! Very knowledgeable and informative!

The dune drive was awesome, everyone was helpful, the belly dancing fantastic, the falcon and the story behind the history of the use of the bird was great, the food was delicious, the bathroom fascilities were great especially for out in the desert!

We have tours booked every day with your company whilst we are here and all have been worth every cent if not more!

Good work guys and say thanks again to Masood from me (I think that's how you spell it.. He was 26)!!

Visited August 2014
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LucDelcom, General Manager at Arabian Adventures, responded to this review, 4 September 2014
Hi ErinDemmery

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are very proud of our team who have exceptional local knowledge and warm personalities. Perhaps you would like to experience the tranquility and tradition of the desert on our overnight safari on your next visit to the UAE!

We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Best regards
Luc
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Athens, Greece
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“A ride in mystery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We booked the tour with Arabian Adventures.The 4x4 ride along the dunes was really exciting and even more enjoyable as there was just the 2 of us in the Jeep and the driver obliged! The sunset view gives the opportunity for some great photos especially if the camels happen to pass on the way to the camp. We loved the camel ride and the henna tattoo was an unexpected bonus. Sitting on the carpets laid out on the sand, the belly dance and the local dishes add to the experience and
make you feel you're in "1000 and 1 Nights".
Recommended!

Visited December 2013
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Great fun in the desert, a must for all visitors to Dubai.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is the third time my family have been on the desert safari. Our driver was great, apologies but. I can't remember his name. He was a safe driver and talked throughout about the adventure, where best to sit, took pictures for us and couldn't have been better. We were on the. Tuesday 5 August event, collected from Jabal Ali Spar resort. Hopefully you can identify him and pass on our praise and thanks, top employee!
The Falcon display was impressive. The desert dunes drive was exciting and fun. We all laughed and held on but were always safe. The belly dancer was entertaining as was the Arabic cultural displays like sand crafts, Henna painting and hubba bubble pipes. Plenty of wine and beer as well as more good than you can eat! So overall, an excellent from me and I would encourage all visitor to Dubai to have a night out in the desert!

Visited August 2014
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LucDelcom, General Manager at Arabian Adventures, responded to this review, 19 August 2014
Hi FamilyDonald

Thank you for your feedback on the Sundowner Desert Dinner. We are proud of our team and are glad to hear that you had a good time!
If you visit Dubai again, may we recommend the Arabian Dreams overnight safari where you can truly experience the desert in our permanent-tented camp with a barbeque dinner and hot breakfast.

We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Best regards
Luc
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“desert safari”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

what an adventure. one problem was our driver who said he was from Egypt was rather unfriendly and became a very rude and aggressively dangerous driver returning to our hotel from the desert.All 6 passengers agreed it was hair raising & stupid.He let us out & was gone in a flash with out any thanks or good bye's.I would not advise anybody to do this tour if I thought they would cop this idiot behind the wheel Our other days with Arabian adventures were great.as were the guides.

Visited August 2014
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