Fossil & Camel Rock Red Dunes Safari with BBQ & Sunset Camel Ride

Main Details
Tour Duration
07 Hours
Live Tour Guides
Pickup Time available
13:50, 14:30
Pickup Service
Pick-up available from Dubai Hotels and Port Rashid (cruise terminal). Pickup service is not available from Naif and Al Sabkha area. Pick-up from Al Maha Resort, Jebel Ali, Bab Al Shams, Discovery garden and Investment City or others locations available only with additional cost upon request based on your location. Pick-up time will be within the first 45 minutes of your booked tour time, depends on your location, If there is any change you will be notified by WhatsApp, Phone call or email.

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  • Feel the excitement of dune bashing over the rough dunes
  • Participate in a much sought-after Sandboarding in Dubai desert
  • Capture perfect sceneries of Fossil and Camel rocks in frames
  • Experience typical desert camp specialities - Arabian makeup with Falcon, Shisha, Henna
  • Taste a BBQ dinner and watch a live performance of Tanoura and Belly dance shows


A safari to a unique nature’s wonder, Fossil, and Camel rocks, that’s packed with desert sports activities along with a barbecue dinner at Bedouin camp with specialities like Henna designs, Shisha pipe for smoking, Arabian makeover, pose with a Falcon and feast your eyes with the local dance shows, certainly an exciting package altogether.


Safari takes off - we’ll proceed to Fossil and Camel rocks, after a pick up from your selected location, in a 4x4 land cruiser. On the way you will hear interesting facts about this land like how it has evolved into a desert from a seafloor - millions of years ago, and still exhibits various kinds of marine fossils, and so on.

Break time - In the desert, you can take 20-25 minutes of break in the arranged rest area. Take rest or, if you want, go for an optional quad bike ride. In this time we will make the land cruiser ready for a desert ride by adjusting the tyre pressure.

The fun starts with dune bashing in Dubai desert, which continues for next 35-45 minutes. You can also try another sports - Sandboarding, playing close to the soft sands by surfing over the dunes. At the same time, make it a point to shoot the best sceneries of Fossil and Camel rock on your cameras. When it is over, we will go to Al Khayma desert camp for more fun. You can also have a good desert sunset view (subject to timings).

As you reach the camp, get seated in a tent / khayma and be welcomed with local Gahwa, Gaymat & dates. Now it is the time for an evening ride on Camelback.

Entertainments @Al Khayma - Inside the camp, different activities are arranged and you can have it one by one. Try Arabian costumes, Henna designs, Shisha pipe smoking, Falcon photo-shoot.

Thereafter, watch the performance of Tanoura dance at the centre stage of the camp. You can feast on a delicious Barbecue dinner followed by desserts - a great chance to taste Arabic cuisine. Thereafter the enjoy belly dance show.

Finally we will take you back to your drop off location. An exciting Fossil and Camel rocks desert safari in Dubai concludes!


  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Licensed safari driver
  • Dune bashing (35-45 minutes)
  • Sandboarding
  • Camel ride (repeatable)
  • Shared camp
  • Unlimited mineral water and soft drinks
  • Gahwa & Gaymat (coffee & sweets)
  • Henna painting
  • Shisha smoking
  • Arabian makeover and photo with a Falcon
  • Barbecue dinner
  • Tanoura and Belly dance shows
  • Sunset photo-stop


  • Quad Bike (optional and your safari guide will help you to get it)
  • Alcoholic drinks

Important things to know before you book

  • Please wear sports shoes for safe sand boarding.
  • Pregnant ladiesand also those withback pains, neck pains,are not allowed.
  • Infants(below 3 years old) are not allowed in the car during the dune bashing, however we accept if you will book private option only and parents have the full responsibility so the driver can control the dune bashing according to their wishes.
  • For ‘Dress Code’ the choice is yours. You may wear casuals like light cloths & shorts with slippers, sport shoes or sandals, during Desert Safari.However, we recommend you to wear sport shoes so you can be able to practice the sandboarding safely and if you are not  planning to practice the sandboarding we recommend to wear slippers/ sandals so as to feel the soothing soft sands. Also, this prevents getting sands into your shoes/ boots.
  • We also recommend not to eat2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid the vomiting/ sickness during the dune bashing, however there are many people eat and they don’t get sick.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • It is not recommended to carry jewelry, expensive watches or cell phones as the phone signal is not working in the desert.
  • Your belongings are your own responsibility and OceanAir is not responsible for any lost belongings in during the trip and incase if we found any belongings we try our best to deliver to whom they belong to.
  • Dry days: entertainment activities (Tanoura dance and Belly dance) will not be available during the mentioned dates below;

    Official holidays, and national and religious occasions

    Date (Gregorian calendar)

    Holiday duration

    New Year

    Tuesday 1 January 2019


    Israa Wal Miraj

    Wednesday 3 April 2019


    Half of Shaban month

    Saturday 20 April 2019


    Beginning of Ramadan

    Monday 6 May 2019


    Bader Al-Kubra

    Wednesday 22 May 2019


    Fateh Macca

    Saturday 25 May 2019


    Lailat Al Qader

    Saturday 1 June 2019


    29 and 30 Ramadan

    Monday 3 June 2019


    Eid Al Fitr

    Wednesday 5 June 2019


    Arafat (Haj) day

    Saturday 10 August 2019


    Eid Al Adha

    Sunday 11 August 2019


    Hijri New Year

    Saturday 31 August 2019


    Ashura Day

    Monday 9 September 2019


    Flag Day

    Sunday 3 November 2019


    Prophet's Birthday

    Saturday 9 November 2019


    Commemoration Day

    Saturday 30 November 2019


    National Day 48

    Monday 2 December 2019


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel up to 48 hours will be full refund, after 48 hours will be full charge

Pickup Time:

  • Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time (Example) if your selected time 2:15 means you can expect the guide any time from 2:15 to 3:00pm and you should be ready at the hotel/building lobby from 2:15pm itself.If there are any changes, you will be notified by email. 

Drop-Off Time:

  • Tour duration is fixed for any tour/activity but the drop off may be later or sooner the mentioned timing depends on the traffic of the city, in 30% range the drop off may get late 30-45 minutes than the mentioned time.

Other Conditions.

  • To the maximum extent permitted by law, OceanAir Travels accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, accident, sickness, injury or death that you or anyone else may suffer or incur arising out of the Activities and/or in connection with your contract with us and/or the operator of any Activities. You are advised to have comprehensive travel and health insurance. All personal effects are at your sole risk at all times during the Activity.You understand and accept the potential risks and hazards that can be involved in certain of the Activities. You take responsibility for ensuring that you are mentally and physically capable of participating in the particular Activity.

Customer Reviews (10)

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Reviewed by Carla, USA 

December 21, 2018

"Magical moments"

Dazzling ! The desert experience was simply magical!

Reviewed by Juliana, United Kingdom 

December 11, 2018

"The perfect desert tour"

The major attractions that excited me include Dune Bashing in Dubai and Fossil Rock Dubai. I really enjoyed these two. Wish to try it again.

Reviewed by Maria, USA 

December 5, 2018

"Deserts , where everything is beautiful"

It was an amazing experience. I literally felt that I should go to Desert Safari Tours again. It was a great day. Dubai Camel Safari, Dubai Sandboarding Safari, Sunset Desert Safari Dubai, Belly Dance in Dubai Desert are a few to name.the shisha smoking, henna painting, dance show everything was unique and appreciable. Strongly recommend this trip to everyone. Go and find a new life in deserts.

Reviewed by Jessica, United Kingdom 

December 2, 2018

"Memorable safari"

The highlight of the trip was desert safari. Just enjoyed the Fossil Rock Safari Dubai.

Reviewed by Romina, USA 

November 28, 2018

" A funny trip"

A truly roller coaster ride.We had great fun at the deserts. Food was delicious with Arabic dishes. Dance shows were excellent, overall a good experience.

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