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Desert Safari in Dubai with Quad Bike – prices, duration, what to expect

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Quad biking is a thrilling experience with a guaranteed adrenaline rush as you race through the sand dunes.

Desert safaris in Dubai with quad biking are popular with adventure-loving couples, families, and groups of friends. 

Besides desert biking, these safaris also offer other activities such as dune bashing, sandboarding, camel riding, etc.

This article shares everything you must know before booking your quad biking desert safari in Dubai.

What is a Quad Bike?

Quad Bikes are motorcycles with four large tires, and it is ridden astride like a dirt bike.

They are also known as ATVs, where ATV stands for ‘An all-terrain vehicle.’

These four-wheeled vehicles are specially designed for off-road driving experiences and are guaranteed to provide a fantastic adrenalin rush.

While going off-road, the pressure in their tires is reduced for better grip.

Everyone gets a helmet before your group hops on their desert bikes for the adventure. 

Quad Bike SafarisCost
Desert Quad Bike Safari, Sand Surf, & BBQAED 335 ($90)
Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and MoreAED 315 ($85)
Evening Desert Quad Bike Tour with BBQ DinnerAED 275 ($75)
Morning ATV Quad Biking Desert AdventureAED 275 ($75)

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Cost of quad biking safaris

The cost of a Quad biking safari in Dubai ranges from AED 270 ($73) to AED 2000 ($545).

It depends on numerous factors such as the timing of the safari, the tour’s duration, BBQ dinner, and other adventure and cultural activities included.

The quad bike’s model, duration of the ride, and power also influence the price.

When it comes to desert biking safari, what you pay is what you get, so its cost shouldn’t be the deciding factor. 

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Best quad bike safaris

If you are an adventure lover, you will love to go on a thrilling quad bike ride through the rugged desert landscape.

We list four of the best desert bike safaris starting from Dubai

Desert Quad Bike Safari, Camel Ride, Sand Surf, & BBQ

Rating: 4.9/5
Duration: Six hours
Starting time: 11 am & 3 pm
Pick up: Available from Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman city hotels and apartments, as well as from Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid)
Type of tour: Small Group
Tour Operator: OceanAir Travel

Cost of experience

Shared quad bike: AED 335 ($91)
You get one bike for two people. It is perfect for couples.

Single quad bike: AED 460 ($125)

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Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and More

Rating: 4.9/5
Duration: Seven hours
Starting time: 2.30 pm
Pick up: Available from all hotels or apartments in Dubai
Type of tour: Small Group
Tour Operator: Ammar Tours

Cost of experience

Shared quad bike with BBQ dinner: AED 315 ($86)
Best for couples.

Private tour with quad bike and dinner: AED 2000 ($545) 
Best for families of up to four.

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Evening Desert Quad Bike Tour with BBQ Dinner

Rating: 4.9/5
Duration: Four to six hours
Starting time: 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 2 pm, 3 pm
Pick up: Pick up from Sports City, Dubai Land, Jumeirah Village, Jumeirah Circle, Dubai Investment Park, Arabian Ranches, the Greens, and other outer Dubai areas may incur extra charges.
Type of tour: Small Group
Tour Operator: Excursion Point Tourism

Cost of experience

Quad bike safari without dinner: AED 270 ($73)
Quad bike safari with dinner: AED 330 ($90)

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Morning ATV Quad Biking Desert Safari Adventure

Rating: 4.9/5
Duration: Seven hours
Starting time: 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 2 pm, 3 pm
Pick up: Available from any location in central Dubai, including Bur Dubai, Deira, Karama, Oud Metha, Al Qusais, Al Jafliya, Al Rashidya, Al Barsha, Jumeirah Lake Towers, and Dubai Marina.
Type of tour: Small Group
Tour Operator: Excursion Point Tourism

Only guests 12 years and above can join this quad biking safari.

Cost of experience

Only quad bike safari: AED 270 ($73)
Quad bike safari with BBQ dinner: AED 330 ($90)

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Dune Buggy Desert Safari

Dubai’s Dune Buggy Safaris are a more premium experience than the Quad Bike safaris.

It offers a new dimension to off-road exploring because you ride a twin-seater dune buggy over the region’s majestic dunes.

Your English-speaking guide shows you the best routes to take and ensures you ride at a comfortable pace.

Each dune buggy comes equipped with a full roll cage, bucket seats, and a full safety harness for your comfort and safety. 

This superior desert experience can be enjoyed as a solo passenger or a couple sharing the buggy for an hour. 

Once the 1-hour buggy adventure is over, a 4×4 vehicle takes you to a Bedouin camp in the middle of the desert for some live entertainment and a BBQ Buffet dinner.

The dune buddy desert safaris listed below are rated 4.9 out of 5.

Dune Buggy SafariCost
Evening Dune Buggy and Desert AdventureAED 600 ($160)
Dune Buggy Safari with Pickup and DropAED 300 ($80)
Guided Desert Adventure by 4WD Dune BuggyAED 1000 ($270)
Morning adventure on Dune BuggyAED 600 ($160)
Self-drive 2000cc Ranger-Dune BuggyAED 900 ($245)

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