Sunrise Dune Buggy & Sand Boarding Package in Dubai
Sunrise Dune Buggy & Sand Boarding Package in Dubai
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    English, Arabic
  • Duration
    4 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Explore Big Red at sunrise with this dune buggy & sand boarding package in Dubai's Red Desert.

Experience the desert’s tallest dune at first light on this sand bashing adventure in the Al Madam plateau. A unique landscape renowned for its Bedouin heritage and as a motocross mecca, Big Red has become a national icon – drawing in dune bashers from around the world to its sloping flanks and 30ft panorama peak. Head to the very top at sunrise on this buggy & sand boarding excursion in the Red Desert.

This activity takes place in the Red Desert in Dubai. Located near Sharjah City, it is home to the area’s biggest dune ‘Big Red’ near Al Badayer. Part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area, it is renowned among 4x4 enthusiasts as having some of the UAE’s most impressive dunes.

Meet your guide at the activity base in Al Badayer for this sunrise dune buggy & sand boarding experience in the Red Desert. An ancient landscape that is renowned for its shifting peaks and iconic red sand, spend a morning exploring the largest sand desert in the world with an experienced guide. Travelling to the undulating red sands of the Al Madam valley, start with a short safety briefing and demo before you set off into the unknown – using a two-seater dune buggy. Following a local guide, enjoy the Arabian vistas and unique terrain that charts historical Bedouin trade route – navigating knife-edge ridges & vast plains to the top of Big Red – the desert’s tallest dune. From here, you’ll get a chance to try sandboarding – using this impressive peak as your playground. Mark the moment with postcard-quality photos of the desert before you return to the activity base, where a shuttle service will be waiting to transfer you back to your accommodation.

Suitable for anyone over the age of +13 years old, passengers/children are permitted as dune buggies can accommodate up to two guests per vehicle. No driving licence required.

minimum 13 y/o
Starting time: 7:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Activity requirements

Not suitable for expectant mothers or anyone suffering with back pain.

Special terms

Pick-up:  is included in the price from any Hotel, Apartment or Residence that is among the Dubai Central locations.

Pick-up from Jebel Ali, The Lakes, Sports City, Dubai Land, Jumeirah Village, Jumeirah Circle, Dubai Investment Park, Arabian Ranches and other far end Dubai areas (USD 15/person).

Pick-up from Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams Resort, Jebel Ali Resort, Jebel Ali Palm Hotels, Dubai Parks Hotels and Resorts on private basis(USD 50/person and Minimum 2 person). Port Rashid Cruise Terminal (USD 5/person) this fees is the entrance charge to the Port.

Note: No pick-ups from Outside Dubai and Hatta Area.

  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off*
  • 15-Min Sand Board Lesson
  • Sunrise photo stop
  • 60-Min Dune Buggy Tour
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Sunglasses & Hat
  • GoPro/Camera
Meeting point
Accommodation transfers included - alternatively, please meet at Bank of Baroda Building Al Karama, P.O.Box 113109 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates Get directions


Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Buggy and Sandboarding
  • 5 / 5

Buggy driving and sandboarding outside Dubai

Adventure with a buggy in Dubai desert
  • 5 / 5

Amazing adventure riding a buggy in a desert near Dubai. with a stop to do sand-boarding in the middle of the desert. Super recommended!

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