Night Safari In The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

From USD 74.93
Per Person
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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Approximately 06.45PM to 07.15PM  Please refer to your Arabian Adventures confirmation email  for your exact pick up time. 
  • Departure Details :
    Guest's Dubai Hotel
  • Return Details :
    Drop off at Guest's Hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Escape the city and venture into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve for an off-road adventure at night. Contrary to popular belief, the desert is brimming with life, especially at night. Many desert dwelling species have fascinating adaptations to survive in what can be at times a harsh environment. You will have the opportunity to view the nocturnal species and gain a greater understanding of how they live and survive.


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Ideal choice for families
  • See the sights illuminated at night

Know More about this tour

In the early evening, depart your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned 4 wheel drive vehicle. Your knowledgeable and experienced safari guide will point out landmarks of Dubai and share a wealth of local knowledge about the desert, its history and importance as you drive out to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. After approximately 45 minutes you will enter the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a unique reserve, funded by its visitors to conserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of the Arabian Desert.

Equipped with a spotlight,UV light and binoculars, your safari guide will drive through the dunes to seek out the nocturnal creatures who come out in the cool night to forage and feed. Under expert supervision, track scorpions in the sand - the fascinating glow of a scorpions exoskeleton under the UVlight is captivating. The spotlight will pick up the glowing eyes of the plethora of resident rodents and even spiders and with binoculars you can zoom in and track and see the numerous creatures up close. Your guide will answer all your questions about the wildlife, and the role conservation plays in protecting them.

End the night with a beverage orhot chocolate while star-gazing through our telescopes and learn about the constellations in the Arabian night sky. Your Safari ends with a return trip to Dubai to be dropped off at your hotel.


  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Safari guide
  • Dune Drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
  • Stargazing through the powerful Celestron Nexstar
    127 telescope
  • Wildlife tracking using a spotlight and  UV light .
  • Soft drinks 
  • Hot chocolate or a beverage with light snacks.


  • Any items not mentioned

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Bring a jacket in the winter; the desert can be cool at night

Wear closed sports shoes

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A portion of your fee supports local conservation

Children are 2-11 years and adults are 12 years and above

Our safari vehicles are long wheelbase off-road cars that are fitted with seat belts, roll cages and air-conditioning and are licensed to carry up to six passengers, excluding the driver. By law, all passengers must wear seat belts while the vehicle is in motion.

There are special considerations for children travelling in our off-road vehicles. Guests under 2 years of age will not be allowed to participate in any activity involving a physical dune drive or other off-road safaris.   

Our tours are conducted in more than one language and are usually multilingual, however our safaris are conducted in English only

For the safety of our younger passengers in the off-road vehicles special seating is required and must be requested and booked in advance, as below:

Baby Seat (2-3 years and/or 65cm 95cm), hence an exclusive vehicle is to be booked.  Child Booster Seat (4-5 years and/or 105cm 125cm), hence an exclusive vehicle is to be booked if child is 4 years old, and a  Sharing vehicle to be booked if child is 5 years old. Booster Cushion (above 5 years and/or under 135cms), a Sharing vehicle is then to be booked.

Minimum age is 2 years

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