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Dubai Self-Drive 4WD Desert and Dune Bash Safari

Highlights
  • Drive your own 4WD on a desert tour from Dubai with up to three passengers
  • Conquer dunes and climb Fossil Rock at the wheel of a Jeep Wrangler
  • Suits all driver levels, with instructions, walkie-talkie, and guided convoy
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Dubai Self-Drive 4WD Desert and Dune Bash Safari
From US$390.00
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1-Driver ExperienceMost Popular
Book for 1 driver and up to three other passengers
US$390.00
2-Driver Experience
Book for 2 drivers and up to 2 other passengers
US$460.00
Overview
Most Dubai desert tours include dune bashing with a professional driver at the helm. This tour breaks with convention, letting you take the wheel of your own 4WD vehicle in a guided convoy. Race over low dunes before conquering steeper slopes and enjoy various driving challenges before admiring the sunset from Fossil Rock. Upgrade to share the driving between two of you, if you wish.
What to Expect
Book your desired option, depart your central Dubai hotel with your guide, and board your climate-controlled Jeep Wrangler with you or your other nominated driver (depending on option selected) at the wheel. Then, receive instructions and a walkie-talkie before leaving Dubai in a guide-led convoy.

After an approximately 45-minute journey along blacktop roads, arrive at a desert base and deflate your tires to the right pressures for driving on sand.

Hit the desert and follow your guide vehicle first over low dunes. Then, pick up speed and enjoy climbing and dropping down ever steeper and higher slopes. Stop for photos and watch for wildlife, and if you’ve upgraded to the 2-driver option, take turns at the wheel.

Lastly, ascend the high dune at Fossil Rock to view the sunset and tackle a final driving challenge before driving your Jeep back to Dubai, where your experience ends at your hotel.
Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brilliant afternoon

We spent a brilliant afternoon with Travis at OffRoad-Zone whilst in Dubai on honeymoon. We went out in a group of 4 Jeeps including Travis'. The hotel pickup was in the Jeep that we drove on the tour which was good. You probably do have...More

Thank forestforestforest
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for spending a half day with the You Drive Desert Experience. We work really hard to be nothing like the other desert safaris and to stay as far away from their desert camps as possible. We do have the option of private events...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect adventure in the desert, cool Jeeps, professional instructor

We had a wonderful Jeep adventure in the desert, thanks to a very motivating and capable guide. The vehicles looked really good, clean and safe. Pick up from the hotel worked perfectly fine, all very well-organised. Absolutely recommendable!!!

Thank Doreen B
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent rating and kind words. We are happy you found your experience to exceed all expectations.

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Awesome fun and a great challenge!

Travis was prompt in picking us up at our hotel in Dubai. He drove us back to the Off Road site where we picked out our own Jeep to drive. We followed him out to the dessert and he told us a few facts through...More

Thank Janelle P
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you J for your kind words. I had a lot of fun with you and I hope the rest of your travels are as fun as the day we spent together.

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile
Brilliant day

One of the best days I have ever had driving. Vehicles are good and you can really put them through their paces. The instructors make sure you are sensible in safe, but have fun

Thank Ryan E
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you for your comments and the excellent rating. Yes, safety, sensibility, and then a whole lot of fun. An experience that is never forgotten!

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Best day out in Dubai

Things happened promptly and I was shown the Jeep which was clearly well looked after and clean (btw. the vehicle, an automatic, was not factory standard and has been modified for off-road driving which is great). The guide was great and helpful whilst the use...More

Thank Dean v
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for your excellent rating and kind words about our experience. We continually seek to provide the best experience for each and every one of our guests. We are happy to see we succeed on a regular basis. The garbage in this country is...More

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