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Sandboarding in Dubai

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About Sandboarding in Dubai

Dubai has emerged as a hub for several desert-based adventure sports due to the existence of large sand dunes that vary in height and slope. Sandboarding is one such adventure sport that is practiced in the spectacular deserts that surround Dubai. The natural topography and environment also offer the perfect settings for sandboarding in Dubai, making it available all year long.

Sandboarding in Dubai is an exhilarating but enjoyable sport similar to sliding over the snow. It involves sliding over the sand dunes, sometimes as high as 1,000 feet. All you have to do is attach your boots to a smooth sandboard that allows you to easily slide down the dunes. It is one of the safest adventure activities in Dubai and is appropriate for tourists of all ages.

Sand boards come in a variety of sizes; the larger size is apt for professionals as it offers increased speed, but requires expert practice. The medium and smaller sizes are good for both novices and semi professionals since they are easy to maneuver. Al Badayer Oasis, Lahbab Desert, and Al Aweer Desert are a few of the famous locations for Dubai sand boarding. While Lahbab and Al Badayer deserts are ideal for both experts and beginners, Al Aweer desert is great for novice sand borders.

You can enjoy Dubai sandboarding, quad biking, and other exhilarating sports through Desert Safari Tours that are available both in the morning and the evening. No matter, whichever tour you choose, you will certainly enjoy sliding down the sand dunes' slopes, and return home with pleasant recollections.


Why You Must Go Sandboarding In Dubai?

  • Easy and Safe Sandboarding in Dubai is one of the safest and simplest desert adventures when compared to other exhilarating activities. It doesn't call for a lot of expertise or preparation. It has no safety risks and is manageable by everybody. Falling on sand is gentler than snow because it is softer. It doesn't require you to be an expert driver to get behind the wheel of a big vehicle like in a dune buggy or quad biking. Simply grab a board, climb the sand dune, strap to your feet, and enjoy the slide.

  • Exhilarating Solo Activity While most desert sports in Dubai are performed in pairs, sandboarding is a sport that is done alone or with the support of another person. You and a few friends could take a board to the desert and try it out. This activity can be enjoyed even if you are alone, making it an excellent desert activity for solo travelers.

  • Economical Dubai sandboarding is one of the most affordable adventures. Although buying the sandboard can be expensive, they are available for rent at a reasonable price. In addition, when you book Dubai sandboarding with us, you will receive the best pricing deals as well as other additional benefits.

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Available Options to Book Sandboarding in Dubai

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Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options

Get picked up in a 4WD vehicle from your central Dubai hotel and get transported to the remote Lahbab desert. Off-road into vivid red dunes, take stunning photographs, experience quad biking, a camel ride, and sandboarding the dunes. The 4-hour tour concludes here and you are returned to your Dubai hotel. If you have chosen a 7-hour tour, you head to a VIP Bedouin-style camp, relax, and relish some dates and a fresh Arabian coffee. Enjoy other activities like shisha smoking, hand henna painting, and snapping photos in authentic Arabic attire. As night comes, savor a delicious barbeque feast while watching belly dancing and a tanoura show. Return to Dubai, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.

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Quad Biking
Dubai Self-drive Quad Bike, Sand Boarding, Camel Ride, and Refreshments

Embark on this safari tour filled with adventures for the ultimate enlightenment and leave early in the morning to avoid the heat. Enjoy a comfy Land Cruiser drive to remote areas of the Lahbab desert. Take abundant pictures on the desert sands and enjoy dune bashing as your driver speeds across red sand dunes. Put your helmet on and take part in a thrilling quad riding adventure that involves scaling sand dunes of varying heights. Now it is time for you to participate in Dubai sandboarding and sliding down the steep red sand dunes. Pay attention to the directions that your guide gives you. A camel ride and coffee, dates, and refreshments in a tranquil desert tent are also included in this excursion. Take advantage of thrilling off-road access in a unique 4WD vehicle and door-to-door transfers from your Dubai hotel.

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Morning Red Dunes with Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Refreshments

Take in the morning scenery of Dubai as you get picked up in a luxurious land cruiser and enjoy the drive around the Dubai metropolis. Enjoy 4x4 Land Cruiser dune bashing in the Lahbab red sand dunes, which will leave you dumbfounded. You will experience true sporting zeal and spirit inside the vehicle. You will then have the opportunity to take part in the day's most thrilling activity sandboarding in Dubai. Listen to the directions that your guide gives you. You will get the chance to take pictures with falcons before mounting a camel. Take a short camel ride to explore the desert's stunning beauty. Proceed to the camp, where you will be served dates, Arabic sweets (Lukaymat), and Arabic coffee before being dropped off back at the hotel.

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Red Sand Dunes Desert Safari, BBQ Dinner, Camel Ride, Sandboarding In Dubai

Join a desert safari that combines a number of mini-adventures into one trip. Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai in a 4x4 Land Cruiser, then leave the city to go dune bashing. On the "Big Red," an iconic dune with edges steep like a black diamond ski run, experience the thrills and speeds of dune bashing. Take some breathtaking pictures of the beautiful desert and falcons and camels. As the sun sets, unwind at a desert campground while riding a camel or a sandboard down Dubai's sand dunes. Get a henna tattoo, take in a tanoura folk dance, and round off your excursion with a sumptuous barbeque meal with shawarma station while enjoying an exotic belly dancing performance and lounging around the campfire.

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Camel Riding
Premium Desert Safari, Barbeque, 3 Shows, Camel Ride, Sandboard at Majlis Camp

After being picked up from your accommodation in Dubai, you board an air-conditioned SUV headed towards the Arabian Desert to begin your adventurous experience. Crash through the crimson dune and experience an exhilarating rollercoaster ride. Visit a camel farm next, go for a little camel ride, and then pause to enjoy a breathtaking sunset. After taking the ride, head to a traditional Bedouin camp, and test your hand at sandboarding through desert dunes. As skilled henna artists decorate your hands and feet, relax on plush Arabian carpets with a shisha pipe, and later pose for pictures in traditional Arabian attire. Enjoy a wonderful BBQ dinner while watching a tanoura dance performance and a fire show. Your tour concludes with you being dropped off at your hotel.

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Best Sandboarding Locations in Dubai

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The Lahbab Desert

The towering, velvety red sand dunes of the Lahbab Desert are a thing of unending beauty, making it one of the most prominent sites for sand boarding, quad biking, dune bashing, and other adventures. The majority of these dunes are between 10 and 30 meters tall. However, some of them even stand at about 100 meters. The Lahbab desert is just a 40-minute drive and around 50 kilometers south of Dubai city. It is located on the Dubai-Hatta road that runs from Dubai to the Sharjah border. Boost your excitement, take risks, and create some unforgettable experiences with a sandboarding in Dubai tour in the Lahbab desert!

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Al Faya Desert

The Al Faya Desert in Sharjah is the most popular location for tourists to experience sandboarding in Dubai. The dunes of this desert are the largest in Sharjah, giving it the name the "great fall." The sand in the desert is red, and there is a collection of tall dunes in the center. It gets crowded in the winter with 4x4s, sand borders, and dune buggies. So finding a nice site to sandboard in the winter might be challenging. It is only a 50-minute drive from downtown Dubai. Adrenaline addicts prefer to ride down here to camp and participate in different thrilling sports, making it an excellent desert safari location, but sandboarding is unmatched here.

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Al Badayer

Al Badayer, a remote paradise on the Sharjah map, is a popular vacation spot for adventure enthusiasts. This destination has the UAE’s most magnificent burnt orange sand dunes, including the famous Big Red, which is the tallest dune. With an unlimited number of dunes, Al Badayer provides ideal settings for a variety of adventures such as sand boarding, dune driving, dune-bashing, and quad biking to keep you active and engaged from sunrise to sunset. Sandboarding is easy to do on these dunes. It is a popular destination for 4 x 4 thrill seekers as it is only 45 minutes by car from Dubai. On the weekends and in the winter, you'll see a lot of adventure junkies here.

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Fossil Rocks

Camel Rock, also known as Jebel Maleihah or Fossil Rock, is one of Dubai's most intriguing natural landmarks. It is a massive monolith (rock) that hovers above a desert that is rich in animal fossils, some of which are thought to be more than 80 million years old. It is situated on the outskirts of Sharjah, just off the Hatta Road, next to the Mleiha Archaeological Center, about an hour's drive from Dubai. There is scientific proof that the Arabian desert was previously submerged in water, making it rich in fossils. It is also a favorite location for adrenaline seekers since it provides great surroundings for sports like Dubai sandboarding, dune bashing, night camping, and desert safaris.

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Other Popular Desert Sports In Dubai

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Quad Biking

Quad biking in Dubai is a fun activity that allows you to ride four wheels through the sand dunes' slopes and steeps. The adrenaline rush of riding a huge bike through amazing desert terrain with no restrictions is unparalleled. Quad riding is available as part of Dubai desert safari trips and on its own, and this thrilling ride in immaculate settings adds to the adventure factor. This is a 30-minute activity with unrestricted terrain and pace, which makes it a memorable experience. All ages of thrill seekers adore it since it gives them the best adrenaline rushes. Book this exhilarating ride in the evening and enjoy amazing views of the setting sun over the dunes.

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Dune Bashing

Dune bashing is an off-roading activity done on sand dunes in huge 4X4 vehicles such as the Fortuner or Toyota Land Cruiser. It is an exhilarating and adrenaline-inducing activity that requires extreme prudence and safety. It involves driving at varying speeds across sand dunes while maintaining control of the vehicle as it travels up and down the hill. The SUVs employed for this adventure activity are often outfitted with protection gears and have substantially lowered tire pressure to maximize grip against moving sand. It is usually done in a line of cars to ensure safety. This intense but tumultuous experience lasts at least 45 minutes to an hour and is not-to-be-missed for all adventure seekers in Dubai.

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Hot Air Balloon

Taking a hot air balloon tour is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you do not want to miss in Dubai. You will be spellbound by the experiences you will cherish while floating high above in the sky over an enchanted red sand carpet. The views of the boundless sea of sand dunes drenched in a stunning golden yellow light during sunrise from a height of 4000 feet are truly extraordinary. You will get to witness camels, gazelles, oryx, and other animals roaming freely in deserts. The tours also include a lavish Arabian breakfast to round out your morning before being driven back to your home. This activity is appropriate for families and small groups looking to spend some quality time in Dubai.

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FAQ's of Sandboarding in Dubai

Is there an age limit for sandboarding?

Sandboarding in Dubai is absolutely safe and suitable for people of all ages. However, if you are traveling with kids, make sure to ask your tour guide about the regulations in advance.

How much does a sandboarding session cost?

The cost of Dubai sandboarding depends on the package you choose. Individual sandboarding lessons are likely to be more expensive than desert safari trips that include a variety of activities like sandboarding, dune buggy, camel rides, and more. When you book your tickets via us, you can get fantastic discounts and incentives, allowing you to go sandboarding on a budget.

Do I need the training to do sandboarding?

You do not require any special training to enjoy Dubai sandboarding because it does not involve operating a large vehicle. You only need to take the board, climb up the sand dune, fasten it to your feet, and simply slide down!

What should I keep in mind before I go sandboarding?

Make sure to wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the harsh sun. Additionally, choose open-toed shoes for safe sliding and loose pants to protect your knees if you prefer to descend while lying down. Drink water at regular intervals to keep yourself hydrated.

Do I need a partner to do sandboarding?

Sandboarding in Dubai is one solo sport that can be performed with any second person's assistance or company. However, if you are doing sit-down sandboarding, you can have little toddlers on the board with you.

Is sandboarding like snowboarding?

Snowboarding requires a weight-forward stance, whereas sandboarding requires a weight-back stance. Friction is another notable difference between sand and snow. Sandboarding spins can be larger and more precise because there are no frozen sections to deal with. Also, a sandboard is much smaller and lighter than a snowboard.

When is the best time to go sandboarding?

Although sandboarding is possible throughout the year in Dubai. The milder months of November through February are great for sandboarding in Dubai.

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