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Dubai Self-Drive 4WD Desert and Dune Bash Safari

  • 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
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
From US$ 390.00
2-Driver Experience
Book for 2 drivers and up to 2 other passengers
From US$ 460.00
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 (74)
1 - 5 of 66 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Adrenaline raising fun!

What a fun experience - first few minutes I thought "no this cannot be true - you cannot really do this". Once you get over the fear of drifting down the first dunes, you will just love it ... David our guide was excellent, he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marita M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on YOUDRIVE experience with Offroad zone. Before I booked I asked them if there is actual bune bashing and they said yes. Since we are group of offroad drivers (in mud-we never drove in dessert before) we really wanted bune bashing and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zala04
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear your expectations were not exceeded. I wish to remind you that according to the email we sent to you on Dec 8th in response to your question "-If I choose YOU DRIVE will I do dune bashing?? Because we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Incredible and Exciting Adventure

This was the perfect excursion from Dubai if you want to experience the desert and drive yourself through the dunes! My experience started with helpful guidance from Clarisse in the office on how to fully book and confirm my tour the next day. Then, on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank J. Griffin B
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's very nice to hear from our guests that we are succeeding in our goal to create an experience of a lifetime that's both safe and fun for everyone. Thank you so much for your detailed review and the excellent rating. This helps our future...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The perfect break from the City

We had an amazing time from start to finish. Kevin picked us up from our hotel by the Marina and we then met David, our guide for the desert drive. We were lucky as we only had two other Jeeps going with us that day....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnjaC336
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We are happy you had such a great experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is the way to have a glimpse of Dubai’s desert. You’ll be far away from other “safari” groups and you will gain important skills to bash the dunes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia C
tpbruce, Owner at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your Awesome review and rating.

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