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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$ 385.00
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1-Driver Experience
Book for 1 driver and up to three other passengers
From US$ 385.00
2-Driver Experience
Book for 2 drivers and up to 2 other passengers
From US$ 440.00
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.
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Reviews (49)

1 - 5 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
4 wheels in the sand!

Great team and gear for this activity that will lead you to drive on your own in the sand. A lot of fun and a unique experience!!! A must do!

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

Thank you sir! We are happy you had an excellent adventure.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Absolutely phantastic

After an hour on road we deflated the tires and the fun begun :-) With the brief instructions from our very genius guide Dave we managed to follow (almost) his tire prints. Such spectacular drifts, slides and decents we first couldn't imagine to do but...More

Thank World2Visit
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you, we are happy you chose to join us and pleased that you found your experience to be absolutely fantastic.

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Fantastic! Best thing to do in Dubai.

Everything about this trip was top notch. Prompt pickup from my hotel, expedited check in and instruction, with LOTS of time driving through the dunes. The scenery was amazing, with even enough time for photo stops. I am a very experienced off-road driver and this...More

Thank Joseph W
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review and excellent rating. We are happy you found your experience to be top notch and we await your return for our overnight experience.

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Half day self drive in the desert

This was an excellent day out, our guide David was very good, instructed well and provided challenging but achievable dunes and terrain... it got the adrenaline pumping without fearing for your life! The company itself are very professional, all the way from the initial booking...More

Thank Jo M
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

We are happy to hear you had a memorable experience. Thank you for the excellent rating and kind words.

Reviewed 8 April 2018
The most unique thing I did in Dubai!

Self driving is in a different league over being a passenger while someone else drives you around the desert. We were picked up from our hotel and introduced to our jeep - after a drive out to the desert we spent time being tutored how...More

Thank ospevack
tpbruce, General Manager at OffRoad-Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your excellent rating and kind words. We look forward to your return

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