Dune Bashing in Dubai is a popular and exciting adventure activity enjoyed by visitors on the golden sand dunes of Arabian desert. The adventure activity basically includes an expert and skilled driver navigating a 4×4 Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) with passengers, across the golden sand dunes at varied speeds. As the car goes up and down on the dunes, passengers feel a rush of adrenaline and pure excitement.
Often enjoyed as a part of an entire desert safari, which also includes other activities like Camel rides, belly dance shoes, dune buggy , quad biking in dubai & Tanoura Shows and other; Dune Bashing is the highlight of these trips. Lasting for mostly an hour, the Dune bashing vehicles travel in a convoy and sometimes even perform skid stunts as part of the adventure.
Dune Bashing offers thrill and excitement as it takes skill and patience to navigate the vehicle with shifting sand and shape changing sand dunes. Visitors can book SUV tours or try their hand at solo/double buggies on the popular spots of Dune Bashing across Dubai like Bidayer, Liwa desert, etc. An authentic experience to try out, Dune Bashing in Dubai is loved by both those who continuously seek adventure and even those who aren't avid adventurous seekers. It is best to enjoy the ride before or during the sunset, as one can enjoy a beautiful view against the desert's golden landscape.
Dune Bashing is a unique experience in Dubai, bringing Dubai's best adventures forward and ensuring a good time even for beginners. The activity can be enjoyed either solo in buggies or in a group in a SUV across the vast deserts of Dubai.
Visitors are guided by experienced instructors before solo or double rides on buggies. Sometimes guests get to enjoy off roading stunts performed by expert drivers traveling together in convoys of SUV.
This adventure activity is the best way to explore and experience the Arabic culture and authentic desert terrain of Dubai without much effort if choosing to ride in an SUV group.
For thrill seekers this activity is a great option to make the most of their experience in the Arabian desert; you will find visitors enjoying the breath-taking views of the stunning Dubai sunset afterwards.
In Dubai with Dune bashing travelers get to enjoy other amazing desert activities like Camel rides, Heena designing, sand boarding etc, as the activity is often included in desert safari trips.
After the adventure activity, in Dubai, they can also indulge in relaxing activities like watching the Belly dance shows, Tanoura Show and a delectable BBQ dinner with a stunning view of the golden desert.
Popularly known as the "Big Red", Bidayer is a major spot for Dune Bashing in Dubai. The sand dunes of this terrain are gigantic and have a dark red shade of sand. Hundreds of travelers visit this area in Dubai to experience dune bashing on their own while in the UAE.
While the area is usually bustling with adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers, it also attracts a huge number of beginners for Dune Bashing. The region has become a hotspot for amateurs because it is one of the easiest to conquer in the list of popular spots in Dubai for dune bashing. While the terrain can be easily navigated by beginners, experts too will enjoy this desert adventure activity on their own in Bidayer. During the weekends and on famous holidays, the sand dune is comparatively crowded with skilled motorists looking for a place to showcase their talents, tricks and stunts with buggies, quad bikes, or SUVs.
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The Sweihan Desert is located on the borders of 3 important cities of UAE, including Dubai, and attracts hundreds of visitors for Dune Bashing. Sweihan is affectionately known as "Little Liwa", as it is a practice ground for enthusiastic riders who are aiming to show their skills of Dune Bashing in the Liwa Desert one day. The Sweihan desert is a difficult terrain because of the big sand dunes and soft sand density, and is advised only to expert and experienced drivers. During their ride for the Dune Bashing experience in the desert, riders can sometimes catch a glimpse of a large caravan of camels and Emiratis accompanied by their falcons. Nestled in the deep parts of Sweihan desert, Naqrah is a popular spot which should definitely be visited by expert adventure seekers for Dune Bashing.
The Liwa Desert is the play area for experienced dune-bashers and a dream spot for many novice riders. Commonly known as "The Empty Quarter", this place hosts a number of festivals and challenges annually for the visitors and guests who come here seeking adventure and excitement. As the largest desert in the Arabian Region, it is spread across a wide area of soft sand, sharing its border with Saudi Arabia.
Every year the desert is the venue for a week-long festival, called the Liwa Festival. One of the main challenges of this festival is to ride over the Moreeb Dune, also popularly known as the "terrifying mountain". Standing over 300m high, this sand dune is angled at 50° and is definitely the ultimate challenge for skilled drivers of Dune Bashing.