Private Night Safari & Astronomy

Adventure Pack

Vintage Land Rover

Nocturnal Eco Walk

3-Course Dinner

Owl Encounter

Professional Astronomy

Choose To Add An Overnight Experience

A spectacular stargazing journey in the Dubai desert

The best way to learn about the Arabian night sky is by venturing into the desert on a private night safari, followed by an immersive astronomy session. Explore the desert after dark in a 1950s Land Rover, followed by a nocturnal eco-walk. All while your experienced Conservation Guide tells you more about the desert nightlife.

Relax in a traditional open-air Bedouin camp, smoke flavourful shisha and savour a delicious three-course dinner featuring Emirati dishes. The evening ends perfectly when a professional astronomer takes you on a journey through the galaxies and tells tales about the starry sky and how the Bedouin used it to find their way.

Should you wish to extend the night, you can opt for an overnight experience with a lavish breakfast or even an overnight adventure with a hot air balloon ride in the morning, followed by a gourmet breakfast.


Itinerary

  • Get picked up in a private air-conditioned vehicle from Dubai between 05:00 PM and 06:30 PM, depending on the season. We will inform you of the exact pick-up time on the afternoon of your desert safari.
  • Arrive at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and receive your Adventure Pack (Headscarf, Stainless Steel Water Bottle and Bag). These are included in each booking and are a gift for our guests to take home.
  • Embark on a private 60-minute nature safari in a vintage Land Rover.
  • Venture on a nocturnal eco-walk with torches and try to spot creatures like sandfish, scorpions etc.
  • Arrive at a torch-lit traditional Bedouin camp.
  • Savour a delectable three-course dinner. View Menu.
  • Partake in an immersive astronomy session with a professional astronomer and telescope.
  • Return to the hotel between 10:00 PM and 11:30 PM, depending on the season. Your total experience will last approximately five hours.
  • Add-on to the Heritage Safari an Overnight Stay in traditional stone dwelling rooms, fully equipped with beds and comfortable bedding. Bathroom facilities are available at the camp on shared basis. Wake up the following morning to a delicious gourmet breakfast, served in the same Bedouin camp. 
  • Extend your desert experience with a spectacular sunrise hot air balloon flight after your Overnight Stay. The overnight Bedouin camp is located only 15 minutes away from the hot air balloon take-off site. After the flight, you will return to the camp to enjoy a delicious breakfast before returning to the city.  

Finer details

  • A portion of your Desert Safari fee is contributed towards local conservation in Dubai.
  • Pick-up from Dubai is included and will be in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • As the desert can get quite warm, we suggest bringing a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and cool, comfortable clothes. For desert safaris in the winter, we recommend bringing something warm to wear.
  • Bookings need to be made at least five hours in advance when booking online. For short-term bookings, don't hesitate to contact our reservations team at +971 4 440 9827.
  • This safari includes a traditional dinner; however, please inform us of any dietary requirements or allergies when booking. We can accommodate vegetarian, vegan, kosher-style, gluten-free.
  • Bathroom facilities are available at the camp.
  • The nature drive is not recommended for guests within their third-trimester pregnancy.


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