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Liwa Oasis Safari from Abu Dhabi

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Key Highlights

  • Embark on a desert adventure as you drive from Abu Dhabi to Liwa
  • See the vast ocean of golden dunes in the Empty Quarter
  • Enjoy dune driving, dune bashing and sand boarding in the desert
  • Visit a Liwa fort and enjoy a picnic lunch at a resort
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Wednesday and Sunday


    9 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Pick up from hotels located in Abu Dhabi Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up

    Ending Point

    Drop off at your hotel

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Experience the vast expanse of the Empty Quarter, the world’s largest contiguous sand desert with a safari at oasis Liwa from Abu Dhabi.

    Indulge in adventures like dune bashing and sand boarding and visit one of the historical Liwa forts as you enjoy the quiet surroundings of the desert.

    Relax at the palm-shaded oasis and enjoy a picnic lunch at a resort before heading back to Abu Dhabi.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Abu Dhabi and driven to Liwa. During your 4-hour drive to Liwa from Abu Dhabi, see the wide lane roads lined up with date palms and the famous oil pipelines.

    As you arrive at Liwa, see the ocean of golden dunes at the Empty Quarter (also known as Rub Al Khali), the world’s largest contiguous sand desert in the world. At the desert, you will indulge in various desert activities like dune driving, sand boarding and dune bashing.

    You will also visit one of the Liwa forts, made of mud brick and straw, which were built by the tribes to protect their wells from enemies and warring tribes.

    Before heading back to the city, you will enjoy a picnic lunch of pasta, muffins, fruit salad and a soft drink in a resort.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • English speaking guide
    • Lunch buffet with beverages
    • Desert experience (Dune drive, Sand boarding, Dune bashing)
    • Visit to Liwa Fort


    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all details.

    There should be minimum 2 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

    The driver will wait a maximum of 10 minutes after the designated pick up time. Customers who are more than 10 minutes late will be considered a "no-show" and no refunds will be offered.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Since the safari may involve off-road driving this tour is not recommended for pregnant woman, people with heart problems and other sensitive ailments.