Desert Safari Tickets & Tours

Fire up the Jeep and escape the capital during an exciting Abu Dhabi Safari!  While on a Abu Dhabi Safari, you’ll kick up an untold amount of sand as you rip through sand dunes, climb mountains, and explore the wilderness of the U.A.E.  Along the way, you’ll encounter fascinating wildlife indigenous to the U.A.E., like the Arabian Oryx, Arabian Tahr, Arabian Toad, and many other rare species.  Take the Liwa Oasis Safari from Abu Dhabi and traverse the world’s largest sand desert: The Rub’ al Khali!  Or, after a full day on the dunes, watch a little belly dancing while savoring some delicious Arabian meat dishes during the Abu Dhabi Desert Safari with B.B.Q. Dinner.   And, for those who’d like to go all out during their Abu Dhabi vacation, why not take an Abu Dhabi Safari and package it with an Abu Dhabi Hop-on, Hop-off Tour and Dhow Cruise.  Checking out the top Abu Dhabi attractions at your own pace and cruising around the Persian Gulf are some of the best things to do in Abu Dhabi if you’re looking for a truly authentic U.A.E. trip.


Our tips for Desert Safari

  • Dead Zone.You should plan for a lack of cell phone reception during your Abu Dhabi safari.Consider printing out maps ahead of time and bringing along some first aid for your Abu Dhabi trip.
  • Arabian Nights. Depending on what time of year you begin your Abu Dhabi tour and what time of day your Abu Dhabi safari starts, it can actually get quite chilly in the more elevated areas.Layer up!
  • Parched.Although most Abu Dhabi sightseeing safaris include plenty of free water.You might want to bring along your own supply as a backup in case of some unforeseen circumstance.
  • Insider Tip – Do you love adventure?  If so, you should consider booking your Abu Dhabi safari far in advance.  There are a limited number of vehicles that operate these Abu Dhabi day trips; and, it’s not uncommon for them to be fully booked for several weeks during the peak season.

Good to know

Best time to visit
In terms of weather, the best time to visit Abu Dhabi and take a desert safari is in late fall to mid-spring. This represents the peak season for Abu Dhabi and you'll discover that the weather is quite tolerable between November and April. Then again, just about everyone who is thinking about booking an Abu Dhabi trip knows this, too. Therefore, you might want to prepare yourself to experience increased crowding. Summer is so hot that it's nearly impossible to accurately describe it. But, suffice it to say that even the locals, who have adapted within this region for millennia, still find it intolerable. So, if you take an Abu Dhabi tour in the summer, you'll likely find yourself to be a prisoner within an air-conditioned room.
Getting there

Getting to the Abu Dhabi Safari is usually pretty simple.  Most safaris provide complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off; so, you don’t need to worry about figuring out the mass transit system or haggling with taxi drivers.  The free transport alone makes booking an Abu Dhabi Safari package online an imperative.  There’s nothing worse than booking a tour and then missing it because you took the wrong bus or the taxi driver misheard your instructions.  But, if you find yourself in the situation where you need to meet up with your Abu Dhabi Safari group, then rest assured that many options are at your disposal.  Abu Dhabi’s public transportation system is punctual, clean, and rather inexpensive.  In fact, other than walking to cycling, it’s by far the least expensive transportation option.  In contrast, taxis represent the most expensive way of getting to your Abu Dhabi Safari, other than hiring a private car and driver.  If you want to avoid the hassle of figuring out the city’s bus system or negotiating with unscrupulous taxi drivers, then booking a tour that includes transportation is one of the wisest things to do in Abu Dhabi!

Did you know?

Fun Facts – Impress your friends and family by reciting these Abu Dhabi factoids!


  • Keep an eye out for an Arabian Oryx during your Abu Dhabi Safari.It looks like a cross between a goat and a gazelle and is the National Animal of the U.A.E.
  • The Abu Dhabi Emirate takes up around 80% of all U.A.E. land.So, if you’re taking a desert safari, chances are it is inside the largest emirate in the country.
  • Most people think of Abu Dhabi as a big city set on top of a huge expanse of endless desert.But, actually, it’s more of a complex archipelago with over 200 desert islands.
  • You wouldn’t expect animals in the U.A.E. to sport a lot of fur.But, in the mountains near Abu Dhabi, you can find the fluffy Arabian Tahr.This mountain goat stays cozy during the chilly desert nights.

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