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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai

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#2 of 34 in Nature in United Arab Emirates
National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Explore the extensive landscape and diversity of nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a protected natural area. Away from the bustle and change that is modern-day Dubai, this conservation project was established to maintain no less than five percent of the Emirate of Dubai's total landmass. Trek across the dunes on the back of a camel and look for the wildlife that has been reintroduced to its natural habitat, such as caracals, sand foxes, and Brandts hedgehogs. Enjoy a range of traditional Arab pursuits, such as archery and horse riding, or something a bit more modern, like sand boarding. Check out the falconry presentations, where you'll meet the birds of prey up close. Use our Dubai trip planner to visit Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on your trip to Dubai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This centre occupies over 4% of all Dubai land, and is made up of over 225 square kilometers of desert habitat, animals, birds, and other flora and fauna. We had the great good fortune of seeing many....  more
    This centre occupies over 4% of all Dubai land, and is made up of over 225 square kilometers of desert habitat, animals, birds, and other flora and fauna. We had the great good fortune of seeing many....  more »
  • This review should demonstrate the lovely time we have had during the safari of Travco in the Dubai Desert. The trip was well-organized: we got picked up at the hotel where the journey to the desert.....  more
    This review should demonstrate the lovely time we have had during the safari of Travco in the Dubai Desert. The trip was well-organized: we got picked up at the hotel where the journey to the desert.....  more »
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  • Beautiful reserve with a lot of good work and research being done. the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the drive around the reserve with the staff member. We got to see some wild animals. I am surprised by the number of plant species growing there.
  • The jeeps are comfortable and the drivers are professional, experienced, kind and cautious. was fun, exciting, exhilarating and everything in between. It's like a live roller coaster on sand dunes. The package includes what they call dune bashing in a luxury land cruiser and then they take you to some sort of a camp where you are served with food while being entertained by belly dancer, magician and the like. For those people who haven't visit Safari Desert, please do! It was a really nice experience.

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