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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-port

Located in the northeast United Arab Emirates, bustling Dubai attracts visitors with its international facilities and exotic, yet cosmopolitan lifestyle. Known as the Hong Kong of Arabia, Dubai’s modern duty-free shopping malls and traditional souks offer some of the best bargains in the world on such luxury items as gold jewelry and designer creations. For a more historic outing, visitors can explore the museum at Al Fahidi Fort or venture out into the Old Quarter of Bastakia.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Desert Dune Drive Safari
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Discover Dubai
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Hop On, Hop Off - Dubai City Tour
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Sharjah Heritage Tour
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Walking Tour of Old Dubai
    Moderate Activity/Walking

Desert Dune Drive Safari

Moderate Activity/Walking

Duration: 4 hours

Tour Code: DXB-005

Experience the thrill of a lifetime driving in 4X4 vehicles over towering soft sand-dunes on this adventure tour. Leaving the pier behind, you'll travel into the desert and enjoy breath-taking climbs up the face of the dunes, followed by stomach-dropping descents as you engage in what is referred to as dune bashing. As your skilled driver negotiates a course through the desert, you'll be treated to spectacular panoramic views of this magnificent vast landscape of golden sands.

After approximately one hour of exhilarating excitement crisscrossing the desert terrain, you'll stop for a break at a comfortable Bedouin style campsite. Soft drinks, Arabic coffee and an assortment of delicious dates and nuts will be provided for your enjoyment. During your break, you may also seize the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a ride on one of the resident camels.

Following your break, you'll rejoin your vehicle for the trek back to the port.

Please note: The sites on this tour are not wheelchair accessible and therefore, it is not considered suitable for wheelchair guests. This excursion will encounter rough and bumpy surfaces and is not available to those guests with heart or back problems or pregnant women and is not recommended for those who suffer from motion sickness. Those with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina as there is some walking over sand dunes. Lightweight cotton clothing is recommended and flat, closed-toe shoes are required. Due to the adventurous nature of this excursion, guests may be asked to sign a waiver indemnifying the tour operator and RSSC of any claims from accident or injuries sustained during the Desert Safari. The campsite is equipped with restroom facilities and running water.