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Big Red Sand Dunein Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The Big Red Dune is about 50 km away from Dubai. It’s one of the ultimate places for sandboarding and extreme jeep off-road driving.
Big Red Sand Dune, Dubai
Dubai opens the door to the enchanting world of sandy expanses, unusual and extreme entertainment that you can experience only in the desert - from quad racing for fans of adrenaline to a luxurious camping site under a starry sky for romantics.

Big Rad Sand Dune, Dubai

In the Rub-al-Khali desert, there is the Big Red Sand Dune, which is simply created for all kinds of desert entertainment. The 100-meter-high beauty is surrounded by buggies, quad bikes and sandbags rental offices. Here fans of extreme sports want to tame the sandy elements. Here, a desert safari on jeeps are arranged, here is the best place to meet the the unset and the dawn and to spend the night in tents under the moon.

Big Red Sand Dune, Dubai
Big Red Sand Dune, Dubai

You can get to the Great Red Sand Dune by Hatta Road E44 (40 minutes from the center of Dubai). You can do this with a tour group, by taxi or renting a car. The first two options are safe, but slightly uninteresting, but if you decide to rent a jeep and go to the desert alone - be extremely careful! The desert is dangerous, you can get stuck in the sand, get a heat stroke or die from dehydration.

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#1Go buggy driving in the desert in DubaiGo buggy driving in the desertEugene Krasowski

While everyone else is going on toured buggy racing, we will tell you how to go driving buggies and ATVs in dunes on your own.

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#2Try sandboarding on sand dunes in DubaiTry sandboarding on sand dunesKateryna Plakhotna

Do you want to ride a snowboard on sand in summer? Then you should definitely try sandboarding in the desert!

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Location: Rub' al Khali desert

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Guest24 November 2018I would higly recommend big red for desert driving i hade a blast

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