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Self-Drive Dune Buggy Tour of Mleiha

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Get behind the wheel of a dune buggy in the Mleiha desert and stop by some important archeological findings in the site.

Highlights

  • Experience racing against the wind and through the sands on this self-drive tour of the Mleiha desert aboard a dune buggy.

  • Following a short briefing, get ready to take your dune buggy out for a spin with your marshal leading the way and tackle the bumpy dunes on your drive.

  • Catch sight of the ancient Fossil Rock with fossils lying along its trail and the unique Camel Rock shaped like a camel head.

  • Choose a 4 or 2-seater Can-Am or a 4-seater Polaris dune buggy, according to your convenience, and get ready for your journey.

  • Fun Fact: People used to convert the humble Volkswagen Beetle to monster buggies by customizing it and adding balloon tires!

Inclusions

  • 4-seater Polaris dune buggy drive (optional)

  • 2-seater Can-Am dune buggy drive (optional)

  • 4-seater Can-Am dune buggy drive (optional)

  • Stop at Camel Rock

  • Stop at Fossil Rock

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Feel the adrenaline course through your veins as you sit behind the steering wheel of a dune buggy, jump over dunes, and drive through the glistening sands. This tour is made just for you! Get briefed on the basics of driving a dune buggy, and you’ll be all set to take on the challenge! Follow your convoy lead or marshal into the depths of the desert, and drive over the undulating dunes for the thrill of a lifetime. The ride also entails stops at popular landmarks that will enhance your experience and make your visit to Mleiha memorable.

Sights on this Buggy Tour

Camel Rock is an interesting sight with an equally intriguing history. This camel-head-shaped rock burst through the earth’s crust about 80 million years back and now lies amid the desert as an iconic piece of evolution. The Fossil Rock is also a geographical wonder, emerging from the seabed about 60 million years ago. The rock brought along countless animals from the ocean floor, which now lie as fossils along the trekking trail of this rock. With Instagram-worthy views all around, click pictures on your drive along the sea of sand.

Important Information

  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, jacket, and camera.

  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during dune bashing.

  • Sunset time varies depending on seasonality.

  • Enjoy the freedom to book without having to pick a date.

Restrictions

  • Drivers must be 21 or above and have a valid driving license.

  • The experience is not suitable for children aged 10 and under, guests shorter than 140cm, pregnant women, and people with back and neck problems.

Timings

  • Daily: 9:30am to 1 hr before sunset
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • These vouchers can be redeemed anytime during the validity period. Please get in touch with us before your desired date of visit to confirm your reservation.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Please arrive at the attraction 5 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Mleiha Archaeological Centre.

  • Address: Archeological Centre - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates.

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