You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience

Rated top 7 outdoor experience in the UAE on TripAdvisor.com

Offroad-Zone’s You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience is the “Must do” activity in Dubai.  Perfectly safe for the whole family but perfectly thrilling and fun as well. You drive from start to finish as you follow our trained guide through the most beautiful desert terrain in all the U.A.E.

The most unique way to enjoy the beautiful deserts of the U.A.E. along with the adrenaline rush of self-driving a fully modified Jeep Wrangler 4×4 through the dunes. With our fully trained and professional guides you do not need to have any experience but by the end of your day you will feel like a pro. The You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience can be enjoyed with the following options:

The Perfect Half Day-Trip!

Our most popular trip which includes full instruction, convoy leader, walkie-talkies, modified 4x4s, fuel, safety equipment, water and a desert crossing

  • Time: 12:30 – 6:00 – at least 2.5 full hours of driving in the desert
  • What: Each You Drive Purchase includes 1 driver and up to 3 passengers
  • Cost: AED 1,400 – an additional AED 200 for 2 driver experience
  • Itinerary: Meet at OffRoad-Zone for paperwork and safety briefing, Drive to Desert in Convoy, Deflate Tires, Learn Techniques, Cross Dunes, Take Pictures, Recovery Skills, Final Climb to Fossil Rock, Inflate Tires, Fuel Jeeps, Arrive at Offroad-Zone after having one of the best days of your life.
  • Where will you go: The most scenic parts of the desert away from all safaris and campsites
  • Family Friendly: Absolutely, but we do not supply car seats

By the end of the drive you will have gained the confidence to feel like a seasoned pro having learned specific techniques to help you navigate any terrain in the world.

Overnight camp - 2 days 1 night!

You will experience everything in our “Perfect Half Day-Trip” along with a fabulous award winning Arabic BBQ at sunset and then get ready to see the Heavens come alive right before your eyes as darkness falls on the UAE. We provide all the camping gear, tents, sleeping bags, etc… all you need to bring is your personal hygiene items. A delicious hot breakfast will be provided the next morning and then it’s more dune exploring until late afternoon. (Must have min 2 4×4 bookings

  • Time: About a 26 hours start to finish – at least 9 hours of driving in the desert
  • What’s included: Instruction, Guide (driving his own jeep), Modified Jeep 4×4, Fuel, Safety Equipment, Water, BBQ Dinner, Hot Breakfast and Lunch, Camping gear, Sleeping Bag, Campfire
  • Who can attend: Each Jeep Rental can take up to 4 persons
  • Time: 12:30 – 2:30 the following day
  • Cost: AED 4,500 for 1 person and AED 600 for each passenger. All adults can drive at no extra charge.
  • Itinerary: Meet at OffRoad-Zone for paper work and safety meeting. Drive to desert in convoy, deflate tyres, learn techniques, cross dunes, stop take pictures, get unstuck, stay with group, find a campsite, set camp, enjoy campfire, climb dunes, enjoy catered BBQ, sleep in the desert, enjoy camp breakfast, drive more, stop for lunch, have one of you best trips ever
  • Where will we go: Scenic desert away from all safaris and campsites, will cross 2 large mountain ranges
  • Family Friendly: Absolutely, but we do not supply car seats.
  • By the end of the drive, you will have gained the confidence and learned the techniques to feel like a seasoned pro having learned specific skills only the pros know. When you wake up the next day we break camp, eat a well prepared hot breakfast, and then on to more challenging and bigger dunes until lunch time where we refuel our bodies and our jeeps, inflate our tires and head back to OffRoad-Zone for a debriefing and 4×4 inspection.

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS CAMPING EXPERIENCE:

This is the ultimate experience designed for those who love the extreme. This combines the “You Drive” and the 2 day experience but to the extreme as we move from the smaller dunes to the world’s largest dunes traversing through the most beautiful desert terrain on the planet. Through the sands, under the stars, and around the fire, this is an experience you will be talking about the rest of your life (Minimum 2 4×4 bookings).

  • Time: About a 48 hours start to finish – at least 16 hours of driving in the desert
  • What’s included: Instruction, Guide (riving his own Jeep), Modified 4×4, Fuel, Safety Equipment, Water/Drinks, BBQ Dinner, Hot Breakfast and Lunch, Camping Gear, Sleeping Bag, Campfire
  • Who can attend: Each vehicle can take up to 4 persons
  • Cost: AED 7,500 for 1 person and AED 850 additional person. Everyone who qualifies is welcome to drive at no extra cost.

Team building full day

  • Tailor made team building experience
  • Accommodate drivers and non-drivers
  • Instructional video and brief can be performed at the office
  • Divide staff into teams – 4 to 5 per vehicle
  • Team building starts immediately
  • Theme will be success through teamwork, adapting, and learning
  • We can customize your team building activities to taylor to your needs
  • Evening can end at a remote desert location with a catered, award winning, 5 star Arabic BBQ – the best in the UAE
  • Cost range AED 600-1500 per person
  • Large groups and custom events

    • Can be half day/full day or overnight with BBQ
    • Trips can include crossing all 7 UAE Emirates with OffRoad-Zone
    • Crossing Liwa –
    • Can include hotel or camp out
    • Full catering
    • Recent trips include Jeep Employee Award for Europe of 50 staff – video
    • Polish team –
    • You may also book private experiences for your family or group.

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    3 You Drive Packages Available

    Package 1

    Half Day

    • Jeep Rental with equipment
    • 1,400 AED Includes One Driver
    • Number of Passengers 1
    • No Cost
    • Number of Passengers 2
    • No Cost
    • Number of Passengers 3
    • No Cost
    • Additional Drivers
    • Cost Per Shared Driving AED 200

     

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    Package 2

    2 days and 1 night

    • Jeep Rental with equipment
    • 4,500 AED
    • Number of Passengers 1
    • 5,100 AED
    • Number of Passengers 2
    • 5,700 AED
    • Number of Passengers 3
    • 6,300 AED
    • Additional Drivers
    • No Charge

     

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    Package 3

    3 days and 2 nights

    • Jeep Rental with equipment
    • 7,500 AED
    • Number of Passengers 1
    • 8,350 AED
    • Number of Passengers 2
    • 9,200 AED
    • Number of Passengers 3
    • 10,050 AED
    • Additional Drivers
    • No Charge

     

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    More About the You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience

    The most unique way to enjoy the beautiful deserts of the UAE along with the adrenaline rush of “You Driving” a fully modified 4 X 4 Jeep Wrangler through the dunes. The You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience is ideal for those seeking real driving adventure or for those who wish to maximize important family time. No desert driving experience is required as you will be lead in the desert, in convoy, by one of our fully trained and professional guides.

    Your experience will start with a detailed safety briefing by your guide explaining how the 4×4 system in your Jeep works, various safety aspects for desert driving and a few key driving tips which you will need to use during the drive. You will drive to the desert in convoy and receive additional instructions along the way through supplied walkie-talkies. Once at our starting point you will deflate your tires, receive some more instructions and then you are ready to enter the desert. As we travel through the desert you will learn and practice various driving and safety techniques that will help you stay on top of the sand, avoid getting stuck all while having a memorable fun and safe driving experience.

    What Can You Expect

    The You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience will be technical and scenic but not at high speeds. The best way to learn to drive in the desert is to feel your vehicle and respond to the conditions.

    By the end of the You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience you will have gained the confidence and basic skills to feel like a seasoned pro. The You Drive 4×4 Desert Driving Experience is the perfect way to spend quality time with family, friends, or co-workers, as you experience what many have said is the best time they have ever had in Dubai

    All our You Drive 4×4 Desert Experiences  include

    • A fully modified 4 X 4 which includes lifted suspension, upgraded wheels and tyres and much more
    • All the necessary fuel for the trip
    • Safety equipment including tow rope, tyre deflator, first aid kit and much more
    • Safety instruction and convoy leader throughout the drive
    • A Guide driving his own jeep with additional safety equipment such as a winch, air compressor etc
    • Walkie-talkie in each vehicle
    • Water

    What do you need to bring to the You Drive 4×4 Desert Experience:

    All you need to bring is a Valid UAE or International driver’s licence, passport copy and a credit card. We suggest bringing your favorite snacks to keep up your energy.

    What our overnight camps include:

    • Tent
    • A new sleeping bag, pillow etc… for you to keep
    • BBQ dinner – a 5 star rated, award winning, Arabic Barbecue dinner
    • Camp-out style Breakfast – eggs, potatoes, pastry and coffee
    • Lunch sandwiches

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