Sharjah Tourism Travel Quiz

Hike, drive, buggy or quad bike over beautiful sand dunes

A hidden oasis on the Sharjah map, Al Badayer is a preferred destination among 4x4 enthusiasts. This destination has the UAE’s most impressive dunes, including the famous ‘Big Red’. With dune driving, dune-bashing, quad biking and an endless number of dunes, Al Badayer has enough adventure to keep you occupied from sunrise to sunset. If you’re a thrill-seeking newcomer, take on a beginner dune by renting a dirt bike or choosing a service for buggy rentals.

Travellers of all ages can also enjoy this destination. If you’re thinking of things to do with kids here, consider hiking, watching the sunset over the dunes or having a desert camp under the glittering stars. You can also choose from several desert safari tours to this area for a thrilling family experience, especially for the children. Keep an eye out for the Al Badayer Oasis, an extensive desert resort that is set to open soon. It is designed as an old oasis town nestled among palm trees for thrill-seekers and families alike.

Destination Highlights

  • Conquer impressive dunes on quad-bikes
  • Experience the thrill of dune-bashing and desert driving
  • Camp under open skies
  • Delight in an idyllic desert sunset

How to get there

Located on the higher plateau of Al Madam, Al Badayer is around 65km southeast of Sharjah city.

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Al Badayer
Al Badayer
Al Badayer

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