Tours & activities by Roberto Rodriguez from Viator

  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
From GBP 245.22

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Glide up and away in a hot air balloon over Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Take to the morning skies as the sun starts to rise over the Hajar Mountains and falcons fly up to 4,000 feet above the Earth in a trained demonstration. After an hour in the air, return to ground to celebrate the flight with a gourmet breakfast before returning to Dubai.


  • Scenic air tour
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free drinks included
  • Qualified and professional pilot
Rise early to start your hot air balloon experience with a hotel pickup from central Dubai, and then travel out of the city toward Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, roughly 30 minutes away. Stop at the launch field in Margham, and hop out of your minibus to watch your balloon inflate.

After listening to a safety briefing, step inside the basket and take to the skies with your pilot. Each basket holds a maximum of 24 people and there’s plenty of room for you to sightsee comfortably as you soar up and away.

Have your camera ready to capture bird’s-eye views of the desert that stretches out as far as the eye can see. As you watch the sun rise over the red-tinged sand dunes, listen to your pilot talking about the barren landscape mapped out beneath you, and learn about the wildlife — think camels and gazelles — that prosper in the harsh desert conditions. As you soar to scenic heights you will have the pleasure of watching falcons fly up to 4,000 feet above the Earth, all while gently floating over the pristine dunes of the Dubai desert and watching the sunrise over the Hajar Mountains.

After an hour in the air, return to ground level for a gourmet breakfast of select delicacies. Then return to your minibus to end your Dubai hot air balloon experience with a hotel drop-off.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Your centrally located Dubai hotel.
This tour does not pick up from residential areas.
Departure Time:
Starts at approximately 4:30am; reconfirm start time by 6pm the day before your flight. Please provide hotel details when booking for reconfirmation.

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

6 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Gourmet Breakfast and Falconry Demonstration

Falcon flying along side the Balloons

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transport from Dubai
  • Flight and Gourmet Breakfast plus Falconry 
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Souvenir video
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear, including a light jacket, hat and sunglasses are highly recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • Please note: If you are staying in a residential area your central pick-up point will be from Dubai Outlet Mall (parking area next to the white Dome)
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: goldcoastcatherine, February 2017

This tour was a must do and I would have no hesitation in doing it again or recommending this operator to others. We were picked up and dropped of in the luxury 4wd, no transfers and no delays, extremely professional.The 4x4 sand dunning was the highlight of a fantastic tour.Thankyou Viator.

Reviewed by: Roszana R, January 2017

Literally a bird's eye view of the spectacular desert and the sun rising. Dubai city was also seen from where we were. The landing was quite an experience. Overall, a wonderful unforgettable adventure indeed!