You know all those 4x4s you see queuing to get into shopping malls at the weekend? They’re actually powerful off-road vehicles more suited to bouncy drives through the vast desert than aggressive parking in multi-storey car parks. If you own a 4x4 then it is your obligation to take it for a spin in the inland dunes of Dubai. If you don’t have a truck of your own, or are too nervous about tipping your prize possession, then book a desert safari drive with one of the many tour operators in the city. The experience is something between a rollercoaster ride and a dodgem race and it is one of the more social extreme sports activities you can try in Dubai.
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