Paid extra to upgrade to quad bikes and upgrade boat. The boat was atrocious, departed 50 mins late, overcrowded, no diversity, played majority Indian music and catered to one nationality, the food was tasteless, bland and cold, they didn’t have enough options to choose from. Honestly would not recommend.
I dont recommend this. Super crowded cruise, food was overcooked, and the customer service was a disaster. The people in the boarding area were rude, arrogant and ignoring anything i have asked for. I have made an appointment a day before and still i wasn't on the list. The only thing i liked was the dance show. And on top of all the boat was supposed to depart by 8.30pm and we were waiting till 9.15pm to finally move. Not to mention that you gotta share table with strangers cuz of the overcrowded place…
We went with 10 people and were exteremely happy with the service. Entertainment and cruise were very good. Food was ok but for the cost it was reasonable. Also, the host is very polite and helped us in resheduling twice because of bad weather.
This was a waste of time and money, poor customer service, over-crowded, not hosted on the boat/Dhow which is advertised on Groupon, food was low quality and cold... and insufficient to meet the requirements of the number of customers; Not recommended at all.
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About This Deal
What’s included: a canal glass catamaran cruise with an optional classic or VIP desert safari package for up to four
Kids aged three or under can come for free
Combo option can be used on two separate days
Canal Catamaran Cruise:
Boarding time: 8 p.m.
Cruise starts at 8.30 p.m. and lasts until 11 p.m.
What’s included: an international buffet with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options prepared with four-star caters | free-flowing soft drinks and water | magic show and Tanoura dance | separate facilities for male and female guests
Desert Safari tour package:
Pick-up and drop-off via coach
Pick-up and drop-off locations include: Lulu Hypermarket, next to the Mall of Emirates | Spinneys, next to Burjman Centre | Day to Day Market, opposite of Deira City Centre | Dragon Mart | Sahara Centre, Sharjah side | Sharjah City Centre
VIP desert safari includes a private 4x4 pick-up at customer’s choice of location
What’s included: dune bashing | camel riding | sunset photographs | photos with local Arabic dresses | henna painting | free-flowing tea, coffee, cold beverages and water | separate facilities for male and female customers | dinner table with carpets and pillows | sandboarding | barbecue buffet dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available | Tanoura dance | belly dance | fire dance show
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About Desert Ride Travel & Tour
The team at Desert Ride Travel & Tour offer a range of services designed to help tourists and locals discover the hidden gems of the Emirates. Guests can savour a buffet dinner as they enjoy a leisurely cruise, or explore the desert and discover traditional Arabian entertainment.