Platinum Heritage - Private Royal Falconry Experience
Supplied by: Platinum Heritage Desert Safari
Learn about how the Bedouin used to train their falcons and witness it first-hand from a world-class falconer. Once you've mastered the art, enjoy a lavish breakfast at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. This tour is perfect for travellers seeking an exclusive falconry experience with a touch of luxury.
- 60-minute nature drive in a private luxurious Land Rover Defender
- Interactive falconry demonstration in an exclusive desert camp
- Visit to a beautiful lake to spot migratory birds
- Five-star breakfast at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
- Pick-up and drop-off in a private Land Rover Defender
- 75-minute interactive falcon show
- 60-minute nature drive in a private Land Rover Defender
- Knowledgeable conservation guide
- Gourmet breakfast at the world-renowned Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
Experience a luxurious and private falconry adventure that takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of falcons and their cultural significance to Emiratis and their heritage.
Watch in awe as the falcons swoop in the skies of the desert and a professional falconer showcases ancient and modern training techniques for hunting with falcons. Take part in the demonstration and have hawks, owls or falcons fly to your glove. Admire one of the most exclusive and beautiful desert oases in Dubai.
The experience is elevated by a nature safari in a luxurious Range Rover and a gourmet breakfast at the world-renowned Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa.
Know before you go
Hotel pick-up is available from Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
We recommend (especially during summer) that you wear a hat, sunglasses, sun cream and comfortable clothes to keep you cool. During winter (December- February) we recommend that you bring something warm to layer on as the temperature drops considerably after sunset.
Shared bathroom facilities are available in the desert and at the camp.
Our camps are solar-powered, so you will be provided with a torch as lights will be switched off at night.
Your desert safari is conducted by highly-trained conservation guides with extensive knowledge of ecotourism, cultural heritage, history and the natural environment of Dubai.
A portion of your desert safari fee is contributed towards local conservation efforts in Dubai.
The following languages are on request and subject to availability: French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time. No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.
- Monday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Tuesday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Wednesday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Thursday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Friday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Saturday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
- Sunday 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Pick-up times will vary throughout the year. In order to plan your day, please be prepared for pick-up between 5:30-7am.
A confirmation with a precise pick-up time will be sent to your email or phone. the latest at 4pm the day before the excursion. If we are not able to reach you, we kindly ask you to contact our office on +971 4 440 9827.
We strongly recommend that you take out adequate travel insurance to cover you in case of unforeseen circumstances that prevent you from joining your scheduled tour. We will be more than happy to provide evidence to your insurance company if you were unable to join us.
Due to health concerns, the nature drive is not recommended for pregnant guests in their third trimester.
Children under the age of 10 are not permitted to enter Al Maha, but we can arrange alternatives.