Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Home to native wildlife

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is one of the largest areas to be declared as a protected nature reserve by the government in the UAE. Covering 225sqkms, it takes up approximately five per cent of the total land in Dubai and is fenced off to shield the flora and fauna that naturally grow in the area.

Since the preservation started in 2004, the reserve has become home to more than 50 plant species, 120 birds and 43 mammals and reptiles. The reserve is also a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, having received international recognition for their efforts in protecting the habitat and natural wildlife.

Visitors can explore this beautiful landscape and experience the region’s culture, nature and history through the luxury Al Maha Desert Resort and specialist tour operators Arabian Adventures, Lama Tours, Platinum Heritage and Alpha Tours.

You can enjoy one of the many exciting journeys and desert adventures on the reserve especially developed to avoid interference of the habitat. Some of these include treks, safaris, falconry, horse and camel riding, camping, sandboarding and dining.

On any visit to Dubai, be sure not to miss a trip into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to appreciate the emirate's natural and cultural heritage.

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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is one of the largest areas to be declared as a protected nature reserve by the government in the UAE. Covering 225sqkms, it takes up approximately five per cent of the total land in Dubai and is fenced off to shield the flora and fauna that naturally grow in the area.

Since the preservation started in 2004, the reserve has become home to more than 50 plant species, 120 birds and 43 mammals and reptiles. The reserve is also a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, having received international recognition for their efforts in protecting the habitat and natural wildlife.

Visitors can explore this beautiful landscape and experience the region’s culture, nature and history through the luxury Al Maha Desert Resort and specialist tour operators Arabian Adventures, Lama Tours, Platinum Heritage and Alpha Tours.

You can enjoy one of the many exciting journeys and desert adventures on the reserve especially developed to avoid interference of the habitat. Some of these include treks, safaris, falconry, horse and camel riding, camping, sandboarding and dining.

On any visit to Dubai, be sure not to miss a trip into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to appreciate the emirate's natural and cultural heritage.

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