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5 Essential Dune Buggy Riding Tips To Ensure A Safe Ride

Everyone has had the thought of doing crazy stunts with the car that they are driving, but they don’t attempt it because they are too scared of crashing or damaging their car. But when it comes to riding a desert dune buggy in Dubai, that fear is usually thrown out the window. And it is replaced by sand dunes, enjoyment, daring, and fun. But still, just because you are having fun with your dune buggy doesn’t mean you have to be reckless.

Tips For A Safe Ride

Here are some safety guidelines that you should be following before when you plan to go on a dune buggy ride:

  • Safety Equipment & Gear

Safety gear and equipment should never be forgotten, especially during a dune buggy ride. The experience you have will be bumpy and wild. So, gear such as helmets and pads should always be used. So, even if the dune buddy somehow crashes or overturns, you remain unharmed and safe. It is also recommended to wear sunglasses to filter sunlight and protect your eyes from flying dust.

  • Use Headlights

This tip is for those who are planning to ride during the evening and night. You have to keep your headlights on. Although there might not be poles, curbs, or other hurdles like there are on a normal road, there are sharp peaks and very deep drops on the dunes. So, you have to make sure that you can see where you are going. This way, you can control the speed and ensure that your ride goes smoothly. 

  • The Weather

The weather is actually a pretty important factor to consider before taking a ride. There are days when there is no wind, and then there are days when the wind is so harsh that it can affect the quality of the ride. Sandstorms can also happen, so you have to make sure that when you plan to take a ride in a dune buggy in Dubai, the skies are clear, and the weather is perfect for a dune buggy ride. 

  • Using Care

This is a general tip about being careful and controlling the speed of your dune buggy. However, we understand that the real fun in riding a dune buggy is riding it fast, but you have to remember to decelerate too. If you turn too fast, then the buggy can sometimes tip over. Dune buggies have a rather high center of gravity, so you have to understand how to navigate and control one properly.

  • Dune Buggy Condition

For all the enjoyment that a dune buggy can provide, nobody wants to ride in a safety hazard. So, make sure to inspect the dune buggy that you are choosing to rent. And if you find anything about it that seems odd or unsatisfactory to you, then you should surely ask about it. And if you really want to get an idea of how the buggy drives and handles, then you should consider taking it on a test drive. All this will ensure that you are getting the best buggy possible. 

To Wrap Up

So, with these five tips, you can make your dune buggy experience in Dubai not only a memorable one but a safe one. So, what are you waiting for? Are you looking to book dune buggy tours in Dubai? You are at the right place. Desert Evening Safari offers such tours and more for very affordable prices. So, contact us today and book your ride and enjoy a day out on the sand dunes of Dubai. 

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