Please note that this is an overdue event

Festive Family Hike

Festive Family Hike

Join us on our festive family hike through the Wadis of Shawka to a camel farm, where we will break for snacks and games! 


One of our most popular events, the family hike is an excellent way for you and yours to explore the wadis of the UAE on a safe guided trek, learn about camels and life in the wilderness, and do so in style... with our complimentary Santa hat!

There are no age restrictions, but your little ones should be capable of being out for up to 4 hours.

This is an easy hike on fairly flat (albeit sometimes uneven) terrain. It is suitable for children but NOT appropriate for strollers. We will have extra guides on this hike in the event any families wish to head back early.

Elevation gain: 50m
Distance: approx. 6km

MEETING TIME: We will meet at Wadi Shawka at 8:15am for an 8:30am start. Carpooling is not available for this hike. Expect to be back in Dubai by 2:30pm. (Distance from Dubai is 1hr 15mins.)

BOOKING A PLACE: Simply email your RSVP to You will receive an email with hike details and payment link - please note payment is required to secure your place, we will confirm by email. PLACES ARE LIMITED and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

ADMIN FEE: AED100 + VAT for adults. 
AED50 + VAT for children
FREE for registered challengers
All of our Gulf for Good hikes are to support children in need around the world. Follow this link to see how taking part in this hike helps.

WHAT'S INCLUDED? The satisfaction of supporting a charity, carpool organisation, an experienced guide, certified first aiders, and a guaranteed day of fun and fitness!

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING? Please be sure to bring enough food, water, and sun protection for your family as well as any medicines that you may need.


Image Credit: Gulf for Good




Adults: 100 AED
Children: 50 AED

Telephone number

+971 4 368 0222



Wadi Shawka, Ras al Khaimah