Last Updated on June 3, 2023

Much of the country of Kuwait is covered by the Arabian desert and while it does not have as many great dunes as nearby destinations like Saudi Arabia, the UAE or Qatar, you can still have some nice outdoors fun.

There are not many companies that offer sandboarding tours, so your best bet is to approach one and ask if they can arrange it for you. There are plenty of companies offering “Kuwait desert” safaris just outside the city. If you live in Kuwait, you may consider purchasing your own board.

The best dunes for sandboarding are located mainly in the north of the country along the border with Iraq, in the Al-Huwamiliyah to Al-Nimriayn area and near Umm Niqqā. Closer to Kuwait City you have the Al Liyah sand dunes and Shumayma dunes but these are not as good.

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