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150 Perfect Desert Captions

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I always feel a sense of marvel when in a desert. Seeing the dunes stretch into the distance with the shifting sand. Hearing the deep silence. Watching the bright stars. We have scoured the internet for the best desert captions for all your desert photos.

So whether you are heading out into the desert, made your first set of footprints on a dune, finding the small signs of life or just enjoying the moment you will find the perfect captions about deserts here.

Jump ahead to your favorite category or just start scrolling to find the perfect captions.

Desert Captions for Instagram

Here are our favorite desert captions. Scroll through and find your favorite.

Peace, love, and desert dust

Sand is my favorite color

Wanderlust and desert dust

Sand dunes with a desert captions that says wanderlust and desert dust

Where the sky and sand meet

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Somehow, the stars are just better out here

If I have ever seen magic, it has been in the desert

Take only memories, leave only footprints

Into the desert I go to lose my mind and find my soul

Indulging in desert therapy

I’ll never desert you

Serving you just deserts

The desert prickles my fancy

Let us get lost in desert dust and wanderlust

Desert hair, don’t care

Windows down, wind through my hair, desert dust in my shoes

There’s no WiFi in the desert, but I’m definitely going to find a better connection out here

Blue and orange of sand and sky

Catch me under the stars

OK Mother Nature, you didn’t need to flex that hard

Just a girl dreaming of the desert

Into the desert I go

Person walking towards sand dunes with desert captions for Instagram that says into the desert I go

Born to explore the desert

Follow me to the desert

We’re going on a desert adventure

The vastness of the desert

Good, clean fun — in the sand

Ridin’ these dunes

I love the desert…even though it gives me the hump sometimes

Aloe my little friend

Ready to make tracks in the sand

Footsteps on a sand dune with cute captions for desert pictures that says ready to make tracks in the sand

Soaking up the sun in the desert

The desert is my therapy

Take me to the desert

The desert: lands of the shifting borders

Keep calm and take a trip to the desert

Cactus, sunshine, and desert life

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Surrounded by desert

Short Captions About Deserts

Sometimes short and sweet is the way to go and these short desert captions will be perfect for those times.

Desert dreaming

Wandering dunes

Shifting sands

Sand dune with a short desert captions that says shifting sands

Neverending dunes

Into the dunes

Desert hearts

Lost in the desert

Dune riding

Desert therapy

Desert shadows

Desert Puns and Funny Captions

If you like puns you’ll love these desert puns.

I’ll never desert you

Been there, dune that

Person standing on sand dune with a desert puns that says been there, dune that

All jokes about deserts fall under dry humor

How are you dune?

If you are going to a desert, make sure your pack has a thirst-aid kit

Having a fan-cactus day in the desert

Are we dune yet?

Pretty fly for a cacti

Serving you just deserts

The desert prickles my fancy

Desert oasis with a funny desert captions that says the desert prickles my fancy

The desert sun is brilliant. It has over five thousand degrees!

I love the desert…even though it gives me the hump sometimes

Aloe my little friend

Talk to the sand

Sand everywhere is a sign you had a really a successful desert safari

Sand is my favorite color

It is a new day….It is time to get…back on the camel

Taking a safari to the dunes

Always taking the scenic route through the dunes

3 people on camels with a desert safari captions that says always taking the scenic route through the dunes

Peace, love, and desert dust

I was born to explore the desert

Never met a desert sunset I didn’t like

Good, clean fun — in the sand

Camel trips do not begin or end, they merely change form

Sand Dune Captions

There is something tranquil, immense and somewhat intimidating about sand dunes. Here are some great sand dune captions for your next sand dune pic.

Life takes you down many paths, but the simplest ones end in the sand

Feelin’ sandy

Walking the sand line

I might have sand everywhere

An eternity of dunes

Sand dunes with sand dune captions that says an eternity of dunes

Sand dune sunsets

Keep calm and walk through sand

Nothing soothes like sifting sand dunes

Ready to get sand all over everything

Absolute calm on the sand dunes

A camel’s favorite coffee order is de-calf-inated

Camels usually have deserts after a full meal

What does a camel use to hide itself? “Camel”flauge

A baby camel’s favorite nursery rhyme is ‘Humpty Dumpty.’

A sad camel that cries should actually be called a humpback wail

The camel sank to the ground because it is the ship of the desert

That camel is great at hiding. He’s a real camel-leon!

Most camels usually drink Camelmile tea for better sleep at night

“If Camels are the ship of the dessert, this one is the Titanic” – Karl Pilkington

Two hump camel with camel puns, captions and quotes by Karl Pilkington

“I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.” – Joe E. Lewis

“A camel is a horse designed by committee.” – Alec Issigonis

“The difference between camels and men; a camel can work a week and not drink; a man can drink a week and not work.” – Julian Tuwim

“Love and pregnancy and riding on a camel cannot be hid” – Dave Barry

“A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.” – Jackie Kennedy

“A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“It is a curious fact that camels walk more quickly and straighter to the sound of singing.” – Rosita Forbes

Pretty fly for a cacti

A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber

Looking sharp

Having a fan-cactus day in the desert

Cactus and blue sky with a cactus captions that says having a fan-cactus day in the desert

Be a cactus in a world of delicate flowers

Life is like a cactus, full of pricks, but also very beautiful

A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber

If you were a cactus, I’d endure all the pain just to hug you

Life is like a desert. You only regret the oasis you let pass.

Is that a mirage or oasis?

I don’t want any shade unless I’m beneath a palm tree

Wild and free, like a palm tree

Take me to the palm trees

Palm trees in the desert with oa

Keep cool, palm, and collected

Always look life’s oasis

All I need is a palm tree and a cool breeze

Happiness is found under a palm tree

Heading toward the oasis

Leave your worries under the palm trees

Short Desert Quotes for Instagram

These short desert quotes for Instagram will work perfectly as captions for your next desert post. Check out our full list of Desert Quotes.

“Once again there was the desert, and that only.” ― Stephen King

“Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert

“The desert mocked the map-makers.” ― Dean F. Wilson

“A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

Flowers in the desert with a short desert quotes for Instagram by Dhliwayo

“A night spent in the desert means a night spent in the space!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“The desert surrounds your every step and you walk forever a thirsty man.” – Christopher Pike

“A desert is a place without expectation.“ – Nadine Gordimer

“The desert mocked the map-makers.” ― Dean F. Wilson

“Anything less than the desert was a dream.” ― Kameron Hurley

“Deserts never believe in cactus. seeds so.” ― Deepak Gupta

“In the desert of the heart, tears do not touch the ground.” ― Charles de Leusse

“I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.” — Robyn Davidson

“And the desert shall reclaim, its wealth!” ― Danikelii

“You can‘t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.“ – Louis L’Amour

“In the desert, the line between life and death is sharp and quick.” – Brian Herbert

“If you spend enough time in the desert, you will hear it speak.” ― Nnedi Okorafo

“The sand has rules. Fucked up rules, but rules nonetheless.” ― Kameron Hurley

“To see the desert is like peeling the skin off a landscape.” – Fred Williams

“The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.“ – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.

“The desert’s an old dream of the sea.” ― Holly Ringland

“I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.” -Anakin Skywalker

“Even in the most barren desert one would still feel one’s heart beating.” ― Marty Rubin

“It is better to make an irrational noise in a bush than in a desert.” ― Duop Chak Wuol

“The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms.“

“Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.” – James Lovelock

“When you escape to a desert, the silence shouts in your ear.” – Graham Greene

“In the empire of the desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen.” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Without music, life is a journey through a desert.” – Pat Conroy

“If you want water, do not go to a desert.” ― Alen Sargsyan

“The sand doesn’t care if you’re made of flesh or stone.” ― Joaquin Lowe

“Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul.” – Edward Counsel

“The magic of the desert is hard to define.” – Henno Martin

“True understanding lies beyond the desert” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

“A desert is a place without expectation.” – Nadine Gordimer

Building built of sand in the desert with short desert quotes for Instagram by Gordimer

“Water is a desert’s gold.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“The desert lay in wait, more infinite than God, no less remote.” ― Debora Greger

“A desert blessing, an ocean curse.” – John Green

“She laughed, and the desert sang.” – Jerry Spinelli

“In the desert, the only god is a well.” ― Vera Nazarian

“Though one praises all the gods, Birds will not come down to deserts.” ― Miriam Lichtheim

I hope you found the perfect desert caption for your next Instagram post or desert adventure.

We also have other lists of quotes and captions about nature including the sun, waterfalls, sunsets , forests, rivers, lakes, trees, mountains, the sea, sunshine and sunrise.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed any that should be added.

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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