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100 Amazing Desert Captions for Instagram

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Enjoy this incredible collection of funny desert captions for Instagram. These barren landscapes can be the playground for adventurers around the world. If you’ve taken a trip into the wilderness and shot some amazing photos, you can use these desert quotes for Instagram to perfectly describe the moment!

Thinking of the perfect text to accompany your image can be a tough challenge. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Home to cacti and incredible views, these locations should be part of everyone’s bucket list. For the witty among you, there is also a selection of funny desert puns and sand dune captions to choose from!

Desert Captions for Instagram

Desert Captions for Instagram
  • The desert is my therapy.
  • Desert hair, don’t care.
  • Wanderlust and desert dust.
  • Catch me under the stars
  • Peace, love, and desert dust
  • Sand is my favorite color
  • Cactus, sunshine, and desert life
  • Somehow, the stars are just better out here.
  • Soaking up the sun in the desert.
  • Ready to make tracks in the sand
  • Desert days and sunny rays.
  • Desert dreamin’.
  • I’m in a good place right now. Not emotionally, I’m just in the desert.
  • You can never have too much desert.
  • Sky above, sand below, peace within.
  • If you need me, I’ll be in the desert. (Please don’t need me.)
  • Wild and free, like a desert breeze.
  • Today’s forecast: 100% chance of sand.

Next: Nature Captions for Instagram

Desert captions
  • Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.
  • Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul
  • I’m done adulting. Let’s be sand mermaids!
  • Adventure is out there.
  • Blue and orange of sand and sky
  • If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.
  • Camping hair, don’t care.
  • Keep close to nature’s heart.
  • Alive and well with nothing but nature for company.
  • Connecting with nature.
  • This is my happy place.
  • The desert is not a place to visit. It is home.
  • Into the desert I go

Next: Scenery Captions for Instagram

Desert Instagram captions
  • The desert sun is brilliant. It has over five thousand degrees!
  • I don’t like sand, It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.
  • Sand everywhere is a sign you had a really successful summer.
  • If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.
  • I was born to explore.
  • The perfect dessert is like music that makes my taste buds dance.
  • The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms
  • Even in the most barren desert, one would still feel one’s heart beating.
  • Indulging in desert therapy
  • I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.

Next: Travel Captions for Instagram

Desert captions for Instagram
  • Stressed is dessert spelled backward.
  • Having a fan-cactus day in the desert
  • Serving you just deserts
  • Taking a safari to the dunes.
  • I’m definitely going to find a better connection out here.
  • What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
  • Take me to the desert.

Next: Mountain Captions for Instagram

Desert captions Instagram
  • Cover the Earth before it covers you
  • Don’t listen to what they say. Go see it for yourself
  • Switched out my Netflix streaming for an Airstream as a substitute.
  • Always take the scenic route.
  • Go together with your creative flow.

Next: Lake Captions or Waterfall Captions

Desert caption
  • To receive the grace of God, you must go to the desert and stay awhile.
  • A desert is a place for growth.
  • The desert has its holiness of silence.
  • The perfect dessert is like music that makes my taste buds dance.
  • You can never starve in a desert because of all the sand which is present in it.

Next: Jungle Captions or Sunset Captions

Sand dune captions
  • Forever wandering where the WiFi is weak.
  • Your desert is the best!
  • Into the desert I go to lose my mind and find my soul
  • Just a girl dreaming of the desert
  • “To walk into nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” – Mary Davis

Next: Beach Captions

desert picture captions
  • It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
  • Adventure is obtainable
  • The desert when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.
  • The desert: lands of the shifting borders

Next: Safari Captions for Instagram

Short desert captions
  • Good, clean fun — in the sand.
  • Life’s short. Eat dessert first.
  • OK Mother Nature, you didn’t need to flex that hard

Next: Golden Hour Captions for Instagram

Desert Quotes for Instagram

Desert quotes for Instagram
  • “A desert is a place without expectation.” — Nadine Gordimer
  • “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.” — Robyn Davidson
  • “Find me where the wild things are.” — Alessia Cara
  • “A beautiful thing is never perfect.” – Egyptian proverb
  • “Once again there was the desert, and that only.” ― Stephen King
  • “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir
  • “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures onto it.” – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.
  • “A camel is a horse designed by committee.” – Alec Issigonis
  • “What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.” – Edward Abbey
  • “Desert is simply that: an ecstatic critique of culture, an ecstatic form of disappearance.” ― Jean Baudrillard
  • “Adventure is out there.” – Up
  • “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert
  • “When you escape to a desert, the silence shouts in your ear.” – Graham Greene
Desert Instagrm quotes
  • “I have this personal affinity for the desert. I am fascinated by the desert. I love it.” ~ Erika Slezak
  • “I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.” – Ella Maillart
  • “Once a year, go someplace you have never been before” – Dalai Lama
  • “If Camels are the ship of the desert, this one is the Titanic” – Karl Pilkington
  • “You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.” — William Langewiesche

Desert Puns

Desert puns for Instagram
  • I’ll never desert you
  • I’m branching out.
  • Talk to the sand
  • Been there, dune that
  • Desert Time
  • The desert prickles my fancy
  • Sunshine all the time makes a desert.
  • Good, clean a laugh — within the sand.
  • Pretty fly for a cacti
  • Never met a desert sunset I didn’t like.
  • What makes the barren region lovely is that someplace it hides a well.
  • I shivered in those solitudes when I heard the voice of salt in the desert.
  • How are you dune?
  • Aloe my little friend
Desert puns
  • All I want is maybe a good dose of vitamin sea.
  • Go where you feel the most alive.
  • This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough
Desert pun

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Iain Salter

Founder & Editor of The Road Trip Expert

Iain founded The Road Trip Expert in 2019 and continues to manage the website to this day. The inspiration to start the blog came during an extensive road trip around Europe with two friends that spanned several months and involved over 25,000km of driving. He first developed a passion for backpacking in 2014 and has had the pleasure of exploring over 60 countries.