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Al Sawan Camel Track

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racing with a difference

You need to get up very early and find a taxi driver who knows how to get to the track! It is in... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
Best morning of racing ever

Super friendly locals , the best start to the day what beautiful creatures a must see, a short taxi... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
raymond b
London, United Kingdom
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10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.
Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

You need to get up very early and find a taxi driver who knows how to get to the track! It is in fact only a 20 minute journey from Ras Al Khaimah but, because he couldn't see any action, our driver nearly turned back....More

4  Thank ChrissyTozer
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Super friendly locals , the best start to the day what beautiful creatures a must see, a short taxi ride from the motel and you can ask for the taxi to stay as it is a bit hard to find one after the race

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the camel races. Thos sport is the national sport so it's a great way to experience it and meet locals. Races start around 7am on Fridays through April. It was done by 07.30. We took a taxi to the track and our driver...More

Thank ClemsonWendi
Reviewed February 27, 2018

camel race is very near to rak airport, race start every friday morning at 6.30 am many race is going on that day.

Thank Ankurgargn
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Great local fun, meet 100reds of camels, nice Arabs who can tell you about their great animals, Only Dec. to Feb. Racing sometimes Friday, Sat or the big races on Sunday.

Thank Theodor S
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Over the years I've seen some programmes on TV about camel races and I had this picture in my head about young jockeys riding the camel side by side doing their best to reach the goal line first. However this was something completely different! No...More

2  Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed December 23, 2016

We're currently staying at the Rixos Bab al Bahr and I've read about the camel race track a few places. However, none seem to actually provide any decent info, and our hotel didn't seem to know much either. So we took a chance and booked...More

1  Thank Llamatheexplorer
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This place is a little hard to find but worth the effort if you are driving or maybe get a taxi. To an outsider it does not seem organinsed at all but that just added to the charm for us, experiencing the real deal and...More

1  Thank Wayne N
Reviewed March 9, 2016

This was so much fun for an hour. we went by taxi where the driver waited for us, and watch a couple of private races. worth a trip for 250 dirhams taxi fair.

1  Thank Garry P
Reviewed January 4, 2016

the Camel Track is very beautiful and the surrounding amazing, however it is very difficult to find you way around, especially with little children. we took the kids to see the camels - which they loved- its a very early start but also a little...More

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March 8, 2018|
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Response from Theodor S | Reviewed this property |
No, in the hot season there are no races. Only Dec, Jan and Feb.
January 16, 2016|
Response from raymond b | Reviewed this property |
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