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Al Sawan Camel Track

#13 of 53 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah Features Animals
Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Unforgettable

Over the years I've seen some programmes on TV about camel races and I had this picture in my head... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
MosseTurku
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Turku, Finland
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Fun, and worth the trouble :)

We're currently staying at the Rixos Bab al Bahr and I've read about the camel race track a few... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Llamatheexplorer
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“two hours” (2 reviews)
“races” (10 reviews)
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Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 February 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

1  Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed 23 December 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 27 November 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 9 March 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 4 January 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

Thank Donavan78
Reviewed 26 July 2015

i found this place by accident when out on an exploratory drive i find it very peaceful and quiet Good place for mindfulness and reflection The guys ride the camels around and are always courteous and friendly I have never actually been to the races...More

2  Thank Ablett N
Reviewed 11 July 2015

My friends often ask me to take them to an authentic place in Ras Al Khaimah and the Camel Race track in the early hours of the weekend is definitely a very interesting place to visit. You will always find camel training on the race...More

4  Thank Sonja T
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Went to see the camel races on Friday morning. Got some great pictures and expose to a new event. It is an early morning experience.

3  Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Its a once visit destination..its ok nothing great. If you are coming UAE for the first time then its a place which you may wish to see.

Thank SagarTejwani
Reviewed 17 January 2015

What fun worth the 5am start and the long drive...the camels are really cuite and who would ohave thought camel racing was so hi tech.....no live jockeys but robots strapped on the camels back controlled by thier owners who race along the trackside in thier...More

3  Thank Kate S
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