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Al Sawan Camel Track

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Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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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 4 weeks ago
raymond b
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London, United Kingdom
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Fabulous way to experience a local sport

Absolutely loved the camel races. Thos sport is the national sport so it's a great way to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ClemsonWendi
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London, United Kingdom
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10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“two hours” (2 reviews)
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Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 28 February 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.

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Reviewed 7 January 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
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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

2  Thank MosseTurku
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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aliplymouth
8 March 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.
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KylieM1988
17 January 2016|
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Response from raymond b | Reviewed this property |
free to watch
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Frequenttraveller201
11 October 2015|
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Response from raymond b | Reviewed this property |
great for kids if you stay track side and watch the crazy starts , a great strategy to the day
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