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Address: Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.

10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.

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Very Entertaining....A Must See

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Wayne N
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Paradise Point, Australia
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Paradise Point, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 not some stage managed tourist event. The locals seem so pleased to see you enjoyjng... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank Garry P
Hillcrest, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 confusing to find out where you can park or even view the camels close up.

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Thank Donavan78
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 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 themselves but from childhood memories in Bahrain imagine they are very loud and lively events.... More 

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2 Thank Ablett N
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 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 track during the winter months from October to March and you can drive alongside the... More 

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 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.

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3 Thank SonomaRichard
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 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.

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Thank SagarTejwani
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 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 4x4's it's hilarious....the track is very long and by the time the camels get round... More 

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2 Thank Kate S
Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2015

Early start at 5am to drive from Dubai but an absolute must see...brilliant to watch and so funny but don't tell the locals as they take it very seriously! Racing takes place only on Friday and Saturday morning, 6.45 to 8.30, many races take place and approx 10 minutes for the course start to finish. Camels are stirred on by... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

For some getting up early is a problem, but if you like it quiet and authentic, you have to be there at 6:30 am on a Friday morning in winter time. Just go there and watch!

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