Discovering More .... Dubai
Dubai Camel Market – visit before 11am to catch the noisy chaotic market in full swing – open daily 7am – 10pm Lisaili area near Dubai Camel Racing Club Dubai-Al Ain Road
Al Ain Zoo
Al Ain Zoo is an excellent zoo and a great trip put especially for children. As well as their many other attractions, camel rides are available.
At holiday times there may well be a camel on the edge of the Bastakiya area and by the Heritage Village in Shindaghu – these are for tourist photos. Occasionally, Camel Rides are available along the beach at Jumeriah Beach Residences (JBR)
Camel near Heritage Village
If you drive out of the city, you may also see camels in the desert. On the road out to Al Ain from Dubai you will pass several camel farms and see camels around in the dunes. Also look out for camels being transported in the back of pick up trucks!
Camel Milk and Camel Meat
Most grocery shops and supermarkets sell camel milk if you want to try it. Some coffee outlets in Dubai now also offer a range of their coffees made using camel milk - just ask the barista and try a camel milk cappuccino!
Camel meat is sometimes available for sale in supermarkets - cook it as for tough beef.
You can try camel meat in som eof the restaurants in the Bastakiya area.