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Camel Ride 1h

1 hour
15€ per person
Camel Ride 1h
The one-hour dromedary walk is an ideal option for groups or families with young children.

Recommended for a first contact with the animal, you can discover the immediate vicinity of the Ranch de Diabat in complete tranquillity.

Only a few minutes from Essaouira, the one-hour walk starts from the Ranch de Diabat towards the mouth of the Qsob river and the dunes where the ancient Palace of the Black Sultan is hidden; your tour continues on the fine sandy beach, facing the sea and the famous island of Mogador, before returning to the Ranch through the mimosa and eucalyptus forest.

The dromedary is a peaceful animal and accessible to all and will allow you to have a good time with family or friends.


At your disposal the free shuttle at one of the collection points which are: Moulay Hassan Square, Bab Marrakech, Bab Doukkala or designate another collection point that is in the city so that our driver can pick you up and bring you back at the end of the activity.

For those who are motorized, it will be easy to reach the Ranch de Diabat, located only 3 km from the city centre, you will be sent the map and the GPS point by email, you can park quietly in the private parking of the Ranch.

On arrival at Reception, you will be welcomed by our staff who will introduce you to your guide.

Recommended clothing for this hike is casual, even shorts and flip-flops; in case of wind, we recommend wearing a light jacket that protects from the wind and a scarf, as well as sunglasses.

This walk is suitable for adults and even small children, who will be able to ride on the same dromedary as their parents at a reduced rate.

Your guide will explain to you how to get on the dromedaries, which are already in a seated position ready to take you for the ride. With the help of the footrest, you can easily climb onto the comfortable saddle, designed and manufactured by the Ranch de Diabat for the maximum comfort of its clients during the ride.

Once in the saddle of the dromedary, you will ride in a caravan towards the beach, along the banks of the Qassob river.

You will visit the Palace of Sultan Moulay Abdallah, which has been the setting for several films and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Your guide will be able to give you many historical explanations of this monument and also take several photographs as a souvenir of this beautiful experience.

You will continue to the dunes and the beautiful beach, where you can experience the thrill of walking in the ocean water from above these majestic animals with their long and dynamic legs.

You will be able to admire the Portuguese Castle and get a close-up view of Mogador Island with its mosque and ancient prison.

Remember that the dromedary is a peaceful animal, the walk takes place in a caravan, one behind the other, the saddles are comfortable, it is not necessary to wear a protective helmet, the route touches on interesting historical and naturalistic points and is made to admire the landscape and nature, to learn about history and some interesting anecdotes, and to come into contact with a way of training this sweet animal, in a natural and ethological way.

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  • Experience level: No experience is necessary to take part in this excursion.
  • Clothing: Recommended clothing for this excursion is casual, shorts are also possible and flip-flops; in case of wind, it is recommended to wear a light jacket that protects from the wind and a scarf, as well as sunglasses.
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