Suwaidi Pearls
Suwaidi Pearls
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10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
About
The Suwaidi Pearls pearl farm is located in the small fishing village of Al Rams, which nestles at the bottom of the majestic Al Hajar mountain range in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Established in 2005 by Mr. Abdulla Al Suwaidi, the world’s first Arabian pearl farmer. For the first time in history, the region is now farming Arabian Pearls in the surrounding seas. This historic development links the past to the future and is the defining journey from historic natural pearls to the pearls of the region today. Suwaidi Pearls had opened its doors to the public to share the unique cultural heritage of the pearling industry, explaining the historical evolution and inviting guests to see the underwater treasures of the natural lagoon. Rich in biodiversity and an area of outstanding natural beauty, all around are the gifts of nature. The area is a garden of paradise and a magical place that brings a serenity to the surrounding area.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Mia0209
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom472 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Outstanding
    Our visit exceeded expectations and was the highlight of our recent trip to Ras al Khaimah. Our transfer boat to the the pearl farm was terrific as we viewed the stunning scenery; the majestic Hajar Mountains, the camels drinking water on the shoreline and the mangroves which are regularly visited by flamingoes. We didn't see any of the latter although there were plenty of camels. The pearl farm was located on a 2 deck traditional wooden boat, with the decks covered in beautifully decorated arabic rugs. Our guide Ombaid was excellent, taking us on the journey of how pearl farming evolved in the UAE and its importance prior to the discovery of oil. Then we witnessed how the pearls were farmed and subsequently graded. I cannot recommend this experience enough.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 31 October 2023
  • C588
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates211 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the best experiences in the UAE.
    This is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the UAE. Perfect in length (2 1/2 hours), relaxing, exciting (informative), demonstrating the heritage of the country in a very nice way. As a bonus you can see camels, turtles and a wide variety of birds on the way there. Our guide was very knowledgeable and patient. Really excellent.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 February 2024
  • juliekBucks
    360 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent trip, highly recommend
    Absolutely fantastic morning trip. So interesting. Would recommend to anyone. Facilities are 5 *. Staff are lovely. Please Suwaidi, advertise more, and get your communication sorted. Email is hopeless, WhatsApp is much more reliable, but nobody knows to use this. We loved it.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 30 April 2024
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juliekBucks
chesham360 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Absolutely fantastic morning trip. So interesting. Would recommend to anyone. Facilities are 5 *. Staff are lovely.
Please Suwaidi, advertise more, and get your communication sorted. Email is hopeless, WhatsApp is much more reliable, but nobody knows to use this.
We loved it.
Written 30 April 2024
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C588
Dubai, United Arab Emirates211 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
This is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the UAE. Perfect in length (2 1/2 hours), relaxing, exciting (informative), demonstrating the heritage of the country in a very nice way. As a bonus you can see camels, turtles and a wide variety of birds on the way there.
Our guide was very knowledgeable and patient. Really excellent.
Written 17 February 2024
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Brett G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Amazing, informative experience. Highly recommended for both residents and tourists.

Guide was knowledgeable and friendly.
Written 30 November 2023
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Mia0209
Cheltenham, UK472 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Our visit exceeded expectations and was the highlight of our recent trip to Ras al Khaimah.
Our transfer boat to the the pearl farm was terrific as we viewed the stunning scenery; the majestic Hajar Mountains, the camels drinking water on the shoreline and the mangroves which are regularly visited by flamingoes. We didn't see any of the latter although there were plenty of camels.
The pearl farm was located on a 2 deck traditional wooden boat, with the decks covered in beautifully decorated arabic rugs.
Our guide Ombaid was excellent, taking us on the journey of how pearl farming evolved in the UAE and its importance prior to the discovery of oil. Then we witnessed how the pearls were farmed and subsequently graded.
I cannot recommend this experience enough.

Written 31 October 2023
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tijana m
Belgrade, Serbia101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Wonderful and truly unique experience. If you would like to learn about pearl farming in a natural surroundings and beautiful scenery next to the water, this could be an amazing activity. 2 hrs experience including with boat ride to the pearl farm and back, this tour will boost your knowledge about pearls and farming. Obaid is so knowledgeable and it happened to be such a great story teller, that you will be interested to hear every single thing he has to share with you. History, past and the scientific elements about oysters and forming pearls. His conversational and speaking skills are fantastic and he will definitely turn your journey into memorable and enjoyable experience. Thank you !
Written 13 May 2023
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david
Dubrovnik, Croatia13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Amazing cultural experience with history and science lesson, very polite Emirati’s, lovely food and no hard sell at the end for the amazing produce of the sea
Written 26 March 2023
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ar12017
United Kingdom6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Suwaidi Pearls tour is well worth a visit. Obaid is so knowledgable and captivating when sharing his knowledge. An opportunity to learn a lot about the past and present of pearl farming in an enjoyable way. In beautiful surroundings and a gorgeous return boat trip passing the Hajar mountain range.
Written 10 March 2023
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Rosalyn G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
Obaid was a brilliant guide. Very knowledgeable but also very patient and kind. He also had a sense of humour. I learned so much about cultured pearls and natural pearls. The examples were stunning. Thank you for hosting us.
Written 13 February 2023
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uaesue
Dubai, United Arab Emirates13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
The Pearl Farm is well worth a visit. It’s good to learn about the way the Emirates dived for natural pearls and how they have adapted to grow cultured pearls.
Obaid our guide is so knowledgeable and lead us through this wonderful experience, answering all our questions and involving us all in the process.
Written 12 February 2023
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Mary B
Schomberg, Canada53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
We learned so much about how they farm cultured pearls. Also learned about the history of pearl diving in this region before oil was discovered! Our tour guide Obaid was amazing and so knowledgeable! Great sense of humour too! Thank you so much!
Written 12 February 2023
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