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Oasis Camel Dairy

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Camel back fun

Did you know that Camels hate the rain? They literally think the sky is falling. Anyhow great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ramona, California
via mobile
Omg! We fed the most amazing camels!!!

“What?!?” Is the response I get everytime I tell someone that we visited the Oasis Camel Dairy... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
San Diego, California
via mobile
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird show”(12 reviews)
“watermelon”(9 reviews)
“private tour”(5 reviews)
Oasis Camel Dairy, featured on Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern and Huell Howsers California Gold, is, thanks to YOU our guests; TripAdvisor's #1 place to visit in Ramona California. Home to our family herd of dromedary...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
26757 Hwy 78, Entrance on Highway 78, Ramona, CA 92065-6730
+1 760-787-0983
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

This is America's first camel dairy. Twice a year they invite the public to come out and feed the camels. Watermelon in summer and pomegranates in the autumn. Check the website for other scheduled public times. They have other animals and also do a bird...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Two years it takes me to figure out that I can write you! So, two years late, THANK YOU so much for your visit and your review. Thank you for being gentle and kind to our animals. Truly, Nancy

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This place is definitely unique. We went for their watermelon days. $15 to feed a camel a single piece of watermelon was a bit steep, but the camels were nice and the place has a good atmosphere of fun about it. The camels were friendly...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you so much for your visit and review. I LOVE that you fit us into your wine tasting! That certainly mixes things up! We agree about the single watermelon... we changed that. I appreciate your feedback on that. Hope you come wine tasting and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did you know that Camels hate the rain? They literally think the sky is falling. Anyhow great little place to stop on your way to Julian say now during Apple season and when the weather isn’t so hot. We pet the miniature donkeys and the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

“What?!?” Is the response I get everytime I tell someone that we visited the Oasis Camel Dairy Farm. It is a fascinating experience! We went for Mother’s Day weekend! We got to feed the camels apples on sticks. We were also treated to a fun...More

Thank JessieH51619
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had a Vietnamese Boy & Girl Scouts camping on Mataquay on the Labor Weekend and we made a reservation with Oasis Camel Dairy after researching about what to do in the area. We had a private tour and all of us were so exiting...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you so much for visiting our farm and for your kind review. We are so happy you were able to include a visit with us on your scout camp weekend. I’ve never been to Mataquay but have driven past and it looks as though...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Took the kids up on a watermelon Saturday. We bought the package including camel rides and 2 animal feedings. They pause the camels so parents can snap good ride photos. The shows are silly and fun. Nancy’s humor defines the bird show, and the kids...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our farm. I really enjoyed reading it and am IN LOVE with your title... I am going to use it if thats ok?!? Thank you again.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had so much fun feeding the camels during watermelon days. I felt like a little kid feeding them. It was a blast. Who doesn’t love a camel selfie too? I highly recommend visiting this place, especially for watermelon days or pomegranate...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for your enthusiastically kind review. We will see what we can do to extend our feeding schedule. I bet the camels put you up to that suggestion!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to visit, assuming it’s open. The only downfall is the extremely limited days in which it is open. Make sure you plan and check ahead. We’ve been hunting down an a opportunity to visit. The good news is that we...More

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Nancy R, Owner at Oasis Camel Dairy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Wow you guys.... this is such a lovely review! Thank you so much. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. It means soooooooooooo much to us! Thanks for spreading the word ... the more people know about us, the more we can be open!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

I have always wanted to try riding a camel. For my 56th birthday, my husband found this place. Its amazing! With the exotic birds, miniature sheep and donkeys, turkeys and, of course, CAMELS, its a great way to spend an afternoon. The price is definitely...More

Thank elainejansen2018
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

An unusual place for a day trip but we spent a wonderful hour or so at Oasis. Trisha was a fabulous guide, very knowledgeable and passionate. We are looking forward to trying out the camel milk products that we purchased.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I was going with kids to Julian and saw this on our way. This place was amazing! Camel feeding and riding, 🐑, turkey, birds and more animals. Beautiful view and environment. A lot of families.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Oasis Camel Dairy is the real deal- no pretense, no fake theme park stuff - just a real, live experience of being on a farm with camels, turkeys, sheep and lots of birds. The animal show is perfect. The camels are so amazing! Even my...More

Thank Holly R
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Questions & Answers
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2 December 2016|
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Response from Nancy R | Property representative |
Hello, We only sell our milk in our RARE MILK Camel Milk Skincare products. We do not sell any dairy products to eat or drink.
4 January 2015|
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Response from Nancy R | Property representative |
We do have a shower in the bathroom. Just because it has always been there I suppose. But it is not used by our guests at day events.