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Dubai Creek

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 52 933 1100
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Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which separates the city from Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water taxi” (292 reviews)
“gold souk” (290 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
+971 52 933 1100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After waiting on the boat for a whole hour we set if just to return after one hour and ten mins.we was told it will be two hour cruise. However the food and entertainment was good..we booked through rayna price wasn't to bad. Just wish...More

Thank Nishdarling
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would of given this place five star for experiencing the middle eastern market culture However, the sales people can be savage in their approach. I was alone and was dragged (literally dragged) into shops/stalls to "just look, no buy". It's all part of the...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very beautiful specially at night. Really long now with approx 28 kms....... cruise on the Creek is awesome

Thank Animesh S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

People visiting Dubai have to do gold shopping. You can take a ride from Abra dock through a share boat which ferries passengers across to old Dubai. It was very chilly in January. So wear full clothes while going through the boat ride. Gold soul...More

Thank Nikin_Jain
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a fun, cheap ride across the Dubai Creek to Old Dubai. Short but sweet experience that I would do again in a heartbeat. The Abra was clean and sturdier that you would think.

Thank Amelia N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You will taste the real old Dubai it's stunning place where you can ride the Abra and also many oriental restaurants.

Thank Abdelhamid A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dubai creek is a shining example of a ruler's vision transforming a whole city through it's lifeline, a creek. A trade hub, a meeting point between the East and West. A witness to history, an ancient culture opening it's arms to rest of the world...More

Thank SSRaju
Reviewed 2 days ago

The favourite part for me was watching the unloading of the ships along the quayside which appears is done in the cooler hours. Hard work done by real people. How on earth do the goods get to their intended destinations? There are some great photos...More

Thank CurryholicDudley
Reviewed 3 days ago

its one of the best view surroundings this man made river.It as very peaceful,authentic and feel good experience of mine.

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Dubai Creek is a way to see real inhabitants going about their day. Take an Abra, a traditional boat, across the creek, which is very inexpensive.

Thank rg2626
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Jennifer M
9 August 2017|
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Response from RabihAdada | Reviewed this property |
yes you can using the RTA water taxi
14 July 2017|
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Response from Torbey C | Reviewed this property |
Walking in Dubai is hard, it is hot. Taxi is not very expensive
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20 March 2017|
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Response from free_fireman | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you can, because the Dinner-Cruise-boats are really not beautiful and only for mass-tourism. you can ask the boat-men, who stay on the reeling and wait for customer, you can take the boat as long you have time - one or... More
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