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Dubai Creek

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 52 933 1100
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US$30.00*
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Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek
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US$40.00*
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Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek with transfer
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US$44.00*
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Dinner Cruise on the Dhow from Dubai, Including Transfers
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
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+971 52 933 1100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a dinner cruise along the Dubai Creek. - bateaux dinner cruise -. I have seen other cruises on trip advisor and their reviews are hit and miss. The one we did was more expensive but worth every penny. Dubai creek is too hot...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was lovely but we visited during the day so I didn't feel it as a ronantic spot as such. If one wants to go, consider going in the evening as I reckon you will get the best views.

Thank Gee O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To reach the creek you need to ride a ferry, sea bus, for just 1 dirham (less than 50 cents) and you can enjoy shopping for souvenirs in the old souk.

Thank Torbey C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked the cruise as a last night treat. The pick up at our hotel was late. We arrived at the Dhow and took up seats in a very cramped room with another 50+ guests and had to wait a further 20 minutes for the...More

Thank dangwilliam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our son hired an Abra. This precipitated an interesting reaction among the locals. No one else was allowed on board. We received a personal narrative from the pilot who gave a brilliant explanation of whatever we saw, including metallic circular fishing cages. He also drew...More

Thank juliant919
Reviewed 4 days ago

It has to be done while in downtown and exploring the markets. Its the quickest way of getting across the other side...

Thank patrickpato
Reviewed 4 days ago

A true traveller would look for something truly local, something that represents the local culture that has been going on for many many years. Dubai Creek is one of the places that still has that appeal even to me after living in Dubai since 2008....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the Abra ride and visit this place for just 1 AED. Its just awesome to see flowing water in the middle of the city. Its a good place to hangout with friends and spouses.

Thank Meet A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Though the creek runs few kilometers, you can witness the beauty and see how useful it is from different areas. This time we were under the bridge where there are magical LEDS and flowing water .

Thank doublemongos
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Felt let down at the very enticing caption on the Dubai Fridays deal which said Dubai Canal Cruise for Aed 49/- per person. In actuality it was a creek cruise at approx 4.5 knots (10 kms per hour approx)around the D1 Tower area, Palazzo Versace...More

Thank yvsan2016
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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
...More
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carmart
Am I able to take a boat on the Creek during the day (I do not want to take a dinner cruise)
21 March 2017|
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Response from Claudia M | Reviewed this property |
We took one of the boats to cross over to the other side for 1 AED, however, we did see different types of day cruises advertised in the area where the boats are docked. You should be able to find a creek tour without the... More
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joizee101
is there a reservation when going there? coz i am planning to go tomorrow friday. feb. 24..
23 February 2017|
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Response from Chiantiesque | Reviewed this property |
No, it's an open space. You can take a walk there at your leisure.
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Zemmie
My husband can only walk short distances so I am planning on taking a collapsible wheelchair for him. Will this be a problem in the creek area getting on and off the boats etc.
20 January 2017|
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Response from Mohammed Saqib T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they allow on dhows but you can take it on those cruise dinners
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