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Dubai Creek

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 52 308 7786
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USD 30.00*
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Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek
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Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek with transfer
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Historic Old Dubai and Dubai Souks 2 Hour Walking Tour
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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%
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“gold souk” (317 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
+971 52 308 7786
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice to visit there at sunset time, it was very cool and calm place especially in winter you can experience species migrated from Siberia.

Thank Yasir M
Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel, Riviera, was across street from creek. It is really a lot of fun staying in this area. Boat rides, souqs, temples., restaurants. Great place! A very cheap and quick boat ride takes you back and forth.

Thank Grams98
Reviewed yesterday

The boating at Dubai creek is awesome. I traveled at night and it was a good view around the banks of the creek. The boating will cost you 4 AED to and fro. After the boating I walked around the souk for shopping and bargaining...More

Thank Rony S
Reviewed yesterday

best way to view the Creek is probably from the water. AED 120 for a 45min tour with a small private wooden boat. Take them at the same location where you can cross the creek (for AED 1)

Thank Carlvanloey
Reviewed 2 days ago

each trip it is a MUST to take the Abra across the creek. I simply love the few minute abra ride across the creek it is dirt cheap and a beautiful feeling to have the fresh wind blow your hair

Thank Mysoda
Reviewed 2 days ago

It really was going back in time. Watching the boats loading and unloading their wares. The spice souk and golds souk are in the area too , be prepared not to get far in the souk before being pulled into shops to buy spice etc....More

1  Thank helenliliasclaxton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my favourite place in Dubai apart from the beach! Easily walkable from Al Ghubaiba metro station. Just turn left when you come out the station and it’s about 500m walk. We took an Abra boat across the Creek. Just line up, get on...More

Thank Vic_and_Dom
Reviewed 2 days ago

Instead of crossing the creek with the 1 AED cheap ride across the creek, I hired the whole boat for 60 AED and spent 30mins being taken up & down the river. Not a lot to see on either side but a nice ride on...More

Thank KhanG007
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took an abra, a traditional boat made of wood, to cross the creek. It only costs one dirham if you don't want to do the long cruises, some of which include dinner. It is an interesting way to get to the souks in Old...More

Thank Des1963
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous area of Dubai - there are authentic souks to haggle at and the local water taxis are great fun for only 20p a trip! Seeing the boats and cargo go from there is a brilliant experience and we were able to...More

Thank corneliust
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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9 December 2017|
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Response from YuktiAgrawal | Reviewed this property |
I don't offer cruises. I am just a traveler. there are many deals going on tripadvisor. Please go thru and book them thru.
9 December 2017|
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Response from AOmeiri | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel concierge can arrange with couple of touristic activities companies
22 October 2017|
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Response from 8084P | Reviewed this property |
I would asked the aids at the stations. They are very helpful. We got off on one side one the Creek walked around, took a water taxi across the water, walked around and took a different station back. The metro, water taxi... More