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Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek Near Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #27 of 205 Attractions in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Bodies of Water
Activities: Motor-boating
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: 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.
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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Its really cheap to go on one of the boats. 2AED to go to the other side. Im just a little creeped out by the water because I dont know what lies beneath it.

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Maputo Province, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Its impressive what we can build, a complete artificial lake were you can almost imagine a tropical gondola in veneza. Enjoyed very much, the downside was being in other hotel. Next time will stay on the spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

As the summer is still prevalent here today was not the ideal day for a walk by the creek. Floating resturants/ boats are a tad exp but for a first time visitor I would say go for it. Heritage Village on the other side of the creek has good sheesha and arabic food. DEF a must try from the months... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Very beautiful view, man made creek we can see small boats both Manuel & motor going ng up and down. Yachts and house boats parked along side which provide dinner buffets and other entertainments.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

experiencing dubai is incomplete unless you have spend some serene time on the creek. the best view of the creek is from the cable car in the creek park and for first hand experience better go towards the bur dubai side and take the abra ride ( small wooden boats) and crossed the creek from the old to the new.... More

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took a Dhow cruise after all the rave reviews, but it wasn't great. They don't actually go into the creek, food is very average, entertainment is amateur cabaret at best and at night you can't see much. The boats move very very slowly so don't expect an extensive tour. It wasn't expensive though so...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Dubai creek separates the Deira side of Dubai from the Bur Dubai side of the city. The Deira side houses the early areas of Dubai and the bustling traditional markets of Arabic spices and incense, dry fruits, cloth and umpteen items that are traded into or through Dubai. The Bur Dubai area houses most of the Consulates and banks,... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Worth the effort . Visit the Gold and Spice Souks on one side of the Creek, then get the foot ferry (about 50pence) to the other side and see the Cloth Souk. The ferries are "step on/step off", and great fun. Quite a few nice cafes by the Creek for refreshments (non alcoholic)

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

At 1 Dirham to cross the creek it's about the cheapest authentic Dubai experience you can have. Best done during winter though.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We decided against the more touristy dhow boat cruise and opted for just the local taxi boat down the creek! It was relaxing and enjoyable, 120 dirham between 5 so easily a bargain!

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