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Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek Near Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #26 of 207 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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Wythall
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great experience, the trip was great and the food exceptionally good for a river boat trip. Well worth the money and timeq

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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I went on a dhow dinner cruise with my wife. There were many other people and it was a truly multi-cultural experience. The food was excellent and we were entertained by a magician and a dancer.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

I just love the Dubai Creek area. The abras crossing the Creek add so much character and charm to the area. Wandering through the souks and seeing the spices, gold, material, electronics and household goods for sale, just oozes with local culture. It was fun bartering for goods, but at the end of the day I feel if it is... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First we walked through the Bur Dubai area and lot of shops with textiles, wood carving items and perfumes.. We visited Hindu temple nearby and then went on to boat cruise. It is AED 1 per head and it is a joy ride for kids. Beautiful dubai skyline can be watched while reaching other end. Gold market is nearby and... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

we a family of 2 adults and 2kids visited Dubai for 10 days, of which we visited the creek area many times. first time -we first took a taxi to the Dubai Museum . After the museum visit we walked to the creek. It takes about 5-10 mins.There is a abra station. Here one can find Indian restaurants like saravana... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you tired from sophisticated metro trains, luxury cars and skyscrapers around you, visit this place and feel authentic emirates.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our group took this Dhow ride on the Dubai Creek to reach the Bur Dubai area. The ride was ok and nothing special. Open boat with a roof and only cost 1 AED Dirham or about 25 US cents. Cheap. From Bur Dubai docking we proceeded to the Dubai museum.

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Took a taxi to the textile souk, it was not worth the effort. The textiles basically consisted of more scarves and pashminas, plus the obligatory genuine fake watches. We were pretty hassled by the storekeepers who stood in front of us to block our progress and tried to drape scarves around our neck. After this we decided not to cross... More

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Sola Municipality, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fantastisk boat trip With the largest wooden "bufe" ship in the world (3 decks) The Food, service and Entertainment were fantastic.

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It only cost you 1 dirham to bring you across the creek to the old souk and another 1 dirham to bring you back. The ride takes about 10-15 mins or so but it is more than enough for you to take in the view from the Abra and experience a traditional boat ride that is still very much alive... More

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