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Address: Dubai Creek Near Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 55 827 8705
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which...

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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Traditional old face of Dubai!!

This place is the oldest in dubai. It connects to lot of traditional markets mainly the spice souk and gold souk. We took a 1aed abra ride/water taxi not sure what they call. The... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is the oldest in dubai. It connects to lot of traditional markets mainly the spice souk and gold souk. We took a 1aed abra ride/water taxi not sure what they call. The weather was cool and breezy. The place conducts lots of dhow cruises as well. Nearby there is a cafe where they give traditional hookahs for a... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An interesting place to visit, lots of stalls and market walk throughs. Good to get the old fashioned boat across te creek and see the hustle and bustle

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are staring further out use the metro. Its simple to use. The creek is amazing. Its like stepping back in time. To watch the dour boats packed up high is like stepping back in time. Have a drink and watch the water taxis go by. Enjoy bartering in the souks. Get a water taxi head towards the green... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great place to spend the day with children with plenty of activities, and fun for kids. Inflatables, camels, biking and beautiful scenery. A very small entrance fee and you can enjoy it a lot.

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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was much more my style of traveling than all the over the top shopping malls. This was so much more reflective of the original culture. A visit to the little museum right before the creek is helpful to get in the frame of mind for your little boat right experience. Fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After I last was in Dubai in 1979 it was good to see that the Creek still has kept a lot of the authentic atmosphere. Lovely to cross over to the old souk in an abra. Dinner cruise can be a bargain if you go directly to the boats around 19:30.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot visit Dubai without taking a boat ride up and down the creek. There are many options available including luxury wine and dine packages - just get your backside on a motor taxi, sit back and enjoy the ride. Perfectly safe, the oarsmen are tried and tested - very knowledgeable and will ensure that a good time is had... More 

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had a boat cruise on the creek. cool view must do activity must see. loved it it was special seeing the buildings on both sides

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in the "Al Mansour Cruise" arranged through the Raddison hotel. Went up and down the creek for 2 hours with on board entertainment and food. Was a good trip out seeing Dubai buildings all lit up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So my friends and I got a bit lost coming from the Gold Souk. We decided to walk along the waterfront until we could get a water taxi (another must do). It was lovely. Around 5 pm and the moon was full in the sky, watching the boats move along the creek was very relaxing. It really feels like a... More 

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Staying in The Creek

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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 air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.
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