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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mashraf Building, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Al Souk Al Kabir
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two hours inside arab sea can bring you joy and happiness with tanoura show and open Buffett..recommended

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 61batoulk
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friends and I took a dhow on the creek and we had dinner on there and there was like traditional entertainment. I absolutely loved it. It was a nice way to experience a bit of the culture, something I find difficult to do in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank shewanderstoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

With perfect weather conditions, sailing on the Dubai Creek offers a perfect, leisurely way of seeing Dubai and its amazing buildings from a completely different perspective whilst eating a delicious ice cream or sipping on a cool drink. This experience was a very unexpected treat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelisTherapy
Reviewed 4 days ago

An added attraction is the construction of old buildings similar to Al Bastakiya which has added a charm to the creek. The cruise along the creek and continue to the canals is a must-do thing. An unforgettable experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Salimaki49
Reviewed 5 days ago

good for relaxing, clean , nice , quit place , birds are so bountiful , abra boats is good experiment

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eng_Enaas
Reviewed 5 days ago

did one hour dhoe cruise in dubai creek,moved around for 1hr.not very enjoyable,may recommend marina cruise

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skppsa
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit place in Dubai. Only costs one dirham to go one way, ride the abra (wooden boat) along from the textile to gold souk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sofiestashia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a great catamaran ride with Bristol Tours. Crew were fun and stopped along the way for photos. Great views of Atlantis Hotel.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jayne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this area, especially the souks and Al Seef. Clean, safe at day and night and so much to look at.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T0nyandSuzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, there are various parts of the Creek to visit, we went to Dubai Museum and the Textile (Old) Souk area for starters, via Al Fahidi station on the Metro Green line. From there it’s a 15 minute walk to the museum (google...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Amanda W
October 31, 2018|
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Response from Teena_13 | Reviewed this property |
The boat trip is like a 5-7 minute trip for 1dirham. You don't need to pre book it. I don't know till what time it runs in the evening.
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Andrew U | Reviewed this property |
Hi You will have more than enough time. The boat crossing is 10 minutes if that. The souk is a fabulous and atmospheric place, 2 hours would be enough for a first timer. We all know how company offsite visits go. It all... More
April 9, 2018|
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Response from CaroW45 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We stayed at the Raddison Blu.. and walked from there down to the Spice Souk.. plenty of places to eat