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Dubai Creek: Tours & Tickets

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5 Views From Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek, or Al Khor in Arabic, is a 9-mile-long stretch of water coming from the Persian Gulf into Dubai. It divides the city into the two boroughs of Deira and Bur Dubai. Take a dinner cruise and see what you can spot from the water...

Creekside Park
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Creekside Park

At the second-largest public park in Dubai, you can have a barbecue, fly-fish, ride horses, and view the beautiful gardens.

Rhas Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Rhas Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Take a break from the glitz and glam and visit this 1533 acre sanctuary located in the middle of the desert where over 65 bird species live. The flamingo feeding time at 3:00PM!

Abra Cadabra!

Abra Cadabra!

To get from Bur Dubai to Deira, try the abra, Dubai's unique, affordable floating taxi, offering great views! Or cruise on a dhow and eat dinner while enjoying the city at night!

Heritage Village

Heritage Village

Open from October to April, this attraction shares the history of Dubai. Wander past traditional houses as you hear about Bedouin culture, and local industries like pearl diving.

Dubai Creek Resort

Dubai Creek Resort

Your one-stop-shop for creekside recreation. Eat a meal fit for a sheikh, play golf, reenergize at a wellness spa, or treat yourself to a night at the luxurious Park Hyatt Dubai.

Our insider tips

When to visit

All year-round

Dubai Creek: Opening times

The first abra leaves at 5:00AM and they run until midnight. Take this into account when planning your activities around the Creek.

Cost

An abra journey costs one dirham, one way. Otherwise, prices will depend on your chosen activities.

How to get there

Creek metro station is on the Green Line and is quite close to the water. It even crosses underneath!

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Abras run from 5:00AM to midnight. Please see specific activities of interest for other times.
  • Is it expensive?
    Abra journeys cost one dirham each way, other prices vary by activity.
  • Will I need a guide?
    Each acitivity varies, but if you are looking for a guided tour, consider a helicopter ride!
  • How to get there
    To reach Dubai Creek, take the Green Line to the Creek metro station.
  • Additional information
    When planning your day, first take into account journey times on the abra.

What people are saying about Dubai Creek

Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 8,160 reviews

Absolutely wonderful, great service, door to door pick up, perfect!

I had booked this trip from England, for my family and I. Amira our travel guide was fantastic speaking English and German, very impressive! We had a small tour of only 7 people so we felt very special. The shuttle picks you up from your hotel and drops you back there, which is perfect and so convenient. You see SO much, more or less of everything in Dubai, in such a short space of time. If you are in Dubai for a few days, it is great. Everything is explained in so much detail and you learn so much about how fantastic Dubai really is. Fantastic service and a fantastic activity. Thank you so much!

Magical Dubai 8-Hour Tour with Burj Khalifa Experience Reviewed by

A great way to see the old and new Dubai in one day

This is a good way to see both the old Dubai and the new (modern) Dubai in one day. There are 3 different routes that together cover Dubai. The commentary provides useful information on the history and culture of Dubai and the UAE. Note that together the three routes take about 6 hours to get through without jumping on and off. At unexpected times of the day there can be traffic on some of the routes. There was live English commentary on one of the buses along the red route.

Very intereting tour, very good tour guide!

Very good communication before meeting on the meeting point, substantial information during the tour about all subject as buildings, life in Dubai, political system, Islamic matters etc....... The tour guide (lady Angelica) could provide comprehensive answers to all questions of the participants. Good timing of the tour. warm greetings to lady Angelica...., my recommendation: ask for her! Regards Wilfried Wolf

Great tour for photo opportunities, history and culture

Angelica was our guide and was full of interesting information about the history and culture of the UAE. Many photo opportunities. air conditioning in the bus. The heat is stifling so it was a welcome refuge. We couldn’t go to the Blue Mosque due to Friday prayers but we were given extra time at the Gold and spice souks. Definitely recommend

We really enjoyed our half day Dubai tour, including The Frame.

This was an excellent way to see many of the highlights of Dubai in just half a day, and was very good value. Our tour guide Riah was really informative and made sure everyone on the tour was comfortable, even on a hot day. The time allowed at each stop was ideal. I would highly recommend this tour.

Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets Reviewed by

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