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Rent an Abra boat and go on a short journey across the Dubai Creek Bay to the heart of Dubai. Reveal the beauty and originality of the historical downtown.
How to take an abra boat in Dubai
This abra boat trip will reveal the beauty and originality of the historical downtown — the Dubai Creek Bay, having the length of 14 kilometers.

According to legend, the first Dubai settlements were built along the Creek Bay. One may take a day or night trip, and it is possible to rent an Abra boat cruising in local waters since time immemorial, at any of the piers.

A tour along the Dubai Creek gives an opportunity to see the shopping areas, which will eventually give way to sky-scrapers. On the western bank, you will see the famous attractions – the Creekside Park and the charming Town of Children. And when you’ll hear the babble of birds ahead of you; thousands of birds from a natural bird sanctuary welcome you.

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#16Dubai Creek in DubaiDubai Creek

Dubai Creek influenced significantly Dubai developing - just right on its banks first constructions of world-known city have risen.

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trip on the ordinary abra boat with canopy will cost 1 dirham, and a tour on the boat with a plastic cage, which is called a water bus — just 2 dirhams. If you want to get the most out of a trip, rent an individual abra boat for 100 dirhams per hour — so you could relax and enjoy the spectacular views all around.

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#7Dubai "TOP 5" ExperienceDubai "TOP 5" Experience

The tour includes the most extraordinary Dubai sights. You will take a traditional boat ride, go to Palm Jumeirah, see dancing fountains and get on the top of the Burj Khalifa.

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