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Dubai Creek

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 52 933 1100
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water taxis” (145 reviews)
“dhow cruise” (265 reviews)
“gold souk” (281 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
+971 52 933 1100
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Reviewed yesterday

A water taxi on Dubai Creek is the best way to see old Dubai. The views from the creek are amazing and the many old wooden vessels transporting freight and tied up alongside the creek are a photographers dream. The wonderful old souks are accessible...More

Thank Ady T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great fun specially the Jeep ride nd mountain climbing the desert camel walk food was not to the mark over all enjoyed

Thank Melvyn F
Reviewed yesterday

Bustling and noisy but worth a visit fascinating sights and sounds. Take plenty of water with you. A bit of hastle in the souk but just be polite and say no thanks, there are some bargins but you must negociate.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to walk around but lacking birds when we visited. Do visit if you have spare time but you could miss this as there are better things you can do if you have the money!

Thank GPhillipsMBE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gentle meander - slight breeze which was welcome Have a gentler view of the city after the hustle of the traffic

Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 3 days ago

It doesn't feel like rivers running through other major cities. Ok to skip if your itinerary doesn't allow.

Thank TravelingMel_33
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dubai is a young country, and like me you probably expected old city areas and ancient districts to wander in. The creek gives you that experience with its souks (shopping bazaars) and abras (traditional water taxis). Accessible by metro and moderate walking, you can get...More

Thank LisaG2010
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice part of town where the city started. It’s nice to see something besides the opulence of modern Dubai. The old town have the flavor of a more Arab traditional town. It’s very well preserved and clean. Nice shops. Go to the spice market and...More

Thank JJAlvarezRG
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked hotel near Creek water. The place is surely industria and busy however I heard many people saying to avoid it. But I do not totally agree as the place is reasonably priced and good views too. You can see old Dubai here.

Thank Siddharth D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Obviously this is the old Dubai. Its definitely a must see, spend the day wandering the souks and markets

Thank David M
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
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22 October 2017|
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Response from 8084P | Reviewed this property |
I would asked the aids at the stations. They are very helpful. We got off on one side one the Creek walked around, took a water taxi across the water, walked around and took a different station back. The metro, water taxi... More
10 October 2017|
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Response from 692Susanto | Reviewed this property |
Depend on your purpose, if quiet and fresh will be in morning, but if you want entertainment and culinary 5 PM will be great.
Jennifer M
9 August 2017|
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Response from WorldCT | Reviewed this property |
yes you can using the RTA water taxi