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Dubai Creek

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 52 933 1100
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“water taxi” (287 reviews)
“gold souk” (285 reviews)
“dhow cruise” (244 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
+971 52 933 1100
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our tour operator had arranged with Oberoi cruise , the cultural programmes were good but the food was average ; it would have been better if they disallowed smoking on cruises......

Thank 544prashants
Reviewed today

A fantastic way to get from the Gold Souk side to the old town with markets. At night the lights are fantastic, very popular with tourists and cheap a one Dirham (50 cents) each way. Just sit back and enjoy.

Thank BuddyPeter24
Reviewed yesterday

this places felt, looked and smelt exactly the same as it did 17 years ago and it was certainly very nostalgic, in a city filled with sky scrappers this is an essential trip you need to make to go visit the gold souk and spice...More

Thank chari_9018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No surprise simply brilliant what ever you would like to do. Taxi excellent, people in hotel, shopping on the street friendly. I went 4 am to the store 500 m away from Four Points Sheraton. No issues there safe to go around. Sorry for staying...More

Thank Branimir I
Reviewed yesterday

I can only describe the experience of these souks as being constantly hounded at every single doorway. Also my wife is blonde and every other market trader was shouting Shakira at her. Bad experience.

1  Thank diamond734
Reviewed yesterday

One of the few "real" parts of Dubai... Go early to explore the souks... Take in the Spice souk on one side and the Textile souk on the other side of the creek. Walk along the unloading area for a taste of the sights and...More

Thank alandab2016
Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice place to relax in the evening near the water. Surrounded by hotels and building. Relaxing.

Thank CyrilGubbi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This area is incredibly beautiful after dark when the colored lights come on and the boats are lit with pretty lights as they cruise. The area feels very safe . The temperature is most pleasant in the evenings.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the old area of Dubai where there are the traditional souks. Take a ride on an Abra at night

Thank JB_Dubai75
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a Dhow and an evening meal onboard. A really pleasant evening since the temperature in Dubai most evenings is really delightful. The Creek itself was not as interesting from an historic point of view as I expected, but maybe we were not taken to...More

Thank Dilia186
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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Am I able to take a boat on the Creek during the day (I do not want to take a dinner cruise)
20 March 2017|
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Response from Claudia M | Reviewed this property |
We took one of the boats to cross over to the other side for 1 AED, however, we did see different types of day cruises advertised in the area where the boats are docked. You should be able to find a creek tour without the... More
is there a reservation when going there? coz i am planning to go tomorrow friday. feb. 24..
23 February 2017|
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Response from Chiantiesque | Reviewed this property |
No, it's an open space. You can take a walk there at your leisure.
My husband can only walk short distances so I am planning on taking a collapsible wheelchair for him. Will this be a problem in the creek area getting on and off the boats etc.
20 January 2017|
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Response from Mohammed Saqib T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they allow on dhows but you can take it on those cruise dinners