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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 11,336 reviews

Brilliant. I would do this and recommend this again

There was great communication throughout the process of excursion. The tour guide picked up my wife and I promptly from our hotel and took us to the dessert destination. We started off with the dessert tour (please advice that you shouldn't either eat too much or go on an empty stomach as the motions of the car can make you feel sick). The driver was attended enough to ensure all passengers in the car are happy. after the tour we had a BBQ lunch and a few traditional dancer shows to keep us entertained. we also had the chance of smoking shisha (if your into that and handling falcons, which was rather interesting. followed by camel riding and pictures with the baby camels. Overall this was very much value for money. and I most certainly would recommend this again. I have to give an extra thank you to Iklaq who was the tour guide who looked after all passengers including myself who were in his vehicle :)

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

Amazing Half Day tour and don’t miss the Frame.

What a brilliant tour from start to finish. Riah was the perfect tour guide. Only 6 of us in our luxury air conditioned taxi. We stayed at the Atlantis Palm, then on to the Souk Medinat, we saw all the important sights and Riah was so knowledgable about the history too. On to a river taxi over to the gold and spice souks - what an experience. We saw the largest gold ring in the world! Then back to the Frame! Wow! A fabulous attraction. And then a look at the future 50 years of Dubai in the 360 cinema in the Frame. An outstanding trip. Great value. Not to be missed. Thank you Riah!

Excellent tour for a fair price and great guide!

I went with my family on this tour and it was far above our expectation! We saw much more than expected and received useful information from our guide, Sam. He was super well prepared and made a great mood throughout the tour. He showed us the best photo shooting spots and was very helpful. I can only recommend this tour, as you get a great knowhow and a lot of experience of Dubai. Thank you guys, excellent tour!

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

A great tour, with a fantastisk guide Sam

A really good trip, with many good experiences. Our guide Sam was very attentive to everything about the well and often came with water, so he was sure everyone had enough to drink in the hot sun. Sam knew all the good places to take pictures. Sam took pictures for all of us, so the whole family came along.

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

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