We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
In the historic district, the Abra Dock in Bur Dubai, is an affordable 10-minute traditonal wooden boat ride -- really a taxi. Take the abra from the Bastakiya side, look around the textile souk and the art galleries, and end in the gold souk. Used...more
Old City best approached by Boat / Launch or by Dubai Metro. The water front is beautiful by night with glittering lights, but day too has its own beauty. The bazaar has a variety of clothing, shawls, trinkets, spices and many many more. A place...More
This is the cheapest and quickest way to cross the creek in order to visit the old city Deira and the three souks (gold, spice and perfume). The boats are old and tranditional and the place looks like Venice. It is a very relaxing experience...More
We crossed the Dubai Creek from Dur Dubai Station to Deira Old Souk Station on a traditional abra.
These boats are known as Water Taxis and is the authentic way to travel on the water. A wooden boat holding about 20 passengers sitting on the...More
My niece saw this ship next to the Bur Dubai mandir and wanted to just hop on the same.
Ship was a big affair. So by walk we went to the back of Meena bazar to hop on a small boat with fare as low...More
Yes, you can take them; as long as you realize that the seats are like sunken benches. You step in and sit down. So you have to make sure you hold them down. The modern taxi is perhaps more convenient; but doesn't compare to... More
Yes, you can take them; as long as you realize that the seats are like sunken benches. You step in and sit down. So you have to make sure you hold them down. The modern taxi is perhaps more convenient; but doesn't compare to the charms of the old Dow with sea breeazr brushing your face. I took my mum who's on a wheel chair with no problem. We folded the chair, and sat on the bench without any problems.