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Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai)
Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai)

Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai)

star-4.5
2,139 Reviews
Free admission
Creekside Park, Dubai

The Basics

Water taxis are often included as part of guided sightseeing tours and serve as a practical way to see the sights of Dubai Creek; however, the waterway can also be enjoyed via a sunset dinner cruise aboard a traditional Arabian wooden sailboat known as a dhow. Many comprehensive Dubai city tours also include combine a dinner cruise with visits to the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al-Arab, the Dubai desert, the Dubai Marina, and the Old City area.

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5-Star Premium Dhowstar Dhow Cruise Dubai
5-Star Premium Dhowstar Dhow Cruise Dubai
star-4.5
$90.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Beautiful Dhow
Despite numbers being very low they delivered a first class buffet, good friendly service and entertainment.
Gillian_R, Apr 2020

Recent reviews from experiences in Dubai

star-5
Good excursion to see Dubai
Aleksandr_G, Sep 2021
Old and Modern Dubai City tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
That's a good experience if you want to see the main sights of Dubai. Our guide Adnan was very knowledgable and gave a lot of interesting facts about Dubai and UAE.
star-5
Abdul is the best tour guide.
Dionne_R, Sep 2021
Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
Abdul the tour guide was fantastic. The minute we got into the van he started informing us of the history of Dubai. The rest of the tour was also great.
star-5
Excellent and enjoyable evening
kemal_m, Aug 2021
Evening Dhow Dinner Cruise in Dubai
What a lovely evening. Good communication by the host. Well organised and delicious food Staff polite.
star-5
Amazing tour, exceeded expectations
Kelvon_A, Aug 2021
Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
Amazing tour, Khan was an exceptional host who was not only knowledgeable about all the attractions we went to, but took amazing photos and did his best to not let the sellers at the souks charge us ridiculous prices. Cannot express enough how great of a job Khan did. Amazing guy, would do it again with no doubt.
star-5
Very complete tour of Dubai
Pau_L, Aug 2021
Half Day Dubai City Sightseeing Tour
My partner and I really enjoyed the Dubai tour since it covers the most relevant places and our tour's guide Jay explained everything very well. I strongly recommend it if you want to know Dubai better
star-4
Nice trip
Fatoumata_B, Aug 2021
Half Day Dubai City Sightseeing Tour
It was a good experience. Our guide Jay explained to us the history of Dubai. I got sick during the tour and the guides handled it very well. Thank you
star-5
Amazing trip
RAJENDRA_P, Aug 2021
Old and Modern Dubai City tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
Wow she picked up us on time and explained everything so nice and clear every place she took us very nice I would like to go again thanks
star-4
Good expérience
Armoo3, Aug 2021
Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise with Sharing Transfer from Dubai
Good ambiance good food and good music on board. All my family enjoy fuis expérience. It’s was be better if the company respect the begenning’s hour . We began cruise too late
star-5
Good Dubai overview
Alexander_G, Jul 2021
Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
Great tour, that covers most of the "must see" stops and gives you a good overview of Dubai (at the Frame quite literally). The guide was friendly and knowledge. Hotel pick-up worked perfectly. All around recommendable operator.
star-5
Can we do this again?!
Sally_T, Jul 2021
Dubai Trio Tours: Desert Safari with Dinner,Dubai City Tour & Dhow Cruise Dinner
Definitely a must-do while in Dubai! You get a little bit of everything Dubai creek cruise (with dinner), real desert safari (with dinner and 3 shows) and a city tour (that let's you figure out what else you want to do and see). During this month it was very hot (109 degrees F) and the air conditioned vehicles tried their very best. Overall a lavish city with so much to do. Wish I had more time do go on another tour with this company!
star-5
Nice tour!
Yolanda, Jun 2021
Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets
Our guide was very kind, on time and took great pictures of us! Thank you for the amazing tour and providing interesting information about Dubai.
star-5
Ask for Adnan
roman_c, Jun 2021
Dubai: Old and Modern City Tour with Blue Mosque Visit
Adnan is the best tour guide and exceeded all expectations with a wealth of knowledge of Dubai. It was really nice exploring old/new Dubai and having Adnan throw in knowledge of the City. We had a great time and recommend.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Take a water taxi as a form of transportation to use Dubai Creek as the locals do.

  • Take your Dubai Creek experience up a notch with a dinner dhow cruise.

  • Wheelchair access is unfortunately not guaranteed on creek tours.

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How to Get There

There are four stations where travelers board water taxis—two on the Deira side and two on the Bur Dubai side. From the creek, it's possible to spot palaces, mosques, and other Dubai landmarks, including the Gold Souk and the Dubai Heritage Village.

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When to Get There

If visiting on your own, arrive in the early morning or evening to enjoy some peace and quiet. Alternatively, stop by during the hectic middle of the day to see the Dubai Creek at its bustling best. Expect temperatures of up to 110°F (43°C) in summer.

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Dhows and Abras on the Dubai Creek

Dhows are wooden boats with long, thin hulls that are typically used to carry heavy cargo for trading. Lateen-rigged sails on one or more masts help power the boats which typically carry fruit or fresh water. Abras, meanwhile, are the traditional motor-powered water taxis used in Dubai.

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