The Dubai Creek is this stretch of sea that crosses the old city. It would help if you did not miss an abra crossing (water taxi) to get a glimpse of the city and realize its multiculturalism
There are several places to see and visit Dubai Creek every day indoors or outdoors. You also have fun and romantic things to do at night. Spend more time with your children at Dubai Creek with family activities. Keep in mind to enjoy your trips for today or this weekend with the children or your better half in this outstanding space.
You will find bus stations all along the waterway, with very frequent departures every day of the week. Generally, the boats leave with around 20 passengers. There is no ticket; just pay once on board. You can even book a shelter just for you.
Another traditional way of getting around, the dhow is also a great way to explore the cove. These excursion boats are on the Deira side, with day and night cruises.
You will be able to observe the daily activity of the creek as abrasives, yachts, and more modern boats are loaded and unloaded. Do not forget your camera! The panorama of the city is superb from the waterfront, especially when the buildings are bathed in sunlight.
Things to do at Dubai Creek
Bateaux Dubai gourmet dinner cruise
Bateaux-Dubai-Dinner-Cruise-3 – Much of the city’s historic charm remains in the Dubai Creek area. Typical Arab architecture is still evident in the neighborhood’s traditional maze of houses mixed with glass-walled buildings, offices, and shops.
You can watch the city go by from the luxury of an elegant dinner cruise along the Dubai Creek waterways at Bateaux Dubai. Inside the extravagant, glazed, air-conditioned boat, you will delight in live entertainment and real service.
While onboard, your four-course gourmet meal includes a selection of a la carte options and a welcome drink in the floating restaurant. After enjoying your meal, you have the freedom to tour the two outer decks of the ship to enjoy the panoramic view from the stream.
Dhow dinner Dubai Creek Cruise
Tour-Dubai-Dinner-Cruise-in-Dubai-Creek-1, after enjoying an adrenaline rush, you can relax with a two-hour dinner cruise on the Dubai Creek on a traditional wooden Arabic dhow boat.
Your five-star treatment on this cruise includes a non-alcoholic welcome drink, a lavish buffet, soft drinks, tea, musical entertainment, and stunning views of the city.
Along its cruise route, you will sail under the famous bridges, protected entrances, and emblematic buildings of the Creek that mark the National Bank of Dubai and the Chamber of Commerce building, among others, all illuminated in the night sky.
Food in Buca di Beppo
Meal-Deal-at-Buca-di-Beppo-3, one thing is for sure, you certainly won’t go hungry on your visit to Dubai Creek. Make another stop related to food at Buca di Beppo to enjoy a delicious Italian meal located in the Dubai Festival City Mall.
Indulge yourself with the authentic cuisine of old-world Italian cuisine with a massive three-course meal with family-style recipes served in a whimsical and lively gastronomic atmosphere. An exceptional taste of the Mediterranean in the middle of the Dubai desert. The meal offer at Bucca di Beppo includes a full three-course meal with your choice of an entree, a small plate of pasta, dessert, and drink.
You can experience Arabian’s essence even more by wandering around the famous souks of Dubai.
In the spice souk, located near Dubai Creek, in the old city, you can immerse yourself in the heady aromas of saffron and incense and marvel at the shiny gold trinkets and jewels and the richly nuanced textiles on offer. These are remnants of the old merchant ports of Dubai.
Stroll through the numerous alleys of the souk while practicing your bargaining skills when talking with local store owners to buy bags of spices and other trinkets to take home in memory of your visit. This is the perfect stop for lovers of history, culture, and shopping.
Al Bastakiya Heritage District
Complete your tour of Dubai Creek and the Old City with a visit to the heritage area of Al Bastakiya. You can get your cultural fix by strolling through the area of preserved traditional Arab houses and courtyards. Much of the Bastakiya district has been renovated to maintain the integrity of the city’s original architecture.
Many houses now house a network of art galleries, museums, coffee shops, and stores where you can discover everything from Arabic calligraphy to photography exhibitions, through modern Arabic art, cooking, and coffee.
It is the perfect way to complete your visit to the region before continuing to experience all the wonders that Dubai has to offer.
Dubai Creek is an interesting touring place
While being in Dubai, you cannot miss visiting this amazing tourist spot. So, plan your itinerary accordingly to have enough time at Dubai Creek.