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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
Bur Dubai Abra Dock is just beside the Bur Dubai souk. There is a ferry from Baniyas Dock to Bur Dubai Abra Dock. Baniyas Dock is just 2 minutes walk from Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Tower pool level exit.
Dubai boasts of world-class transport infrastructure whether on land, Air or even Water! In the latter, one can opt for the Air-conditioned ferry, the dhows, the Water taxis and Water Buses. Why should one take an old-fashioned boat with no safety features across the Creek?...More
It is a wooden boat, without any secure measurements. The “captain “ when arrived to the dock don’t use any maneuver to avoid the slow crash with the pilars and the dock. Be careful. You have to do it if you visit the market.
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.