Time Out has the pictures as a group claims kayaking on Dubai Water Canal record. The residents say the kayaked the completed Dubai Creek circuit
Time Out Dubai staff
Dubai Canal’s brand-new water taxis may offer the fastest means of aquatic public transport in the city but if you’re feeling particularly heroic and energetic you might want to follow of footsteps of this bunch of legends.
A group of mates in their early thirties has just kayaked the length of Dubai Water Canal – 40 kilometres to be exact.
Ex-British soldiers John Rawdon-Mogg, Nick Gross, teacher Ed Green and lawyer Charlie Richardson managed to complete the feat in 8 hours and 12 minutes.
“I moved here about 18 months ago and looked at the Creek and thought when that’s finished I want to go round it,” Rawdon-Mogg told 7days.
“Notable moments around the route included dodging abras in the Deira section of the Creek, going underneath SZR with lots of runners on either side of the canal and a huge flock of flamingoes flying low overhead by the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary.”