If you are near Dubai Creek in the evening, take an abra across for the bargain price of Dhs1. These tiny, noisy boats are the quickest and most atmospheric way to enjoy the creek, and get from Bur Dubai to Deira and vice versa. They carry about 20 people across the water from various stations along each side, running from 5am to midnight. But it is after dark when the ride is at its most atmospheric.
Dhs1 per person, per trip; Open daily 5am-midnight. Dubai Creek, Deira/Bur Dubai, (800 9090).
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