Bur Dubai Abra Dock

Updated on Wednesday 20th July 2016

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The Bur Dubai Abra Dock is said to offer the most unforgettable cruise ever. The name “Bur Dubai” means “Mainland Dubai” and the abras join Deira and Bur Dubai neighborhood. 

Abras are the most popular transportation means in the city used by millions of people in Dubai, as it is cheap and also fast.

Crossing the Dubai Creek by boat is a popular mode of transportation for lots of tourists and residents.

Short story of abras

The abras have small powered engines, can hold around 20 people and is the proper choice to travel between Deira and Bur Dubai.

Bur Dubai Abra Dock is a historic area that is lined with Abras, the wooden boats making it one of the most attractive spots in Dubai. You can have a 10-minute affordable boat ride from the Bastakiya end of the dock to Gold Souk. 

The cruise will take you around many fascinating highlights, like Textile Souk and many interesting art galleries.

If you want to travel on water or cross the creek you can use abras, the traditional wooden motor boats in Dubai.

Extra info about Bur Dubai Abra Dock

Bur Dubai Abra station is on 3A Street and boats leaving from this point can take the Route 1 to Deira Old Souk Abra station,  a 5 minutes peaceful boat walk.

Route number 2 goes from Sabkha Abra station to Dubai Old Souk and is the busier of the two routes, counting about 70% of abra rides.

The nearby Metro station is Al Ghubaiba, on the green line, and can be reached in about 5 minutes walking distance.

Bur Dubai Abra Station is situated in a busy trade area and here you can enjoy the shops, coffee corners and supermarkets.

If you want a private cruise it’s possible to “buy” an abra per hour, without previous booking, only speaking to the driver.

If you plan a dental visit in the city you should definitively try abras from Bur Dubai Abra Dock. You can also receive information and proper treatment plans if you need dental implants in Dubai.

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