Water activity

Dubai: Burj Khalifa Sunset on an Abra

4.2 / 5

20 reviews

Dubai: Burj Khalifa Sunset on an Abra

From US$ 20 per person

Hop aboard a traditional Abra (wooden boat) and waken your senses as you gently cruise along the banks of the Dubai Canal. You'll be offered spectacular views of the city's stunning vistas, as you relax on your comfortable Arabian vessel.

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Duration 1 hour
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Experience

Highlights
  • Hop aboard a traditional wooden boat known as an "Abra"
  • View the stunning vistas, native bird sanctuary, and historic dhow yards
  • Experience peace and tranquility listening to soothing Arabic music
  • Gaze at the splendid view of the sun setting behind the Burj Khalifa
Full description
Hop aboard a traditional wooden boat known, as an Abra, and cruise along the banks of the Dubai Water Canal. Take in stunning views of vistas, a native bird sanctuary, and historic dhow yards, as you relax on your comfy Arabian milieu and gaze at the picturesque sunset of the Burj Khalifa. Observe the city’s bustling atmosphere from a distance along with soothing Arabic music and guided commentary. Experience peace and tranquility on the canal waters as you gaze at the sun setting behind the tallest-standing skyscraper in the world, the Burj Khalifa. This is one of the best and most unique ways to experience the city of Dubai. At the conclusion of your enjoyable river cruise, you will be returned to your tour starting point.
Includes
  • 1-hour Abra ride along the Dubai Water Canal
  • Water
  • Recorded commentary
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. You must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins.

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    •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 20 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5

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    This was a very worthwhile cruise along the Creek, from Festival City right into the heart of downtown Dubai, almost to the foot of the Burj Khalifa, just as the sun was setting. Then returning in the darkness as the city lights came on. A full 75 minutes from start to finish, the advertised commentary was absent; replaced with loud and distorted pop music, which didn’t enhance our experience! Nevertheless the views were spectacular and we would recommend this.

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    December 16, 2020

    The ship leaves right at our hotel and we would be all alone on the boat. The sunset was lovely and we were able to take great photos. The staff was very nice and we were even allowed to steer the ship briefly. It was worth going along.

    August 31, 2021

    Very nice cruise, the guides were very helpful

    August 9, 2021

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