Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise

A Magical Evening on the Water
Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise
Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise sub images
Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise sub images
review image
250 Happy Customers
"Fantastic time, all the staff on the yacht were polite, professional and extremely welcoming."
More Reviewsreview arrow icon

Go for a Dubai creek dhow cruise with dinner and enjoy views of the historical Dubai from a different perspective. As the sun sets, and the city lights come to life, a traditional boat trip along the Dubai creek showcases the most charming side of Dubai.

You get to view the city’s perfect combination of modern and traditional beauty.

Dubai Creek Dinner Cruising Map

Get a clear overview of your cruising root at Dubai Creek. See where you will be directed under the Dubai night lights in your dhow cruising experience with your delicious dinner. And also you will get a chance to spot below beautiful views at the Dubai creek area.

Dubai Creek dinner wooden boat tour map

Highlights of the Creek Cruise

  • A Dubai Creek dinner cruise is among the most fascinating ways to explore Dubai Creek, which is one of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai.
  • Apart from the breathtaking views, having a meal while onboard a traditional dhow is a major highlight of the cruise.
  • The dhow experience : Board a traditional wooden boat and sail along the Dubai Creek as you explore the surrounding areas.
  • Buffet Dining : Enjoy buffet style dinner which includes starters, main course and delicious desserts. There are dining options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
  • Live entertainment : Enjoy a cultural dhow experience and get entertained by Tanura dancers onboard.
  • Serenity : Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and catch stunning views of the surrounding areas while sailing the calm Dubai waters.
  • Stunning views : You may sit on the air-conditioned lower deck of the dhow boat or the partly open-air upper deck to enjoy unobstructed views of the surrounding areas.
  • Historical Sites : Explore the historical side of Dubai full of ancient building and traditional souks.

Tour Packages at Dubai Creek

card image
Dubai Creek Royal Dinner

Royal dinner cruise @ Dubai Creek

card icons card icons
card image
Creek Sightseeing Dhow Cruise Tour Dubai

Sightseeing Dhow Cruise @ Dubai Creek

card icons card icons

Experience Dubai's Charm on the Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise

food image
Explore the different cuisine options offered during the Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise.
Savour the flavours

Enjoy a floating buffet dinner with both local Arabian and international delicacies. Foods served include aromatic biryani, tender grilled kebabs and desserts like decadent Baklava.

The Dhow Experience

Enjoy a true Arabic night adventure by riding the beautifully decorated traditional boats. Dhows were initially used in historic times but have now been restored and converted to floating restaurants.

Sit on the comfortable sits and enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner as you slowly cruise through the calm waters.

Dubai’s Skyline at Night

Enjoy stargazing while on an Arabian night cruise along the Dubai creek. Also, enjoy the stunning views of popular Dubai landmarks illuminated against the night sky. The Dubai Creek night cruise offers you a different viewpoint of the Burj Khalifa, Al Fahidi Historic District, as well as the Deira Souks.

Dubai Creek Dhow Cruise Price

The prices for a Dubai Creek cruise vary based on different cruise providers and the type of package you select. Either way, this cruise is generally affordable and is worth every coin you pay.

There are different packages created for different budgets. The package usually includes the dhow cruise itself, a buffet dinner and entertainment.

Best Time to Sail

Select the time to go for a dhow cruise depending on your availability and schedule. However, the best time to go for the Dubai Creek dhow cruise is during early evening when the sun is setting.

At this time, the city is usually transforming to a sea of lights and the landmarks become beautifully illuminated.

Departure and Return

route icon
Start
The meeting point for the Dubai Creek cruise is usually at Dubai Creek. There are however several pickup locations such as Deira Creek near Abra water taxi.
route icon
Pickup Details
Select a package with pickup to get picked up at any Dubai hotel.
route icon
Hotel pickup
Select your preferred hotel where we will pick you up from the list of provided options.
route icon
Port Pickup
If travelling by water, we offer pickup from several ports.
P&O Marinas
Mina Rashid Marina, Port Rashid – Dubai
Queen Elizabeth 2
Bur Dubai – Port Rashid – Dubai
Cruise Terminal 2
77CH+QXG - Port Rashid – Dubai
route icon
End
The tour ends at the meeting point. If you selected a package with drop of option, you will be taken back to your hotel in Dubai.
route image
P&O Marinasclip icon
route image
Cruise Terminal 2clip icon
route image
Queen Elizabeth 2clip icon

Booking Tips

  • Make early reservations for the Dubai Creek dinner cruise to secure your preferred time and date.
  • Confirm with your tour operator if there are special offers or group discounts when booking for the experience.
  • Carry a camera or smartphone to capture photos of the historical Dubai and the surrounding landmarks.
  • Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich Dubai culture by feasting on local cuisines and learning the traditional dances.

More Info About Dubai Creek

canal cruise
A Dubai Creek dhow cruise is one of the most exciting ways to explore Dubai while enjoying amazing sceneries.

Dubai Creek is a 24-kilometer-long natural saltwater inlet that runs through the center of Dubai spearing the city into Dubai Deira and Bur Dubai. Dubai Creek is a historical center and was the only port in Dubai city during the 19th century.

Key Features of Dubai Creek

  • Trade and Commerce : Dubai’s economy has depended on Dubai Creek since the past. Traders and ships from across the world met here to exchange products and even now smaller port facilities like Port Saeed are still active trading centers.
  • Traditional Dhows : Dubai Creek is famous for the traditional wooden boats that have been used for many centuries to carry both people and goods across the canal.
  • Historical Landmarks : Take a traditional boat tour along Dubai Creek and spot historical sites like the Al Fahidi Fort, also called the Dubai Museum, Heritage Village and the Al Bastakiya district.
  • Cultural Heritage : Dubai Creek is home to ancient buildings, traditional souks and structures that showcase the origin of Dubai.
  • Modern Development : Dubai creek has welcomed modern developments while still maintaining its historical relevance. The region is currently home to luxurious hotels, restaurants and entertainment joints.
  • Dhow Cruise : A tour of Dubai Creek is not complete without a dhow cruise experience. Board the wooden dhow boats and explore the city’s skyline and cultural heritage while enjoying a meal and even entertainment onboard.

FAQs

A Dubai Creek dinner cruise is a unique dining experience that involves riding a traditional wooden dhow along Dubai Creek while enjoying dinner, entertainment and taking scenic views of Dubai landmarks.

The departure point for Dubai Creek cruises varies depending on the cruise operator, most cruises depart from Deira or Bur Dubai.

A Dubai Creek dinner cruise offers both Arabian and international cuisines. There is a buffet dinner where you can enjoy a variety of foods including meats, seafood, salads and desserts.

Yes, most Dubai dinner cruises offer vegetarian options and accommodate people with dietary restrictions. You should however, talk to your cruise operator in advance to inform them of any dietary restrictions.

The price for a Dubai Creek cruise varies depending on the cruise operator, the type of cruise and the inclusions of your package. Most packages however, charge from 100 AED to 300 AED or more per person.

A dhow cruise activity including dining, entertainment and dhow cruise itself lasts for 2 to 3 hours.

Most Dubai Creek dinner cruises offer live entertainment like cultural music and dance performances to give you a more exciting experience.

Yes, talk to your cruise operator in advance if you want to book a Dubai cruise for a special occasion like a birthday or an engagement or even corporate events.

Although there is no strict dress code, you are recommended to wear smart casual. Keep away from overly casual clothing or swimwear.

Absolutely, most dhow cruise tours allow children onboard. In fact, some cruises offer special discounts for children.