Abra water taxis

At the heart of the old city lies the Creek, a wide saltwater inlet which divides the two main city-centre districts of Bur Dubai and Deira and provides a scenic thoroughfare for traditional wooden dhows, abras (water taxis) and the occasional ship. Advertisements

Deira City Centre

Deira City Centre – also called DCC between locals – is one of the larger shopping malls in Dubai. It is located in the old area of Dubai, Deira, and is easily accessible from the metro. The mall opened in 1995 but

Wild Wadi Water Park

Located in the shadows of the iconic Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Waterpark continues to offer gravity-defying thrills and awesome spills. You can enjoy 30 rides and attractions, including the Wipeout and Riptide Flowriders surfing experiences.

Dubai Fountain

Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 meters), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The fountain is 900 ft (275 meters) long and has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. It has been designed by California-based WET, the creators of…