Dubai is known for its dhow dinner cruise on the creek which offer an unimaginable mystery, romance and uniqueness. You can enjoy Dhow cruises in various parts of the world. However, until you have experienced a Dubai Dhow cruise your sailing will not be complete. It is one of the most popular activities Dubai tours has to offer and you can cruise on the creek during the day or night.
What are Dhows?
Dhows are wooden sailing vessels originated in the Middle East. Dubai used the Arab sailing vessel many years ago on the creek to transport heavy goods, like fruit and other produce imported into the Emirate from the Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, India and East Africa. There are different types of dhows with different shapes and early dhows were made of shells.
Dhow Dinner Cruise
One of the most romantic and picturesque ways to see Dubai is a Dhow dinner cruise. The Dhow cruise offers stunning views of the city from the creek, beneath a moonlit sky. As a major attraction, the ancient wooden dhows sail along Dubai Creek at night. They provide their passengers with a fantastic view of Dubai and its past and present architecture. There are numerous landmarks to see, but perhaps the most notable is the late Sheikh Zayed’s house. Passengers can also enjoy a delicious international buffet dinner with Arabic music and traditional Arabic coffee to follow. You will also see many large boats sailing along the creek. These boats were owned by rich Arabs or wealthy investors who made a fortune during Dubai’s rise out of the desert. An evening dhow cruise generally takes place between 8:30pm and 10:30pm.
How to Book a Dubai Dhow Cruise?
Booking a Dubai dinner cruise is simple. You can arrive at the many Dhow cruise boats along the creek, or book in advance online or by contacting Dubai Tours Like most of the cuisine in Dubai, it is of excellent quality and expect no less with one of the Dubai Dhow cruises. Make your Dhow cruise booking when you arrive in Dubai and prepare for a memorable trip along Dubai Creek.