Dubai image : Sunset at dubai creek
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Ports and water travel
Dubai is serviced by several commercial ports and Dubai Creek is still used by local traders in Dhows:
One of the more traditional methods of getting across Bur Dubai to Deira is through abras, small boats that ferry passengers across the Dubai creek, between abra stations in Bastakiya and Bani Yas Road, for a nominal charge of 50 fils (1/2 AED).