sights and attractions places of interest Dubai Water Canal
Dubai Water Canal
Updated on 26 January 2017

Dubai Water Canal is the latest addition to the Dubai scene and serves as an extension of Deira Creek and Business Bay. The development consists of three zones: The Green Network, The Water Network and The Public Realm.

The Dubai Water Canal runs 2.9 kilometres connecting the Business Bay to the Arabian Gulf. The grand opening was held on November 9th that showcased Dubai Water Canal's picturesque arches, waterfall and six-kilometre walkway.

 

The project is expected to host a number of leisure amenities and shopping destinations in the future. Residents can travel around the city through ferries and water taxis. Tourists can also cruise Jumeirah and Business Bay from Deira and Bur Dubai.

Travel by water

Dubai Ferry: Dhs 15 for silver class and Dhs 25 for gold class.
Water Taxi: from Dhs 55 to Dhs 205, Dhs 400 for an hour.

 


Check out H.H. and Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan's instagram post!

 

Dubai Water Canal #mydubai #iphoneography

A video posted by Fazza (@faz3) on

 

Share this page!
COMMENTS
Featuring more than 45 million blooming flowers in stunning designs, awesome shapes and structures, Dubai Miracle Garden is full of eye catching colour.
Covering 4,500 sq metres with 9 custom built domes, a butterfly museum and a butterfly flower park, Dubai Butterfly Garden is the largest covered garden in the world.
Aventura Nature Adventure Park opens its gates to Dubai and the UAE tourists and residents, offering a thrilling experience like no other. Find out more.
Situated on Jumeirah Beach Road, the enchanting Jumeirah Mosque with its huge central dome is the best known mosque in Dubai. Non-muslims can visit the mosque through an organised tour with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for
The Dubai Municipality has opened Al Khawaneej Pond Park as part of the 37th Plantation Week.
LEGOLAND Dubai is now open at the Dubai Parks and Resorts where visitors from all ages can enjoy extensive rides, dining and entertainment. Buy your tickets now!
Spread over a total area of about 1.7 hectares, the new Mizhar-2 Park is one of the neighborhood parks opened in Dubai.
Dubai Parks and Resorts is the region’s largest integrated theme park destination comprising three theme parks
MOTIONGATE Dubai is bringing some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters to life featuring 27 action-packed rides and attractions. Book your tickets now!
10 beautiful pictures to celebrate the occasion.
Check out Riverland Dubai at the centre of Dubai Parks and Resorts offering a unique themed dining, retail and entertainment destination for all ages.
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
Hop on the bus and enjoy panoramic views of the city.
The first and only amphibious-based city tour in the Middle East.
Open from 7.30am to 2.30pm (Sunday to Thursday).
Open from 8am to 2pm from Sunday to Thursday
Open from 8.30am to 8.30pm everyday and from 2.30pm to 8.30pm on Friday.
Founded in 2008, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery has quickly become one of the UAE’s premier contemporary and modern art venues. Focusing on four keys areas; exhibitions, education, residency and consultation
Founded in 2007, Alserkal Avenue Dubai is a prominent arts district within the industrial quarter of the city. Housing over twenty contemporary art galleries and alternative arts and
Tips to stay safe.
Situated in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab and themed around the tale of Juha, a well known character from Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi is one of Dubai's foremost tourist locations. Discover your inner child on the master blaster - an
Kite Beach is a haven for all beach sports enthusiasts, with volleyball, football, kayaks and running and cycling tracks. Visit Dubai and put Kite Beach in your list.
Sunset Jumeirah Beach in Dubai is the city's most popular surfing destination with good wave sets and shops hiring surf boards, SUPs and kayaks.
Black Palace Beach Dubai is an undeveloped plot of land located between the summer palaces on Al Sufouh road across from Knowledge Village.
Open from 9am to 5pm on all days expect Fridays
Open everyday.
A 'must do' when in Dubai.
Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world with new animals and exhibits added regularly including King Croc and the rest of the Underwater Zoo.
Al Mamzar Park is home to beautiful beaches and acres of green fields, making it one of Dubai's hidden gems.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Taking water sports to the next level, Water Adventure provides everything from the newest thrill toys, to a scenic kayaking tour around Dubai Marina. With private and group lesson in windsurfing, sailing and SUPS, together with waterskiing

Pure Sky Lounge & Dining is an idyllic rooftop lounge, bar and restaurant located on the 35th floor of Hilton Dubai, The Walk, JBR. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, with two

Adrenaline inducing activities.

Enjoy up to 50% off selected drinks and promotional deals every Sunday to Thursday, from 5pm to 8pm. Relax to smooth beats, beach-chic ambience and views of the stunning Dubai coastline while sipping sundowners on the

WHITE Dubai host’s regular international DJ’s who perform outstanding electronic and deep house music. This renowned Beirut nightlife concept is located at the rooftop terrace at the Meydan Racecourse

The indoor shooting range at SGSC boasts to be one of the best in the UAE. Featuring 25 and 50 Meter German Technology ranges, you can enjoy a wide variety of pistols, rifles and revolvers from various international brands such as, Berretta, Glock

If you're bored of the bling bling culture of Dubai, Story Rooftop Lounge takes the bar scene back to basics, combining art, music and food with stunning views of the city. This vibrant nightspot appeals

FEATURED
A 'must do' when in Dubai.
Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
Take a magic carpet ride across rolling red sand dunes, with an amazing bird's eye view of the untouched desert below.
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
HAPPENINGS
Top things to do in Sheikh Zayed Road, 2nd of December Street and Al Satwa
2020 starts with an absolute bang and January is an action packed month of events and activities for everyone to do and see, from comedy, theatre, sporting activities and live performances from international stars. Here's just some of the many things
This weekend, venture outside at your peril and beware of things that go bump in the night. It's a spooky weekend, where ghosts and ghouls come out to scare us for Halloween, and if that is your thing then there are lots of ways you can mix and
Dubai stands in line with cities like Paris, Milan, London and New York, so you can never be bored of this city. There are a million of things to see, try, and taste!
Top things to do in Deira, Garhoud and Al Muteena.
Top things to do in Bur Dubai, Karama, Al Mankhool, Al Jaddaf and Oud Metha
Top things to do in Jumeirah 1,2,3, Beach Road, Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim, Al Sufouh, Palm Jumeirah
Top things to do in Downtown Dubai, DIFC, Business Bay, Al Meydan and Dubai Design District
And you won't be disappointed.
Top things to do in Dubailand, Motor City, Sport City and Green Community
After an action packed weekend of fun and activities, you could be forgiven for wanting to take it easy this week. But don't! You will only miss out on a whole load of great things happening in Dubai over the next few days, and there is something for
Get ready for a great weekend with music, comedy, art and sport all happening around this great city. Go with friends and family to watch international golf stars in action, enjoy the sounds of live jazz as the band from one of the world's most
Top things to do in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Emirates Living, Jebel Ali, Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
Top things to do in Al Barsha, Barsha Heights and Al Quoz
Your little ones will thank you.
INSTAGRAM
FOLLOW
Discover Dubai
Stay Connected - Drop us your email.