"Boat touts" Dubai Tourist Trap Tip by Quero

Dubai Tourist Traps: 15 reviews and 10 photos

  A line of "abras" ready to board passengers
by Quero

As you approach the public boat stop along the creek to catch a shuttle across, you will undoubtedly be given the opportunity to cross in a private boat. The trip on a public boat is very quick, and they only take as many passengers as can be seated, so unless you dislike sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with the locals, turn down the boat touts.

Unique Suggestions: Negotiate the fare.

Fun Alternatives: Take the public boats instead.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 14, 2004
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