Dubai RTA Launches New Marine Service

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Dubai RTA Launches New Marine Service

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Dubai RTA launched a new marine route, which allows tourists to explore the city’s attractions in a ferry. The new route takes you through seven major attractions.

What’s It?

Dubai RTA has launched a new marine service, on the water canal, starting from the Sheikh Zayed Road Station. The service, which is now being tested aims to reach the city’s attractions and popularize marine tourism.

The new marine route takes you through Burj Khalifa, Festival City, Dubai Creek, Old Souq, Al Seef, Spice Souq, La Mer (Jumeirah) and then tours back to Sheikh Zayed Road Station.

The new transport facility is available on Thursdays at 9:00 0r 10:00 pm and on Fridays from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. However, the service is subject to demand and will require a minimum of 21 passengers to operate. Tickets are priced at AED 50 for silver class and AED 75 for gold class. 

Kids between 2 to 10 years will enjoy 50 per cent discount. The ride will be free for kids under 2 years.