RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) announced traditional abras are now available for a ride on the Dubai Canal.
Catering mainly to tourists, the 20-seater abras will be available from the Shaikh Zayed Road station.
The operation of traditional abras in the Dubai Canal is part of a plan to expand marine transit services, particularly targeting tourists.
The service will be available from 4pm to 11.30pm throughout the week.
Admission and tickets
The cost is Dh25 per ride per person. Moreover abras will also be available for chartering at Dh300 per hour.