The Dubai RTA today commenced the operation of an exclusive Dubai Ferry route for Emaar’s visitors and residents by linking the Dubai Mall with Dubai Marina Mall. The Dubai Mall is among the world’s most-visited retail and lifestyle destination in Downtown Dubai.
Unveiled in the presence of senior officials of Emaar and RTA, the new Dubai Ferry Service will add to the delight of visitors to Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina, apart from tourist groups, and Emaar residents, as it connects two most popular lifestyle destinations in the city, through an environment-friendly urban transport service.
Unveiled in the presence of senior officials of Emaar and RTA, the new Dubai Ferry Service is sure to add to the delight of visitors to Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina and tourist groups.
The new service links two of the most popular lifestyle destinations in city through an environment-friendly urban transport service. The service builds on an earlier deal signed between the RTA and Emaar’s At the Top, Burj Khalifa to promote the sale of Dubai Ferry Tickets to popular tourist attraction in the iconic tower.
The ferry service, which is for a total duration of 1 hour 20 minutes one way will offer the tourists a fresh perspective to the skyline of the city. It assures majestic views of the cityscape from the Palm Islands to the skyscrapers along Sheikh Zayed Road and Dubai Canal.
The ferry will operate between Dubai Marina ferry station behind the Dubai Marina Mall and the Al Wajeha Al Maeyah station, and from there, a complimentary shuttle service will take guests to reach the Dubai Mall and back.
The tickets can be purchased online at www.burjkhalifa.ae or from the ferry stations. The tickets are priced at Dh.68.25 per adult and Dh.52.5 for children aged 5 to 12.
The Executive Director of Group Operations at Emaar, Ahmed Al Falasi said that the new ferry service is a remarkable addition and will add to tourist attractions in the city. Following the promotion of Dubai Ferry to visitors and tourist groups, touring At the Top, there is a growing interest noticed in using the ferry service. This also gives the residents and tourists the convenience of touring the city’s popular lifestyle destinations using this exclusive service.
RTA has a total of nine ferryboats that shuttle eight stations include Ghubaiba, Jaddaf, Marina Mall, Water Canal, Sheikh zayed Road, Al Wajeha Al Maeyah, Marasi and Dubai Design District, apart from charter service.