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Watch Dubai's New Year's Eve fireworks from the sea: Timings, fares

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on December 21, 2020
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You can be onboard the Dubai Ferry, Waterbus or the Abra to watch the famed fireworks display.


UAE residents and tourists can ring in 2021 with a unique view of Dubai’s famed New Year’s Eve (NYE) fireworks. You can be onbaord the Dubai Ferry, Waterbus or the Abra as dazzling fireworks light up the night sky on NYE.

“Watching stunning fireworks displays from the famed Burj Khalifa, the spectacular Burj Al Arab and the posh Atlantis during a charming tour of the Dubai Waterfront is bound to bring unforgettable memories to marine transit riders, including residents, visitors and tourists,” said Mohammed Abu Bakr Al Hashmi, Director of Marine Transport, Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Timings

>> Dubai Ferry cruises will start from 9pm on Thursday, December 31, and continue up to 1.30am.

>> The Water Bus and the Abra journeys will start at 10.30pm and end at 1.30am.

Fares

>> The air-conditioned Abra will start its NYE journey from the Marina Mall station (Dubai Marina) at a fare of Dh125 for adults. The ride is free for infants aged under two years.

>> The Dubai Ferry journeys will start from the Marina Mall Station (Dubai Marina), Ghubaiba Station (Dubai Creek) and the Sheikh Zayed Road Station (Dubai Water Canal). The fare is Dh300 for silver class and Dh450 for gold class, with a 50 per cent discount for children aged 2 to 10. The ride is free for infants (aged under two years).

>> Abra journeys will start from the Jaddaf Station, Dubai Festival City Station and Ghubaiba Station at a fare of Dh125 for adults. It’s free for infants aged under two years.





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