Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an exclusive Dubai Ferry route linking The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall.
The new ferry route, which was officially inaugurated by senior officials of RTA and Emaar, will benefit visitors to Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina, as well as tourist groups and Emaar residents. Lasting about one hour and 20 minutes (one-way), the new service will grant locals and tourists incredible views of Dubai’s cityscape.
Tickets for the ferry can be purchased from At the Top, Burj Khalifa, from the guest service desks at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall, or via www.burjkhalifa.ae, as well as from the ferry stations.
CEO, Public Transport Agency, Ahmed Bahrozyan commented: “The marine transport network of Dubai is gaining considerable interest among visitors and residents, especially following the ongoing promotion of the Dubai Ferry service by At the Top, Burj Khalifa. The new service will add to the delight of users, who can cover two of the most popular malls effortlessly while enjoying scenic vistas of the city.”
Meanwhile, executive director of group operations, Emaar Properties, Ahmed Al Falasi declared: “The new ferry service is a remarkable addition that will add to the touristic attractions in the city. Following the promotion of Dubai Ferry to visitors and tourist groups touring At the Top, Burj Khalifa, we had seen a growing interest in using the ferry service. Now with this exclusive service for Emaar’s visitors, residents and tourist groups, they have the added convenience of touring to of the city’s most popular lifestyle destinations.”
RTA’s fleet consists of nine ferry boats which travel between eight stations including Ghubaiba, Marina Mall, Jaddaf, Water Canal, Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wajeha Al Maeyah, Marasi and the Dubai Design District. They also provide charter services.