x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

New water taxi route from Dubai's Jumeirah beach to tip of the Palm

Four water taxis will operate along a new route in Dubai launched by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Four water taxis will operate along a new route launched by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

The trip, from Jumeirah Open Beach Station to the tip of the Palm Jumeirah and back, lasts about an hour and a half.

Each abra can take up to 10 passengers and is equipped for people with special needs. The trip can start with a minimum of four passengers on board and the fare is fixed at Dh150 per passenger.

Departure times are 8am, 9.30am, 5pm and 6pm. Bookings can be made through the RTA's call centre at 800 9090.