An abra ( Arabic: عبرة abra) is a traditional boat made of wood; it is used to transport people in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, across the Dubai Creek. They travel between the water station at Shindagha/Al Ghubaiba on the Bur Dubai side, and the water station at Al Sabkha on the Deira side. The Abras depart every few minutes, and the fare of 1 Dirham and is paid to the ferry driver.
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One can hire Abra in Dubai for a duration of 30 Min/ 60 Min and so on. The cost is starting from Dirhams 60 for 30 Minutes and Dirhams 120 for 1 Hour. It is a nice way to see Dubai city sky line which you will miss during your Dhow Cruise which is another way to travel in Dubai Creek.