Creekside Park is the second-largest and most popular park in the city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. It is situated between the bridges Al Maktoum and Al Garhoud, on the Bur Dubai side of the city. It includes 96 hectares (237 acres) of dessert gardens, flower gardens, playgrounds and barbeque sites, a 1200-seat amphitheatre, a golf course, fishing, jogging and walking facilities, restaurants and kiosks, as well as exit points for boat trips. Other sights in the area include the Children’s City Museum.
Dubai Creekside Park is a major entertainment area in Bur Dubai. The surrounding area is home to many small shops, souqs, mosques, and an Abra boat station. Dubai’s economy is influenced by the presence of the largest man-made harbour in the world - Jebel Ali Port, ranked seventh in the world for container traffic. Companies in Dubai include Microsoft and IBM. There are many options for serviced offices in the locality of Creekside Park.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Creekside has a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. Whether you are in a mood for jogging, rollerblading or bicycling, Creekside Park is the place to be. It offers waterfront pathways with fishing possibilities, botanical gardens, barbecue sites, playgrounds, restaurants, Children’s City and an amphitheatre. Concerts and other special events often take place here, especially on holidays and during the Dubai Shopping Festival. The Park features a cable car offering a great panoramic view. In addition there is a park train, Ice World, and 280 kinds of trees and flowers. There are many snack houses dotted around Creekside Park and a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options nearby. Make your way to Traiteur for delectable French meals, Aquarium & Vines is the place to go for fresh seafood, Medzo has an Italian menu, Asha’s serves Asian dishes, and Sushi is a popular Japanese establishment.
Getting to the park by plane is easy, as Dubai International Airport is within 9 km (5 miles) away. There area taxi and bus services from the airport to the Creekside Park. Creek Park Main Gate bus station provides access to public bus routes 22, 42 and C7. Dubai Healthcare City Station is the nearest connection to the Metro and is on the Green Line.