Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director, Group Operations for Emaar properties, signs the agreement with the Roads and Transport Authority Image Credit: Huda Tabrez

Dubai: If you want to see Dubai like you've never seen it before, then head down to the ferry station.

Residents and tourists now have a new "Dubai experience" to add to their bucket list after a new ferry service was announced from Dubai Marina Mall to Dubai Mall.

The service starts next week — passengers will be able to take a ferry from Marina Mall to the marine station closest to the Dubai Mall.

The ferry by go through the iconic Dubai Water Canal.

The announcement was made on Wednesday morning by the Roads and Transport Authority and property developer Emaar.

Officials joined media on the Dubai Canal section of the new ferry service yesterday. People can sit in air-conditioned cabins and take in the sights through large glass windows. Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News

The ferry ride will be about 80 minutes (one hour and 20 minutes) and offer a new perspective to Dubai's skyline.

Ticket prices: Dh68.25 for adults and Dh52.5 for children from 5 to 12 years.

Dh68.25

Ticket for adult Marina Mall-Dubai Mall ferry ride

Emaar is the developer of both the malls.

"The purpose of this service to transport people between the two malls and give them the sights of the sea. We will start with one trip a day and first see the demand. Based on the response, we might increase the service," Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director, Group Operations for Emaar properties, said.

Video by Clint Egbert

Dh52.5

Ticket for children for Marina Mall-Dubai Mall ferry ride

Infants travel free of charge.

A notice board with passenger directions at Al Wajehah Al Maeyah marine transport station in Dubai. Image Credit: Huda Tabrez

Ahmad Bahrozyan, Chief Executive Officer, Public Transport Agency, RTA, signed for the agency.

Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director, Group Operations for Emaar properties Image Credit: Huda Tabrez

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