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About Dubai Water Canal

Dubai Water Canal is 3.2km long waterway which connects its way to the Arabian Gulf from the Creek in the Old Dubai. It is a waterfront development and is close to St Regis, W Hotel and a wide range of new lifestyle precincts.

Dubai Water Canal is a much – anticipated project for AED 2.7 Billion. It is an impressive development involving an infrastructure overhaul one of the busiest areas in Dubai.

Dubai Water Canal is near to Downtown Dubai and offers amazing views of Dubai’s Skyline. It is a tourist attraction in the city and also functions as a means of transport. This development is noteworthy for its excellent environmental friendliness.

Key Features

  • Waterfront Development
  • Close to Downtown & Business Bay
  • Amazing views of Dubai Skyline
  • Easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road
  • Five pedestrian bridges
  • 3.2Km Long

Dubai Water Canal is located close to Business Bay and Downtown Dubai. It is easily accessible to Sheikh Zayed Road. The development has turned a large chunk of Dubai into an Island. Dubai Water Canal plays an important role in Dubai’s future development prospects.

It is another beautiful spot to the list of enticing waterfronts in Dubai. Dubai Water Canal is connected to Safa Park, across Sheikh Zayed Road, and Jumeriah District. The development is also connected with the Arabian Gulf. This creates 80,000 sqm for the facilities and public spaces and adds 6.4km of waterfront to the emirates with 12km of the cycling path and 3km running track.


  • Cycling track
  • Jogging trail
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • 5-star hotels
  • Walking track

There are total 5 pedestrian bridges, 3 across the Canal available for the visitors and tourists to cross the main area, taking in the astonishing vistas and observe the passage of water vessels below.

Nearby Places

  • Downtown Dubai
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Dubai Mall
  • Dubai International Airport
  • Business Bay

One of the best experiences at the Dubai Water Canal is the Dubai Canal Cruise. It is the main attraction for you and your family where you will have an opportunity to enjoy a ride on the cruise for half an hour with a feisty three-course international dinner. Not only this you can also enjoy a puppet show, Tanura dance show and much more at the cruise.



FAQ on Dubai Water Canal

How long is the Dubai Water Canal?

The AED 2.7 billion Dubai Water Canal, a 3.2 km-long tourist landmark development across the Business Bay to Safa Park, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 2, Jumeirah Road and opens out into the Arabian Gulf.

Are furnished rental properties available in Dubai Water Canal?

Those looking to live around Dubai Water Canal will be spoiled with an array of property types to choose from. Dubai Water Canal apartments range from furnished to unfurnished units. This makes it ideal for all types of residents.

Which are the top advantages of investing in the Waterfront properties?

Living near a water body or ocean allows you to enjoy beautiful waterfront views from the comfort of your home. Additionally, it is also beneficial for those who enjoy water-based activities like swimming, water-skiing and others. Also, Buying a waterfront home can be an excellent return on your investment and a steady income stream if you plan on renting out the property as a vacation home.

Are there any villas available for rent in Dubai Water Canal?

Business Bay is some distance away from the Dubai Water Canal. House hunters looking at villa rentals will have no trouble finding a home that matches their lifestyle. Spread across an area of 2,508 sq.ft, 3-bedroom villas for rent in Business Bay will come standard with 3-baths. On the other hand, a 4-bed home in Business Bay will come with 6-bathrooms and a modest 7,798 sq. ft. space for a growing family. The community where these villas are established have a dedicated children’s playground, day care center and central cafeteria. There’s also backup electricity in case of a blackout, as well as dedicated and plentiful parking spots.