The boats plying the route are 20-seat air-conditioned abras. Services run frequently, every 10 or 20 minutes, between 7 am and midnight. The fare is just 2 AED.
The service is operated by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Other abra services in Dubai include those between Bur Dubai and Deira.
The map below shows the abra route between Al Jaddaf and Dubai Festival City.