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Star Ferry

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Enjoy night view Victoria harbour

Good feeling, good mood, when u look at the sea, your forgot everything, enjoy to be yourself and enjoy our life!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good feeling, good mood, when u look at the sea, your forgot everything, enjoy to be yourself and enjoy our life!

Thank Wingman N
Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always enjoy going on the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island. The trip is fast and you don't have to wait long.

Thank Michael-4551
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Make sure you take the lower deck and not the upper deck, unless it's raining and windy out there. On the lower deck, no windows, all open, you're close to the water and can see the skillful sailors at task. You can navigate from left to right, fore and aft, and see both sides of the harbor with no obstruction... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great fun, watching Chinese seaman nonchalantly throw lines to bring heavy colonial ferry against berth. Stunning sights just on crossing. V efficient and worth money. Buy your Oyster card which includes cost, Oyster is v cost effective and covers all transport.

Thank Christopher C
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to use with the 2 x free tickets provided on the Big Red Bus Tour ticket, but in any event only a few pence per trip. Well organised process with some slight queuing but not such that it bothered us at all. No real concerns safety-wise - very much like Statton Island ferry in New York

Thank kolrmt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent a week in HK and I wish I would have tried this sooner....such and easy and efficient way to get back and forth across the harbour. I initially had some trouble finding Pier 7 as the piers are large and spread out. Dragging luggage between Pier 1 and Pier 7 is not advisable....haha. I was able to pay... More 

Thank Tim W
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A change from the metro and buses especially when weather is good as you have lovely views. We had the octopus card that is very inexpensive to use. If you are over 60 or 62, you get a big discount on the card and your unused fare is refundable with a small service fee.

Thank Lydia49_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Board the Star Ferry just about 10 minutes before the Symphony of Lights Show, which starts at exactly 8pm every night. Hitting two birds with one stone, You'll get to watch the lights show coming from both Kowloon and the main island.

Thank Judee C
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ferry service is very frequent and boarding is very efficient too. The best way to get from Hong Kong to Kow Loon

Thank ABlackCountryLass
Thousand Oaks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cheapest way to get across the harbor, quick, cheap and fun! Our kids loved it! Bring cash as they don't take cards

Thank SShirazi

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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