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Star Ferry

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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-23677065
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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US$130.84*
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Hong Kong Afternoon Sightseeing Tour Plus Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup from...
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Small Group Walking Tour: Local Life in Hong Kong's Back Streets

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Relaxing and cultural

Another best way to move among islands and the continent is the star ferry transports.... relaxing and cultural at the same time.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Another best way to move among islands and the continent is the star ferry transports.... relaxing and cultural at the same time.

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Vancouver, Canada
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This is a super cheap way to see some of the harbour and skylines. Recommend using at any time of the day.

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Perth, Australia
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We did both the day harbour cruise (complimentary with Big Bus tour) and Symphony of Lights night harbour cruise. The ferries are very comfortable with large windows to enjoy the views. They also have viewing areas front and back. There's a licensed bar on board where you can purchase alcohol and soft drinks. Note: when purchasing tickets they only accept... More 

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Miami, Florida
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I highly recommend taking the ferry to kowoon. the daytime trip is lovely and you get a view of the city from the water. at night, the illuminated skyline is impressive

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San Francisco, California
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This is a pretty ride but the amount of time it adds on both ends vs just taking MTR across harbor is 30-45 minutes, and the walking you have to do once you get off feels like several miles. I would not repeat unless my travel buddy really wanted to.

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Star ferry is absolutely a legacy of Hong Kong but it is getting so run down. Hope this would not become obsolete soon.

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Imus, Philippines
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I took the ferry after getting down from The Peak via tram. Followed the signs leading to it and got there after about 20 minutes of liesurely walk. I paid $2.50 to get to the other side, which is the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade. The ride will only last about 10 minutes but is so worth it. A lot of... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Taking you across to or from Kowloon top deck dearer than the bottom deck, views are very similar.also some ferries go to other parts of the area

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Salem, Oregon
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I did not see why it was a big deal when people told me I need to do the Start Ferry but I am glad I did. It was beautiful and night looking at the city lit up in lights. It is cheap, fast and I say a must do!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is such great value and a fun, scenic way to travel across. If you are walking to the ferry from the Kowloon side you'll see the 'upper deck' boarding access first. You cannot change decks on board so it might be worth doing one deck going over and the other going back. The upper deck seemed more enclosed which... More 

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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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