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Aberdeen Fishing Village

Lamma Island, Hong Kong, China
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Though it was evident she knows only a little English, the tour lady who's in charge of the Sampan ride was very accomodating, war and friendly. Someone like her was hard to find in Hong Kong.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Disappointing. Sanpan ride didn't really show a traditional fishing village and the floating restaurent was a let down.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

To watch this area may be not up to your expectations but your photos never dis appoints you ,we knew by our Tour guide that Bruce lee's famous picture Enter the Dragon pictured in this location and one more attraction in this is JUMBO Restaurant in water surrounded by this fishing village many many multistory buildings shows the grandness of... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Went as part of a tour and were not really informed that the San pan boat we were escorted onto came at a cost and at the end of the trip they would not let us off until we had paid. The area has high rise buildings/apartments and the harbour is filled with fishing boats. The is a floating restaurant... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This stop in our Greyline tour is a rip off. The boat trip they charge was way way overpriced considering the price was based on a per person basis. All we had to see were fishing boats, some luxurious yachts, and the iconic Jumbo restaurant. That's it. I don't recommend this for the other travelers. If you're on a tour... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went to Aberdeen from Lamma Island by ferry. As the ferry is entering the fishing village, you start to see many fishing boats. I read about Hong konger making these fishing boats their home, kind of an interesting idea and sight. Once landed in the Aberdeen Jetty, we walked along the promenade before leaving Aberdeen. We took Bus 970x... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Enjoyed a ride around an old fishing area, while riding in a sampan for about ½ hour, seeing the various fishing boats in the harbor. Quite a nice ride. Saw all kinds of fishing boats and a huge Chinese restaurant from the water.

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Weston, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited as part of our tour and elected to take the optional ($15 HK) sampan tour through the village. It was unique to be on the sampan although the driver was non-communicative, but after a while it was tedious, really how many of the 3,000 boats do we really need to see and then looking at The Jumbo Restaurant... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Visited Aberdeen Fishing Village as part of half day city tour provided by our tour company, D.S. Travels. Frankly, there is nothing much to see or do and would rate it as an over-hyped attraction. Large part of the area was under renovation and reclamation. The much talked about Jumbo restaurant was only a few minutes boat ride from the... More

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Dubai and Cyprus
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Took the bus from Stanley to Aberdeen to find that there really was not too much of interest. There is the floating restaurant but with so many bad reviews on that, I wondered why we had bothered to visit. Bus ride was scenic and was the best part of the trip haha.

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