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Peak Tram

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Address: 1 Lugard Rd, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-28497654
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: Since 1888, this tram has been Hong Kong Island's most reliable form of...
Since 1888, this tram has been Hong Kong Island's most reliable form of public transport between Central district and The Peak.
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Get on it, but not when it's busy

We took a taxi to the Peak with our guide but got the tram back down on a weekday early afternoon as the queues are so long to go up. I wouldn't say it's worth the couple of hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We took a taxi to the Peak with our guide but got the tram back down on a weekday early afternoon as the queues are so long to go up. I wouldn't say it's worth the couple of hour wait to use, but as long as your timing is good you should do it.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Seeing Hong Kong from the Summit is always fun. I can imagine the views at night or sunrise/sunset. The ride up to the Peak was enjoyable. Steep. See people walked down.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great day with the kids. They loved the ride up and watching how the train worked. We walked back to the city after a great lunch and some shopping at the peak. A really worth it day trip.

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Hollingbourne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Peak Tram is a must see for visitors to Hong Kong but suffers from the problem of being over popular with the result that the queue from the base station can be long. However the view from the top of Victoria Peak is tremendous and there are lots of eating places and other retail outlets on the summit. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Let's separate the organization of the ride from the actual tram. First the negative aspect of this sight: it is packed! And so even on a Monday afternoon. Nevertheless the waiting time of approximately 50 minutes was human and as expected, it's more about the fact, that people start pushing each other into the tram as soon as the doors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Advice - go early as huge queues can build up. We went at about 10. 30 and it was fine. the tram itself is brilliant. A fantastic feat of Victorian engineering brought right up to date. However the stuff at the top is less impressive. There is however, a gem, the Peak walkway, a 3.2 km walk round the Peak,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

For a really fun day away from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, take a cab to the city next to the airport. Once there, catch the Peak Tram and a 25 minute ride up the mountains to the Po Lin Monastery and Giant Buddha. This is a great day for adults and kids alike. The Buddha is totally inspired and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Your are in for an unexpected mental challenge if the first time you take the Peak Tram you start at the top. Going down, the route is steep, then becomes steeper, and steeper still. The tracks literally drop out of view. Whereas the Mid-levels Escalator is the newest car-free transport in the city, the tram is the oldest and shows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went to the peak by the historical tram ride and it is awesome experience when you get a 45 degree inclined view of the city and the skyline. The panoramic view of the Kowloon island from the peak was also awesome. I would recommend this as a must do activity in Hongkong

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We took the tram down from the Peak- a great ride as you descend a very steep incline. The machine, the route - is an amazing experience There are good views of the city and the buildings as you descend The efficiency of moving many people here is remarkable as is all transportation modes In Hong Kong. Recommended

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When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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