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“A ferry cheap scenic ride” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Star Ferry Pier

Star Ferry Pier
Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
852-23677065
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Ranked #14 of 107 activities in Hong Kong
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
London
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“A ferry cheap scenic ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We'd been urged to try the Star Ferry by everyone we know who'd been to Hong Kong. It wasn't as convenient as the MTR (especially as it seems impossible to find an online bus map of Hong Kong or Kowloon so as to get back to our hotel in N. Kowloon). So after coming down from The Peak on the tram (funicular) we got the Star Ferry to Kowloon. It was amazingly cheap and the views were a real bonus - good for photography, with no glass in the way. A must-do when in Hong Kong.

Visited September 2012
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“Exciting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Loved riding on the boat over to Kowloon, quick and inexpensive, nice breeze and good views, especialoly in the evening with the lights. Enjoyed the rush on and off the boats, like a speeded up film, reminded me of the old Hong Kong before China got their hands on it!

Visited September 2012
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“A must do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Used the Star Ferry to ride across from the mainland to Hong Kong Island. Mty family and I took the trip early one morning. It was a great way to see the harbour and also to get a great look at both skylines.
Its very impressive as you make the trip across the harbour to HKK island as you come up to the tall skyline.

Its a very cheap way to transport across, and once you are over there you are right next to the bus terminals to get around the island, and you can use the Octopus card as well

Both our children and I enjoyed the journey. The ferry is open and allows you to see a very unobstructed view and is very quiet.
THere is something about the rocking around on the water that makes the trip great.

Visited September 2012
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“Ferry to Hong Kong Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

A must catch the star ferry across to Hong Kong Island is easy and a great experience with amazing shopping at IFC on the other side. Take coins with your for your return ferry.

Visited May 2012
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“an historic must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Helpful staff - and get on the upper deck loading area - easy to use ticket machines and friendly botsmen to get us on and off the boarding ramps.

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