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Star Ferry

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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23677065
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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The star ferry has been one of the major means of transportation for citizens between Hong Kong island and Kowloon Penisular for years. With now 3 cross Harbour tunnels and MTR... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hong Kong
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77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The star ferry has been one of the major means of transportation for citizens between Hong Kong island and Kowloon Penisular for years. With now 3 cross Harbour tunnels and MTR train, the ferry has repositioned and caters more for tourists and leisure seeking citizens. It sails from early morning to midnight between the two major CBD, namely Tsim Sha... More 

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falmouth, United States
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a spectatular ride for the view and people watching, make sure you buy a octopus card which brings cost down to pennies. Check out Maritime Museum on Hong Kong side, but enjoy the view of ship traffic you will see ever thing from Huge cranes, junks to ocean going cruise ships

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The locals and tourist alike, can enjoy the leisurely crossing of Hong Kong bay from Kowloon to the island. For just a couple of HK dollars this 10-15 minute ride will give you a good view of the HK skyline and a refreshing breeze. On both sides the ferry docks in the heart of the city near all the tourist... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

take your camara and absorb the great views of the bay. Great way to start you HK trip! Not exprensive at all, buy your tickets near place you board on the HK island side.

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New York City, New York
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107 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyable to cross the harbor on the old ferry. Most locals take the faster, more efficient MTR. But for a relaxing inexpensive ride across the harbor, the ferry can't be beat.

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San Francisco
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used the Star Ferry to get to Hong Kong from Kowloon. A fun trip for a few dollars. It's easy to get the ferry on the Kowloon side and it brings you directly to the Central District on the Hong Kong side. It should be noted, that you can also take the subway which is much faster but with... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Star ferry is a very convenient way to cross the bay. You can see all the famous buildings for a very reasonable ticket price. Senior citizens travel free. Take the top deck and sit anywhere. You can tilt the seats to suit which way you want to sit. Foodies and shoppers can disembark into the fabulous shopping malls on the... More 

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Tétange
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every time we go to HK, we use the ferry as often as possible and enjoy it every time. Really cheap, fast and efficient with a great scenery!

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Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For just 3 HKD, one can take the ten minute ferry ride from one side of the Hong Kong Harbor to the other. From these vintage ferries, one views the gorgeous Hong Kong skyline during either the day or night(suggest sampling both!). There's little not to like...views, ocean, interesting people-watching. Shopaholics can catch or take the ferry to Central(shops galore)... More 

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Thank Rossiam
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just wanted to experience the ferry in Hongkong! So I took Star Ferry from Hongkong Island to Kowloon (X plus harbour city). There were a lot of people. It took about 15mins to get to another pier. It moved slowly. I wish I took it at night! I felt a little bit sick, because it was rocky ride! However... 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 neighborhood 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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