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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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$59*
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Big Bus Hong Kong Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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$77*
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Half-Day Hong Kong Island Private Custom Tour
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$81*
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Private Tour: Customised 4-Hour Hong Kong City Tour

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So little cost for so great an experience

We loved the star ferry and used it several times between our hotel on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Island. Especially great at night during the light show.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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Newport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We loved the star ferry and used it several times between our hotel on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Island. Especially great at night during the light show.

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Thank Nicole V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

If you visit in HK, please don't use only MTR when go from TST to HK side, please try the Star Ferry, it's just nice to see the HK in different way.

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Thank Asko V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Awesome ride across Victoria Harbor. Great view and the quickest way from Kowloon to Wan Chai. Avoid the MTR and get some sea air!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

While much faster to go to/from Hong Kong Island/ Kowloon by MTR the Star ferry is more relaxing and the sights are a bargain. Have only journeyed twice this way but neither time was I disappointed. Beware though you cannot use the Tourist MTR card for the ferry - you must buy a token instead. This is no real hardship,... More 

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Thank andylandyl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A good way to get a quick tour of the Hong Kong water front. The tour read relaxing and worth the money. The boat is air conditioned. You also get a little snack and a drink.

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Thank Todd T
Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

used the ferry as part of our big bus package and it's easy to figure out and get around. great views and. quick trip, the one hour harbour tour is worthwhile. there is a separate gate if you are using the tickets from the big bus tour

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ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a review for the actual ferry not the Star Ferry tour. The ferry simply shuttles you across from one side of Hong Kong to another for a very small fee (maybe 50 cents, can't remember because it was so cheap!). You will have a great view of the skyline, can choose to sit in an air conditioning with... More 

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Sattahip, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cross-harbour trip from Kowloon to Central is quick and easy, and offers spectacular views of the cityscape. Not to be missed!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on board of the star ferry on our way back from HK island to the hotel, which was located in Kowloon. The experience is nice, the boat is old but very well maintained. The ride is short (less than 10 min). You can also use your octopus card, similarly all other transportation options (MTR, buses, tram, etc).

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York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only a 10 minute sail across the harbour between Hong Kong and Kowloon, the views are amazing and you usually get a nice breeze to enjoy the ride

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