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Star Ferry

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Nice view

This was a nice way to cross the harbor and provides some great views. The ferry was clean and well run. Sure beats taking the subway under the harbor.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a nice way to cross the harbor and provides some great views. The ferry was clean and well run. Sure beats taking the subway under the harbor.

Thank 01diamondback
New York City, New York, USA
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the slow ride to Kowloon from Central. Enjoy water views of Hong Kong. Inexpensive service with connections to taxis, buses and MTR.

Thank KeokiHangLoose
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105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had thought about taking a river cruise with meal. But a local friend advised us to take the ferry instead. It was certainly way cheaper than a dinner cruise if one is interested in the night lights.

Thank Tusuitecases
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I prefer to use the ferry to go to Kowloon, instead of the MTR. And it is always very pleasant to cross the Harbour. I can still remember when young and not so rich couples used to ride the ferry as a sort of honeymoon trip...

Thank Claudio1240
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We used the ferry to get to kowloon and back from hong kong island. A iconic part of hong kong and one of the things you must do if you go to hong kong, try to get on the upper deck for the views of the city,

Thank julie l
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344 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A cheaper and more scenic option to the metro. It's about 2.30 HKD, one way, and you'll see the entire bay. Only downside is that it's a bit further to walk and not suitable if you get sea sick easily.

Thank Tintin L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A trip on the Star Ferry is like a step back in time. It's old and historic. And provides an up close view/experience of Historic Hong Kong Harbor. It's cheap and slow giving one a lot for the money. A must do experience.

Thank Gemjb
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice little excursion ! Good way to cross over to Kwoolung ! Nice breeze on board . Well organized! Easy boarding! Cheap fare! Great view of the main island and activity on the water.

Thank genevievemcnicoll0
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is still a fine way of going to and from Kowloon. It is not particularly good if you want to make an immediate connection with the MTR, but these ferries chug across the harbour all the time. And it cost pennies!

Thank stoffergreen
United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is such a fantastic way to get about in Hong Kong. The service is regular and you never had to wait long for the next ferry. Fares were cheap, ferries are clean with plenty of seating and there are fantastic views of the harbour. I also did the Harbour Tour, which was also excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank yuki1234

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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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