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Tai O

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Address: Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 97114727
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Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride...

Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride for lovely scenery or take a walk up the mountain to see the White Chinese Dolhins swim.

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Went by bus #11 from Lantau Bus Terminal, journey about 1hr. Nice scenery along the way. Arrived and you're welcome by the friendly locals, asking for boat rides or you could... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Acton, Massachusetts
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

See a very different view of HK. This village of houses built on stilts in an estuary is well worth a visit. There are some good walks along the coast to see the Asian White Dolphins. Village is very interesting - very different from the typical urban HK experience.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

School children, people on bicycles, and small businesses and restaurants gave an insight into the way of life for this small village of Tai O. This was nothing to go out of your way for, but happened to be near the Big Buddha.

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Thank Mana R
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went by bus #11 from Lantau Bus Terminal, journey about 1hr. Nice scenery along the way. Arrived and you're welcome by the friendly locals, asking for boat rides or you could stroll further in and see more locals in shops selling dried seafood or desserts. Slow pace and enjoying the buildings they're having. Fishing village so expected you're breathing in/out... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bus journey was easy, comfortable and scenic. A beautiful fishing village. Lively, filled with various character of an island. Residents of this village lives in small, old tiny stilt houses in the water or in tin made houses. Plenty of dried seafood for sale, including live seafood sold off boats. Take a relaxing boat ride to watch for pink... More 

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Thank alexsfish
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tai O is an old fishermen village which is about 2hr away from Central. After subway (MTR) off at Tung Chung, then take local bus #11. It is a fairly long journey but along the way, you get a very different view of HK and it is worth it. People often call Tai O Venice. This is the part I... More 

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Holyrood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you go to HK you have to visit Tai O village. It is a step back in time. Take lots of water, a hat, sunscreen as there is no conventional air conditioning. a great place to visit to see traditional HK life. Go there by gondola and bus. Take the boat tour to see the pink dolphins.

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Hawera, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favourite places we visited in Hong Kong. We went here as part of a package purchased from Klook. We got the Gondola to Lantau, then a bus to Tai O, followed by the boat ride. We weren't expecting to see the dolphins at all, so were very excited when we did!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it's interesting to see such a contrast to HK the visit will come with challenges. The town is dirty and littered in rubbish, the laneways are narrow, hot and smelly and the people selling trips on the dolphin boats are a bit harassing. If you're short on time there are probably better places to go.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O is the fishing village houses built on stilt. It is located within Lantau Island. From Tai O, there are many companies offer boat ride to watch Dolphins. Boar fare varies between HK$20-25 per person.

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Bowral, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Big Buddha first and then took the bus to Tai O. Fascinating to wander the streets and see a totally different side to Hong Kong.

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