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Tai O

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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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Hong Kong, China
Lantau Island
+852 9711 4727
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I really enjoyed the experience of visiting Tai O Fishing village! Wow, it's such a different way of life! Going on the little boat tour to see the stilt houses and walking through the village with all the weird and wonderful foods on display was...More

Thank BillieB76
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Must: Take the 20min boat trip, you might see dolphins! I saw) Getting there: There's a bus from big buddha, but more frequent bus from the town near the airport where many buses from hong kong island go. It's a nice 45min ride with nice...More

Thank VadimBelov
Reviewed 6 days ago

we took a bus trip to Tai O and went on a boat to see the houses along side the river. The houses and restaurants are perched precariously on this wooden poles above the river.

Thank 155richard81
Reviewed 6 days ago

You may enjoy this if your into seeing how people live in rural-ish areas, but it was an extremely basic fishing village with the only thing of note was a temple that was little more than average. Don't go out of your way to visit...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled there on a day trip in Lantau. Transport: We took the 23 bus from Nping village/cable car after we had seen the Buddha and Monastery. The bus is about $6 and you can use your octopus or the right change. The village: a...More

Thank Nicnacnoodles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is a nice experience, but if you buy dry seafood for the supplier, you have to be very very careful, I brought Hua Jiao for the shop, hee shop have plenty of Hua Jiao, she also supply to HK, but if you buy from her...More

Thank Tourer6797
Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead of taking the cable car back to town from the Big Buddha, I decided to visti Tai O on the bus. I'm afraid to say that I didn't like it. Save your money and time. The bus ride to there was like a roller...More

Thank Majajing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the old style village, there are some easy hiking tracks in Tai O. The scenery is wonderful during sunset.

1  Thank PixsoulHK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the bus from Ngong Ping village. Where the bus drops you off is all being redeveloped, but a 5 minute walk and you are in the town. As you walk into the village you will come across a lot of boat crews offering trips...More

1  Thank GBJ-Cookies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of a tour and was only sad that I did not have more time here and visited local shops. Very quiet at he time of visiting which also increased its charm. Boat ride round the stilt houses was a highlight of...More

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September 11, 2018|
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Response from AngieTay | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, the shops are open daily.
Meital B
January 19, 2018|
Response from Leung L | Reviewed this property |
Normally, it will take 1.5 hr at least to visit the place from city, including taking MTR and bus. I believe if you arrive as early as 10am, you should be able to see most shops open. Apart from the shops, the other... More
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Leung L | Reviewed this property |
2.5 hr certainly will not be enough to have lunch, walk around and boat trip altogether. I would suggest to reserve a good 4 hrs at least. Firstly, the attractions are quite scattered, secondly, attractions may take time for... More