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Tai O

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Address: Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 97114727
12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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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Traditional chinese village and boat tour to see pink dolphins

Tai O is a traditional fishing village on Lantau Island. The most interesting part of the village is that quite a few houses are built on stilts. As per the guide, this is because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tai O is a traditional fishing village on Lantau Island. The most interesting part of the village is that quite a few houses are built on stilts. As per the guide, this is because mainland chinese did not have the right to land on Hong Kong Island. So they built houses on stilts in the sea to bypass this restriction.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family visited Tai O Fishing Village 2 weeks ago. The village is quaint and the people are lovely, however, the water is filthy with all sorts of rubbish floating in it. We took a boat trip to see the dolphins, but didn't see any, which was not surprising considering how dirty the water was. Huge amounts of plastic and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tai o is (was) realy charming. in contrast to Hong Kong, it's has the looks of an old fisshermans village. Unforthenly it's in all programs of the tourist trips. So when we where there, about more than 10 times more tourist than villagers where sharring this place. If you can visit this place on a very calm day, you will... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We saw Tai O in conjunction with the nearby Tian Tan Buddha to make an afternoon. Starting out at the Tung Chung Metro station, we walked to the cable car and waited an hour in line to purchase tickets to go up. We shopped in the village and then hiked up to see the Buddha. Going back to the Ngong... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent place very much enjoyed this place, the only thing is transport you have to use public transport to get to and to get out, good in one way bad in the other towards dark time it seems everybody want to leave the same time as we do...massive que talking over 1 hour wait...that is how busy this place is,... More 

Thank Wing Y
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful fishing village that's easily accessible by bus at Tai Chung. Bus journey was exciting due to the various steep climb or down slopes. One gets to take in beautiful views as well! Don't rush into the village upon alighting. Take a walk on the jetty, take in the views of the surrounding mountains. There's a little pathway at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an interesting fishing village, but it is soooo far away from everything. The trip is super long, both ways. It is an ALL day affair. It wasn't anything super special, but I've been there, done that and probably wouldn't visit again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a tour to fit in a visit to this village The views from this side of the island were fantastic, also enjoyed the boat trip to view the houses on stilts. The old temple in the village had a wonderful atmosphere it was nice to see a local working village

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

this place is worth to visit..explore diffrent cultures and see how people live thier lives far from civilization..away from daily technology..you can reach this village by taking bus from the metro station in lantau and the distance is arround 35 min to reach this village..i recommend you to visit it..nice experience👍🏻

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught the bus to the village - get small change for bus as none given. Took about 10 mins and had about an hour and half to walk about. Nice to see village and took the short boat trip around houses and out of the harbour to view white dolphin - which we saw. Returned to bus terminus for return... More 

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