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Tai O

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Tai O

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[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour

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Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is a unique fishing village that blends the old and new. The traditional lifestyle shared among fishermen or Tanka people with many antique junks and sampans are juxtaposed against fleets of luxury yachts and towering skyscrapers. The typhoon shelter is also home to many intangible cultural heritage, all being traces of the humble beginnings of Hong Kong when it was still a small fishing village.<br><br>Let us bring you back in time as you hop onboard our unique sampan boats, we will cruise through 13 different local landmarks around the charming Aberdeen fishing village. While cruising, try immerse yourself in the area’s rich culture and history, through our exquisitely designed audio guide, where you will listen to folk-tales, lullabies and narratives of the area. If you’re lucky, you may be able to witness traditional dragon boat trainings or live fish trade in action!
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EastmeetsWestAB wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom898 contributions225 helpful votes
We went to Tai O on Sunday. This time we have taken the ferry from Tuen Mun. Its worth the trip as the whole journey is quite scenic. When you arrived at Tai O ferry walk along the pink colour bridge. This is the less touristy bit and it has it beauty. I was absolutely thrilled to discover this part of Tai O The touristy bit of Tai O is still very pretty. With less tourist, you really can enjoy the charm of this place. However as this place residence are mainly elderly people, please remember to wear a mask @ all times during covid.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Sid wrote a review Jul 2020
Hong Kong, China198 contributions82 helpful votes
nice place to finish a hike and have a cold beer in. stinks to high heaven but a fishing vilage would i guess! . . the bus back to Tung Chung takes forever. . .
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Date of experience: June 2020
RS8888 wrote a review May 2020
Hong Kong, China745 contributions57 helpful votes
Tucked in the corner of Hong Kong is this fishing village of Tai-O. It’s several hundred years of heritage was brought over from Chinese immigrants and till date it has preserved its history of the life in the early days of Hong Kong. Boat ride that brings you out to the ocean where,with some luck,you may be able to meet the pink dolphins. Ones can finds a large variety of dried preserved seafood locally made in Tai-O. It’s a nice place for a walk-through the village on a sunny day and also enjoy the scenic ride to and fro Tai-O via Bus route no. 11 from Tung Chung, the nearest MTR station. 躲在香港的角落头是一个几百年历史的鱼村大澳。此地保留了早起来到香港的中国移民传统。来到本地游玩的旅客可以乘船出海碰碰运气看看粉红海豚,可以享受到多样化的本地生产干海产。周末可以从最靠近的地铁站“东涌”搭乘11号大巴到大澳步行享受大澳的美丽风景。
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Date of experience: June 2019
1968Monkey wrote a review Mar 2020
Hobart, Australia66 contributions25 helpful votes
I have visited Tai O several times now, and it is always on my to-do list when visiting Hong Kong, especially if I am making my way over to Lantau Island, which I have done the last 3 times I have been there. My favourite eating place is the Crossing Boat Restaurant and I go there fairly exclusively so I cant recommend any other eateries in the village. I have stayed once at Espace Elastique and I can highly recommend this accommodation and their customer service was fabulous and I am so grateful for the time we turned up late but they were there waiting for us (we did call in advance to explain we would be late due to getting our hiking times wrong, we did think we would be there on time). Walking through the tiny streets is like going back in time, and Tai O has some river cruises that you can take if you want to explore further. If you are heading to Ngong Ping to see the Giant Buddha for the day, there are buses that can take you down to Tai O and back, doesn't take long, and it will worth your while to do.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Truthful Reviews wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom6,926 contributions664 helpful votes
If you don’t like cats stay away. Lovely fishing village with some good restaurants and coffee shops. Head towards the Heritage hotel for some old colonialism. Take a trip around the waters in the Venice of Hong Kong. 21 bus to closest MTR or number 1 bus to Mui Wo ferry then onto central.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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