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“Interesting way of selling seafood!”
Review of Sai Kung

Sai Kung
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Sai Kung is a small fishing village with picturesque boats, beaches and mountain scenery. The fresh seafood is plentiful and there are many dining options and wine bars along the seaside promenade. A day at the beach here makes for a nice change of pace from Hong Kong.
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Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Went there with my friend's uncle n bought some seafood directly from the fishermen in their fishing boats. it was a wonderful experience as we got to see the various fresh seafood on offer.

Worth going for a day for the experience

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Reviewed July 18, 2014

We set off from Nan Lian Gardens, getting the bus from across the road (outside the chi lin nunnery entrance). Bus ride was great and took us through soe beautiful spots. Arrived in Sai Kung which has all sorts of places to eat - including a McD's. We hired a Sampan for $400 for a family of four for two hours - it took us all around the rocks and the geo park. It could have dropped us off at a beach and collected us later but just being on the boat and seeing the rock formations was lovely. really nice but not sure we would do it again.

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Reviewed July 16, 2014

Sai Kung is out in the country side of Hong Kong. Its about 30 minutes drive from Tsim Sha Tsui. In "downtown" Sai Kung, there are many seafood restaurants on the water. The big ones have huge seafood display with live fish, shrimp, lobster, clams, snails, eels etc. The most impressive are the giant garoupas. On the weekend, there are also small boats parked along the pier and coast selling live seafood. These are sold in buckets with price tags. When you buy some, the fisherman will bag it up and "hand" it up to you using a long handled net. You then put the money into the net. Besides eating, you can also go to various islands, boat tours through the many ferries that start from Sai Kung.

1  Thank gzau
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

Get a cab to Sai Kung. Its just easier. Stock up on food and drink at the local stores at the pier and then head out to your junk trip. Its an experience not to be missed. I can't vouch for the sea food because I didnt get the chance to try it, but many people recommend it.

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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Situated in the New Territories, a train and bus ride away from Hong Kong Island, Sai Kung is a place bustling with life. It is possible to take a two hour-long walk that takes you from the old Chinese Hong Kong to residential areas in which 'ex-pats' or Westerners live. At one end of the main commercial district is an interesting Taoist Temple and old quarter full of restaurants and shops selling good ranging from French and Dutch cheeses to Chinese incense and paper replicas for burning at the temple. It is easy to spend an hour wandering the narrow streets. Next to the old quarter is the Wet Market which sells fresh vegetables, fish still wriggling in buckets, meat, tofu and many other foods. Next, walk along the sea front for a kilometre or so and look over the side of the pier to watch local Hakka people selling fish from their small boats. If you wish, you can buy some fish -- choose your fish which will be hoisted up to you in dish on a rope and pulley, then put your money in the dish which will be lowered back to the seller below. After your walk, select a seafood restaurant on the seafront or one of the many the multi-national restaurants located in streets behind.

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