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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hailing from Aberdeen, Scotland, we had to visit while we were in HK. We took the bus from behind the library in Causeway Bay, and were there in a few minutes. The promenade was a pleasant walk along the harbourside, where a few people urged...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...the lights from the high-rise blocks in Aberdeen, the equivalent blocks on Ap Lei Chau and the neon restaurants in between are beautiful. And despite being very built up, it seems really peaceful compared to the north of the island. Worth getting down to see.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

It was a so-so visit away from the busy Hong Kong scenery. Aberdeen has a nice view of harbor and some sampans. Not a very exciting experience for me.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed 8 January 2019

This being the third visit since 1995, the change is dramatic. Fewer San pans and more luxury cruisers, the floating restaurant is still there but the second which is attached looks as thought it will fall apart any time. A San pan trip round the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 20 December 2018

They say one of the Tanka women will find you before your find them. This is absolutely accurate. We were found, we negotiated and then we had a great 30 minute ride around this busy harbor, of boats of all sizes, lots of families living...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

There wasn't as much to do as I'd expected unless you take the boat ride. The most eye catching think is the big Jumbo floating restaurant. I took the boat tour, which was interesting but fairly brief.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank wendysN8578SJ
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Travelled from Kowloon on MTR, easy jaunt, a little confusing which exit to take but this mistake lead us to a lovely park walk which lead us down to the promenade. Very interesting well signed walk with plenty of information boards to read. Watch the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank WizTines
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Worth a go-see is the expanse east of Aberdeen. Get off from the Wong Chuk Hang train station (South Island line) and just walk on. The Factory, one of the edifices in the area, grabs attention with larger-than-life comic-style mural painted by Mauro Marchesi of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Adven-jude-rer
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We visited Aberdeen on the Big Bus Tour and hopped off to take a sampan ride around the harbor. We saw lots of small boats in the harbor and multi million dollar yachts. We also sailed by the Jumbo Floating Restaurant a Hong Kong landmark,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

It is a nice drive through the Aberdeen Tunnel to Aberdeen on Hong Kong island. It is advisable to get off at the Aberdeen Promenade. It is just nice to walk around and see the fishing fleet

Date of experience: May 2018
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