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Star Ferry

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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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852-23677065
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Its a good way to cross over the channel. You can get some good views of kowloon and hong kong island. The price is cheaper than the subway but the terminals since they are... read more

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San Diego, California
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Its a good way to cross over the channel. You can get some good views of kowloon and hong kong island. The price is cheaper than the subway but the terminals since they are along the waterfront, you have a longer walk to get there.

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New York City, New York
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It was a rainy dark day and we took the star ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong even in the poor weather we absolutely loved it. There is nothing more beautiful than watching the other boats in the harbor and seeing the magnificent city in front of you. I could ride it 100 more times!! Just so much history, and... More 

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Thank lawgoddess1960
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The boat ride was refreshing. The original ferry of HK show the culture and is a must see attraction.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Star Ferry will get you from Kowloon to the island of Hong Kong, or the reverse, in about 10 minutes. The ride provides some really great views of the island or peninsula, and at ~$0.35 it is a pretty fantastic deal. Add in the authenticity that while it is some tourists it is mostly locals making it part of... More 

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Every 5 minutes there's a ferry, so no need to wait for a long time before getting on board. The short ride across the water gives you a great view of the city on both sides. Around sunset and evening you'll get amazing views when the lightshow on the skyscrapers starts.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy way to cross the harbour and like a step back in time. Have coins ready, machines are upstairs, caters well for disabled, good option if trains are too crowded for you.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As tourist in Hong Kong its really nice to take a Tour with the old Star Ferry Beautifull view on both Hong Kong and Kowloon from the water side. Cheap way to cross

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the Star Ferry across from Kowloon to Island . The ferry is an easier and faster way to get to HK Islans!s than it is by cab. Must try Ferry if you are in HK.

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The only way to cross VictoriaHarbour is by the Star Ferry ...it is so cheap and reliable, and the boats have so much character!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To really appreciate the dramatic skylines of Kowloon & Hong Kong, the very best (and least expensive) way is to take this iconic ferry. As the ferry (and the seats) are "reversible" one should seat near a window at the front [and switch positions when returning]. The photographic opportunities are wonderful!

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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