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Address: Central Ferry Pier No.7 (Star Ferry Pier) | Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-21368888
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Specially decorated in a rickshaw livery, the "Rickshaw Sightseeing...

Specially decorated in a rickshaw livery, the "Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus" offers you a convenient hop-on, hop-off service. Like riding on a rickshaw in the old days, you can explore Hong Kong with a 540-degree panoramic view, this time on an air-conditioned double decker, and enjoy a spectacular sight of all the attractions along the way.

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Good route, not for people who dont know anything about HK

If you are a lonely planet user and if you know your way and to get around HK and new territories, this is much better value for money bus tour than with BigBus. Issues with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you are a lonely planet user and if you know your way and to get around HK and new territories, this is much better value for money bus tour than with BigBus. Issues with this bus are its low frequency (one in 30 min) and not so widely available ticketing booths for 48 hour package. If you want to... More 

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ASIA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not much to say other than it's just a bus with open top and some kind of noise coming out speakers adding to the background noise. I would take other forms of transportation if getting around is your goal. Aircon upstairs is broken of course and it's a sauna, but you can always go downstairs which defeats the purpose of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Thought it would be a good idea to hear and see Hong Kong! No air conditioning (broken) no ear phones... Just streets, disappointed to say the least! Waste of $400 .. Wasted BIG BUS all the way

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Chennai, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time and money. The frequency of the buses are not tourist friendly and the drivers don't speak english as well. At one of the stops the driver didn't stop the bus to pick us up. You can might as well go on your own in HK than taking these buses.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Being tourists, we were expecting that this bus tour will help us appreciate Hong Kong more but unfortunately it was not what we expected. No commentaries in English, the tv monitor spoke Chinese and there was no one to guide us. There were only a few of us who availed of the tour.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We caught the bus at Mody Road on the Kowloon side - the last stop before the bus descended into the tunnel to connect to Hong Kong Island. The bus was EMPTY and the driver spoke no English! he wasn't even able to take our money - thank heavens for that. We quickly learned that there was no commentary -... More 

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translboro, Manager at Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus, responded to this review

We apologize the unhappy experience and we treasure your comments. Would you please let us know the day and time of the travel? We will put our effort to investigate the incident. Sorry for your experience and I apologize again. More 

Bendigo, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Worst hop on hop off bus we've ever encountered. No commentary, just notice of next stop. Cantonese version is loud enough but the English version is impossible to hear. At Silvercord stop we waved at the driver but she ignored us and drove past in the middle lane - made no attempt to pull over into the bus lane. We... More 

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translboro, Manager at Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus, responded to this review

We apologize the unhappy experience and we treasure your comments. Would you please let us know the day and time of travel? We will put our effort to investigate the incident. Thank you for your concern and we are now preparing a new commentary which English sound level is definitely our key improvement item. Sorry for your experience and I... More 

Vedbaek, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Cheap price but the speaking was har to hear due to Street noise and too little information - mostly info about bus stop numbers. The chinesed telling finishen but the englished keept beeing interrupted about the next bus stop. So if you want a trip around the City for just the view this is the Right ride for you because... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This is the worst tour bus I have ever been on. It was on a Sunday and the bus was racing through the city. The sound was a mix between Chinese and English but most of the trip the comment was that 'now approaching next stop' honestly I could not care less about what the next stop would be!!! The... More 

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translboro, Manager at Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus, responded to this review

We apologize the unhappy experience and we treasure your comments. Would you please let us know the day and time of travel? We will put our effort to investigate the incident. Thank you for your concern and we are now preparing a new commentary which English sound level is definitely our key improvement item. Sorry for your experience and I... More 

Southwell
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This was unbelievably dreadful. We couldn't hear the commentary, the bus was either so fast we had no time to view/photograph the sights, or stuck in traffic jams for 20 minutes not moving at all. When we tried to "hop off" the driver wouldn't stop. Eventually we persuaded him to stop and we left the tour - we'd been on... More 

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