Excursions in Hong Kong
An exciting harbour cruise serving coffee/tea onboard, helps to brighten up your day. The cruise sails out to the Eastern harbour area of Hong Kong, along the waterfront of Central, Wanchai, Causeway Bay and North Point before viewing the Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter-home of the fishing families and their deep sea fishing junks. On route, you will be introduced a series of stunning skylines, harbour traffic and eye-catching waterfront attractions. Further sailing takes you to the North-Eastern Kowloon side where you will see more scenic contrasts including Lei Yue Mun Village waterfront. Last but not the least, you will move on the Causeway Bay waterfront known as East Point in the olden days to witness the firing of the legendary Jardine Noon Day Gun which is a tradition dating back to the early days of Hong Kong.
Be seduced by the sights of Hong Kong by night with an evening cruise that will linger long in the memory. Your entertainment starts with dinner at the famous Buppa Gump restaurant on Victoria Peak, where you will be able to enjoy dinner with truly spectacular views of Hong Kong.
Enjoy an uninterrupted view of the A Symphony Of Lights show from Victoria Harbour on a traditional Chinese style tour boat. Harbour-front buildings on Hong Kong and Kowloon come to life during this dazzling light and sound display every night. A Symphony Of Lights has been named the worldÂ´s Largest permanent light and sound show by the Guinness World Records.
Enjoy a leisurely cruise of the world renowned Victoria Harbour by sitting back on a Chinese-style tour boat. This cruise is a great opportunity to take in the awe-inspiring splendour of Hong Kong skyline, and feel the pulse of the vibrant and dynamic energy of Asia's World City. It sails past some of Hong Kong's most famous landmarks and architectures, including International Commerce Centre, IFC two and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HSBC Headqaurter Building and the Bank of China Tower. Further sailing to West Kowloon opens your eyes to the Yaumati Typhoon Shelter, the major anchorage for fishermen's boats and tug boats and Stonecutters Island, the formerly British Royal Navy Base. Hong Kong, literally means the fragrant harbour, is endowed with a superb deep-water harbour offering a safe haven for ships from afar and boats commuting the Pearl River Delta Region of South China. As the boat sails further west, you will see the spectacular new Stonecutters Bridge linking the city to the new Hong Kong International Airport. Opened in December 2009, it is presently the second longest cable-stayed bridge in the world. Right below the bridge is the Kwai Chung Container Port, the world's third largest container port. Here you are close to major cargo handling facilities for container ship and river boats.
Lei Yue Mun Seafood Village, situated at Hong Kong's Eastern Harbour and still carrying on much Chinese heritage, is widely known to the gourmets as a seafood paradise. Here visitors are attracted to many traditional scenes, like people making choice from a variety of seafood fresh from fishmongers' stalls and tanks, and have it cooked to their own specifications in one of Lei Yue Mun's many restaurants.This evening cruise which promises you not only some wonderful experience, but a great value for money, begins with a harbour cruise on a traditional Chinese sightseeing junk to sail around to let you enjoy the exciting night views of Hong Kong Harbour, and thereafter takes you to Lei Yue Mun Seafood Village for a brief walk ashore, and for a delicious Chinese Dinner. On the return journey, enjoy more of the glittering harbour views by night.
Sundown is always associated with a few drinks before dinner....Spend the evening enjoying unlimited free drinks form the open bar on board of this authentic Chinese sightseeing junk as she sails within the harbour. Watch the world's greatest view turns into the world's greatest light show. Places of interest like Causeway Bay, North Point, Lei Yue Mun Village are all brilliantly glittering to cheer up your evening. Sailing along the Kowloon Promenade shows you the typical Hong Kong at night.
Hidden away among high-rise apartment towers and busy highways, the past lives on in the New Territories... a living museum shaped by the rise and development of the so-called five great clans of Hong Kong (the Tang, Hau, Pang, Liu and Man). Taking in historic sites around the New Territories, the Heritage Tour brings to life the customs and cultures of these clans and provides a fascinating glimpse of Hong Kong's rich heritage. A photo stop will be made at the Lo Wai Walled Village, the first walled village built by the Tang clan. The site was also declared a monument in 1997. Nearby is the Tang's Ancestral Hall, built in the 16th century, for clan rituals & ancestor worship. The opulent stately home built in 1865 by a scholar of the Man clan, Man Chune-luen, who was bestowed a title of Tai Fu (Mandarin) by The Qing Imperial government. Nearby is Fan Tin village where the Man clan members dwell. A temple dedicated to the gods Man (Literature) and Mo (Martial Arts). Nearby is the Tai Po Market which used to be the trading ground of foods & goods around the New Territories and now is a thriving food market.
The New Territories is an enormously diverse suburban area full of contrasts to the cosmopolitan city centre."The Land Between" is the land bridging the motherland in China and the city center of Hong Kong. It stands both as a gentle reminder of Hong Kong's past and its hope for closer relationship with the motherland. Tour takes you to Yuen Yuen Institude which is a religious complex that demonstrates the significance of Confucian, Taoist and Buddhist contributions to the society. Then, go to Hong Kong's highest mountain - Tai Mo shan, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Hong Kong Island and Tsuen Wan industrial town to the south. Driving down hill, stop will be made at the old Fanling Walled Village belonging to a big family clan in the New Territories. Luk Keng lies opposite the China boundary, just across Hong Kong's Starling Inlet. You can see the border town on China side and a bird sanctuary in Hong Kong waters where Chinese pond herons and night-herons nest. Finally, visit the Sam Mun Tsai fish farming zone, you can see how local fisherfolks breed fish in submerged cages.
It's the day we've all been waiting for, amidst great fanfare and anticipation, the next exciting chapter in Disneyland's history is unfolding before our eyes! The gates of Hong Kong Disneyland are open to reveal a whole new world of family entertainment and bring Disney magic to everyone!
Lantau Island is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island and is one of the best-loved outlying islands. With the new development of Ngong Ping Cable Car and Ngong Ping Village, the Island has become a new attraction in Hong Kong. Get close to nature on this tour and explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts, visit the World's tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha statue at the Po Lin Monastery and enjoy a great vegetarian meal there.
Spend an enjoyable morning among the locals as you make your way through different districts of Kowloon. Starting in TsimShaTsui, you can enjoy the views of bustling Kowloon as you ride on the open-topped Big Bus to Mong Kok, which is home to various markets, each and every one full of characters. Our tour will take you to explore these exciting places.
Discover old Hong Kong with this half-day tour of the New Territories, where the ancient traditions have better survived the relentless march to modernity. Immerse yourself in the culture of the locals, many of whom live in small, isolated fishing villages that are worlds away from the skyscrapers of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. The New Territories covers the bulk of the peninsula emanating from the Chinese landmass and most of the more than 230 islands in the territory.
The Hong Kong Island half-day tour allows you to discover many of the main attractions on the island where it all began more than 170 years ago. Back then, there were just a few thousands islanders dotted around a few fishing villages. You will visit some of the most emblematic locations in the history of Hong Kong and enjoy views from the top of Vistoria Peak.
The New Territories make up a vast swathe of Hong Kong (86% to be precise) yet remain uncharted territory for most. This fascinating morning tour will take you into the heart of these mysterious and often rural areas that encompass the districts north of Kowloon and more than 200 outlying islands and reach right up the border with mainland China.
Follow Hong Kongs journey from colonial fishing harbour to international financial powerhouse with this fascinating tour charting this most remarkable transformation. Experience the ancient and modern, with visits to old markets and antique shops, and a journey to the towering skyscrapers of tomorrow. Wander the Herbal Medicine Quarter and juxtapose its traditions with the illustrious trading houses, private clubs, global banks and government institutions.
Travel through the ages of Hong Kong with this intriguing walk of its most emblematic streets. The buildings, open spaces and waterfront all have a story to tell that lifts the lid on what Hong Kong is today. This tour tells that rollicking story of bandits and opium smugglers, and of an island that in little more than a century became one of the most cosmopolitan metropolises in the world.
Hong Kong may have modernised at breakneck speed but theres one tradition that has remained virtually untouched: the markets. This half-day tour visits eight of the most colourful markets in Kowloon, bringing you right into the heart of the authentic Hong Kong.
The future meets the past in Hong Kong and nowhere can you see this more clearly than in the Central and Western districts. We board a local tram and head west, where you will see ancient traditions are still very much a part of daily life. The tour takes you into a different world, past dried seafood shops, herbalists, galleries, curio shops and temples.
Lantau Island is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island and is one of the best-loved outlying islands. With the new development of Ngong Ping Cable Car, the Island has become a new attraction in Hong Kong. Get close to nature on this tour and explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts, visit the world's tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha statue at the Po Lin Monastery.
Hong Kong Disneyland is a whimsical world of imaginations where enchanting stories and timeless places come to life right before your eyes. One can enjoy all the world class shows and attractions with your friends, loved ones and family.
Ocean Park is a world acclaimed theme park where you can enjoy amazing marine life, nature and exciting thrill rides in over 60 attractions. The Park features one of the World's top 10 aquariums, Grand Aquarium. Other attractions include exhibits of sea lions, dolphins, birds, red pandas, giant pandas and some rarest animals in the world. In addition to the animals, a large assortment of thrill rides will provide a fun filled day for all visitors.
Explore Hong Kong at night, an energetic city at all hours. Take the WorldÂ´s steepest funicular railway up to the Victoria Peak, follow by entrance to both The Sky Terrace and Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. It features more than 100 incredible wax likenesses of stars, world leaders and sports heroes displayed in five totally interactive themed settings. You are allowed to pose with any of the wax models, amazing experience! Then, feast at a Hong KongÂ´s notable floating restaurant Jumbo Kingdom for dinner. Afterward, experience the very best nightlife with a city walk- The World of Suzie Wong. Old Wan Chai was used by Richard Mason as the setting for his novel the World of Suzie Wong was making highly successful film in 1960, started by Nancy Kwan. Today, many of the bars and nightclubs in the area closed, great place for nightlife! YouÂ´ll be able satisfied your every desire by joining this unique tour.
So whether you are staying in Kowloon, and want to visit Hong Kong Island, or staying on Hong Kong Island and want to visit Kowloon, tour offers you the perfect solution with total flexibility. There really is no better-value way to see all Hong Kong has to offer! And donÂ´t forget, you can see Hong KongÂ´s famous illuminations by joining the one hour panoramic Night Tour that can be added to your ticket or bought on its own. Big Bus Tours Special Day Arrangement Due to special traffic arrangements, the service of Big Bus Tours will be affected in the following dates and time. Hong Kong Island Tour 24 DEC 2012 25 DEC 2012 (Christmas Eve & Christmas) Last departure at 5:30pm 09 FEB 2013 11 FEB 2013 (Chinese New Year) Last departure at 3:00pm Kowloon Tour 24 DEC 2012 25 DEC 2012 (Christmas Eve & Christmas) Last departure at 5:30pm 09 FEB 2013 11 FEB 2013 (Chinese New Year) Last departure at 3:15pm Stanley Tour 09 FEB 2013 11 FEB 2013 (Chinese New Year) Last departure at 2:45pm Night Tour 24 DEC 2012 25 DEC 2012 (Christmas Eve & Christmas) Suspended 31 DEC 2012 (New Years Eve) Suspended 09 FEB 2013 11 FEB 2013 (Chinese New Year) Suspended
Here is a unique way to experience the magic of Hong Kong while taking in the cityÂ´s bustling nightlife that has no equal any place on earth. The tour first takes you to the world-famous Temple Street Night market, a great place for bargain hunting and rubbing shoulders with the locals. After an hour visit, youÂ´ll hop on an open-top bus that takes you on spectacular drive through neon-lit streets where you will see the towering skyscrapers glittering against night sky, followed by a leisurely sunset cruise on Victoria Harbour with a gourmet dinner on board.
Please note that the Temple Street visit will be replaced by watching the Experience Cantopera show at the historic Yau Ma Tei Theatre on the show date. Tours will follow its original itinerary to visit Temple Street on no performance days.
Show dates (Total 50 performances)
1st - 4th November (Thu-Sun)
7th - 10th November (Wed - Sat)
13th - 15th November (Tue - Thu)
4th - 9th December (Tue - Sun)
14th - 16th December (Wed - Sun)
21th - 23rd December (Wed - Sun)
25th - 30th December (Tue - Sun)
Hong Kong was once a simple fishing village. Today, it is one of the worldÂ´s most cosmopolitan cities where East truly meets West. Be amazed by this exciting City of Life with this half-day tour. Venues to be visited: VICTORIA PEAK - Looking down from The Peak youÂ´ll be amazed by the spectacular view of the surrounding city skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, towering skyscrapers and peaceful green hillsides. PEAK TRAM - Getting there is an unforgettable trip. ThereÂ´s nothing in the world like the Peak Tram. Pulled by steel cables, the tram climbs 373 metres. ItÂ´s so steep that the buildings you pass look like theyÂ´re leaning at a 45° angle! Surely youÂ´ll love this experience. ABERDEEN FISHING VILLAGE - Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is an old traditional fishing village which is hard to find in any other parts of the World. You may gain a deeper insight of the lifestyle of Hong Kong fishing folks by riding on a sampan (optional at additional cost). STANLEY MARKET - Stanley market is a ShoppersÂ´ Paradise where you can find a wide variety of souvenirs such as silk, garments, sportswear, Chinese artwork and accessories. JEWELLERY FACOTYR - Pretigious jewellery facotry visit where you can find the famous hand-crafted fine jewellery.
Same as Hong Kong, Macau is a place where the East meets West. In this tour, you will be shown the charm of the Chinese and Portuguese heritages embraced in arrays of modernized architecture. After hotel pick up, transfer to Macau Ferry Terminal for departure to Macau. Upon arrival, sightseeing tour begins with certain World Heritages including Na Tcha Temple, Section of the Old City Walls, Mount Fortress and the landmark of Macau Ruins of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church. This Roman Catholic Church was built in 1602 and burned by fire in 1835. Miraculously, fine art of carvings and statues can be seen on the facade that survived. The Chinese traditional style temple, called Na Tcha, was built for worshipping a mythical character of Na Tcha and has become a World Heritage in 2005. The segment of City Wall that still exists was built in 1569 and is a remnant of an early Portuguese tradition of constructing defensive walls around the port settlements. It also has become a World Heritage in 2005. The Museum of Macau exhibits Macau's history, people and culture, emphasizing on the multi-culture of the place.
Same as Hong Kong, Macau is a place where the East meets West. In this tour, you will be shown the charm of the Chinese and Portuguese heritages embraced in arrays of modernized architecture. After hotel pick up, transfer to Macau Ferry Terminal for departure to Macau. Upon arrival, sightseeing tour begins with certain World Heritages including Na Tcha Temple, Section of the Old City Walls, Mount Fortress and the landmark of Macau Ruins of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church. This Roman Catholic Church was built in 1602 and burned by fire in 1835. Miraculously, fine art of carvings and statues can be seen on the surviving facade. At the end of the tour, you will have a chance to visit the Las Vegas Sands' Venetian Macao Resort, the first big milestone for the Cotai Strip. In the 3-hour visit, you can experience its diverse entertainment from gambling, dining, shopping, and world-class show. After the visit, we will transfer you safely back to the hotel in Hong Kong.