Hong Kong | Star Ferry Ride | Travel Guide | Episode# 11


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the Star Ferry, how to get there, and what you can expect to see once onboard. The Star Ferry is a commuter and tour ferry company. The Star Ferry is a fun and inexpensive way to spend time on the water and go across the Victoria Harbour.
To get to the Star Ferry on the Kowloon side, find your way to Tsim Tsa Tsui MTR
station. At Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station take Exit L6. Walk towards the Clock
Tower along Salisbury Road to the Star Ferry Pier and follow the signs get to
the Star Ferry. On the Hong Kong Island side at Wan Chai, make your way to the
Wan Chai MTR station and from the Wan Chai MTR station take Exit A1 From Exit A1, take the Skybridge to the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center and walk
down to Convention Avenue at Harbor Road. to the Star Ferry Pier. You can also get
to the Star Ferry on the Hong Kong Island side at Central. Make your way to
the Central MTR station and then take Exit A from the Central MTR station then
walk along Man Yiu Street to the Star Ferry Pier. If you at the Hong Kong MTR
station then take Exit A2 to get to the Central Star Ferry Pier The Star Ferry ferry service generally
runs from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily The Star Ferry is a commuter and tour
ferry service in Hong Kong. The Central to Tsim-Sha-Tsui route operates between
Star Ferry Pier Central on the Hong Kong Island side to the Star Ferry Pier in
Tsim Sha Tsui on the Kowloon side. The Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui route operates between Star Ferry Wan Chai on the Hong Kong Island side to the Star Ferry Pier Tsim Sha Tsui on the Kowloon side There’s also a harbour tour, a tourist
cruise which offers circular routes to all stops namely Tsim Sha Tsui, Central
and Wan Chai. You can pay for fares with your Octopus card or with a token.
Tokens are available in the vending machines at the piers near the exit
entrance turnstiles. Note that fares for the upper deck are slightly more than
for the lower deck. Tour tickets are available and are sold at Star Ferry’s
Harbor tour ticket counter at Star Ferry Pier Tsim Sha Tsui. The tourist tickets
allow unlimited rides on regular ferry crossings between Tsim Sha Tsui, Central, and Tsim-Sha-Tsui and Wan Chai. You can use it for four consecutive days. Before
purchasing a tourist ticket, make sure that you will use it enough to make it
worth the price. If you’re in the wheelchair, each ferry can accommodate up to two wheelchairs onboard the lower deck the Star Ferry water tours also have a route to Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. The water tours runs roundtrip two times daily between Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier and the Disney Resort pier and it will take about 45 minutes. You can
purchase tickets as Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry pier at the water tour ticket
counter or at the departure at Disneyland Resort pier and pay once on
board. Boats depart from Tsim Sha Tsui ferry
pier at 11 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. and departs from Disneyland Resort Pier at
12 noon and at 6:15 p.m. Star Ferry also offers round-trip ticket tours to Tsing Ma bridge from Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry pier. it will take about an
hour and 20 minutes. A refreshment coupon is included in your tour. In the evening
the Star Ferry offers round-trip ticket tours for the ICC light show and
symphony of Lights harbor cruise from Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier. It
will take about an hour and 10 minutes Every night at 8 p.m. there’s a light
show called a Symphony of Lights. It’s a show of dancing lights and music coming
from buildings around the Clock Tower You will get a close-up look of the
light show on the Star Ferry tour and a refreshment coupon is included in the
price of your tour. For information you can go to the Star Ferry website or you
can go to hipfig.com for Star Ferry Hong Kong. Whether you take the Star Ferry
during the day or night or both, it is a must do while you’re in Hong Kong
especially during the holiday season. Happy Travels Go to hipfig.com for
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