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  • Lola186525
    Edinburgh, UK223 contributions
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    What a fantastic prom for walking, exercising, people watching. It's very clean and has a really safe feel. It's very spacious with lots of sitting areas and restaurants and shops nearby. Great for watching the symphony of lights at 8pm each evening
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • maryyeo
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam2,410 contributions
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    Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade is where the Avenue of Stars sits on, and it is along the Victoria Harbor. Most people come here for the Symphony of Lights show at 8pm.

    We came during the Christmas season and loved that almost all shops facing the promenade put up their own little Christmas lightings. Felt like a street of Christmas light-ups, and something more to see other than the skyline + laser show + handprints.

    During 2023 Christmas, Dior's Christmas tree and carousel definitely stole the limelight!
    Written 23 January 2024
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  • L18SUM
    Stirling, UK559 contributions
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    Our family of two adults, a 9 year old and a 6 year old took a walk here during the busy Chinese New Year holidays.

    We had dinner at Outback restaurant in East TST and walked along here to watch the Symphony of Lights show (see my separate reviews). There is some seating along here for those needing a rest or seating for the show at night.

    The walkways are wide and clean. There are things to see like statues and homages paid to famous Chinese and HK celebraties like Bruce Lee. Take time to look at these as well as admiring the amazing views of the skyscrapers across the water on HK island, as well as watching the Chinese junk, ferries and cruise ships pass by. Enjoy.
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Hugary1
    Sydney, Australia5,801 contributions
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    The terminal is relatively easy to locate and has great train access. But you have to be careful getting a ticket. There are two companies.
    They have direct services to Macau and longer services that call in at other isalnds so get the Express.
    You will need you passport for access. Hong Kong side is easy if you have an e passport. Macu side you must fill in the paper forms. Don't get these mixed up with the forms you filled out entering Hong Kong originally. leave them in you hotel safe as you will need that to exist Hong Kong.
    Trip was comfortable and about 60 min long. You have an allocated seat so be early and ask for a window seat. Ferry has food etc.
    Macau end has a Starbucks and a McDonalds not much else.
    When you arrive in macau if you have not booked a tour then you can do it at the terminal. You will probably be approached.
    We used the Tinkei International Travel company. $500 for two of us for a tour which could be 6 hours depending on your requests. Only way to see the place well.
    Written 7 January 2024
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  • ckm818
    Hong Kong, China256 contributions
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    That is one of the best running trails of mine for years. Easily accessible by public transport and flexible to leave by bike (if you can account to use the local shared bikes, such as Loco).
    Seaview without smelly water. Sunset and mountain (Pat Sin Leng) at the backdrop.
    For bird watching, you can meet egrets anytime.
    Or, kingfisher, if you are lucky.
    Written 12 February 2023
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  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China159,682 contributions
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    The Tolo Harbour is a large and attractive coastal area with seaside communities as well as long stretches of seaside promenades, city parks and other leisure areas. Notable areas along the harbour include Plover Cove, Tai Po, CUHK University, Science Park and Ma On Shan.

    Biking and jogging are popular activities around Tolo Harbour and there are plenty of kilometres of seaside track to enjoy these recreational activities. You can also rent boats and kayaks to enjoy time on the water. Just north of the main pebble beach at Ma On Shan there is the HappySky Water Sports Centre. They hire out good quality, safe, topside kayaks.

    A fun half day activity in Tolo Harbour is to kayak out to some of the small, protected islands in Tolo Harbour like Centre Island and the Ma Shi Chau Special Zone, where you can enjoy seeing rare geological rock structures that date all the way back to the Permian period. There is a nature trail at Ma Shi Chau if you want to walk the grounds. Alternatively just paddle around slowly and enjoy the geological highlights along the way.

    Quite a few other ways to enjoy time outside around Tolo Harbour including the Plover Cove and Reservoir area east of Tai Po, the Egret Nature area just past Science Park and back up the Shing Mun River (canal) towards Sha Tin as well.
    Written 17 November 2020
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  • Dumitru T
    Aalborg, Denmark10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    nice if you have time to loose.in e.vening cud be a nice time.nice people. nicht time to crowded .so for rest if thing's i dont have time to revealed spet by step
    Written 12 December 2019
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  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,494 contributions
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    Our cruise departed from the terminal. So many changes since last landing on the runway here in the 1990 and seeing the tall buildings on either side. It is large and able to berth two 360m ships at the same time and cater to over 5,000 passengers and 1,200 crew. It really is a concrete and steel monolith, functional but also with lengthy walks to embarkation points. There are great views of Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Island and areas surrounding. The rooftop garden covers an area in excess of two hectares and features a lawned area, water garden, fountain plaza and a viewing platform.
    Written 18 December 2023
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  • Leonhkny
    Hong Kong, China14,465 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is one of few places in Hong Kong that has a relaxing, laid-back vibe. The lush, peaceful promenade along Aberdeen's waterfront offers some respite from this often overcrowded city. The view of the harbour and surrounding hills is unbeatable. The boardwalk is also well maintained with benches and public toilets.
    Written 15 May 2021
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  • Leonhkny
    Hong Kong, China14,465 contributions
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    Kennedy Town's newest waterfront promenade is a hidden gem. With the huge crowd in Central or Tsim Sha Tsui, it offers a panorama of Victoria Harbour while still at the heart of the city. Great place to enjoy a pleasant afternoon.
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China159,682 contributions
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    This is one of my favourite promenades in Hong Kong, a 2 km long stretch along the western end of the Tolo Harbour near just off the Hong Kong Science Park. It is not the easiest place to get to which means this wide and beautiful seaside promenade takes surprisingly few visitors, especially during midweek when at times you can find it near empty. Views of the harbour and peaks of Pat Sin Leng and Ma On Shan Country Parks are really nice when sky conditions are favourable.

    The promenade is particularly wide has many seating areas but unfortunately little shade or coverage from the sun. There is a coffee shop kiosk that opens on weekends and a snack bar with seating that opens throughout the week. Public toilets and water refill station is available and there is access to the restaurants of Science Park like Pizza Express and Harbourview Grille just on the other side of the cycling track that runs alongside the promenade.

    Many visit Pak Shek Kok Promenade as part of cycling route between Tai Wai and Tai Po or coming over directly from Science Park of CHUK. Walking enthusiasts can hit the harbour trail between Tai Po and Ma Liu Shui which includes the Pak Shek Kok Promenade. From University MTR, there are several buses providing a short ride to Science Park, where you are just a few minutes walk from the promenade.
    Written 12 September 2023
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  • Leonhkny
    Hong Kong, China14,465 contributions
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    As its name hints, Seaview Promenade offers the unparalleled view of the sea. It is a pleasant, mostly flat path connecting Repulse Bay and Deep Water Bay, two of the best beaches Hong Kong can offer. The road is surprisingly quiet even in weekends. A perfect option off the beaten path.
    Written 9 October 2022
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  • Joe
    Budapest, Hungary3,378 contributions
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    An old disused cargo dock became one of the most popular abd visited spots in Hong Kong due to its Instagram popularity. The sunsets here are usually magnificent and you can get really close to the water which adds to the beauty.

    It'll be insanely busy here with livestreamers and TikTokers etc but it's big enough to find some quiet areas.

    It's reasonable easy to reach (everywhere in HK is) especially if you use the fantastic bus network. Definitely a cool spot to check out if you get time. Kenedy Town in general is a nice spot
    Written 26 January 2023
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  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China159,682 contributions
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    This is a ferry pier located around 8-10 minute walk rom University MTR Station at Science Park in Sha Tin. Services are provided by Kaito Ferry Services and you can view updated route and times on their website. Here you can take ferry trips to popular UNESCO Global Geopark locations and hiking trails.

    There is good signage as you approach the pier so that you know where to go to find ticket booths and the vessel that you need to board. ticket purchases can be made with cash or Octopus Cards. Do be aware that ferry departures are very limited so make sure you are fully aware of the published departure times and days beforehand.

    Popular ferry destinations include Kat O/Ap Chau (1.5 hour journey), Lai Chi Wo (1.5 hours), Lai Chi Chung (45 minutes) Tap Mun (also called Grass Island) - 1.5 hours, Tung Ping Chau (1.5 hours) and Wong Shek (2 hours). Some destinations are serviced daily but others further away, are only served on weekend and public holidays. The ferries fill up quite quickly with hikers on weekends as well so best to arrive 20-30 minutes before scheduled departure. Once full, vessels will depart so you may be able to leave early. They have extra vessels on hand when passenger numbers are high.

    The ferry rides pass through the Tolo Harbour and channel. If sky conditions are favourable, the views are very good, something of a hidden gem for scenery here in Hong Kong. They have toilets onboard and mostly open covered outdoor seating. If the weather is poor, they pull down plastic sheets to provide protection from the rain and waves. Otherwise, ferry rides are rather uneventful. Enjoy the views or catch up on a bit of reading until you arrive at your intended destination.
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China159,682 contributions
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    The Water Sports & Recreation Precinct is located just east of the Chill Zone part of the Wanchai Promenade. This is one of numerous sections of the 9 km long Victoria Harbour Waterfront to have opened to the public in recent years.

    This is a family-friendly area with several interesting features including duck boat rentals as well as "Harbour Station" where you find two retired "Fly Head" MTR cars that you can enter, walk through and take rest. There are numerous other child play areas and very good views of the harbour and Kowloon Skyline to the north. 5 minute walk west and you find the Chill Zone and the Wanchai Star Ferry Pier for rides over to TST.
    Written 12 February 2024
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