Category: Ferry

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What’s the Macau TurboJet like in economy class?

We’ve reviewed the Cotai Water Jet service between Hong Kong and Macau before. The other ferry service between Sheung Wan and Macau is the longer standing Turbo Jet service. Departure and arrival points Like the Cotai Water Jet, Turbo Jet offers service from Hong Kong’s Macau ferry terminal,...

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Star Ferry Prices Set to Increase

Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferries are the cheapest way to cross Victoria Harbour, but they are about to get a little bit more costly. With effect from Saturday 15 July, the route between Central and TST route will cost $2.70 on weekdays (was $2.50) and $3.70 on weekends...

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Taking the Ferry between Tuen Mun and Tung Chung

There is a ferry service connecting Tuen Mun to Tung Chung on Lantau Island. In theory this could be convenient for people heading to the airport from Tuen Mun, but in practice it isn’t. The service headway is infrequent and at both ends the piers are not in...

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Cotai Water Jet Discounts

The Cotai Water Jet is one of the ferries between Hong Kong and Macau. We reviewed it here. As of 1 June it has relocated to the new Taipa Ferry Terminal near Macau airport on Taipa Island. Cotai sometimes offer discounts for airline passengers like this one. Now...

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Join a Junk Trip for Free

You’ve probably seen the iconic red-sailed junk which cruises elegantly around Victoria Harbour. It’s called Aqua Luna (for details on how to sail on it you can read our piece on joining a junk trip). In recent days a junk has been sailing around with sails like Ming...

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Getting between Zhongshan and Hong Kong airport

The most convenient way to travel between Zhongshan中山 and Hong Kong airport is by ferry. (For information on how to travel between the airport and other places in Guangdong, read here). The ferry operates four or five times daily in each direction. The timetable is shown below. Note...

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Hong Kong to Zhongshan ferry review

The ferry is an easy and convenient way to travel between Hong Kong and Zhongshan. Ports On the Hong Kong end the ferry leaves from China Ferry Terminal. It’s basically a continuation of Harbour City in TST. The TST MTR is about a ten minute walk, or from...

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Getting Between Mui Wo and Hong Kong Airport

Although Mui Wo is on the same island as the airport (Lantau), the transport connections can be a bit spotty. Bus There is an airport bus, the A35. However it has a limited and sporadic frequency. There is also a nighttime service N35. Here is the timetable for...

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Free Tram and Star Ferry Rides on Tuesday, 29th November

Fancy a free ride on one of Hong Kong’s iconic trams or Star Ferry? The General Chamber of Commerce is again kindly sponsoring a free ride day, to mark its 155th anniversary. On 29th November there will be no charge for rides on the trams, or two Star...

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Cotai Water Jet Discount Tickets and Roadshow to Macau

I hope everyone had a nice Halloween! Discounts here for using Cotai’s new smartphone app and they’re giving out tickets and vouchers throughout HK in November. Special discount zone for Cotai Water Jet mobile phone app users Cotai Water Jet is offering City Route tickets of HKD 110 for...

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Mui Wo Ferries

Mui Wo is a pleasant place to visit in Hong Kong. It is a small town on Lantau Island with good transport connections and a relaxed atmosphere. As well as the unmissable beach we covered in a previous post, it has popular seafood restaurants and is the starting...

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Cotai Water Jet Ferry Macau Review

Cotai Water Jet is the newer of the two ferry services that run from the Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan between Hong Kong and Macau. Cotai Water Jet docks at the Taipa Ferry Terminal, which is actually closer to the main Cotai “strip” in Macau. Here’s my...