"Sampan trip round Aberdeen Harbour" Aberdeen Tip by leffe3

Aberdeen, Hong Kong: 59 reviews and 117 photos

But the highlight of the visit to Aberdeen is the trip on a sampan round the harbour (the floating restaurants now firmly belong to 'tourist traps' and are over-priced and poor value for money). Best way to take a trip is to simply walk along the promenade - you'll soon be invited to pay around HK$60 pp for a 30 minute trip by the women who run the boats (and they'll do it for one or ten - negotiate the price though the bigger the group). They're actually good value, and you soon find yourself plying the busy waterways ducking in and out of narrow boating lanes, getting an insight into the busy waters of the harbour and the people who live on the water (although it is now technically illegal to live on the boats, people still do it).

Address: Hongkong Island

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 13, 2007
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