Over the years, Cheung Chau has transformed from a prosperous fishing village into a community full of character but still preserves the typical portrait of a traditional Chinese fishing village with hard-working fishermen and numerous stores selling seafood products. Known as the back garden in Hong Kong for both locals and tourists, Cheung Chau are filled with special restaurants and unique souvenir shops. While the temples and historical remains offer varied choices for those who want to explore traditional Chinese legends, others may prefer a leisure walk along the beaches with spectacular sea views.
A great escape from the hustle and bustle, a visit to Cheung Chau only takes 60 minutes with our ordinary ferry or 40 minutes by fast ferry departing from Central.
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Lantau Island, where is located in the southwest of Hong Kong, is the largest island in the city. Situated at eastern Lantau, Mui Wo is also known as Silvermine Bay while its name is derived from the landscape resembles the five petals of plum blossom, which pronouns “Mui” in Chinese. With a wide array of natural scenery and historical architecture, Lantau Island is a diverse sightseeing hub where you can conquer the Lantau Peak, the second-highest summit in Hong Kong with a height of 934 metres above sea level, and also visit the Giant Buddha, the world’s largest bronze seated Buddha statue. To explore further, head to Tai O, where lies on the western coast of Lantau Island, is a traditional fishing village which has been hailed as “Venice of the Orient” for its iconic stilt houses and fishing boats along the canals.
To indulge yourself in natural beauty and cultural heritage, hop on our ferry from Central to Mui Wo either by ordinary ferry which takes 60 minutes or fast ferry in 40 minutes.
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Apart from Cheung Chau and Mui Wo, paying visits to Chi Ma Wan and Peng Chau are also fantastic ways to enjoy a relaxing day out. Taking a ride on our roundabout Inter Islands ferry route that plies between Peng Chau, Mui Wo, Chi Ma Wan and Cheung Chau is a pleasurable experience to discover the charms of these four islands where you can explore a number of scenic trails, beaches and local specialty stores.
Touring the iconic Victoria Harbour that separates Hong Kong Island from the Kowloon Peninsula is also a good way to take a leisure break. Ferries sailing across the harbour not only bring vibrancy to the stunning view, but also offer convenient transportation to communities along the harbourfront. Get on board our inner harbour ferries travelling between North Point - Hung Hom and North Point - Kowloon City to escape from the road traffic congestion while enjoying the sea breeze. The journeys take around 8 and 14 minutes respectively.
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