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Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride for lovely scenery or take a walk up the mountain to see the White Chinese Dolhins swim.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came to Tai O on bus number 21 from the Big Buddha. It is certainly worth making the trip. We did a boat tour first of all (less than $20 Australian for 4 if us). There was no commentary, but we got to see...More

Thank NorrieFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon wandering round the alleys and lanes, visited a coffee shop and sat outside on their stilt deck. A very unique place and a real contrast to bustling Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, definitely a place to chill and not rush.

Thank helpathand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the MTR from Hong Kong station to Tung Chung, and then Bus #11 to Tai O. While the trip was rather long, almost two hours door to door, it was still worth it to walk around the village. It is perfectly quaint and...More

Thank kgatti13
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you haven't been to a fishing village on stilts before, do pop into Tai O to wander around. It's a very relaxed place and the people are friendly and don't hassle you. Lots of fish stuff around for you to smell or purchase. We...More

1  Thank beryl_be
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O was the first stop on our guided tour of Lantau Island (April 2017). The westernmost point of Hong Kong, this lovely old fishing village was wonderful. We wandered through the many vendor stalls, featuring a wide variety of dried fish and other souvenirs,...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

very warm people and really less busy than the big city, it.s was a please to feel Hong Kong at Tai O

Thank hncism
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O is located at the far west of Hong Kong, on the Lantau Island, hence providing excellent sunset views. The area is devoted to tourism and is a popular spot during the weekends and public holidays. There are restaurants and dried-seafood stalls. The area...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the village in the rainy day, that area is really hongkong local life with many seafood stores. I had try some dessert in a local house. very nice, and love it.

Thank Dung T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as an excursion from Ngong Ping/ Big Buddha after purchasing a packaged ticket from Ngong Ping which included return bus a and river tour. Tai O its self is not very big area we managed to cover a lot of it in...More

Thank eddie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely jumble of old house and fishing boats. We took the boat ride around the harbor, which was a real treat. This is exactly what one expects when visiting the Orient

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Meital B
20 January 2018|
Response from Leung L | Reviewed this property |
Normally, it will take 1.5 hr at least to visit the place from city, including taking MTR and bus. I believe if you arrive as early as 10am, you should be able to see most shops open. Apart from the shops, the other... More
15 January 2018|
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Response from Leung L | Reviewed this property |
2.5 hr certainly will not be enough to have lunch, walk around and boat trip altogether. I would suggest to reserve a good 4 hrs at least. Firstly, the attractions are quite scattered, secondly, attractions may take time for... More
28 December 2017|
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Response from HO D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Festive seasons always full. Not a good idea during Chinese New Year.