The Star Ferry Pier in Hong Kong serves as the launching spot for the Star Ferry on the Hong Kong Island side of Victoria Harbour. Located in Central, the current Star Ferry Pier is actually the fourth to bear the name since the Star Ferry first started carrying passengers across the harbor in 1888. The current structure was designed to resemble Edwardian style of the second generation pier, including a clock tower and five bells.

While modern transportation allows commuters and travelers to traverse the harbor via tunnels or the subway, riding the Star Ferry is inexpensive and much more scenic, with views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline on either side of the harbor.

Even if you choose not to ride the Star Ferry, it’s still worthwhile to pay a visit to the pier. Head toward the waterfront restaurant on the second floor of the building and turn right to access a public viewing platform for views of Victoria Harbour and the Kowloon side of Hong Kong.

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Big Bus Hong Kong Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 224 Reviews

See Hong Kong’s highlights on this hop-on hop-off tour! Hop off at any of the 22 stops to explore attractions by foot with your provided map. Visit Man Mo ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 24-48 hours depending on option selected

From USD $56.87

Hong Kong and Macau Attractions Pass

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Discover the sights and sounds of Hong Kong and Macau with the Hong Kong and Macau Attractions Pass. This pass gives you access to either three or five top ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: Valid for one month from date of card purchase

From USD $89.27

Hong Kong 101 Walking Tour

This 3-hour introductory tour of Hong Kong provides visitors with a comprehensive overview in the afternoon. Start with a ferry ride from Tsim Sha Tsui, ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $26.45

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