With a proud history of over 100 years, star ferry is a ferry service that operates between the Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong. Read on to know more about this legendary ferry service that has now become one of the icons of Hong Kong.
Founded in 1898 the star ferry company was originally devised to help labourers and office workers to reach their workplaces. Still serving its original purpose the ferry service remains fully operational, but nowadays it takes more tourists and travellers over the waters of the same region which is used to operate. There are now 12 different ferries under the star ferry company.
There are two routes that the star ferries run on, they are from Wanchai to Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsim Sha Tsui to Central. These ferries run round the clock from morning till midnight.
Why should you get this experience?
The star ferries are one of the most preferred transportation methods of locals for which it is convenient and cheap. It only takes around 10 minutes to travel across the Victoria harbour and it offers stunning panoramic views of the HongKong cityscape. the upper deck of the ferry is also equipped with air conditioning.
Opting for this experience
It is very easy to get into the star ferry for which you would have to head to the pier and get a ticket from the ferry’s ticket counter. If you are stationed at Hong Kong serviced apartments Kowloon the likes of Citadines Ashley Hong Kong you could reach the ferry easily and indulge in this memorable experience.