Cheung Chau Island

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  • Address: Hong Kong, China
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 HKD
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Family And Kids

Cheung Chau Island - Review

This curious, dumbbell shaped island was originally a fishing haven, ever since the Ming Dynasty. The influx of merchants catering to the fishermen slowly turned it into commercial hub. In the evening, the port is awash with the soft light of the setting sun. Wherever you look, day or night, it’s beautiful. Perhaps that’s why some figured it was a really good spot for suicide. A string of suicides 2000 onwards bestowed the name Death Island to the place. Thankfully, brief plans of commercializing this macabre piece of history were quickly ridiculed and shot down. The island is peaceful and moves calmly through each day, providing tourists a pleasant place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city-life. Check out the temples, the beaches and a cave reputed to once have been the hidey-hole of a pirate.

Cheung Chau Island Information

  • The island is popular as a weekend getaway.
  • Visitors will find the island much quieter and less crowded by visiting on weekdays.
  • Don’t forget to try water sports in its lovely beaches o Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
  • The best scenic viewing spot here is the Beitiao Pavilion.
  • Swimming, hiking, trekking, and eating are the main activities here.
  • Visitors can stay here.

How To reach Cheung Chau Island by Public Transport

  • Central Pier 5 Ferry Stop

Restaurants Near Cheung Chau Island

  • Mandarin Oriental : Chinese food
  • Tsui Wah Restaurant : Breakfast
  • Hutong : Rice ball

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  • Cheung Chau Island Address: Hong Kong, China
  • Cheung Chau Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Cheung Chau Island Price: 10 HKD
  • Best time to visit Cheung Chau Island(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cheung Chau Island: 06:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Cheung Chau Island

  • 24.25% of people who visit Hong Kong include Cheung Chau Island in their plan

  • 74.89% of people start their Cheung Chau Island visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Cheung Chau Island

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

49.84% of people prefer to travel by ferry while visiting Cheung Chau Island

People normally club together Lamma Island and Victoria Peak while planning their visit to Cheung Chau Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong Reviews

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  • Well worth the trip from Hong Kong for a relaxing day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are some lovely temples and nice beaches. Plenty of places to eat and drink.

  • Cheung Chau is a place where both families and friends can go for a break from the hustle bustle life in the city. The food, the scenery, the life... Cheung Chau has it all! I especially loved the well known huge fish balls of Cheung Chau, that come in different flavours of spiciness! Moreover, the other must try foods of Cheung Chau are the mango mochi and potato chips on sticks in my opinion. Not to mention, the beaches in Cheung Chau are must to-go. So many and so beautiful. P.s. there’s also a halal certified restaurant for Muslim travelers. Hope you guys enjoy your visit to Cheung Chau!!

  • We loved this island from the beautiful ferry trip (go slow ferry and return via the fast ferry) to the entrance into Cheung Chau Harbour. Really good tour.

  • Lovely day trip from HK. ~30 mins on the fast ferry and only $30 each way. Be sure to go to the view point and try some fresh seafood

  • This is one of the better activities to do in HK. The ferry ride out gives you great views of the city and surrounds from the outdoor deck. Once you arrive on the island there are quite a few restaurants clustered around the waterfront. Walking around the island through the back streets passing temples and rocky beaches was really enjoyable. Definitely need water and a hat if you go for a long walk on a hot day as there weren't many shops up the top. Great views.

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