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Po Toi Island

Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Quiet place

Need to take ferry from Stanley or Aberdeen (just few a day). Island is almost without people... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Yingshang County, China
A largely unknown day trip destination

Po Toi is only a 45 minute ferry ride away from Aberdeen, but it feels like a world away from Hong... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
James S
Spring, Texas
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“basic seafood” (2 reviews)
“public ferry” (2 reviews)
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Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Need to take ferry from Stanley or Aberdeen (just few a day). Island is almost without people (means not much to eat, anyway for breakfast tried instant noodles with tasty local seaweed, dont forget cash), easy hiking, in very south found mini beach, water was...More

Thank Fran-Svk
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Po Toi is only a 45 minute ferry ride away from Aberdeen, but it feels like a world away from Hong Kong. This is a small island somewhat lost in time. There are no cars and only a handful of small buildings. This is a...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A crowd of us had a great Sunday lunch at the Ming Lee restaurant on Po Toi where we really enjoyed the peppered prawns, garlic prawns, garoupa fish and fried rice amongst the many dishes that stood out. It's always fun to come and visit...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice walk. Forgot cash. That was a mistake. Went to alternative 'restaurant'. Instant noodle. Good day.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We like to hike different places each trip so planned to visit Po Toi Island. Went to Aberdeen as the ferries were supposed to go to the island from there that day. Found out that on public holidays they leave from Stanley so luckily managed...More

1  Thank DragonPrincess
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Despite the negative reviews that I saw, I decided to check out the island. Guess what??! I enjoyed my day trip there. There's only 1 boat ride on tue. Left Aberdeen at 10am, to leave island at 2pm. Once u missed it.. u missed it..Easy...More

2  Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We started with a boat trip to Po Toi Island from Aberdeen on the south part of Hong Kong island. Our goal was to hike around parts of Po Toi and we started off looking forward to a fantastic nature experience. However, it soon was...More

1  Thank SwedishGlobetro
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice trail starts from temple, North of the ferry jetty. A bit difficult to find at first but really nice. After a while the trail becomes paved. Hike clockwise so you can enjoy the view over the south west Peninsula when you climb the stairs...More

Thank Jmacq92
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The pier in Stanley has a ferry to the island, which is a great way to see some of the islands. After grinding in the city this spot feels a million miles away. There is a wonderful basic seafood restaurant serving quality seafood. So take...More

Thank 10,022
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have lived in HK for 7 years and am still amazed when friends book a junk that is going to stop at Po Toi for lunch...I can't imagine why anyone would - and I need my head examined for agreeing to go again! It's...More

1  Thank HongKongCallisto
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with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of ferries at the weekends. You should check the ferry timetables to/from Po Toi. Always a fishing boat to bring you back at a price?