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Tai O

Hong Kong, China
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“on stilts” (198 reviews)
“stilt houses” (96 reviews)
“pink dolphins” (149 reviews)
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday

I took the bus here after going to the Big Buddha. Tai O is quite different than the rest of Hong Kong and well worth the time. I took the boat tour. Also tried some of the food from the village vendors.

Thank JonYVR792
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth visiting to see traditional fishing village and learn more about culture of HK. You can take a short boat tour to see traditional stilt houses. Catch a bus from Ngong Ping village to get there within 25 minutes!!

Thank Kate59623
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is 2nd time i visited Tai O in Hong kong. The 1st time was 2 years ago. A bit disappointed this time round as many of the shops are not opened, not sure if it is because we visited on a Thursday or the...More

Thank Har K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A rustic fishing village that serves reasonable bbq seafood and skewered meats. Gigantic Octopus and fish balls, fresh oysters, scallops and half lobsters. Seasoned with lots of chopped garlic. Traditional Cantonese desserts like fresh soya bean curd, almond and sesame paste. Friendly owners and lots...More

Thank CE L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tai O is where you can see stilt houses and pink dolphin. I guess we were not so lucky as we took a boat ride and didn’t see any. When you get off the bus and arrive at Tai O, try not to sign up...More

1  Thank joltt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus ride from Tung Chung was at least 30 minutes, so get on at the terminus in order to get a seat, otherwise it might be a while before someone gets off (it's even more so on the return journey; line up early, otherwise...More

1  Thank mushix2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a hour here wandering through the little streets. Fascinating to see all the dried fish. Had an amazing doughnut here!

Thank Justina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it has been overtaken by tourism since my last visit many years ago, Tai O still retains a small village atmosphere, with interesting canals and laneways to wander around. It is well worth doing the short boat trip around the canals for another perspective....More

Thank yvwords
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon here at this historic fishing village at the "very end" of Lantau Island. We walked through most of the village which was relatively unchanged from the bygone years except the iconic "hand drawn" ferry across the "river" had disappeared and replaced...More

Thank Kin Hung T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

did a boat tour of the fishing village with stilt houses and seafood market ~ it was interesting to see how the locals live and work the waters and have very little belongings and small living quarters

Thank Funadventures2do
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8 December 2017|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Both Tai O and Cheung Chau needs a bit of walking. Of course Cheung Chau is much smaller and contains many Temples. Most restaurants alone the pier in the island are tourist traps and I wouldn't recommend any restaurant... More
Yvonne T
16 November 2017|
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Response from Leung L | Reviewed this property |
Tai O is basically a fishing village with tons of fishermen's heritage. It's most famous for dwellings built above the inlets, sometimes named as the Oriental Venice. There are a lot of tourist attractions, including... More
9 November 2017|
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