Tung Lung Ferry

Those of you visiting Tung Lung island on the ferry from Sai Wan Ho recently may have noticed the following announcement by the ferry boarding point:

tung lung ferry

We spoke with the ferry operator at the weekend and, due to the low revenue generated by operating this service, they’ve decided not to renew their licence when it expires on 27 January 2014.  Although it looks like the licence will be re-tendered by the Transport Department, unless another operator steps in (which would seem unlikely) everyone should note that the standard ferry service to Tung Lung Island from Sai Wan Ho will cease on 27 Jan 2014.

This means that people still wishing to climb on Tung Lung will have to take the Kowloon based service from Sam Ka Tsuen, which does have a shuttle from Sai Wan Ho first if you don’t want to trek over to Kowloon initially.  These times are provided below (copied from the Govt Website so please confirm from time to time here as they may change)

Sai Wan Ho to Sam Ka Tsuen:

Operator: Coral Sea Ferry Service Company Limited
Boarding location: Sai Wan Ho: Sai Wan Ho Ferry Pier at Tai Hong Street
Sam Ka Tsuen: Sam Ka Tsuen Ferry Pier at Shung Shun Street
Adult fare per trip: HK$ 6.0
Journey time: about 10 minutes
Daily
From Sai Wan Ho From Sam Ka Tsuen
7.12 a.m. 7.00 a.m.
7.36 a.m. 7.24 a.m.
8.00 a.m. 7.48 a.m.
8.24 a.m. 8.12 a.m.
8.48 a.m. 8.36 a.m.
9.15 a.m. 9.00 a.m.
9.45 a.m. 9.30 a.m.
10.15 a.m. 10.00 a.m.
10.45 a.m. 10.30 a.m.
11.15 a.m. 11.00 a.m.
11.45 a.m. 11.30 a.m.
12.15 p.m. 12.00 p.m.
12.45 p.m. 12.30 p.m.
1.15 p.m. 1.00 p.m.
1.45 p.m. 1.30 p.m.
2.15 p.m. 2.00 p.m.
2.45 p.m. 2.30 p.m.
3.15 p.m. 3.00 p.m.
3.45 p.m. 3.30 p.m.
4.15 p.m. 4.00 p.m.
4.45 p.m. 4.30 p.m.
5.15 p.m. 5.00 p.m.
5.45 p.m. 5.30 p.m.
6.15 p.m. 6.00 p.m.
6.45 p.m. 6.30 p.m.
7.15 p.m. 7.00 p.m.
7.45 p.m. 7.30 p.m.
8.15 p.m. 8.00 p.m.
8.45p.m. 8.30 p.m.
9.15 p.m. 9.00 p.m.
9.45 p.m. 9.30 p.m.
10.15 p.m. 10.00 p.m.
10.45 p.m. 10.30 p.m.

Sam Ka Tsuen to Tung Lung (and back)

Boarding Location : Sam Ka Tsuen Public Pier
Tung Lung Island Public Pier
Fare per return journey PassengersAdult or Child: $36.00
Child under 3 years old or with height below 95cm : FreeFreight

Animals (per head): $20.00
Bicycle: $20.00

Timetable
Service available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays Only

Saturdays

From Sam Ka Tsuen9.00 a.m.
10.00 a.m.
11.00 a.m.
3.00 p.m.
4.30 p.m
From Tung Lung Island9.40 a.m.
3.40 p.m.
5.00 p.m.

Sundays and Public Holidays

From Sam Ka Tsuen8.30 a.m.
9.50 a.m.
11.00 a.m.
1.30 p.m.
3.30 p.m.
4.30 p.m.
From Tung Lung Island9.05 a.m.
10.20 a.m.
2.00 p.m.
3.30 p.m.
5.00 p.m.

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