Victoria Harbour is one of the world's best natural deep-water ports which, along with its strategic location in Southeast Asia, helped the city prosper and become the shipping, trading and business centre it is today.
Morning Harbour and Noon Day Gun Firing Cruise
The cruise sets out from Central towards the city's east. Cruise passengers will see some of Hong Kong's most famous landmarks including Hong Kong's tallest buildings, ICC in Tsim Sha Tsui and two ifc in Central, the award-winning Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai and the former British Royal Naval Base at Tamar now turned over to the Chinese People's Liberation Army. The cruise continues to Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter where local fishermen moor their fishing boats. It concludes with the firing of the legendary Noon Day Gun in Causeway Bay.
Duration: About 2 hours
Afternoon Western Shoreline and Tsing Ma Bridge Cruise
The cruise sails through the harbour in Central and out towards the northwest. Cruise passengers can enjoy views of the spectacular skyscrapers of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, the former British Royal Naval Base at Tamar, HSBC Main Building, The Peak and more. As the boat sails northwest, the cruise takes in one of Hong Kong's oldest typhoon shelter in Yau Ma Tei and the Tsing Ma Bridge, the world's longest road-and-rail bridge which links Hong Kong Island to the new airport. The world's busiest container terminal is also nearby.
Duration: About 2 hours 15 mins
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