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New Year.New World – Hong Kong Countdown Celebrations

New Year.New World - Hong Kong Countdown Celebrations 2014 highlights

New Year.New World - Hong Kong Countdown Celebrations 2014 highlights

This New Year’s Eve, join the throngs of cheering revellers along Hong Kong’s waterfront and usher in 2015 with a bang!

The radiant Victoria Harbour is the belle of the ball for Hong Kong’s spectacular New Year countdown. A party atmosphere will reign supreme as an eight-minute pyromusical display lights up the skies above the iconic Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Whether you watch it from a boat on the harbour, along the shoreline, or up high in a skyscraper, it’s definitely worth planning early to ensure a prime spot!

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 Info
Date:
31 December 2014
Time:
Shooting Stars – 11-11:45pm
Pyrotechnics – Midnight
Venue:
Victoria Harbour
Admission:
Free
 
Title Sponsor: Featured landmark presented by:
New World Development Company Limited Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

When the clock ticks down to midnight, you’ll want to have your viewing spot firmly staked out and your loved ones close as Victoria Harbour erupts in an eight-minute heart-pounding pyromusical.

As the hour strikes, watch as the brilliant 2015 display illuminates the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre! Fireworks and special effects will launch from Hong Kong’s waterfront and surrounding skyscrapers, lighting up the layers of the city skyline. Watch in awe as glittering rings and iridescent colours of the rainbow light up the start of your new year.

Wish Upon a Star

Make a wish upon a shooting star and get your New Year off to a great start. Beginning at 11pm at 15-minute intervals, rooftops around the harbour will emit a series of ‘shooting stars’. So, when you see them, make a wish and it just might come true!

The Hong Kong New Year Countdown will be a breathtaking display that will bring out the dramatic beauty of Victoria Harbour and the city’s renowned skyline. So, you’ll definitely want to pick a good spot to take in the show. Here are some suggestions:

Kowloon

Along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront

 How to get there
  • MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station, Exit J, and follow the signs to a spot between the Avenue of Stars and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
 

Hong Kong Island

Golden Bauhinia Square, Wan Chai

 How to get there
  • MTR Wan Chai Station, Exit A5. Follow the signs to Golden Bauhinia Square by the covered walkway. It’s about a 15-minute walk.
 

Victoria Harbour

Experience the spectacle from the deck of a New Year countdown cruise.

 

Remarks: Road closures in Tsim Sha Tsui area are anticipated from 8pm onwards so make sure you’re in place early.

Join a harbour cruise and soak up all the excitement of the dazzling New Year Countdown Celebrations!

New Year Countdown Cruises

Harbour Cruise - Bauhinia
A triple-decker ferry with both cabin seating and open area

 Info
Price:
HK$990 per person
Includes: Dinner buffet with unlimited soft drinks, orange juice, house beer, house wine, whisky and vodka, party favours, a live band and New Year’s Eve champagne raffle.
(Price is inclusive of 10% service charge)
Duration:
11pm to 1:15am (2 hours 15 mins)
Boarding Pier:
North Point (East) Passenger Ferry Pier
Enquiries and Bookings:
Harbour Cruise – Bauhinia
+852 2802 2886 (9am to 7pm)
Website: www.cruise.com.hk
 

Watertours Chinese Tour Boat
A double-decker Chinese tour boat with open-deck seating and cabin on the lower deck

 Info
Price:
HK$390 per person
Includes unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks on board
Duration:
10:30pm to 12:30am (about 2 hours)
Boarding Pier:
Central Pier 9
Enquiries and Bookings:
Watertours of Hong Kong Ltd
+852 2926 3868 (9am to 6pm)
Website: www.watertours.com.hk
 

New Year Countdown Tour

Tour includes

  • Visit to Lantau Link View Point for night view and illumination of Tsing Ma Bridge
  • Visit to Temple Street Night Market
  • Chinese seafood dinner at Lei Yue Mun fishing village
  • One-hour Countdown Cruise ride on the Oriental Dragon with unlimited drinks on board
  • One glass of champagne
 Info
Price:
HK$1,600 adult / HK$1,500 child (2-12 years)
Duration:
6pm to 12.30am (about 6 hours)
Enquiries and Bookings:
Jetway Express Ltd
+852 2336 6916 (9am to 6pm)
E-mail: jetwayhk@biznetvigator.com
 
Title Sponsor: Featured landmark presented by:
New World Development Company Limited Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Digital Partner:
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Supporting Organisations:
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  • Central Plaza
  • CITIC Tower
  • Harbour Centre
  • Hopewell Centre
  • Immigration Tower
  • Queensway Government Offices
  • Tourism Commission
  • Other supporting Government departments