Living As Fisherman for A Day

This tour introduces significant sites in the fishermen community history in Aberdeen.

Living As Fisherman for A Day

Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

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Since the 1950s, fishermen in Aberdeen Harbour have been moving back to land. The area has turned into a residential and urbanized area through reclamation. In the tour, we hope participants can know more about the fishermen culture and the history of both Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Aberdeen Centre was established in 1979 by Hutchison Whampoa Limited. It now is a large private housing estate in the Southern District of Hong Kong, posited at the prosperous city center of Aberdeen. Branches of various Chain stores are al... Read more
Fishermen had to go out to sea to make a living. So most of them believed in the water gods to pray for safety at sea. Go straight and turn left, you will see a small temple near the street, which is the Hoi Wong Temple.   The Hoi Wong Tem... Read more
In order to achieve full experience as a fisherman, we add a Sampan tour in our tour route.Participants get to enjoy the view in Aberdeen Harbour while visit famous spots in Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau while travelling in Sampan.
It is located in Sham Wan and is the largest floating restaurant in Hong Kong. The decoration inside and outside the restaurant has spent over 30 million dollars to construct. It is renowned for its seafood and Chinese-influenced designs th... Read more
Kai-To is a small, motorized ferry usually used to serve remote coastal settlements in the territory's outlying islands. Currently, there are 78 fixed kai-to routes. Back in the 1980s, kai-to is operated via motorboat called "water taxi" or... Read more
The temple was built in honour of the God of the South Sea, Hung Shing. Although there are other temples in Hong Kong worshipping the same god, this temple is famous for the dragon pillars in front of it.  The dragon pillars were designed ... Read more
Hong Kong Harbour Mission Church was formerly a ship promoting Christian thoughts. The church also provided kindergarten and primary education for children from the fishermen community in the past. It is now functioned as a church and kinde... Read more


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