[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour

Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is a unique fishing village that blends the old and new. The traditional lifestyle shared among fishermen or Tanka people with many antique junks and sampans are juxtaposed against fleets of luxury yachts and towering skyscrapers. The typhoon shelter is also home to many intangible cultural heritage, all being traces of the humble beginnings of Hong Kong when it was still a small fishing village.

Let us bring you back in time as you hop onboard our unique sampan boats, we will cruise through 13 different local landmarks around the charming Aberdeen fishing village. While cruising, try immerse yourself in the area’s rich culture and history, through our exquisitely designed audio guide, where you will listen to folk-tales, lullabies and narratives of the area. If you’re lucky, you may be able to witness traditional dragon boat trainings or live fish trade in action!

per adult from




60 to 90 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Snacks - Local drinks and snacks
    • Lunch - Boat noodles (only available in Lunch Ticket)
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Pass By: Hung Shing Temple, Hung Shing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong China

      Our journey starts at Ap Lei Chau Hung Shing Temple, a protected heritage landmark where fishermen have prayed for safety and good weather since 1773. We will bring you back to this point after the tour is finished.

      Stop At: Aberdeen Fishing Village, Aberdeen, Hong Kong China

      30 minutes Sampan audio-guided tour around Aberdeen Fishing Village, each with their own unique story and cultural significance. Individual audio guide available in Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Japanese.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Aberdeen, Center of South District, Hong Kong China

      A peek into the traditional fishing custom and culture as you step into a traditional houseboat with cultural relics on display.

      We will provide local drinks and snacks as refreshments.

      Experience the life of fishermen and get back in touch with the roots of Hong Kong in the houseboat!

      Duration: 25 minutes

      Stop At: Aberdeen, Center of South District, Hong Kong China

      Delicious traditional boat noodles available for lunch inclusive tour, specially prepared in a mobile sampan kitchen

      Duration: 25 minutes

      Pass By: Hung Shing Temple, Hung Shing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong China

      Dismissing place: Hung Shing Temple

      Our sampan will bring you back to Hung Shing Temple. You can visit Ap Lei Chau Main street for discovering Hong Kong local culture and food!

    • Departure Point :
      Hung Shing Temple, 1 Hung Shing St, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    English - Audio

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    Organised by Seayou Explorer

    Activity ID: V-133452P2

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