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Peng chau Island (Ping chau, Pingzhou)

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A Short Ferry Ride to a Quaint Island

Peng Chau is worth the trip. Plan on a 1/2 day and come hungry for lunch and and then ready for a scenic hike. Upon arriving in Peng Chau, turn right out of the ferry terminal to... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
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New York City
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Peng Chau is worth the trip. Plan on a 1/2 day and come hungry for lunch and and then ready for a scenic hike. Upon arriving in Peng Chau, turn right out of the ferry terminal to find a plethora of small restaurants. Try Hoi King for their daily assortment of Dim Sum (you can find the review here on... More 

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Hong Kong
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is probably the island that most of the people overlook when choosing their weekend getaways. The more famous islands, Lamma & Cheng Chau get more limelight but that is what makes Peng Chau a better place to walk because there is less people about. To get here, go to Pier 6 in the Central Pier and take the left... More 

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We just can't seem to stay away! Nothing to do and nothing to see!!!! But what an awesome spot. We really take the ferry over just to buy veggies for supper Any excuse for a visit!!!

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sutton
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

The nearest island by ferry it's worth a look if you've tired of the bustle of the mainland.It's quiet with a couple of cafes where you can watch the locals go about their daily business.If you walk to the street parallel to the street where the ferry lands you will come to a deserted beach. It's ideal for a picnic... More 

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Thank ole12
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It only takes 30 minutes by ferry from Central to Peng Chau. Peng Chau is basically only one long road and 10 minutes from Ferry Pier to the Beach. This beach is not for swimming, only for kids to play the sand. Less than 10 local cafeteria on the island, all small. We did not go up to the hill.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The best and worst thing about this island is nothing exciting goes on. It's just people living their slow lives, chatting with their neighbours and walking their dogs. On weekdays there are very few tourists. Best food on the island is at Wah Hing chinese restaurant and a Thai restaurant in the street before the Tin Hau Temple. Good to... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The ferry journey to and from the island only adds to charm of Peng Chau. The shops and restaurants offer a great choice, the two beaches are great but for me the coastal walk and being stunned by the rock formations was the highlight. I guess weekends it's really busy but I traveled on Tuesday and it was fine.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Peng Chau is a tiny island, without cars or anything noisier than a bicycle. We loved its maze of narrow lanes, the walk across the island to the beach on the other side, the temples, especially Tin Hau, at the back of the main square near the ferry terminal. There is absolutely no "bling" to this place, rather, it is... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I just got back from a day-trip to Peng Chau Island. It is a tiny, sleepy island just off Lantau Island. If you have had enough of bustling Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, you might want to visit Peng Chau. It is definitely not a must-see bucket-list item, though! Go there if you want peace and quiet, want to see... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Most of the restaurant were closed even on public holidays, not many things to see there. The only thing interesting is that we went to discovery bay by taking a old ferry, it stopped in a isolated place called "trappist diary".

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