Dolphin Watching Trip (every Wed, Fri, Sun)

Ready for an unforgettable experience with the worlds pinkest dolphins? Spare us half a day and we will take care of the rest! Our regular trips include return-trip coach transport from Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon to Tung Chung New Development Pier on Lantau Island, a luxury cruiser, information sheets, detailed presentation on the dolphins by experienced guides as well as free light refreshments on board. Personal accident insurance coverage of HK$100,000 per passenger is provided without additional charge.

Duration
4-5 hours (approximately 3-4 hours at sea depending on dolphin sightings, sea conditions and traffic).


Price
HK$ 460 for each adult
HK$ 230 for a child under 12 (3 – 11 years old)  
HK$50 for a child under 3

Special discounts (available only for booking directly with us)
HK$230 (ie, 50 % off) each for local full time students of age 12 and above

HK$320 (ie, more than 30% off) each for overseas students and seniors (age 65 and above)
Buy 5 full-fare adult tickets and receive a 6th adult ticket for FREE!
(All discounts are not applicable for children under 12 years old)

Booking The Trip

Advanced booking is required. All you need to do is contact us by email / phone and let us know which one of our trips you prefer, how many are going and which of the abovementioned pick-up arrangements that is convenient to you:

Email booking@hkdolphinwatch.com
Tel (852) 2984 1414

Please note that we do not have a tour desk at the pick-up locations. If you have any questions, contact us by phone at (852) 2984-1414 which is attended to on each and everyday of the year.

More details:

Pick up

(1) By coach: On Middle Road exactly outside the Kowloon Hotel in Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, please be there at 8:50am to register with our guide. (2) Boarding the boat: Tung Chung New Development Pier, Lantau at approximately 9:30am. (Please specify which pick-up you prefer when making the booking.) If you want to return to town soon, taking the MTR is the fastest means. Our bus can take you to the MTR station in CityGate which is a few minutes from the Pier. If time is not a concern, you are welcome to use our bus to get back to town. We expect to arrive Tsimshatsui around 1pm to 2pm, depending on sighting time and traffic. If you have a flight to catch and need to be in the airport or back to town earlier, please inform our colleagues well in advance.

Ways to get there and maps:


(1) Middle Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
(Opposite to the Peninsula Hotel)

MTR
Take the red Tsuen Wan Line to Tsimshatsui station and exit at Exit E, walk straight till you come to the intersection of roads, turn right without crossing, within a few steps, you will reach the Kowloon Hotel. Please allow about 5 minutes for walking after emerging from the Exit to the Hotel.

Star Ferry
(pic of Central Pier)Central Pier take a ferry from the Central Pier in Central to cross the harbour to Tsimshatsui, then walk to the Peninsula Hotel (pic of Peninsula Hotel)Peninsula Hotel which normally takes about 5 to 8 minutes. Go to the back of the Peninsula, then you will find Middle Road.

The map of the Kowloon Hotel

Middle Road

pic of Pier & boat (2) Tung Chung New Development Pier, Lantau

MTR Take the Tung Chung Line and get off at the terminus Tung Chung Station. If you dont mind walking which is probably the best way to get to the Pier, take the pedestrian flyover next to the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Station to cross the road and follow the way to the seaside. Please allow 15 minutes for it. If you want to take a taxi, get a green Lantau taxi outside the MTR station but it may mean a long wait as there are very few of those taxis available yet the ride is just a couple of minutes. If you prefer taking a taxi, better allow 20 minutes or even more for the waiting time which is very hard to predict.

Public Bus if you live in Discovery Bay or anywhere near Tung Chung on Lantau, there are buses that will take you to Citygate, the new town in Tung Chung. After getting off, follow the direction mentioned in the above paragraph for getting to the Pier.

Drive your own car there is no proper parking space by the Pier. The closest ones are available at Citygate. After parking, please refer to the paragraph above titled MTR for how to get to the Pier.

The map of Tung Chung New Development Pier

Tung Chung Pier

Driving your own car to the pick-up locations

1. The Kowloon Hotel in Tsimshatsui

Parking spaces are very limited at Tsimshatsui, aside from costly. We strongly recommend you to make use of public transports to join us outside the lobby of the Kowloon Hotel.

2. Boarding the boat at Tung Chung New Development Pier, Lantau

If you prefer this option, the closest parking facilities are available at CityGate which is around 15 minutes of walk to the Pier. You will risk getting a ticket by parking at the Pier as there is no proper parking space there.

Please note that if you are meeting us at Tung Chung pier, we aim to be there at 9.30am and we can NOT wait for late arrivals. If you arrive early and do not see us, feel free to call us on 2984 1414 - we may be stuck in traffic. Our colleagues will do a presentation in the bus about the dolphins; although you will miss this, they will try to give you some explanation on the boat, but their priority is to look for dolphins from quite early on.

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Payment

(to guarantee your space, make sure to settle the payment before the trip to confirm your booking, otherwise, we may release your reserved seats to those who are waiting to go)

pic of our office door

Cash
Visit our office latest by the last working day before the trip. Our address is Room 1528A, Star House, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. We open from 9:30am to 5:30pm from Mondays to Fridays except holidays. Please call 2984-1414 before coming so that one of us will be in the office waiting for you as we may be out for fieldwork.

Bank transfer:
HSBC account at 144-297561-001, please notify us after you have credited the relevant amount and keep the note of transaction for handing to our colleagues on the day of the trip.

Crossed cheque:
send a crossed cheque payable to Hong Kong Dolphinwatch Limited to the above mentioned address and post it at least 2 to 3 days before the trip for local postal delivery.

Special payment arrangement:
If you really have difficulty in making the payment in advance but wish to keep your seat(s), you MUST call (Tel #: 2984-1414) the day before the trip latest by noon time (unless you are on a flight to Hong Kong which touches down later the day) to confirm so that we know that you are definitely going and will keep the seat(s) for you (we answer the phone from 9am to 8:00pm everyday), you can then pay cash or cheque on site. If we dont hear from you, we may release your seat(s) to others who will pay in advance to go.

Since we will not be working in the office on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, we will not be around the computer as often as we normally would. If you want to make an urgent booking or need to contact us for urgent matters, please call our hotline (Tel: 2984-1414). If we miss your call, please kindly leave a message and your phone number so that we can call back as soon as we possibly can.

Cancellations

The trip will be cancelled if typhoon signal #3 or higher OR a black rainstorm signal issued two hours prior to the start of the trip (click here to check the weather). If we cancel a trip, you are welcome to reschedule, or get a full refund if you book directly with us. If you book via an agent and want a refund, please contact the agent in question directly.
Important: refund or any form of compensation WILL NOT be given if you cancel with less than 24 hours notice OR fail to show up OR arrive late at the pick-up point.

Go-Again Guarantee

We have an average sighting rate of 97 % which means you will very likely see the dolphins going with us. Please remember that the dolphins are wild animals and we cannot guarantee that they will be sighted on each and every trip. If no dolphin is sighted on a regular trip that you are on, you can join another again free of charge (seats subject to availability so please book well in advance). This offer does not apply to charter trips.

 

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