During the day you have the choice of either the Premium Tour (24 hours) or Deluxe Tour (48 hours). Both ticket options provide you with unlimited access to three sightseeing tour routes: Hong Kong Island Route, the Kowloon Route and the Green Route to Stanley Market and Aberdeen. Each route includes several break points where you can hop-on, hop-off to explore places of interest or interchange between routes.
The Deluxe Tour also includes a cruise around Victoria Harbour with Hong Kong's famous Star Ferry Company.
A multi-lingual audio system is available on every bus offering you a personal tour commentary in a choice of 10 languages: Putonghua (Mandarin), Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian.
The Big Bus Tour is carefully designed to take you to all of Hong Kong’s famous landmarks: Nathan Road, Stanley Market, Lan Kwai Fong and the Man Mo Temple are just some of the iconic places you will discover.
Big Bus offers the most extensive route of any Hong Kong sightseeing tour, taking you to more tourist attractions and revealing more things to do in Hong Kong than any other tour.
For more information on the places you will visit, checkout the Tour Highlights
Hong Kong Island - Red Route
This extensive Hong Kong Island tour enables you to explore everything from traditional temples and historic colonial sites to the most contemporary shopping and high-rise architecture. Man Mo Temple, Lan Kwai Fong, Soho, Lascar Row and the Peak Tramway are just some of the highlights to be seen along this route.
Kowloon, literal translation is ‘Land of the Nine Dragons’, derived from the eight peaks that surround the city and the one Emperor who ruled it.
Kowloon is a melting pot of bright neon, shops and markets. You will discover the Bird Market, fortune-tellers and a huge range of bars and restaurants.
Temple Street Market has a wealth of goods from souvenirs to exotic food; all within a short distance of The Space Museum, The Museum of History and the world renowned Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
Stanley Market and Aberdeen - Green Route
Leaving the bustling city, the Green Route winds its way to the south of Hong Kong Island, providing stunning views of Hong Kong’s lush countryside and coastline. There are several stops en route including, Aberdeen, Ocean Park and the picturesque Repulse Bay, before arriving at Stanley’s world famous market.
The Big Bus Tour buses provide regular return departures, enabling you to decide how long you want to spend browsing the covered market and enjoying Stanley’s relaxed atmosphere.You can also enjoy a ride on a sampan, a traditional fishing boat, around Aberdeen Harbour
Star Ferry across Victoria Harbour
A return journey on the Star Ferry is included as part of your tour ticket.
Hop off at either breakpoints 1 or 15 of your Big Bus sightseeing tour and enjoy one of Hong Kong’s classic experiences; a journey across Victoria Harbour on the iconic Star Ferry.
The Star Ferry is a passenger ferry service that has been linking Kowloon and Hong Kong Island since 1888. The ferries operate four crossings across Victoria Harbour and carry more than seventy thousand passengers a day, making the Star Ferry one of the most popular things to do in Hong Kong.
The 10 minute boat ride between Tsim Sha Tsui (Kowloon) and Central Star Ferry Terminal (Hong Kong Island) is your connection between the Kowloon and Hong Island bus routes.
The tram journey to and from Victoria Peak is included free with your Big Bus Tour ticket.
The Peak Tramway is a funicular railway, which carries tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island.. The Tramway runs from the Central district of Hong Kong Island to Victoria Peak via the Mid-Levels.
The Tramway was opened for public service in May 1888, covering a distance of 1.4 kilometres with four intermediate stations. More than 4 million people ride the Peak Tram annually; an average of 11,000 each day, making it one of the most popular things to do in Hong Kong. The journey offers superb views over Victoria Harbour and the city’s many skyscrapers.
Arriving at the top you will discover magnificent panoramic views over Hong Kong, a variety of mountain-top walks, shopping opportunities, cafes and restaurants. Relax and enjoy the Peak’s unique setting before returning on the Peak Tramway to continue your Big Bus Tour of Hong Kong Island.
Personal Tour Commentary
The Big Bus sightseeing tour of Hong Kong includes an informative commentary that guides you through the city.
The commentary explains the history of Hong Kong and points out the buildings and landmarks of significance, whilst offering insight into Cantonese culture and tradition.
The personal recorded commentary is available in your choice of 10 languages: Mandarin, English, Korean, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Cantonese and Japanese. Complimentary ear phones are provided.
Sampan Ride in Aberdeen Harbour
A ride on a traditional sampan is included in your tour.
While in Aberdeen, enjoy a sampan ride around the harbour; weaving past the floating village and around clusters of local fishing boats. A sampan ride is one of Hong Kong’s best cultural experiences.
The trip offers you a rare opportunity to experience the lifestyle of the fishermen and their families, and there are many great photo opportunities.