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Old 02-07-2008, 11:40 AM   #3751
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Hi, need some advice on Ocean Park.

Based on my knowledge, there are 2 entrances into the Park, ie: Tai Shue Wan and the Main Entrance.

Which is the suggested entrance to start the day with (so that can cover the entire park sequentially)?

There are different timings (Peak and Express) for Citybus 629 that can reach either one of the entrances? Which is the suggested type?

Is the park stroller/pram-friendly?

Thanks to advice!!
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Old 02-07-2008, 06:02 PM   #3752
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Suggest avoiding Ocean Park during weekends. Very crowded especially with the weekend visitors from mainland China.

thank you... think will visit on the monday instead then.... hehe......
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Old 02-07-2008, 08:36 PM   #3753
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Hi, need some advice on Ocean Park.

Based on my knowledge, there are 2 entrances into the Park, ie: Tai Shue Wan and the Main Entrance.

Which is the suggested entrance to start the day with (so that can cover the entire park sequentially)?

There are different timings (Peak and Express) for Citybus 629 that can reach either one of the entrances? Which is the suggested type?

Is the park stroller/pram-friendly?

Thanks to advice!!
definitely stroll friendly. but want walk the whole of ocean park, one full day might not be enuff though
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Old 02-07-2008, 11:44 PM   #3754
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BTW, does anyone knows why are the months of July and August PEAK month (More expensive tickets) for Disneyland? Is this a usual PEAK period at this time of the year? Or is there some other reasons which only the locals there will know? (School holidays in HK?)
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Old 03-07-2008, 01:44 AM   #3755
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BTW, does anyone knows why are the months of July and August PEAK month (More expensive tickets) for Disneyland? Is this a usual PEAK period at this time of the year? Or is there some other reasons which only the locals there will know? (School holidays in HK?)
Yes, July and August are the school holidays for HK.
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Old 03-07-2008, 08:22 AM   #3756
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Yes, July and August are the school holidays for HK.
There's a high proportion of visitors from mainland China, do they have the same school holidays?
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Old 03-07-2008, 01:21 PM   #3757
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Oh yes, forgotten about that too, thanks. They also have the same summer holidays from mid june to end august.
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Old 06-07-2008, 10:36 PM   #3758
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Hey guys,

Thanks man.... Looks like I'll just have to bear with it since my trip had been confirmed.....

As what the saying goes... the more the merrier.................
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Old 07-07-2008, 07:52 AM   #3759
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any one stay at L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre Hong Kong before? how much is it to take cab from airport to there? or take the airport express change mtr change cab cheaper for 3 persons/
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Old 07-07-2008, 08:06 AM   #3760
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any one stay at L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre Hong Kong before? how much is it to take cab from airport to there? or take the airport express change mtr change cab cheaper for 3 persons/
For 3 persons taking taxi is easier and cost effective.
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Old 07-07-2008, 07:26 PM   #3761
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any one stay at L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre Hong Kong before? how much is it to take cab from airport to there? or take the airport express change mtr change cab cheaper for 3 persons/
Will cost a little more than hk$300 including the tolls and surcharges, theres also a direct airport coach (Cityflyer A12) passing thru somewhere near your hotel, $45 a pax. But u have to know where to get off.
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:45 PM   #3762
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anyone noes any good n cheap place which sells sports apparel? like adidas, nike, mizuno n etc..
thanks =)
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Old 08-07-2008, 11:42 AM   #3763
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hi, planning a trip this yr (virgin trip) pls help to see how this planning goes?
feel that e planning sucks as it moves down but anyway.....

Day 1

6.20 am Depart SG

10.30 am Land HK airport

12.00 pm Clear customs, buy octopus card (normal), top it up 300HK,
buy PEOPLE prepaid sim card costs only HKD60 (any 7-11) &
get maps + bonus guide for disney !! lunch at airport (café de coral)

1.30 pm Take A21 from airport to Mongkok (about 30 mins), find hostel & check in

3.00 pm Explore areas around hostel to familiarize OR
take star ferry around victoria harbour (get off at TST)

7.00 to 8.00 pm clock tower (penisula hotel?) & Ave of Stars (30 mins) Take MTR to TST station follow exit (HK cultural center) Symphony of Lights 8pm start.

8.20 pm on Fa Yuen street (Mongkok MTR exit D2) look out for “No#135 Fa Yuen Street" It's call Ki Tsui Cake Shop” ./ sports street / ladies market / temple street / bird/flower/goldfish market /

Mall selling girls clothes in MongKok should be "Argyle Centre" and "Centraline Mall" which are interlink w/ each other.
(SHOP TILL U DROP)



Day 2

After breakfast Ocean Park (open 10 am to 6pm except mon)

Late day (4+) Peak (take to central MTR & take cab to Shan Teng Kwong Chiong
About HK$45, then take tram down later, wax museum can skip
Have dinner there & watch e view.

Night Return to night markets for more shopping or hostel.

Day 3

After breakfast Tsing Yi bridge stopover & Disneyland


Day 4

After breakfast Macau

Return before nightfall for night time shopping if time permits

Day 5

After breakfast Wong Tai Sin Temple

Golden Bauhinia Square

Soho

Shopping @ factory outlets??


Day 6

After breakfast Giant Buddha / Po Lin Monastery / Wisdom path

Tai O fishing village

Late afternoon Shopping??? Area haven’t decide
Till night


Day 7

After breakfast Explore along causeway bay, tian ho & other shopping areas

Night Return SG
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Old 08-07-2008, 04:58 PM   #3764
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hi, planning a trip this yr (virgin trip) pls help to see how this planning goes?
feel that e planning sucks as it moves down but anyway.....

Day 1

6.20 am Depart SG

10.30 am Land HK airport

12.00 pm Clear customs, buy octopus card (normal), top it up 300HK,
buy PEOPLE prepaid sim card costs only HKD60 (any 7-11) &
get maps + bonus guide for disney !! lunch at airport (café de coral)

1.30 pm Take A21 from airport to Mongkok (about 30 mins), find hostel & check in

3.00 pm Explore areas around hostel to familiarize OR
take star ferry around victoria harbour (get off at TST)

7.00 to 8.00 pm clock tower (penisula hotel?) & Ave of Stars (30 mins) Take MTR to TST station follow exit (HK cultural center) Symphony of Lights 8pm start.

8.20 pm on Fa Yuen street (Mongkok MTR exit D2) look out for “No#135 Fa Yuen Street" It's call Ki Tsui Cake Shop” ./ sports street / ladies market / temple street / bird/flower/goldfish market /

Mall selling girls clothes in MongKok should be "Argyle Centre" and "Centraline Mall" which are interlink w/ each other.
(SHOP TILL U DROP)



Day 2

After breakfast Ocean Park (open 10 am to 6pm except mon)

Late day (4+) Peak (take to central MTR & take cab to Shan Teng Kwong Chiong
About HK$45, then take tram down later, wax museum can skip
Have dinner there & watch e view.

Night Return to night markets for more shopping or hostel.

Day 3

After breakfast Tsing Yi bridge stopover & Disneyland


Day 4

After breakfast Macau

Return before nightfall for night time shopping if time permits

Day 5

After breakfast Wong Tai Sin Temple

Golden Bauhinia Square

Soho

Shopping @ factory outlets??


Day 6

After breakfast Giant Buddha / Po Lin Monastery / Wisdom path

Tai O fishing village

Late afternoon Shopping??? Area haven’t decide
Till night


Day 7

After breakfast Explore along causeway bay, tian ho & other shopping areas

Night Return SG
I think it should be pretty alright, except that day 1, perhaps u might want to finish walking fa yuen street before u go to the ave of stars, and symphony of lights, as they start to close at around 9pm.

Also, the clock tower, avenue of stars and the synphony of stars is around the same area, so is the star ferry terminal too. U can spend the evening there if u want to with perhaps 1 ferry ride down to wanchai / central and back.
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Old 08-07-2008, 05:09 PM   #3765
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Oh yes, for those taking taxi and wants to know how much they will be paying to their destination, refer to this document for more info : http://www.td.gov.hk/UtilityManager/...axiairport.pdf

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