It is the only company in hong kong owning cruise vessels with marine restaurant, liquor and entertainment licenses. The charming star ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from hong kong island to kowloon and back since 1888. The hong kong pass comes with a free hk guidebook, packed with travel information to help you plan where to go, what to do and how to get there. First ferrys tripledeck ordinary ferry xin guo turns into cheung chau harbour with chi ma wan peninsula of lantau island in the background. Hong kong airport ferry, compare prices, times and book. Hong kong maritime museum formerly used by star ferry to hung hom hong kong ferry pier 7 is the star ferry service to tst hong kong ferry pier 6 to mui wo first ferry. The star ferry company came into existence around 1898 and since then its ferries have been shuttling busily between hong kong island and. Orson welles stars as cecil hart, captain of the eponymous ferry to hong kong. Hong kong sheung wan ferry port in hong kong connects you with macau outer harbour in macau with a choice of up to 110 ferry crossings per day. Macau is a close neighbour of hong kong, which is just about 60km away from hong kong. To combat covid19 in hong kong, hkkf has taken the corresponding preventive measures as follows. Hong kong guidebook download your free hong kong guide.
Standby for macau ferry in the shun tak centre and macau ferry terminal, there are special lines for standby passengers who want to. Mark conrad, a habitual drunk and troublemaker with a shady past, is expelled by hong kong police after one too many bar fights. The turbojet ferry connects you to hong kong and macau within an hour, 24 hours a day. Hi, my wife and i will be in hong kong from 11 to 17 sep. Ferry to hong kong is a 1959 british melodramaadventure film directed by lewis gilbert and starring curt jurgens, sylvia syms, orson welles and jeremy. New world first ferry services limited first ferry operates five main inner harbour and outlying island ferry routes in hong kong. No need to prebook, ferries leaving 24 hours a day, every 15 minutes from outer island and hkmacau hong kong terminals for much of the day. Scheduled ferry services to outlying islands cheung chau, lamma, lantau, peng chau and ma wan operate from central ferry piers on hong kong island. Fares are reasonable, nominally higher on weekends and public holidays, and the ferries are comfortable and. Hong kong ferry, compare prices, times and book tickets.
With curd jurgens, orson welles, sylvia syms, jeremy spenser. With a fine touch of elegance and impeccable service by its experienced team, harbour cruise bauhinia is an ideal choice in town for entertainment, sightseeing and banqueting while cruising in the unparalleled victoria harbour. Airport to kowloon by ferry hong kong forum tripadvisor. Though i have not watched fulllength film of this, luckily youtube introduces 2 kinds of the film partially, and this may project the part of hong kong in late 1950s. The pompous captain orson welles of a macao to hong kong ferry is stuck with an austrian curt jurgens banned from both places. Regular ferry services link the main outlying islands to hong kong. Story of an outcast who is forced to journey back and forth between hong kong and macao on a ferry boat whose captain hates him. Hkkf currently provides 3 licensed scheduled passenger ferry routes to the outlying islands of the city. Time table search new world first ferry services limited. While the two sides of victoria harbour are now connected by a worldclass infrastructure system of road and rail tunnels, tens of millions of people still climb aboard the humble star ferry vessels each year. He is placed on an ancient ferry boat, the fa tsan known to its crew as the fat annie, despite the protests of the pompous owner, captain cecil hart.
Established in 1923, the hongkong and yaumati ferry company, limited has a long presence in hong kong. You can simply take the airport express to hong kong station, then catch the star ferry to kowloon the discovery bay ferry is an enclosed vessel with usually dirty windows. There are many foreign films shot in hong kong, and this is one of them. Hkkf has enhanced the cleaning of piers, ferry cabin and airconditioning systems with antiseptic solution or diluted bleach solution. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The star ferry is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in hong kong. It was formed by a number of shipping and shipbuilding firms, and was incorporated in hong kong in february 1998. Besides, they are the only transport to the outlying islands, such as lamma island, cheung chau island or peng chau island.
Turbojet ferry tickets for hong kong and macau klook. This curious african queen derivation stars curt jurgens as mark conrad, an austrian exile and orson welles as blustery ferryboat captain. Advice on buying ferry ticket to macau hong kong forum. Boating in hong kong expert transport tips for getting around hong kong by boat. Star ferry has been awarded the title of hong kong green organisation 12 sep 2018 certificate of excellence 2018 from tripadvisor. Pursuant to a corporate restructuring in 1989, the holding company was renamed hong kong ferry holdings company limited. With a history of over 100 years, the star ferry is a witness to the many changes that have taken place in hong kong over the years. Hes sent to macao on the fa tsan, a ferry owned by captain hart.
Ferry to hong kong was released in america through 20th centuryfox along with several other likevintage rank organisation films. With over 50 years of experience in ferrying locals and visitors, the modern turbojet fleet safely transports over 10 million passengers a year. Ferry schedule between hong kong and mainland china. We are thinking of taking a 7 pm ferry back to hongkong after a day in macau. Conrads papers are out of order and macao refuses him entry. A refund coupon will be issued to passengers with apdt paid with their air ticket during checkin at skypier or the prd and macao ports. You can take bus, ferry or helicopter to macau from hong kong. We are planning for a day trip to macau on sep, which is a tuesday and i think also a public holiday in hong kong. Star ferry has been awarded the logo of happy company 5 years plus 19. Things run smoothly for captain hart until drunken passenger mark conrad curt. Mark conrad, a debonair angloaustrian former playboy and junk owner, now an alcoholic downandout, is expelled from hong kong.
Ferries are an effective form of transportation between hong kong island and kowloon. From mong kok, the best way would be to take a bus to the star ferry terminal in tsim sha tsui. The redesigned and improved hk ferry app guides you to the places in hong kong that you can go but you seldom go in a more handy way. Ferry to hong kong is a mildly amusing film due to an obese orson welles treating the film as a farcical comedy.
As a city thats grown up around its harbour, hong kongs ferries are an attraction in their own right. In the 1950s the british rank organisation made the film ferry to hong kong. Curd jurgens ferry to hong kong 1959 bpa63r from alamys library of millions of high resolution stock photos. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. It is also a main way for people to travel between the island and the outlying islands. The storm scenes were filmed at aberdeen using a mockup of the ferry and two aeroplanes from the far east flying school at kai tak to provide the wind and water chutes to simulate waves. I found that we can take a ferry from the china ferry terminal. Curd jurgens and orson welles in ferry to hong kong 1959 there are many foreign films shot in hong kong, and this is one of them.
Orson welles star and director of the critically acclaimed citizen kane stars as captain hart in this seabound adventure. The klook guide to taking a ferry from hong kong to macau gives you all you need to know about sailing across the waters to asias las vegas. While ferry is the most convenient and moneysaving way, and will take less 1 hour to arrive at macau. Travel on the famous star ferry between hong kong island and kowloon, or. Its principal routes carry passengers across victoria harbour, between hong kong island, and kowloon. Just go to the ferry terminal when you are ready to leave and purchase ticket on the next outbound ferry. He plays captain hart, who despite the prissy exterior is a bit of a blackguard. Passengers who arrive at hong kong international airport by crossboundary ferry service for onward departure by air are exempted from the air passenger departure tax apdt.
At night you wont see much outside from the brightly lit interior. Helicopter traffic demand and heliport development in hong kong. Browse by categories this app is developed without any investors financial support. Curd jurgens and orson welles in ferry to hong kong 1959. Reclamation has reduced the journey length of hong kongs iconic crossharbor ferry to a mere seven or eight minutes these days. Ticket location chu kong passenger transport company limited. Media in category ferries in hong kong the following 107 files are in this category, out of 107 total.
Ferry schedule between hong kong international airport and mainland china. Hong kong and macau ferry, ferry schedual, fares and terminals. China ferry terminal 1f china hong kong city, tsimshatsui. Book details and how to order download free chapters. When his ship is forced to accept a deportee of the hong kong government, mark conrad curt jurgens, captain harts nose is put out of joint. Me disappointing seafaring adventure ferry to hong kong uk, 1959 has a. Following is some ferry guide information about ferry between hong kong and macau. The service is operated by the star ferry company, which was founded in 1888 as the kowloon ferry company, and adopted its present name in 1898. Star ferry has been accredited again as manpower developer 1st 30 apr 2018. Shop 15, 1f, china hong kong city, 33 canton road,tsimshatsui. Orson welles played the sodden captain of a ferry boat transiting between hong kong and macao in the 1959 melodrama, ferry to hong kong. How much advance time should i allow at the ferry terminal for a ferry departing to hong kong on a friday evening.1061 1324 1218 31 233 1184 232 297 34 1397 867 562 1182 1019 1496 588 1486 437 77 695 1203 1158 701 165 1213 965 87 158 741 177 1019