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Visitors can follow the instruction for travelling to Lamma Island to reach Central Outlying Ferry Pier, where the ferry to Peng Chau is located at No. 6 pier. There are fast ferry and ordinary ferry. Ordinary ferry is more suitable for wheelchair users for easier boarding of cabin. While schedule of ordinary ferry are at a time interval of 1.5 hours, visitors should check the schedule before travelling for better preparation.  Peng Chau with an area of only one square kilometer and 5000 residents is a small island having an extremely quiet environment. Although Peng Chau is a small island, there is considerate number of temples on the island. Whenever there are celebrations of various temples, the quiet island will become bustling.

(Last updated: 6/8/2018)

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Central ← → Peng Chau
Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry Holdings Limited
Tel: 2815 6063
Web:  http://www.hkkf.com.hk

  

Time Table & Fare Table:

http://www.hkkf.com.hk/index.php?op=timetable&page=pengchau&view=screen&style=en

*The fare discount applies to the disabled, elderly(aged 65 or above) and children (Aged 3 or above but under 12)

*Under the "Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities" launched by the HKSAR government, eligible persons can travel on HKKF ferry at a concessionary fare of $2 per trip at any time.

Fu Peng Street Promenade

Going along Fu Peng Street from the pier is the direction approaching Tai Lei Island. One can enjoy the scene on the other side of the harbor which include the Discovery Bay area, and even the fireworks display of Disneyland occasionally at night.  

 

Address: Fu Peng Street

Tin Hau Temple

After alighting, go ahead and Tin Hau Temple could be seen. The Temple having over two hundred years of history is the most famous temples amongst other large and small temples in Peng Chau. It is classified as Grade 2 historical building. The day our team visiting the Templeis the Festival of “Tin Hau Island Parade”, which is one of the major events of the island. It takes place on the 21st of July every Lunar Year, when numerous residents of Peng Chau performed dragon dance in front of the Tin Hau Temple, together with the parade performance round the island which make the festival as if a small scale ‘Bun Festival’ with an extremely bustling scene. Other than the steps at the main entrance of the temple which are inconvenient for wheelchair users, most streets in Peng Chau are level and easy to travel for all.

 

Addresss:No.69B, Wing On Street, Peng Chau

Website: http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple22.asp

Wing On Street

Wing On Street is the most bustling street on Peng Chau Island, with most shops mainly selling groceries, and a number of reminiscent restaurants making visitors feel like situating at streets of the 60s and 70s. However, there are steps in front of most shops which make it difficult for wheelchair users to enter.  Following the signage at Wing On Street would reach other scenery spots of Peng Chau, such as the Dragon Mother’s Temple and Finger Hill. 

 

Restaurants in Peng Chau

Restaurants in Peng Chau are mainly located at Wing On Street, with small shop area and threshold or steps at the entrance which are quite inconvenient.  Wheelchair users may choose those restaurants near the Pier, most of which have alfresco seats.  Located near the pier is the only larger restaurant in Peng Chau which is ramp accessed.

Peng Chau Resturant

 

Address: Wing On Street, Peng Chau

Lung Mo Temple (Dragon Mother’s Temple)

After passing through Wing On Street, follow the signage will arrive at the Lung Mo Temple located at Tung Wan.  This temple is of same situation as the Tin Hau Palace by having steps at the main entrance which make it difficult for wheelchair users to enter; while the Tung Wan beach nearby is also not equipped with ramp for wheelchair users.  However, it’s still refreshing to feel the sea breeze at the shore.  It is said that Lung Mo Temple is originated from the Yue City of Guang dong Province having a history of over two thousand years.  Many visitors of the Temple would touch the “Dragon bed” which is believed would bring good luck. 

 

Accessible Toile

Near the Peng Chau Market have two Accessible Toilet, and the Peng Chau Sport Centre also has Accessible Toilet

Accessible Toilet

Secret Garden

The "Secret Garden" of Peng Chau was a leather factory in the past. It is a three-level historical building in Hong Kong and has been revitalized into an art garden. It is a great place to take photos.

 

Address:2 Wing On Street, Peng Chau

Festival Celebrating Activities in Peng Chau

Although Peng Chau is a tiny island, there are quite a number of temples on the island, with various celebrating activities whenever there is a festival.  Visitors may travel there to experience such bustling atmosphere during the following festivals: 

 

Lunar calendar 

Festival name 

Celebrating activities

13th of February 

Hung Sing Yeh's birthday

Incense burning and worshiping

23rd of March

Tin Hau’s Birthday

Cantonese Opera performances

17th of April

Lady Golden Flower’s birthday

Lion Dances

5th of May 

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Racing

8th of May

Dragon Mother’s birthday

Believers and associations all over will come to worship, with gatherings in temples and incense burning making the atmosphere extremely bustling.  

7th of July 

Seven Sisters’ Festival 七姊節

Offerings made for celebration in the old days.

21st of July

TinHauIslandParade

Residents will invite the Tin Hau Goddess be with the parade to bless the inhabitants of Peng Chau. 

Tips

Apart from the above places being introduced, there are some other famous places in Peng Chau such as the Finger Hill.  It is located at the south of Peng Chau with a panoramic view of the whole island at the hilltop, where visitors can reach by following the instructions at Wing On Street.  However, since the route is a bit steep and the roads leading to the hilltop are with steps, visitors should proceed according to their own strength. 

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