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Tai O Hau Wong Festival Tour

  • 23 July 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Tai O, Lantau Island


  • For Members of the Australian Association
  • For non-members who wish to attend

Join us on this annual Cultural festival at the charming Tai O, the most well-preserved fishing village in Hong Kong, to experience the Hau Wong Festival like a local!

The birthday of Hau Wong, a loyal general in the Southern Song dynasty, is celebrated in Tai O every year on the 6th Day of the 6th Lunar month. Celebrate the festival with us like a local by joining a Chinese Opera. Learn about the history of Tai O and understand how different Gods are important to the people of Tai O .

Enjoy a small boat ride around the unique stilt houses of Tai O and potentially a chance to see the Pink Dolphin! We will also try tea cakes, maybe more local snacks, prepared by local aunties! Let’s explore Hong Kong like a local!

Secure your place by booking on or before 21st July!

Date: Sunday, 23rd July 2023

Price: HKD$ 580  per person

Transportation: Walking and boat ride through Pearl River Delta

Meeting: Tai O Ferry Pier

End Point: Tai O Centre

Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm 


Expertly led by licensed guide and owner of the 110K-instagram page @explore_hongkong, the tour includes a boat ride in Tai O for a chance to see the Pink dolphin and THREE food stops for traditional food and drinks in Tai O. Join locals for a Cantonese Opera!

Exclusions: Public transportation and personal spending

Language: English

Tour code: HKG-CHIS-TAIO


  • Enjoy a small boat ride around the unique stilt houses and potentially get to see the pink dolphins which live in the estuary
  • Join a Chinese Opera with locals!
  • Story and traditions of Hau Wong Festival in Hong Kong 
  • Visit the 500-year-old Yeung Hau Temple in Tai O, which has kept people living in Tai O safe for centuries! Plus the Tin Hau Temple for good luck.
  • Enjoy the locally made teacakes handcrafted by the village aunties!






The Australian Association of Hong Kong was established to encourage support, have fun and good fellowship whilst naturally creating opportunities amongst Hong Kong based Australians and their friends to get the most out of Hong Kong.


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