Dragon Boat Festival Tour

Experience this cultural festival like a local on our unique group tour

Duration 35 Hours
Price (HKD) $320 - $400
Group size 11 people
Activity level Easy

Join us on a group tour for this annual Cultural festival at the charming Aberdeen Harbour to experience the Dragon Boat Festival like a local! Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race is one the oldest and most traditional in Hong Kong, with more than a hundred year of history.

Learn about the history and traditions of the Dragon Boat Festival, watch the Dragon Boat Race ON A SAMPAN fishing boat, try the traditional Cantonese Rice dumplings prepared by a local auntie and MORE! Let’s explore Hong Kong like a local!

Secure your place by booking on or before 19th June!

Date: Thursday, 22nd June 2023

Price: HKD$ 400  (Adult)

Early bird: Book before 15 June noon to enjoy 10% off for adult tickets (e.g. HKD$360)

HKD$ 320  (Children between 5 to 12 years old)

Transportation: Walking and Sampan ride on Aberdeen Harbour

Meeting: Lei Tung MTR station, Exit A1

End Point: Ap Lei Chau Market

Time: 9:30am to 11:30pm and 1:00pm to 3:00pm (two sessions x 2 hours)

Inclusions: Expertly led by licensed guide and owner of the 105K-instagram page @explore_hongkong, the tour includes a Sampan ride on the Aberdeen Harbour and 1 food stop for traditional Dragon Boat Festival Rice Dumplings and drinks.

Exclusions: Public transportation

Language: English



  • 45-min Sampan ride on the Aberdeen Harbour with Captain Ten, a local fisherman in Hong Kong!
  • Story and traditions of the Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong
  • Visit the 250-year-old Hung Shing Temple, which has kept people living on boat safe for centuries!
  • The Shui Yuet Temple, Ap Lei Chau
  • History of Ap Lei Chau and Aberdeen, the birthplace of Hong Kong
  • Enjoy a Cantonese Rice dumplings made by local aunties!
  • We have prepared a Dragon Boat Festival souvenir for you!


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