Tai O Hau Wong Festival Tour

Discover the hidden gems of Hong Kong's oldest fishing village

Join a Chinese Opera, explore stilt houses, spot pink dolphins!

Duration 3 Hours
Price (HKD) $580
Group size 12 people
Activity level Easy

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



  • 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 – including traditional rituals performed by locals during Hau Wong Festival and joining villagers for roasted pork ceremony, roasted pork-sharing ceremony and behind-the-scene of other rituals.
  • Visit the 300-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!


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Tai O Stilt houses
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