- 1 Delight in Pink Dolphins Hong Kong
- 2 The essential insider info
- 3 Payment
- 4 Travel Options
- 5 Did you know? World schooling ideas
- 6 Secret Squirrel Stuff
- 7 Toadstool Rating (by the Roam the Gnome kids, Ned and Jack)
- 8 Google map link
- 9 The Inside Scoop
- 10 City Essentials
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Delight in Pink Dolphins Hong Kong
If you love to surprise your children with extra special experiences, then taking them on to see the Pink Dolphins Hong Kong must be on your list. “Pink Dolphins” (scientifically known as Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins or Chinese White Dolphins) can be seen all year round and are a resident species found in the waters of Hong Kong. Their natural habitat, The Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park, is located in the city’s western waters where they come to feed on an plentiful food source from local fisheries.
Book a tour today. Summer tours are busy (July to December) so please book ahead of time. If you are visiting during the winter months, January to March, you might sight more dolphins than there are people on the boat!
Regular trips include return-trip coach transport from Tsim Sha Tsui (outside the Kowloon hotel in Kowloon) to Tung Chung New Development Pier on Lantau Island, a trip aboard a luxury cruiser, information sheets, detailed presentation on the dolphins by experienced guides, as well as free light refreshments on board.
The essential insider info
- The Pink Dolphin Hong Kong cruise is hosted by Hong Kong Dolphin Watch.
- Advanced booking is required. All you need to do is contact us by email / phone and let us know which one of our trips you prefer, how many are going and confirm your pick-up arrangement.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel (852) 2984 1414
For more information visit their website here.
Visit their office and pay in person at least one day before your trip – Office: Room 1528A, Star House, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Open from 9:30am to 5:30pm from Mondays to Fridays except holidays. Please call 2984-1414 before coming to ensure someone will be present.
HSBC account at 144-297561-001, please notify HK Dolphin Watch after you have credited the relevant amount and keep the note of transaction to hand to the ticket collector on the day of the trip.
Arrival Options are:
(1) By coach: On Middle Road exactly outside the Kowloon Hotel in Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, please be there at 8:50am to register with our guide.
(2) Boarding the boat: Tung Chung New Development Pier, Lantau at approximately 9:30am. (Please specify which pick-up you prefer when making the booking.)
Please note that we do not have a tour desk at the pick-up location. If you have any questions, contact HK Dolphin Watch by phone on (852) 2984-1414. (This phone number operates 365 days a year.)
If you want to return to town quickly, taking the MTR is the fastest means. The bus can take you to the MTR station in CityGate which is a few minutes from the Pier.
If time is not a concern, you are welcome to catch the bus back to town. arriving in Tsimshatsui around 1pm to 2pm, depending on sighting time and traffic.
Did you know? World schooling ideas
- The Pink Dolphins Hong Kong are facing very real dangers for their ongoing survival. Every day, Hong Kong produces 2 million tonnes of liquid waste, and 22,500 tonnes of solid or semi-solid waste. 70% of this is untreated, and about 450,000 cubic metres of raw, semi-processed sewage is dumped into the harbour every day, enough to fill 200 Olympic size swimming pools.
- The Pearl River brings down industrial effluent, municipal waste, and agricultural runoff from a large area of China. All of this sewage and rubbish affects the immune systems of the dolphins and put them at serious risk of extinction unless something is done soon.
- Habitat Loss and Pollution are two very real dangers facing the Pink Dolphins Hong Kong. Children may like to write a letter to The Director, Environmental Protection Department, Southorn Centre, 24/F, 130 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong, email:email@example.com to voice their concerns over ongoing development and ask for consideration for these delightful and endangered sea creatures
- Take action and join the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society too.
Secret Squirrel Stuff
• Did you know that if you don’t see a pink dolphin on your cruise, you can cruise again for FREE!
Toadstool Rating (by the Roam the Gnome kids, Ned and Jack)
The Inside Scoop
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