Aberdeen is a densely populated neighborhood located on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Once a thriving industrial district, Aberdeen today is known for its many floating seafood restaurants. The best known is Jumbo Kingdom, which resembles a grand Chinese palace on the water. Other area attractions include sight-seeing tours of Aberdeen harbor aboard "sampans," or traditional Chinese fishing boats, and trips to Horizon Plaza mall in neighboring Ap Lei Chau (Duck's Tongue Island).
Getting Around Hong Kong
The best way to get around Hong Kong is using their world-class public transportation system. Light rail, subway, taxis, buses, ferries, trams and the Peak Tram are clean and efficient. Buy a Tourist Octopus Card for about $6 US at 7-Eleven in Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok, Central, Sheung Wan, Wanchai, Causeway Bay, Lantau Island and MTR stations.
Nearby Airports
  • Hong Kong International Airport-HKG
Airport Taxis
  • $30 [US] (Kowloon Bay)' $16 [US] (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Things to Do and See Near Aberdeen