Spend your steamy hot summer days and holidays on Hong Kong waters with our junk tripping guide.
Koh Thai Junks
Koh Tai brings its much loved authentic Thai cuisine out to sea on one of their seven boats. They can
sail to a number of beaches dotted around Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay as well as Hong Kong Island. You can add on water sports activities like wakeboarding, banana boating and extreme body surfing as extras. Prices start at $680 per person with a minimum booking of 20 people – price includes a Thai buffet.
2668 1468, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.kohthai.com.hk
Sail across Victoria Harbour in one of Hong Kong’s iconic red-sail Chinese junk boats. Aqua Luna’s 45-minute evening cruise (starts from $195) takes you across Hong Kong Harbour where guests can watch the Symphony of Lights and enjoy a complimentary drink. For parties and corporate events, private charters can accommodate up to 8 people.
Known as the party junk, Jaspa’s Junks offers customisable packages on one of their sex boats fitted with sound systems and a fully equipped kitchen. Packages include food and unlimited drinks ($750 per person with a minimum booking of 14 people). Pick up available from Pak Sha Wan Pier and Causeway Bay.
2792 6001, email@example.com, www.casteloconcepts.com
Experience luxury abroad NextWave Charters fleet of 40 boats including yachts, junks and sailing boats. Enjoy a hassle free day on the water by choosing their catering and drinks packages, leaving all the planning to the team at NextWave Charters. Their boats can hold up to 40 people with prices ranging from $8500 to $15800.
2335 0688, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nextwavecharters.com
Cruise Hong kong waters in style aboard the Michelangelo. The classic 80ft yacht holds up to 59 passengers and measures 4,000 sq ft over three decks. The Captain, A On, can take you on seven different scenic routes, including Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay and the islands of the Ninepin group. Finding it hard to choose? Customise your trip by selecting a few specific islands and your preferred length of stay. Extras such as private chef, on board DJ and Jazz Band are also available upon request.
9037 6799, email@example.com, www.michelangelocruises.com
Not your average charter, Breakaway is a luxury yacht charter companying that provide catering, drinks and services to customers. Offering various packages like the A Day at Sea which is a full day boat trip (starting at $15,900 for 15 people). The package includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks all day as well as inflatable toys and kayak.
6180 5059, firstname.lastname@example.org, breakawayhk.com
The brainchild of boating enthusiast and long-term Hong Kong resident Nigel Davis, Zoom specialises in high-speed thrill rides and trips to parts of the territory that are off the junk-beaten track. Not a provider of traditional junk trips, Zoom aims to have a lot of fun and to access areas of interest and away from the crowds. Trips can be combined with hiking activities and/or lunch at the various seafood restaurants dotted around Hong Kong en route.
If you have a trip suggestion or there’s somewhere you’d love to head out to, get in touch and Davies can work out a package.
9133 2259, email@example.com, www.zoomribs.hk