Venture Far - Hong Kong 18/19 Brochure

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Hong Kong great place to start an urban adventure: walk the neon-lit streets of Kowloon; spend a day in the creative hub that is PMQ in Soho; visit the preserved fishing villages in Tai O, or take a hike along one of the amazing and scenic walking trails offering incredible views of the city.

HONG KONG 18-19


2 H O N G K O N G

GIANT BUDDHA, LANTAU ISLAND

t: 1300 303 343


C O N T EN T S 3

CONTENTS

MAP, CLIMATE + EXPERIENCES 4-5

KOWLOON 6-10

DAYTRIPPING TOURS 11

HONG KONG ISLAND 12-14

BOOKING CONDITIONS 15

IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOU MUST READ

Please read the Booking Conditions on the back cover of this brochure.

HONG KONG

18-19

WHERE IN THE WORLD

Chinese Junk, Victoria Harbour (see

Daytripping Tours, page 11)

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4 H O N G K O N G

CHINA

Shenzen

Yuen Long

Tai Po

New Territories

Tuen Mun

Tsuen Wan

Sha Tin

HONG KONG

Hong Kong

International

Airport

Discovery Bay

Disneyland

Mong Kok

Kowloon Kowloon

Bay

Tsim Sha Tsui

Victoria Harbour

Central Causeway Bay

Tai O

Lantau Island

Giant Buddha

Hong Kong Island

Aberdeen

Repulse Bay

Stanley

Lamma Island

WHEN TO GO WHERE

Spring

March to mid May. Average temperature is 23°C. Humidity 82%.

Jackets or sweaters are suggested.

Summer

Late May to mid September. Hot + humid. Average temperature is

33°C, humidity 86%. Shirt sleeves, cotton dresses, a sweater for

indoors + an umbrella for outside.

Autumn

Late September to early December. This is the best season to visit

Hong Kong. Average temperature is 23°C, humidity 72%. Shirt sleeves,

sweaters + light jackets are recommended.

Winter

Mid December to February. Average temperature 17°C, humidity

72%. Moderately cold with low humidity. Suits, light woollens or

overcoats.

OTHER HOTELS + TOURING

Via our partners, we have access to an extensive range of hotels +

touring throughout Hong Kong. If what you are looking for is not

featured in this brochure, please ask your Travel Agent, as in most

cases we will be able to assist.

GETTING AROUND

Hong Kong is a compact city with an extensive, efficient + value-formoney

public transport system, bilingual signs, long opening hours +

great connectivity options. It is an easy city to explore + enjoy.

Octopus Card is an extremely versatile electronic stored-value card

accepted on most public transport (+ many retailers). Purchase at an

MTR station customer service centre.

MTR is the subway system. Buy tickets with cash from machines at

stations, or use an Octopus card. Tourist passes are available.

Taxis can be hailed on the street (except in restricted areas) + are

metered. Red taxis operate almost everywhere; green taxis are

restricted to the New Territories; + blue taxis to Lantau Island. All can

travel to/from the airport + Hong Kong Disneyland.

Bus destination information, stop names + fares are displayed in

English at the bus stops. Pay exact fare when you board at the front.

Octopus cards accepted. Hop off at back.

Trams run east or west along Hong Kong Island. Destinations written

on the front. Board at the back + pay exact fare of HK$2.30 when you

alight at the front. Octopus cards accepted.

Ferries go from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon + the Outlying Islands.

The main piers are at Central, Tsim Sha Tsui + Wan Chai. The Star

Ferry departs every 5 minutes from 6:30am-11:30pm daily.

Peak Tram is the fastest way to The Peak. Operates daily at 10-15

minute intervals. Octopus cards accepted.

Airport Express high speed MTR is the fastest connection between

Hong Kong International Airport + the city (approx. 25 minutes).

Passengers taking the Airport Express can enjoy the free In-town

Check-in service in Hong Kong + Kowloon Stations to check in between

90 minutes + 1 full day ahead of their scheduled flight departure time.


E X P E R I E N C E S 5

NO JOURNEY IS LIKE ANOTHER

BE CURIOUS + FIND YOUR OWN VENTURE.

"NOT TO MISS" DIM SUM EXPERIENCE

We pride ourselves on developing relationships with a network of local travel providers +

hotels throughout the world in order to deliver a personalised travel experience. We organise

everything from airfares, accommodation, transfers to local guides, activities + experiences.

We are the resource to engage you, the traveller, into a seamless process encompassing the

full circle - from the inspiration to the planning, to booking + all the way to the return home.

We want to help create memorable experiences that fulfil your expectations.

Hong Kong is Asia’s most cosmopolitan + vertical city, framed with futuristic skyscrapers

against a lush mountain + shimmering harbour backdrop, creating one of the world’s best

skylines.

It is a great place to start an urban adventure: walk the neon-lit streets of Kowloon; spend

a day in the creative hub that is PMQ (Police Married Quarters) in Soho; visit the preserved

fishing villages in Tai O, or take a hike along one of the amazing + scenic walking trails offering

incredible views of the city.

THE BEACH AT REPULSE BAY

Hong Kong is also known for its vibrant lifestyle + wide range of restaurants + cuisines: enjoy

a cocktail at one of the legendary rooftop bars, or indulge in a classic afternoon tea in one of

the city’s luxury hotels - a traditional British colonial legacy that will take you back in time; +

a ‘not to be missed’ experience is of course, dim sum.

Hong Kong is the yin + yang of cultural diversity: sit + people watch the masses as they rush to

work whilst dodging double-decker trams zipping through traffic; or join the locals by taking

a tranquil morning tai chi class in one of the city parks.

Families have a wide range of activities to explore including Disneyland, OceanPark, Sky100

Observation Deck + the unique Peak Tram ride for spectacular views.

It is easy to see why Hong Kong is one of the most visited cities in the world - so tap into the

frenetic energy to discover your own experiences.

DRAGON'S BACK - ONE OF THE BEST WALKING TRAILS

ICON-IC STYLES

FAMILY + FRIENDS

ROMANCE

WELLNESS

LUXURY

FOOD + WINE

THE NATURAL LIGHTS OF HONG KONG AT SUNSET

Perfect destination

for a great

family holiday

with a range

of attractions,

abundance of food,

beaches + parks,

together with a rich

cultural heritage.

There are plenty

of places to have

a romantic Hong

Kong experience

- from rooftop

cocktails in the

highest bar in the

world to a sunset

cruise on a junk.

For the ultimate

indulgence in

relaxation +

rejuvenation,

take time out to

pamper yourself in

one of the stylish

+ luxurious hotel

spas in Hong Kong.

When only the

best will do,

Hong Kong offers

five star hotels,

suberb amenities

+ personalised

attention to

ensure your stay is

memorable.

One of the best

reasons to holiday

in Hong Kong is

the food. Many

of the hotels

offer fine dining

complemented by

sensational views

of the harbour.

ACCOMMODATION RATING

Our own grading system helps you find the accommodation or tour that best suits your needs + budget.

NEON LIT STREETS OF KOWLOON

4 4 4 STANDARD - Pleasant accommodation with limited facilities. Many feature cafes,

restaurants + bars.

4 4 4 4 SUPERIOR - Quality accommodation, a wide range of facilities + a high standard of

service.

4 4 4 4 4 DELUXE - Luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service + facilities.


6 Kowloon \ H O N G K O N G

HONG KONG

KOWLOON

MONG KOK

MTR

SHEUNG

WAN

KOWLOON

MTR

CENTRAL

KOWLOON

9

8

7

Star Ferry

Pier

YAU MA TEI

MTR

4

JORDAN

MTR

3

TSIM SHA

TSUI MTR

TST EAST

MTR

Victoria Harbour

WAN CHAI

HUNG HOM

MTR

HONG KONG ISLAND

11

12

10

5

6

1

WHAMPOA

MTR

2

CAUSEWAY BAY

NORTH POINT

Kowloon was once an industrial district, however today

it is known more for its classic high-end hotels + choice

of restaurants - gourmet neighbourhoods of international

cuisines, with Asian specialties a highlight of the myriad of

dining choices of this vibrant area. Haggle with hawkers at the

Temple Street Night Market or Jade Market + find glimpses of

old-world tranquillity in incense-wreathed Taoist temples.

MAP REFERENCE:

1. Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

2. Harbour Grand Kowloon

3. The Kowloon Hotel

4. The Langham, Hong Kong

5. Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong

6. InterContinental Grand Stanford,

Hong Kong

7. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel

8. Prince Hotel

9. Gateway Hotel

10. Stanford Hill Hotel

11. Eaton Hong Kong

12. Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon

t: 1300 303 343


1

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

FREE

38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Hong Kong

MTR: Whampoa

4 4 4 4 4 from $215 a

Kowloon \ H O N G K O N G 7

On the waterfront situated at the heart of Hung Hom Bay + close to

many of Hong Kong's most famous attractions.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 546 guestrooms feature spectacular harbour

views of Victoria Harbour + the Hong Kong Island sykline, as well as a

world-class art collection + designer interiors. Other features include a

range of dining options with 4 restaurants + bar, complimentary minibar

upon arrival + dedicated smart phone apps for use in the hotel’s outlets;

24-hr gym, outdoor heated infinity pool.

EXTERIOR HARBOUR VIEW

BONUS - Complimentary minibar upon arrival *(excluding hard liquor + wine).

One round only. Subsequent replenishment subject to charge.

FAMILIES - 1. 1 child U/12 yrs stays free in existing bedding when sharing with 2

adults.

VFAR insight - An urban lifestyle resort offering guests

unique dining concepts, extraordinary spaces + spectacular

harbour views.

DELUXE SEA VIEW ROOM

INFINITY SWIMMING POOL

2 Harbour Grand Kowloon

FREE

20 Tak Fung Street Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom, Kowloon

MTR: Whampoa

4 4 4 4 4 from $129 a

Situated on the Kowloon waterfront close to a shopping complex with

over 300 shops, adjacent to the ferry transport to North Point + a 10

minute drive to Tsim Sha Tsui.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 555 spacious aircon. rooms. 5 restaurants

+ 1 bar. Rooftop swimming pool with harbour views, whirlpool, spa,

sauna + 24-hr fitness centre.

BONUS - 1. Book + pay up to 7 days prior to arrival + receive approx. 20%

room discount. 2. Free upgrade from Courtview room to Harbourview room.

Min. 3 consecutive nights stay. Conditions apply (low season only). 3. Late

check-out to 4pm. Conditions apply + subject to availability.

FAMILIES - 2 children U/12yrs stay free in existing bedding when sharing

with 2 adults.

HONEYMOONERS - Upgrade to Harbourview room, bottle of house wine +

welcome fruit plate.

VFAR insight - A great hotel with rooftop swimming pool

+ panoramic views overlooking Victoria Harbour. Offers

exceptional value!

HARBOURVIEW ROOM

FITNESS CENTRE

* All prices based on per person, per night twin share rates. Terms + conditions apply (please refer to page 15).

3 The Kowloon Hotel

FREE

19-21 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 from $111 a

Situated at the centre of Nathan Road's Golden Mile shopping paradise.

+ in walking distance to many tourist attractions + a 7 minute walk to the

Star Ferry + directly conneted to the MTR station.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 736 elegantly styled, compact rooms with

superb facilities including 4 dining options.

BONUS - 1. Stay 4, pay 3 for consecutive night stay. Conditions apply. 2.

EarlyBird Offer: Book 30+ days in advance + save approx. 15% on room rate.

HONEYMOONERS - Welcome fruit + chocolates + a bottle of sparkling

wine.

VFAR insight - A fantastic location in the most popular tourist

area for shopping.

LOBBY + RECEPTION

SUPERIOR DOUBLE ROOM

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4

The Langham, Hong Kong

FREE

8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 4 from $207 a

Within the fashion quarters of Tsim Sha Tsui district + minutes from

the Star Ferry + Victoria Harbour, the hotel epitomises luxury with

European heritage, designer accommodation + sincere service.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 498 elegantly styled rooms including

27 lavish + comfy suites with luxurious amenities, separate walk-in

rainforest shower + submerged bathtub. Other highlights are 6 awardwinning

restaurants + bars (such as the 3 Michelin-starred Cantonese

restaurant, T'ang Court), club lounge, rooftop swimming pool +

jacuzzi, wellness sanctuary offering sauna, split level fitness centre,

massage + facial treatments.

BONUS - 1. Stay 3, pay 2: book by 30 Apr 18 for 3 consecutive nights stay.

Conditions apply. NOTE: The complimentary night should also fall in the

selected stay period. 2. EarlyBird offer: 15% discount on any booking made 60

days in advance. Conditions apply. NOTE: Offers #1 + 2 are not combinable.

DELUXE CITY VIEW ROOM

DELUXE HARBOUR VIEW ROOM

PREMIER ROOM (CITY VIEW)

DELUXE ROOM

HOTEL EXTERIOR

VFAR insight - A Forbes Travel Guide Five Star hotel in the

heart of Kowloon, home to 3 Michelin-star cuisine.

5

Kowloon Shangri-La,

FREE

Hong Kong

64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui East

4 4 4 4 4 from $200 a

Overlooking Victoria Harbour, this award winning hotel is located right

in the hub of the shopping, entertainment + nightlife district.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 688 spacious rooms with elegant decor,

+ either floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city or harbour. 7

quality themed restaurants including a Michelin Two Star Chinese

restaurant Shang Palace, bar + lounge, indoor swiming pool, jacuzzi,

sauna, massage + fitness centre.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird offer (on a room only basis): 25% discount on any bookings

made 120 days in advance, 20% discount on 60 days in advance + 15% discount on

30 days in advance. Conditions apply.

FAMILIES - 1 child U/12 yrs stays free when occupying the same room as parents.

The charge for an extra airbed (subject to availability) will be waived.

HONEYMOONERS - Complimentary fruit plate + bottle of house red wine.

VFAR insight - Deluxe hotel offering the best of Asian

hospitality with grand facilities to match.

6 InterContinental Grand

Stanford Hong Kong

70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 4

FREE

from $142 a

Centrally located in Tsim Sha Tsui East within walking distance to

ferries, MTR station, shopping, entertainment + business districts.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 572 luxurious rooms + suites offering stateof-the-art

facilities + modern comforts. Features include 3 restaurants + 2

bars. Heated rooftop swimming pool, + fitness centre.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird: book 60+ days prior + receive a free bonus night offer

of Stay 4, pay 3. Conditions apply. 2. Complimentary use of in-room handy

smartphone (free unlimited local + international calls to 20 countries including

Australia).

FAMILIES - Complimentary buffet breakfast for children U/4yrs when dining

with adults.

HONEYMOONERS - Complimentary upgrade to Premier Side Harbour View

room. Conditions apply.

VFAR insight - A deluxe hotel in a prime location offering

excellent value.

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7

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel

FREE

Harbour City, 3 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 4 from $191 a

Kowloon \ H O N G K O N G 9

Overlooking the spectacular Victoria Harbour, the hotel is located in

the heart of the city's busiest commercial, shopping + business hub

with the hotel forming part of Harbour City - Hong Kong's largest

shopping complex.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 665 sleek guestrooms, some with harbour

views; suites add separate lounges (some with dining areas). Club level

rooms give club lounge access. 5 dining options ranging from all-day

dining to Italian, Canton Lounge, outdoor swimming pool + 24-hr gym +

complimentary smartphone.

BONUS - 1. 60 Day Advance Purchase + 60 day EarlyBird Promotions: check for

details at time of booking. Conditions apply. 2. Free room upgrade from Superior

to Deluxe. Min. consecutive night stay. Conditions apply. 3. Late check-out to 3pm

(subject to availability). Conditions apply.

HONEYMOONERS - Bottle of sparkling wine, welcome fruit, chocolate + free

room upgrade to Deluxe Room.

VFAR insight - Elegant hotel with all the modern comforts +

spectacular views over Victoria Harbour.

SUPERIOR ROOM

HARBOUR VIEW ROOM

8

Prince Hotel

FREE

Harbour City, 23 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 from $168 a

On the doorstep of the China Ferry Terminal + Harbour City - Hong

Kong's largest shopping complex.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 394 comfortable + spacious guestrooms.

Upgraded rooms also having living rooms. Club rooms come with access

to a private lounge. A relaxed restaurant offers Asian + international

cuisine. Other amenities include access to outdoor pool at Marco Polo

Hongkong Hotel, a 24-hr gym + complimentary smartphone.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird: book 60+ days prior + receive complimentary upgrade to

Deluxe Room. Conditions apply. 2. Free room upgrade from Superior to Deluxe.

Min. consecutive night stay. Conditions apply. 3. Late check-out to 3pm (subject to

availability). Conditions apply.

HONEYMOONERS - Bottle of sparkling wine, welcome fruit, chocolate + free

room upgrade to Deluxe Room.

VFAR insight - Popular contemporary hotel with spacious

rooms + ideal location for shopping + attractions.

SUPERIOR ROOM

* All prices based on per person, per night twin share rates. Terms + conditions apply (please refer to page 15).

9

Gateway Hotel

FREE

Harbour City, 13 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

4 4 4 4 ½ from $179 a

In the heart of the shopping + entertainment district + part of Harbour

City - Hong Kong's largest shopping complex.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 400 sophisticated rooms -upgraded rooms

add living rooms. Club rooms gain access to a private lounge with

complimentary breakfast + cocktails. Room service is available 24/7. There

are 2 chic restaurants (1 with terrace dining), outdoor swimming pool at

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel + 24-gym at Prince Hotel, + complimentary

smartphone.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird: book 60+ days prior + receive complimentary upgrade to

Deluxe Room. Conditions apply. 2. Free room upgrade from Superior to Deluxe.

Min. consecutive night stay. Conditions apply. 3. Late check-out to 3pm (subject to

availability). Conditions apply. 4. Complimentary mini-bar, replenished once daily.

HONEYMOONERS - Bottle of sparkling wine, welcome fruit, chocolate + free

room upgrade to Deluxe Room.

VFAR insight - Modern + stylish hotel in excellent location.

SUPERIOR ROOM

LOBBY

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10

Stanford Hillview Hotel

FREE

13-17 Observatory Road on Knutsford Terrace,

Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

MTR: Jordan

4 4 4 4 from $90 a

In a quiet corner of bustling Tsim Sha Tsui + close to Kowloon's premier

shopping + entertainment area.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 178 nature-themed guestrooms, with a

stunning view either of the Hong Kong Observatory or the bustling

Tsim Sha Tsui area, are a great getaway with a convenient location.

Other amenities include restaurant + bar, gym, Sky Garden + outdoor

golf driving net + complimentary smartphone (conditions apply).

BONUS - Special rates including breakfast available.

OAK ROOM

DELUXE ROOM

LOBBY

SUPERIOR KING ROOM

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BANYAN ROOM

FAMILY ROOM

SUPERIOR TWIN ROOM

VFAR insight - Stylishing renovated hotel offering modern,

bright rooms + popular Knutsford Terrace at your doorstop!

Great value!

11

Eaton, Hong Kong

FREE

380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

MTR: Jordan

4 4 4 4 from $97 a

Eaton, Hong Kong is located in Kowloon on the vibrant Nathan Road,

with just a few minutes' walk from Jordan MTR station, the Jade +

Temple Street Markets, as well as many other tourist spots.

ROOMS + FEATURES - Eaton is well equipped with 465 quality

guestrooms with family rooms adding bunk beds, free walking local

tours, a rooftop swimming pool, gym with a juice bar, yoga studio,

restaurants + bars including one Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant,

food mall featuring 10 food stalls + much more.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird: book 120+ days prior + save approx. 25% on room rate,

book 90+ days prior + save approx. 20% on room rate + book 45+ days prior

+ save approx. 15% on room rate. Conditions apply. 2. Weekday discount

applies (Sun-Thu). All year. 3. Free guided walking tours (subject to weather

conditions) to Temple Street Market (Mon, Wed + Fri) + Jade Market (Tue,

Thu + Sat).

VFAR insight - Fantastic location + close to Temple Street

Night Market.

12

Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon

FREE

348 Nathan Rd, Jordan, Kowloon

MTR: Jordan

4 4 4 4 from $114 a

On one of Hong Kong's busiest shopping streets, a 2 minute walk from

Jordan MTR station + close to Temple Street Night Market.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 389 guestrooms, with upgraded rooms

having access to a club lounge with complimentary breakfast, snacks

+ drinks; some have sofabeds. Suites have separate living room.

Restaurant, bar, 24 hr gym + a children's play area.

BONUS - 1. Free breakfast for adults daily. All year. 2. EarlyBird: book 120+ days

prior + save approx. 25% on room rate. Book 90+ days prior + save approx. 20% on

room rate + book 45 days prior + save approx. 15% on room rate. NOTE: blackout

dates apply. 3. Welcome drink (standard). 4. Complimentary local calls (Deluxe

Room.

FAMILIES - 1. 1 child U/16yrs stays free in sofa bed when sharing with 2 adults

(Deluxe Room). 2. 1 child U/16yrs receives free breakfast when dining with parents.

VFAR insight - Very popular hotel in a great location, with a

modern, contemporary design.

* All prices based on per person, per night twin share rates. Terms + conditions apply (please refer to page 15).


Daytripping Experiences \ H O N G K O N G 11

EXPERIENCE

Daytripping

Hong Kong Island Tour

from $52^

This half-day tour is a must for all first time

visitors to Hong Kong! It includes a visit to

Victoria Peak to view the panoramic splendour of

the city + Hong Kong harbour. The tour then visits

Stanley Market (famous for its bargain shopping)

before returning along the coast via Repulse Bay +

Deep Water Bay to Aberdeen (the floating village

for fishermen), where an optional sampan ride

will be offered. The final stop is at a local jewellery

factory, for an opportunity to view + purchase.

DURATION half day

DEPARTS daily, all year

Harbour Lights + Lei Yue

Mun Dinner Cruise

from $130^

Begin with a harbour cruise on a traditional

Chinese junk. Sail past exciting night views of

Hong Kong Harbour to Lei Yue Mun Seafood

Village. Situated on Hong Kong’s Eastern Harbour,

Lei Yue Mun Seafood Village is a traditional

Chinese village renowned for its seafood

delicacies. Here you will enjoy a traditional

Chinese dinner before returning again by junk

past the glittering harbour views. NOTE: Hotel

transfers are not included.

DURATION approx. 3 hrs (includes dinner)

DEPARTS nightly, all year (excl. 01 Jul; 01

Oct; 24-25, 31 Dec 18; 01 Jan; 05-07 Feb 19).

Ocean Park Tour

from $104^

Visit the most famous theme park in Asia + enjoy

a day of wholesome entertainment + endless fun

for the whole family. Ocean Park is a combination

of spectacular oceanariums, exhilarating rides +

adorable animals within one complex. Highlights

include: Panda Habitat, Shark Aquarium, Ocean

Theatre + Pacific Pier.

DURATION approx. 7 hrs

DEPARTS daily, all year

^ All prices based on per adult/low season rates. Terms+ conditions apply (please refer to page 15).

Tsing Ma Lantau Monastery

Tour with Vegetarian Lunch

from $169^

A delightful experience + the best way to explore

Lantau. Through the fast + scenic drive along the

expressway + the Tsing Ma Bridge takes you to the

unspoilt island of Lantau. With its natural beaches,

authentic fishing village, + peaceful monastery

alongside the world's largest Buddha, it is the ideal

destination for a day tour. Includes visit through

Tsing Ma Bridge to Tai-O Fishing Village + Po Lin

Monastery with Chinese vegetarian lunch, ending

with a spectacular ride aboard the Skyrail cable

car offering stunning views. NOTE: Alternative

transportation will be arranged if Skyrail cancelled

due to weather conditions.

DURATION approx. 7 hrs

DEPARTS daily (excl. 04 Feb 19)

New Territories Heritage

Tour

from $115^

This tour brings to life the customs + cultures

of the indigenous clans + provides a fascinating

glimpse of Hong Kong's rich heritage. As soon as

you take a step into the New Territories, you will

find much of the city's rich heritage still stands as it

once did, offering an amazing insight into a unique

past that serves as a vivid contrast to the towering

city of Downtown Hong Kong. See walled villages

inhabited by clans + opulent stately homes built

by government officials. Visit historical sights + a

century old temple before popping into a traditional

market.

DURATION approx. 5 hrs

DEPARTS every Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri + Sat

(excl. 25 Dec 18, 06 + 07 Feb 19)

Macau Day Tour

from $171^

Travel from Hong Kong by Jetfoil, to travel the 65

kms (75 minutes) to the old Portuguese territory of

Macau, at the mouth of the Pearl River. On arrival

you will be taken on a city sightseeing tour of

Macau that includes the ruins of St. Paul’s, Kun Iam

Temple + a drive to Macau Tower. Enjoy lunch at a

local restaurant (included in the tour cost) + take

time to explore the casinos + fascinating streets

of the city. Late afternoon return to Hong Kong.

Transfers between your hotel in Hong Kong + the

pier are included. NOTE: Includes departure tax.

Australian passport holders do not require a visa

for Macau.

DURATION approx. 9-10 hrs (includes lunch)

DEPARTS daily, all year

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12 Hong Kong Island \ H O N G K O N G

HONG KONG

HONG KONG ISLAND

SHEUNG

WAN

AIRPORT EXPRESS - HONG

KONG STATION

CENTRAL

MTR

1

MAP REFERENCE:

STAR FERRY PIER 7

CENTRAL

ADMIRALTY

MTR

ADMIRALTY

HONG KONG

ISLAND

HONG KONG

CONFERENCE +

EXHIBITION CENTRE

KOWLOON

2

WAN CHAI

MTR

WAN CHAI

TSIM SHA TSUI EAST

CAUSEWAY

BAY MTR

CAUSEWAY BAY

1. The Murray, Hong Kong 3. The Park Lane Hong Kong, A Pullman Hotel

2. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel 4. Harbour Grand Hong Kong

3

4

Hong Kong Island

pulsates with

energy + crowds of people

with towering futuristic

skyscrapers, megamalls,

restaurants + chic bars. There

are still opportunities to

capture glimpses of old-world

charm – from local tea shops

selling single origin Chinese

tea; the antique shops of

Hollywood Road or coming

across a Taoist temple. Hong

Kong Island caters to every

taste + budget.

t: 1300 303 343


1

The Murray, Hong Kong

22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong Island

MTR: Central

4 4 4 4 4 from $317 a

FREE

Hong Kong Island \ H O N G K O N G 13

Located on the legendary Cotton Tree Drive in Central, Hong Kong,

the freestanding emblematic building is a stone’s throw away from

top financial institutions, consulates + flagship stores of global luxury

fashion brands.

ROOMS + FEATURES - The 25-storey hotel offers some of Hong Kong’s

most spacious rooms + suites featuring floor to ceiling, uniquely recessed

windows. Other features include a stunning Rooftop Bar + Restaurant

with breathtaking views; an International Restaurant on the Garden Level;

Chinese Restaurant; Lobby Bar + Tea Lounge for a contemporary afternoon

tea experience. Rejuvenate with half or full day customised rituals in one of 5

well-appointed spa suites followed by a dip in the stunning indoor pool.

BONUS - EarlyBird: book 90+ days prior + save approx. 20% on room rate; book 60+

days prior + save approx. 15% on room rate + book 30+ days prior + save approx. 10%

on room rate.

FAMILIES - 1 child U/12 yrs stays free when sharing the same room as parents.

HONEYMOONERS - 1. Late check-out + early check-in (subject to availability). 2.

Upgrade to next room category. 3. Welcome gift on arrival.

VFAR insight - Urban chic sanctuary in the heart of the city.

DELUXE ROOM GRAND ROOM ROOFTOP TERRACE

* All prices based on per person, per night twin share rates. Terms + conditions apply (please refer to page 15).

2

Renaissance Harbour View

Hotel

1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island

MTR: Wan Chai

4 4 4 4 4 from $212 a

Located on the waterfront, close to the Wan Chai Star Ferry, near MTR

access + adjacent to the Hong Kong Convention + Exhibition Centre. Wide

range of shops, restaurants + nightlife within easy walking distance.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 861 elegant guestrooms with either garden or

harbour views. Upgraded rooms add balconies, + suites come with living +

dining areas. Club Level guests have access to a lounge with complimentary

breakfast + cocktails. Other features include 3 restaurants, 1 retail shop,

lounge bar, swimming pool + fitness centre.

BONUS - Free room upgrade from Garden View Room to Harbour View Room.

Min. 3 consecutive night stay. Conditions apply.

FAMILIES - 1. 1 child U/12yrs stays free in a rollaway bed when sharing with 2

adults.

HONEYMOONERS - Strawberries + bottle of sparkling wine.

VFAR insight - Excellent leisure facilities set amidst landscaped

gardens + magnificent views from the Harbour View rooms.

GARDEN VIEW ROOM

FREE

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SKYE ROOFBAR + DINING, LEVEL 27

3

The Park Lane Hong Kong,

A Pullman Hotel

310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

MTR: Causeway Bay

4 4 4 4 4 from $150 a

Conveniently located in the heart of Causeway Bay, within the business,

shopping + entertainment district, overlooking Victoria Harbour + Park.

ROOMS + FEATURES - 832 guestrooms. Enjoy the ambiance + views at

Playt - an all-day dining restaurant, Ebb + Flow - the ultra-chic all-day dining

lobby lounge; + the fabulous SKYE showcasing a French menu, creative

cocktails + mesmerising views of the Hong Kong skyline. Free use of Freedy

phone in all rooms + fitness centre. Non-smoking hotel.

BONUS - 1. EarlyBird: book 30+ days prior + receive an upgrade from Classic

to Deluxe, Deluxe to Premium Deluxe Room, Family to Premium Family, or

Deluxe Executive to Premium Deluxe Executive. 2. Free Bonus Nights: Stay 4,

pay 3. Conditions apply. NOTE: compulsory breakfast charged on free night.

FAMILIES - 1. 1 child U/13 yrs stays free in a rollaway bed when sharing with 2

adults (except Deluxe Executive floor rooms).

HONEYMOONERS - Complimentary upgrade to Premium Deluxe Room +

late check-out to 4pm. Conditions apply. NOTE: Blackout dates apply.

VFAR insight - Affordable yet luxurious hotel in an excellent

location for both the business + leisure traveller.

FREE

CLASSIC ROOM

FAMILY ROOM

PREMIUM DELUXE ROOM

VFAR insight - A grand hotel in every sense, with world-class

service + fantastic views of Victoria Harbour.

SUPERIOR HARBOUR VIEW ROOM

SWIMMING POOL

4

Harbour Grand Hong Kong

FREE

23 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong Island

MTR: Fortress Hill

4 4 4 4 4 from $130 a

Conveniently situated within walking distance of Victoria Park +

Fortress Hill MTR station in the heart of Hong Kong Island + nestled

amongst the fashionable + commercial areas, with free area shuttle

service.

ROOMS + FEATURES - Each of the 828 contemporary guest rooms

provide Victoria Harbour view + authentic cityscape view. Award-winning

restaurants + bars for dining pleasure, other facilities include outdoor

swimming pool, fitness centre, Jacuzzi, sauna + health spa providing

various kinds of massage.

BONUS - 1. Free Bonus Nights: Stay 4, pay 3. Conditions apply. 2. Late checkout

to 4pm. Conditions apply. 3. Complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea+

evening drinks daily (Harbour Club Floor). 4. Free upgrade from Superior

Harbour View to Deluxe Harbour View (excluding Harbour Club Floor). Min.

3 consecutive nights stay. Conditons apply.

FAMILIES - 1. 1 child U/12yrs stays free in rollaway bed when sharing with 2

adults (excluding Harbour Club Floor).

HONEYMOONERS - Complimentary upgrade from Superior Harbour View

room to Grand Deluxe Harbour View room. Min. 2 consecutive night stay. A rose +

bottle of champagne. All year. Late check-out to 4pm. Conditions apply.

PANORAMIC VIEW FROM HOTEL

* All prices based on per person, per night twin share rates. Terms + conditions apply (please refer to page 15).

t: 1300 303 343


BOOKING CONDITIONS

B O O K I N G C O N D I T I O N S

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Please read these Booking Conditions carefully as they form the basis upon which bookings are accepted by Venture Far.

THE BROCHURE

This brochure is valid to 31 March 2019.

This brochure should be used as a guide only.

• Prices are based on currency exchange rates

effective February 2018 + are subject to change

without notice. All products in this brochure are

presented in Australian Dollars + are GST free

unless otherwise indicated.

• “From” Prices: the expression “from” with respect

to a price means the lowest per adult price for

the Travel Product we believe is available at the

time of publication, based on information we have

received from suppliers.

• Please refer to your travel consultant at the time

of booking + at the time of final payment for full

details of any updated pricing or changed transfer,

tour or accommodation details.

• Please read your travel documents when you

receive them to ensure that you are getting what

you asked + paid for. It is important that you

discuss any queries you have with your travel

consultant immediately, or at least before you

travel.

• We know how important it is to have a good

night’s sleep when travelling, so we ask that you

understand that the ‘Bedding Information’ is

provided as a guide only, which may change,

subject to room availability, renovations or other

circumstances. Prices in this brochure are based

on existing bedding. Additional bedding may be

either a bed or a fold up ‘rollaway’ or a convertible

settee. Room requests (eg., interconnecting, twin

versus double bedding, non-smoking rooms etc.)

can be requested, but Not Guaranteed.

• Maps are sometimes included to assist you in

setting your tour itinerary + may be representative

only. Photographs of hotel rooms + vistas etc. are

included to assist you in selecting your hotel +

tours + may be representative only.

• We make every effort to keep the hotel descriptions

+ touring information up to date. Please be aware

that a hotel may not have kept us up to date with

their renovation plans. This is unlikely, but where

it does occur from time to time we will make

every endeavour to ensure that you receive the

equivalent of what you requested.

Please note that if you have a problem with your

hotel, transfer or tour, in the first instance you should

contact the hotel front office manager or local tour

operator. If you are still not satisfied, please contact

your travel consultant for further advice.

BOOKING + PAYING

Your travel consultant is your main point of contact

+ is the person responsible for correctly interpreting

your travel requirements, providing travel advice,

collecting your money for your booked travel, +

providing you with your travel documents. Please

make sure that you are fully aware of what you are

paying for before you pay your deposit +/or final

payment.

• A deposit of $165 per adult ($55 per child) is

payable to your travel consultant within 7 days

of confirmation, to secure a booking. A further

deposit may be required by the hotel, tour

operator, cruise line or other principal. Please note

that a deposited booking holds services but does

not guarantee prices.

• The balance is payable 45 days before your

departure from Australia immediately on

confirmation if booked within this period. If you

pay late the booking may be cancelled + your

deposit forfeited if deadlines are missed. Please

consult your travel consultant for any special

airfare conditions.

• If you request a change of name, tour, hotel or

travel date an amendment fee of $55 per booking

will apply. If travel documents have been issued,

the fee will be $75 per file, plus any applicable

airline ticket reissue fees.

• Amendments within 45 days of departure may result

in operator cancellation fees, inability to confirm +/

or delays in receipt of travel documentation.

• Where possible, we will accept late bookings within

7 days of departure, but please understand that this

will be subject to the availability of accommodation,

tours + flights. Full payment is required at time of

booking if you book within 7 days of departure.

• Credit + Debit Card Surcharges: a fee will apply

for payments made by debit + credit cards. Please

check this fee with us or your travel agent when

booking.

ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR

TO FINAL PAYMENT.

CANCELLATIONS

If you cancel or terminate your travel booking with

us at any time after confirmation, it will attract a $165

per adult ($55 per child) cancellation fee. In addition

to this fee, there may be additional cancellation fees

charged by the hotel, tour operator, cruise line, airline

or other principal. This can amount to up to 100% of

your total booking, particularly when cancelling tours

+ other arrangements within 45 days of departure.

No refund can be guaranteed for cancellations after

the tour has commenced or in respect of any tours,

accommodation, meals or any other services not

utilised. Credit Offers cannot be refunded or taken

as cash.

If we have to cancel or substantially change your travel

booking because of events outside of our control (this

is very rare), we will, where possible, offer you an

alternative of a similar Standard. If you do not accept

the alternative, we will refund in full any monies

already paid for those arrangements.

HEALTH + IMMIGRATION

You are responsible for all visa, passport, immigration,

quarantine, customs, health + other requirements of

the countries visited or transited. Passports must have

at least 6 months’ validity from the date of your return

to Australia. The Australian Government has many

travel advisories in place, for the latest details refer to

www.smartraveller.gov.au.

• If you are not sure of your responsibilities, ask your

travel consultant.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

It is recommended that you consider purchasing

a travel insurance policy before you travel. Travel

insurance should cover hospital treatment, medical

evacuation, loss of property, cancellation fees etc. +

is essential for anyone travelling outside of Australia.

Overseas medical costs are expensive + not covered by

Australian medical insurance. Your travel consultant

can assist in purchasing appropriate travel insurance

for your destination.

The Australian Government has provided information

regarding the need for adequate insurance including

some case studies, refer to http://www.smartraveller.

gov.au/insurance/

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

Generally speaking, you are responsible for anything

not specifically included in your holiday package,

which would mean things like:

• Airfares + associated taxes + fuel surcharges

(unless otherwise stated).

• Costs of passports or visas.

• Meals other than those specified in the itinerary.

• Excess baggage charges.

• Personal items such as phone calls, laundry,

drinks, room service etc..

• Sightseeing other than specified in the itinerary,

airport taxes (paid locally) + Government taxes

other than on accommodation.

• Any costs in Australia.

• Travel Insurance.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY

We, Clenton Pty Ltd t/as Venture Far (ABN 40 101

240 036), have packaged + presented tours, transfers +

accommodation in this brochure for sale in Australia.

In our opinion, we have provided information +

pricing in this brochure which is correct at the time

of printing, + also goods + services of merchantable

quality. We do not own or operate services in our

own right, acting only as booking agent for our

service providers, + thus we are not responsible for

these services. Bookings are subject to the terms,

conditions + limitation of liabilities imposed by these

service providers.

We do not accept liability whatsoever for injury,

damage, loss, delay, additional expenses caused

directly or indirectly by events which are beyond our

control + jurisdiction, including but not limited to

war, civil disturbance, fire, floods, acts of God, acts

of government or of any other authorities, accident

to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial

action.

It is important that you are satisfied that your travel

consultant has fully + clearly explained to you what

goods or services you are receiving. To the extent

permitted by law, we exclude all liability for any loss

or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to

physical + psychological injury, + loss or damage to

property of whatever nature) arising out of or in any

way connected with the offer or supply of goods or

services by us or any third parties.

If you believe that you did not receive what you

requested + paid for, + you are requesting a refund,

you must inform your travel consultant about the

problem in writing as soon as possible after the

problem has occurred. If the law implies a condition

or warranty that cannot be excluded, our liability will

be limited to the re-supply or the payment of the cost

of re-supplying the relevant goods or services.

CONSUMER PROTECTION

Venture Far is ATAS accredited, a member of the

International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) +

the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (“AFTA”).

LAW + JURISDICTION

These Booking Conditions are governed by the laws

of South Australia + any action arising under them,

or in any way connected with the holiday, may be

brought only in a court in South Australia, subject

to any law which is expressly inconsistent with this.

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