Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

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Timings : Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM,
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Time Required : 3-4 hours

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, Hong Kong Overview

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car is a world-renowned gondola lift experience on Lantau Island in Hong Kong which offers an in-depth tour of the panoramic view around the Island. The 5.7-kilometre-long bi-cable ropeway connects downtown Tung Chung to Ngong Ping region in the hills above. This 360-degree ropeway acts as a doorway to the Lantau escapades of Hong Kong, which is a must-visit attraction while visiting the Island.

The Cable Car ride offers an incredible bird’s eye view to the surrounding vistas of lush green peaks of Lantau Island shining amidst the South China Sea along with the scenic view of the Hong Kong International Airport, the 110-foot Tian Tan Giant Buddha Statue, and the pristine 360-degree view of the Lantau Plateau. The Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car takes one to the culturally enriched Ngong Ping Village which stances out to conserve the startling experience of retail, dining and entertainment package over a stretch of 1.5 hectares on the Lantau Island.

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Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car Price

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car offers three categories of cable ride subjecting to the preferences of the tourists. The rides are categorized into a Standard Cabin, a Crystal Cabin, and a Private Cabin view. Options of a single-sided ride and a round trip are available to choose from the tickets categories at the booking counters.

  Adults Children (3-11 years) Senior Citizens (65 years and above)
Standard Cabin HKD 235 HKD 110 HKD 155
Crystal Cabin HKD 315 HKD 190 HKD 235

A round trip via a Crystal Cabin fares to HKD 315 for adults, HKD 190 for children aged 3 to 11 years and HKD 235 for senior citizens above 65 years of age. While a Private Cabin fares up to HKD 3,800 for a Standard Cabin and HKD 4,500 for a Crystal Cabin ride to Ngong Ping Village and back.

One can pre-book the entry tickets online from the official website of Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car or even choose to purchase it on-spot from the Ngong Ping 360 booking counters at the terminals.

Types of Cabin

Standard Cabin: This system of cabin car lets one enjoy the other side of Hong Kong, in a standard ordinary cable car from where tourists can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Lantau Plateau, The Giant Buddha and the scenery surrounding it from the side windows of the cabin. A Standard Cabin can accommodate up to 17 people in one single cable car.

Crystal Cabin: The Crystal Cabins are identical to the Standard Cabins barring the Crystal Cabin being equipped with a 5-inch glass-bottom offering the tourists with a thrilling bird’s eye view of the endless China Sea, the lush green grasslands and hills and the surrounding spots. The Crystal Cabin can accommodate up to 10 people in the cable car.

Private Cabin: Private Cabins are available in Standard and Crystal Cabin Category for enjoying the vistas of Lantau Island under the convenience and comfort of exclusive privacy. The Standard Private Cabin costs HKD 3,800 and the Crystal Private Cabin costs HKD 4,500 for a round trip to and from Ngong Ping Village along with complimentary admission to ‘Walking with Buddha’ attraction.

View from Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

Whilst the 25-30 minute ride on the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, visitors can expect to enjoy the panoramic view of the surroundings from 440 meter up of the Lantau Island that includes the bird’s eye view of the world’s second-largest bronze Buddha statue called the Tian Tan Buddha or the Big Buddha, the Po Lin Monastery neighbouring the Big Buddha, the Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport, the lush green Lantau highlands - home to the exquisite flora and fauna of North Lantau Country Park and the deep blue waters of the South China Sea encompassing it.

At the other end of the Ngong Ping 360, one is welcomed onto the beautifully descended Ngong Ping Village that harbours an assortment of shopping, dining and entertainment experience. If travelling with children, visit the Motion 360 4D movie theatre with wind effects and water sprays effect - short shows and VR 360 that consists of six virtual reality games and adventures unified with traditional Hong Kong background.

Tips

1. Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car services experience heavy crowds on the ticket booking counters at the terminals. Hence, it is advisable to pre-book the tickets online via Ngong Ping 360 website with perks of discounts available over early pre-bookings.
2. To get ahead of the crowds at the ticket booking counters, one may choose to buy the Combo tickets or a Fast Pass that benefits you skip the lines at a little extra cost.
3. Consuming food and liquor, smoking is prohibited inside the cabins of Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car.
4. Special escort services are available for the disabled guests to access the Ngong Ping 360 via wheelchairs.
5. The Cable services are suspended during weather changes like thunderstorms or severe rainy season. Always check with the Guest Hotline services of Ngong Ping 360 in case of weather changes to confirm the operational hours.

How To Reach Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

The Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car terminus is located at 11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung area of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Various buses run to and fro from the Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport to Tung Chung area for minimum fares to HKD 4 – HKD 6. One can take advantage of the excellent service of the Underground railway's system MTR of Hong Kong to travel to the destination station Tung Chung from city centre stations of the Hong Kong Central and Kowloon.

Apart from these, one can always pick to hire a taxi or convey via private car to the Tung Chung area.

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