Yes, it’s time for another bus tour, who needs The Big Bus Tour or the Rickshaw Bus when you can be a cheapskate like me and get on a local double-decker and head off on a whim. Of course it helps if you have an inkling of where you will end up, so here is another brief intro so you can board the bus without fear of ending up somewhere the other side of Shanghai (or even worse…Coventry. eek!).
Now, to be honest, the following route (#307) has all the action at the beginning (HK-side, that is) before it crosses the harbour and starts to peter out, but even so it still remains my preferred method of getting in and out of the Island. It’s also great if you are staying on the Island and wish to find a more novel and rewarding way of getting to Tai Po for some NT discovery. The less attractive alternative is to catch the MTR from: Central -> TST -> East TST (West Rail) -> HungHom (East Rail) or Central -> Mongkok -> Kowloon Tong (East Rail). Trust me, the bus is a much more interesting and value-for-money alternative.
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