Kai Tak Cruise Terminal architectural design is one of the things that make it stand out. From roof gardens to beautiful and spacious lounge area. The terminal gives travelers a good start to enjoying a beautiful trip to Hong Kong and Asia.
The cruise terminal opened its doors on June 13, 2013. This was after a long wait occasioned by delayed completion of the project due to complication with the initial tendering processes.
The terminal has two berthing facilities, each of 800 metres (2,600 ft) with an apron area, fender system and passenger gangways. With these faclities, the Kai Tak Cruise terminal can berth two cruising vessels, each with 5,400 passengers and 1,200 members of crew, at a go.
The support facilities located inside the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal include customs, immigration, quarantine counters and baggage handling service area. In addition to the facilities for handling movement of travelers, the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal has a large commercial area with offices, restaurants and retail shops.
The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is open to members of public daily from 07.00 hours to 23.00 hours, free of charge. You can drive to and from the terminal, where a large parking area is available at a parking fee of HK$8 per hour on Monday to Thursday. The fee changes to K$12 per hour from Friday to Sunday.
You can also take a bus from either Kowloon Bay MTR station, Ngau Tau Kok MTR station or Kwun Tong MTR station. Moreover, there is a ferry that will take you through a scenic ride between the terminal and Hong Kong Islands.
With the opening of this cruise terminal, luxury cruising to Hong Kong and the wider Asia continent has been made easier. The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal has added more capacity and facilities to enable cruising to Asia more adventurous and fast.