HONGKONG, January 10, 2018 — To cope with peak visitation during the Lunar New Year, Ngong Ping 360 will carry out scheduled maintenance and will extend its opening hours on 16-23 February, allowing more guests to experience one of the world’s 10 most amazing cable car experiences. The details are as follows.
The cable car service will be closed temporarily for scheduled maintenance on 31 January to 1 February (both dates inclusive). HKID cardholders whose birthdays fall during the maintenance period will be able to redeem their free birthday cable car rides on any other day in January and February 2018. Ngong Ping Village, Stage 360, Motion 360 and Walking with Buddha will remain open during the period. Guests will be able to either purchase our special coach packages at the Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal or take other transportation to Ngong Ping Village (please refer to the schedule in the appendix for planned maintenance days in 2018).
Electronic queuing system to ease flow of guests
To ease peak guest flow during the Lunar New Year, we will enable the electronic queuing system as needed. This will allow guests to plan their trip easily and save onsite queuing time. The company website also provides ticketing services. Guests can book tickets 14 days in advance of their visits (website ticketing is not available for same-day visits).
Fare price adjustment and limited-time offer for 360 Annual Pass
The price of the 360 Annual Pass, which has not been adjusted for 5 years, will increase from HK$450 to HK$550 on 16 February. When purchasing the 360 Annual Pass at the Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal during 16 February to 2 March, guests can enjoy express ticketing services and HK$300 gift voucher, including single-trip Crystal Cabin upgrade and Ngong Ping Village’s entertainment attraction tickets. Ngong Ping Village will also be decorated for the Lunar New Year. A special lion dance performance will be held at specific time slots on 16-23 February to celebrate the festival with guests.
About Ngong Ping 360
As an important tourist attraction located on Lantau Island in Hong Kong, Ngong Ping 360 offers an exciting opportunity for guests to experience a unique natural and cultural experience. The Ngong Ping Cable Car stretches 5.7 km from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping. Guests can visit the Chinese architecturally designed Ngong Ping Village, where they can enjoy a wide range of dining, shopping and entertainment options and culturally themed attractions, including Stage 360, Motion 360 and Walking with Buddha.
The Ngong Ping Cable Car is a rare example of a bi-cable gondola circulating lift system, and is also the longest aerial cable car system of its kind in Asia. It offers a visually spectacular 25-minute journey with panoramic views of the flora and fauna of North Lantau Country Park, Tung Chung Bay and the Hong Kong International Airport.
Ngong Ping 360 received the CILT Award 2013 –Enterprise Award presented by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK) in 2014. It was also selected as one of the “Cable cars: 10 amazing rides around the world” in the same year by The Daily Telegraph in the UK and named as amongst “10 of the world’s best cable car rides” by CNN.com in the USA in 2015 and 2017. It was also recognised as one of “The world’s 10 best cable cars” by USA Today in 2017. Ngong Ping 360 has also received a Certificate of Excellence 2017from TripAdvisor.
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Schedule 1: planned maintenance days in 2018(Subject to revision according to work content and logistics arrangements.The details given in press releases published prior to actual maintenance days will prevail.)