Participants can first fly to
International Airport, and then travel to Shenzhen by land or by ferry.
By land: Hong Kong International Airport has shuttle car
services to Shenzhen through 4 land border crossings:
- Lo Wu
- Lok Ma Chau/Huanggang
- Lok Ma Chau/Futian Kou'an
- Shenzhen Bay
By ferry: A ferry boat connects Hong Kong International
Airport and Shenshen Shekou port by a traveling time of 30 minutes:
The ferry pier SkyPier is INSIDE the Hong Kong
airport restricted area. If you want to take the ferry, you should NOT go
through Hong Kong Customs.
The ferry ticket office is in Terminal 2, E2 area.
The ferry company staff will help to bring
passenger's check-in luggage to the ferry. When purchasing the ferry
tickets, passengers need to show their check-in luggage tickets to the
ferry staff who will bring the luggage to the boat. It is better to
make sure that the luggage is on the same boat. The passenger can pick up
the luggage at Shekou Port.
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Shenzhen is a modern and beautiful metropolis located in southern China just
across the border from Hong Kong. A popular destination for business
travellers and Chinese tourists, Shenzhen has been relatively undiscovered
by international tourists. However that is changing as people hear about the
city’s great attractions and that it is easily accessed from Hong Kong.
Described as a window of China’s opening up
policy, Shenzhen was established as a Special Economic Zone in 1980. Since
that time it has grown from a fishing village into a major and economically
A planned city, Shenzhen features striking
architecture, an abundance of parks and open space, a modern road network
with wide tree-lined streets and boulevards, a new and continually expanding
underground metro rail system, and a wide range of tourist attractions.
Shenzhen was selected as the most liveable city in
China in a report released at the 2007 China City Forum in Beijing. The
Beijing International Institute for Urban Development compared and analysed
the quality of life in 287 cities in China, examining factors such as
facilities, government services, clothing, food, accommodation and travel.
In another study, conducted by the Hong Kong-based China Research Institute
for Urban Competitiveness, Shenzhen was named as the third most beautiful
city in China.