Hong Kong Cross Harbour Race

hong kong cross harbour race 2016

Hong Kong Cross Harbour Race, also known as Hong Kong Cross Harbour Swim or New World Harbour Race, is one of the most celebrated events in Hong Kong. The race was first held in 1906 by Victoria Swimming Club with the starting point in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon and the endpoint in Central, Hong Kong Island.

Hong Kong Cross Harbour Race

Racing across the Victoria Harbour, though challenging and physically demanding, participants can have a rare opportunity to soak in the natural beauty at the heart of this metropolitan. The race attracts local and international spectators and participants every year.

Suspended for over 30 years, between 1979 to 2010 and during the wartime from 1942 to 1946, the revival of the race in 2011 was welcomed by the majority of people in Hong Kong. The new starting point is Sam Ka Tsuen public pier, Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon, while the end is Quarry Bay Park public pier, with the entire length of 1.8 km. There will be a fair with some game stalls at Quarry Bay Park for the public to enjoy.

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