Hong Kong: Ngong Ping 360 would like to inform its guests that the cable car service will be closed temporarily for scheduled maintenance from 7 to 24 September 2015 (both dates inclusive). For HKID cardholders whose birthdays occur during the maintenance period, they may redeem their free birthday cable car ride on any other day in September 2015. Ngong Ping Village, “Motion 360” and “Walking with Buddha” will remain open as usual during the cable car maintenance period. Guests can take other transportation means to Ngong Ping Village.
Ngong Ping 360 will inform the public and guests about the service suspension through notices on its website and 14 MTR stations, including Tung Chung line and interchange stations, broadcasts at stations on the MTR Tung Chung line and notices at Tat Tung Road, Mei Tung Street and Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal.
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 5.7km from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping. Guests can visit the Chinese architecturally designed Ngong Ping Village, where they can enjoy a 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 biggest aerial cable car 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 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 May 2014, it was also selected as one of the “Cable cars: 10 amazing rides around the world” in June 2014 by The Daily Telegraph UK and named as one of the “10 of the world’s most amazing cable car experiences” by CNN.com USA in February 2015.