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Amy O.

Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Welcome to Hong Kong, and thank you for considering me as your private guide.

Hong Kong is a city still full of traditions, cutting edge structures, a density that will blow your mind and inhabited by steadfastly strong and enlightening people. As a huge bonus… it has some of the tastiest (and inexpensive) food in the world too.

I'm have had both my children in Hong Kong, emigrating from London, UK, and am now in my eighth year here. When I moved, my goal was never to be an outsider in this city, and so I spent the time (trying) to learn the language and all about its history and people. Sharing these insights with overseas guests and being your friend in Hong Kong is what I am most passionate about.

Why consider a private tour? Because Hong Kong is at its most magnificent up close and personal! Not only that, with me around, you can ask any question that springs to mind, eat items you may have been reluctant to try, learn how to use the public transport system, adapt the itinerary and to give you the in depth understanding and enjoyable day you're looking for.

I always want you to get the most from Hong Kong and so will adapt the tour to suit you. Whether you want to see the famous skyline, ride the tram or Star Ferry, keep the kids entertained, go to the historic neighbourhoods or visit a local Hong Konger in their home, I have the perfect itinerary for you.

My most popular tours are on foot and by taking the cheap and efficient public transport to get us around quickly. However, I can also offer tours on bicycles (in the rural areas like the New Territories), and in a private vehicle. Car tours are certainly good in the hot summer weather and / or if you have any accessibility needs.

My tours are tailor-made, so if you have any specific wishes, it can absolutely be sorted for you. Over my four years as a tour guide, I have been asked for many things… Organising a marriage proposal on Repulse Bay beach at the God of Marriages; hunting for a former RAF base in the New Territories; eating novelty dim sum which vomits(!); to holding snakes and visiting a local in their "average" sized apartment. You name it, we've done it! Have a look at my tours to give you some ideas as well, or direct message me.

I love guiding, it's such a lovely job and I am truly energised by the people I meet. Be it families, couples or small groups, I learn something from you every time and always feel like I have found new friends in the far corners of the world. I have been with ToursByLocals since 2013 and have achieved the top rating, I have also been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 4 years in a row. Hopefully you will see this reflected in my reviews as well.

Book a tour with me, I look forward to greeting you!

A Recent Review of this guide

Amy thinks outside the box to design tours and customize experiences that cater to the desires and interests of her clients. She is extremely flexible and really wants to make her clients happy. We had the most amazing time on this tour with Amy and are so grateful for her positive, fun, and kind demeanor! Best tour and super thankful!
Nicole Boisvert

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Credentials

10+ years living in Hong Kong and 6 years as a private guide
Native English speaker born in UK
Currently working with Hong Kong Tourism Board promoting the Sham Shui Po neighbourhood to overseas media and guests
Tourist Guide Licence TG12131
Travel Agent Licence 354203

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Tours by Amy O.

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Private tour guide Amy

Peaks to Piers - a perfect introductory,...

A look at the classic Hong Kong sights from a non-touristy perspective,...

555 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

6 hours

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Shore excursion: 5 hour layover tour,...

When you land or dock in Hong Kong, combine a city tour and a private,...

650 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

5 hours

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Highrise to Harbourfront, a perfect introductory,...

A look at the classic Hong Kong sights from a non-touristy perspective,...

655 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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Lantau Island private tour with private,...

Hong Kong's nature at its finest on a private walking tour

629 USD per tour

(max 2 people)

7 hours

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Lantau Island private car tour

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Let your stress slip away on a day tour of Lantau in your own private,...

850 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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Lantau Island private tour with private,...

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Hong Kong's nature at its finest on a private walking tour

650 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Amy

This is Hong Kong night tour

The best food and culture on a private night tour of Hong Kong

380 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

3 hours

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Peaks to Piers - a perfect full day introduction,...

Enjoy the best of Hong Kong and Kowloon with a private tour guide

655 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Amy

Shore excursion: private car tour tour,...

When you land or dock in Hong Kong, combine a city tour and a private,...

840 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Amy

Shore excursion: private car tour to,...

Discover Hong Kong's beautiful countryside on this private car tour

840 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Amy

Peaks to Piers - a perfect half-day introduction,...

A look at the classic Hong Kong sights from a non-touristy perspective,...

455 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 hours

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The VIP Hong Kong tour by helicopter,,...

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How many "once in a lifetime" moments can you fit into one day?

1832 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Amy

Lantau and Hong Kong Island full day,...

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Visit the highlights of Hong Kong city plus the beautiful countryside,...

1055 USD per tour

(max 5 people)

9 hours 30 min.

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Private tour guide Amy

Solo Traveller Island Highlights full,...

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Tour Hong Kong with your new local friend

600 USD per tour

(limit 1 person)

8 hours

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