Why We Love These Things to Do in Hong Kong (And You Would To!)

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Situated on the eastern side of the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong experiences a humid subtropical climate with occasional showers and thunderstorms during the summers. The climate during the winters is mild and usually begins with the sun blazing over, becoming cool towards the February. A colourful, bustling and fantastic place to live and visit this place is full of touristy and offbeat stuff to do!

Also Read: Places to visit in Hong Kong 


Things To Do In Hong Kong

16. Cycle around Lamma Island

A perfect blend of old-school Chinese fishing village and a multicultural citizenry, this place has a relaxed environment. You can easily reach the Lamma Island, by booking a 30-40-minute ferry ride from Central or Aberdeen. With its clear waters and green views, this place will surely make you miss a heartbeat. You can even have some good seafood at the restaurants located at Lamma.


15. Relish Cartoon-Themed Dim Sums

Hong Kong is famous for its drool-worthy dim sums. But if you’re already bored of gorging regular dim sums, do try out the even tastier Cartoon Themed Dim sums at Dim Sum Icon, Yum Cha, Crystal Lotus, Social Place and Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine. They offer you a variety of cute, funny and creative dim sums that are truly worth an Instagram upload.

Best Time to Visit: Any Time is Dim Sum time


14. Eggettes

Egg Puffs, popularly known as Eggettes, these Egg Waffles are a common streetside snack in Hong Kong. One such stoppage for all the foodies out there to have some great Eggettes is Oddies Foodies which is famous for its variety of egg puff combinations that it offers. Highly innovative and more than tasty, Oddies Foodies offers you unique combinations of egg puffs with pieces of preserved sausages or smooth creamy gelato that perfectly complements the tender and crispy egg puffs. You won’t be able to have enough of them.

Timings: 12:30 PM – 10 PM (Every Day)


13. Spot the iconic City Line from Ozone Bar

The much talked about and most celebrated rooftop bar in the world, Ozone Bar not just provides you an opportunity to enjoy one of the most happening nightlife in the city but also offers you a bird’s eye view of the Hong Kong City Line. Located at an ideal distance from the city, this bar lets you enjoy an unforgettable night and the most stunning views of all times.

Timings: 5 PM – 1 AM (Monday – Wednesday) | 5 PM – 1 AM (Thursday) | 5 PM – 2 AM (Friday) | 3 PM – 2 AM (Saturday) | 12 PM – 12 AM (Sunday)
Dress Code: Shorts, beach sandals, open toe shoes, sleeveless shirts for men are strictly not allowed at Ozone after 9 PM.
Children Policy: Guests below the age of 18 years are welcomed between 5 PM to 9 PM daily and for Sunday Brunch.
Serving: Dinner | Sunday Brunch


12. Party in Lan Kwai Fong

When it comes to enjoying your time, partying out remains a leader in the list. Lan Kwai Fong is one of the popular nightlife hangouts of the people at Hong Kong. Enjoy your happy hours and interact with the locals and tourists alike at Lan Kwai Fong. With ultra-modern wine pairings to delicious jelly shots, this place offers the most delectable food to its visitors.


11. Adventure in Ocean Park, Hong Kong

A 4 in one theme park, this place is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and an amusement park, situated in the southern districts of Hong Kong. A thrilling and exciting place to be at, this theme park brings open a world of marine creatures for you to explore. Have a blast hopping on some super-cool rides like the roller coaster, the Abyss and the Crazy Galleon.

Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM (Monday – Saturday) | 10 AM – 7:30 PM (Sunday)
Entry Fee: HK$480 (adults) | HK$240 (kids)


10. Observe from the Sky 100

An incredible 360-degree observation deck on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Center – Hong Kong’s tallest building, this place provides you some stunning views of the Hong Kong City and the famous Victoria Harbour. Sky 100 also features double-deck high-speed elevators which reach to the 100th floor in JUST 60 SECONDS! Visit & enjoy spectacular views of the city.

Timings: 10 AM – 10:30 PM (Friday – Saturday) | 10 AM – 9 PM (Sunday – Thursday)
Entry Fee: HK$188 (adults) | HK$128 (kids)


9. Explore the Madame Tussauds, Hong Kong

Operating since the year 2000, this place features nearly 100 wax statues of internationally known personalities and celebrities. The first Asian branch of the Madame Tussauds chain of wax museums worldwide, this museum is highly popular in Hong Kong and features many life-size wax figures of notable people from the fields of movies, music, politics and sports.

Timings: 10 AM – 10 PM (Every Day)
Entry Fee: HK$140 (adults) | HK$70 (kids aged 3 – 11 yrs. old)


8. Visit Trick Eye Museum

With a large collection of 3D artwork, this place is sure to trick your eyes. An internationally renowned optical art museum, this place offers a variety of 3D artwork on display that seems alive in your imagination.

Timings: 10 AM – 9 PM (Every Day)
Entry Fee: HK$150 (adults aged 12 – 64 yrs.) | HK$100 (kids aged 3 – 11 yrs.) | HK$100 (aged 65yrs & above)


7. Observe the spectacular views from Victoria Peak

Having an elevation of 552m, Vitoria Peak is the highest mountain on the Hong Kong Island. A major tourist attraction, this mountain offers spectacular views of the Central, Lamma Island, Victoria Harbour and the surrounding islands. Inhabited by many species of birds and animals, the most prominent ones include wild boar, butterflies, porcupines, black kite and a variety of snakes.


6. Visit the fantasy – Hong Kong Disneyland

One of the largest theme parks in Hong Kong, Disneyland is a place every child’s (read child within) dream come true. With its 7 themed areas Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land, this place is full of beauty, excitement, awe and lots of Disney characters. Located in Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and operating since 2005, this place is owned and managed by Hong Kong International Theme Parks (HKITP).

Timings: 10:30 AM – 8 PM (Monday – Friday) | 10:30 AM – 8:15 PM (Saturday – Sunday)
Entry Fee: HK$499 (adults)| HK$355 (kids)


5. Meet the Giant Pandas at Ocean Peak

To add to your trip to Ocean Park, the second largest theme park in Hong Kong, you get to watch two adorable giant pandas doing mischiefs, playing, munching bamboos or sleeping peacefully in their natural habitat. You can also meet and interact with other creatures like penguins, dolphins and seals. Grab an opportunity to click a selfie with them and watch the animal world up close.

Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM (Monday – Saturday) | 10 AM – 7:30 PM (Sunday)
Entry Fee: HK$480 (adults) | HK$240 (kids)


4. Ride a glass bottom Cable Car

Ngong Ping 360 cable car, allows you to fly over Lantau Island in a cubicle with a glass bottom. With magnificent views of the greenery below, this cable car ride is around 20 minutes. It takes you all the way to the large bronze Buddha Shakyamuni. You can choose between the standard cabin and the crystal cabin, allowing the travellers to have a bird’s eye view of the island below.

Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM (Monday – Friday) |  AM – 6:30 PM (Saturday – Sunday)
Entry Fee:

  • Standard Cabin
  1. Round Trip: HK$210 (adults) | HK$100 (Kids) | HK$ 140 (Seniors)
  2. Single Trip: HK$145 (adults) | HK$70 (Kids) | HK$ 95 (Seniors)
  • Crystal Cabin
  1. Round Trip: HK$290 (adults) | HK$180 (Kids) | HK$ 220 (Seniors)
  2. Single Trip: HK$200 (adults) | HK$130 (Kids) | HK$ 150 (Seniors)

3. Ride a tram up to the Peak

Travel to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island with this Peak tram that offers magnificent views of the city. Beginning from Garden Road Admiralty to Victoria Peak, this tram is a fun ride over the vast expanses of the Victoria Harbour. Owned and Operated by Hong Kong Shanghai Hotels, this tram provides a direct route at a height of 1364 meters.

Timings: 7 AM – 12 midnight (Monday – Sunday)
Entry Fee:

  • Round Trip: HK$52(adults) | HK$23 (Kids) | HK$ 23 (Seniors)
  • Single Trip: HK$37 (adults) | HK$14 (Kids) | HK$ 14 (Seniors)

2. Visit Tai Long Wan

Arguably one of the most beautiful bays in Hong Kong, this place is located on the East coast of the Sai Kung Peninsula. In addition, it is also one of the most popular surf destination with clear waters and white sand. During the high season, boats from the town are also available, for a nice ride in the waters, under HK$200 each.


1. Ride the Star Ferry

A passenger ferry service that carries the tourists across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Carrying over 70000 passengers a day, this ferry service has been rated the first in the top 10 most exciting ferry rides. A fastest and cheapest way to travel, this service also offers some splendid views of the iconic city. Experience the gentle winds blowing through your hair and indulge in a world of pure relaxation.

Other than that, you can also go in for some non-touristy activities in Hong Kong like:

  1. Know your Fortune at Temple Street Night Market
  2. Gear Up for horse racing at Happy Valley Racecourse
  3. Walk along 10000 Buddhas up to Buddhas Monastery
  4. Enjoy the fireworks at Chinese New Year
  5. Try out the Local cuisine at Local Chang La Teng
  6. Visit Yuen Po Street Bird Garden
  7. Enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival
  8. Daring enough? Have a bite of the stinking tofu at Wan Chai
  9. Spot the Monkeys at Kam Shan Country Park
  10. Wanna Relax? De-stress through a massage

How to reach Hong Kong

By Air

Hong Kong International Airport (31km from the main city)

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Where to Stay in Hong Kong

Cordis Hong Kong | Eaton Hong Kong | Ibis Hong Kong

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