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Things to Do: Enjoy Hong Kong With the Family

It’s a known fact: Hong Kong is a global city; a world-class center for business and trade. Some might think it’s too serious or fast-paced to be a family holiday destination but not many people know just how family-friendly it actually is!

From world-class theme parks to adventure landmarks and fun-filled attractions, there’s so much to see and do in Hong Kong that fits the interests of each family member. Check out our top picks on how to maximize your family vacation in Hong Kong:

Have fun at theme parks

Hong Kong Disneyland

Disneyland is dubbed the “Happiest Place on Earth” for good reason. Perfect for the whole family, it has rides, wonderful themed-hotels, and fun dining experiences.

Hong Kong Disneyland Park also offers special events all-year-round, like Halloween parades and Christmas shows. If you’re a Disney fan, this is practically paradise! 

Operation Hours: 10:30 AM to 8 PM daily

Address: Lantau Island

HK Ocean Park
Image Credit: Ocean Park Hong Kong (oceanpark.com.hk)

Take your family through an adventure in the Underwater Kingdom and explore the wide range of sea creatures in their aquariums. More than that, you can also enjoy its other attractions like exhilarating rides and entertaining marine life shows.

Operation Hours: 10 AM to 6 PM daily (until 7 PM on weekends)

Address: Wong Chuk Hang

Go green in Hong Kong’s nature spots

  • Lion Rock Country Park

Lion Rock Country Park
Image Credit: gettingstamped.com

For an adventure-filled day, why not try hiking Lion Rock Country Park with the whole family? Located on the mainland, it’s a lion-shaped mountain visible above the skyscrapers of Kowloon. 

If your family is fit and ready for an adventure trek, this place offers a stunning view of the city and is a fairly quick and easy trek.

Operation Hours: Open 24 hours (Tip: The best time to hike is in the morning).

Address: Chuk Yuen Rd, Chuk Un

  • Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park

For a chill day with the family, head over the Hong Kong Park and enjoy this green oasis in the middle of the city! The park is a great spot for a nice afternoon picnic and offers a bunch of attractions like beautiful lily ponds, playgrounds, and even a rainforest aviary that houses more than 80 bird species!

Apart from the picturesque landscape, there are also historical structures like the Flagstaff House Museum of Teaware and The Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre.

Operation Hours: 6 AM to 11 PM

Address: 19 Cotton Tree Drive, Central

Get a Culture Fix + See HK from the Sky

  • Tai O Fishing Village

Tai O Stilt Houses

Visit the so-called “Venice of the Orient” located in Lantau Island and get your culture fix at the remaining fishing village in Hong Kong. Take pictures by its famed stilt houses dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries or spend the day exploring the charming village with the whole family!

Witness this different side of Hong Kong by trying some of the delicious local eats, enjoying a boat excursion around the village, and by simply finding a spot to marvel at the stilt houses and waterways. 

Operation Hours: Open 24 hours

Address: Tai O, Lantau Island, Outlying Islands

NP360

Just a stone’s throw away from Tai O Fishing Village is Ngong Ping 360, which is known as one of the top cable car experiences in the world!

Take your loved ones on a journey high up on Lantau Island and explore the many attractions this place has to offer: from shopping and dining in Ngong Ping Village to the scenic and photo-worthy Big Buddha.

CNY We Bare Bears

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, Ngong Ping Village is now home to the characters from the popular cartoon We Bare Bears who will make sure all the visitors enjoy the coming of the new lunar year!

The event will be running until February 23, 2020 and will feature Instagrammable installations including a ginormous We Bare Bear’s Bear Stack and the Golden Rat. You can also take selfies at the We Bare Bears Wishing Gallery, and if you spend HKD150 or more at Ngong Ping 360 souvenir shops you will receive a wishing plaque.

Feeling extra lucky? You can also join the We Bare Bears Lucky draw for a chance to win an iPhone 11, a Canon SLR Camera, a Nintendo Switch, and more!

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