Is this your first time in Hong Kong?Here is a list of things to do or places to see.
Visit Victoria Park: Tranquility in the middle of the urban jungle. Play bowls, tennis, go for a swim, or just sit by the lake and relax. If you're an early riser, you can catch the old folks doing tai chi in shady corners
- Ride the Mid-Levels Escalator: In the Guinness book of records as the longest covered escalator in the world, enjoy the view on the way to the mid-levels
- Ocean Park: Take the cable car over dramatic cliff faces before reaching the many adrenaline-inducing amusement rides. Opening hours: 10am to 6pm daily; $208 adults, $103 child.
- Shek-O: A 30 min. cab ride from Central, or a short haul via public transportation (bus #9 at Shau Kei Wan station). Enjoy a relaxed dinner at the village while you're in the area.
- The Science Museum: Great exhibitions and everything to keep the mind busy. Free on Wednesdays.
- The Temple Street Night Market: Knickknacks, fortune tellers, clothing, watches, electronics, sex toys, and other knock-offs – Haggling strongly encouraged. A must-see.
- Festival Walk: Hong Kong's must-see mall, it holds a skating rink and large windows with a stunning view of Lion Rock, easily reached by Kowloon Tong station.
- Dim sum: Eat your heart out in one of Hong Kong's many Chinese restaurants.
- Hollywood Road! Buddhas, Mao memorabilia, and chinese souvenirs and arts and crafts – Hollywood Road is THE place for antiques.
- Ride the Tram: For that traditional feeling, nothing beats the "ding-ding". In by the back and pay at the front as you exit.
- The Big Buddha: The bronze Tian Tian Buddha is the largest outdoor seated Buddha in the world. Head out to Tung Chung station and then onto the Ngong Ping cable car.
- Lan Kwai Fong: LKF for short, party with tourists, expats, and locals in the city's party area…
- Go to Shenzhen! Take the train to Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau and head off to Shenzhen and find bargains, manucure/pedicure and cheap massages!
- Sai Kung's beaches!Head off to the white sandy beaches and clear blue waters in Sai Kung Country Park, enjoy great seafood on the Sai Kung piers.
- Chungking Mansions:In the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, you'll find the heart of little India.
- Check out the Festivals: Look up the calendar, there's always something going on...We recommend the Cheung Chau bun fest in May!
- Another awesome view: Head off to Kowloon station to the ICC, Hong Kong's tallest building at the 100th floor. Elements, another great mall is also a must-stop for shoppers.
- See Macau!:Casinos, great food, historical churches and great Portuguese colonial architecture. Get on a ferry in Sheung Wan or Kowloon and don’t forget your passport..