Our most recommended things to do in Hong Kong Island

Victoria Harbour Night or Symphony of Lights Cruise

1. Victoria Harbour Night or Symphony of Lights Cruise

Hong Kong is well-known for its sparkling night view filled with skyscrapers and dazzling neon lights. This sightseeing cruise boat grants a unique experience to be mesmerized by the city's landscape. The boat sails around the Victoria Harbour, one of the world's most impressive natural harbors, while the spectacular Hong Kong's skyline on both sides of Central and Tsim Sha Tsui fires up your imagination. If you wish to have a genuine local experience, select harbor night cruise option, which you will board after dinner time. Relax and enjoy the sea breeze with an open bar on board. The cruise is the best opportunity to truly appreciate Hong Kong's night view. Choose the symphony of lights cruise option to highlight your cruise journey with the Symphony of Lights show. This displays laser beams bouncing off tall buildings on the harbor sides, showcasing the vibrancy and glamorous night vista of Victoria Harbour. Listen to the harmony of music and the city light show on the cruise floating on water. 

Hong Kong: City Highlights Guided Tour w/Entry Fees & Lunch

2. Hong Kong: City Highlights Guided Tour w/Entry Fees & Lunch

Discover the highlights of Hong Kong on a guided tour. Explore several attractions and notable areas of the city including the central area, Victoria Harbour Lookout, and the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district. Meet your guide and explore the central district of the city. Visit the Victoria Harbour Lookout and take a cruise on the Star Ferry for fantastic views of the city skyline. Ride on the city tram and experience how locals travel through their city. Discover the vibrant Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district. Admire the Mid-Levels Escalator and see notable landmarks including the former city jail. During the tour, enjoy a tasty Dim Sum lunch, as well as snacks and drinks throughout your adventure.

Hong Kong: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Peak Tram

3. Hong Kong: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Peak Tram

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with the Hong Kong Hop-on Hop-off Tour! Hop on an open-top double decker Big Bus and relax as you take in the stunning views of the city. With insightful audio commentary available in 10 languages, you'll learn about the fascinating history and daily life of Hong Kong, from its unique colonial past to its vibrant modern culture. Experience all the iconic attractions that Hong Kong has to offer, from towering skyscrapers to historic temples, on the Hong Kong Island Tour. Buses arrive regularly, so you can take in the city on a full loop, or easily hop off and explore as you please. Shop in Causeway Bay, admire the stunning skyline in Central, and discover the bustling nightlife of Lan Kwai Fong. This tour is designed to show you the city's contrasts between east and west, past and present, and tradition and modernity. The Stanley Tour takes you to the best parts of Hong Kong's countryside. Cruise along the southern region and marvel at luxurious beaches or catch a glimpse of the famous Murray House, a Victorian-era building once used as the barracks of the British Forces. Delve into the city's beautiful landscape, shoreline, and ports, and discover a side of Hong Kong that many tourists miss. No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a ride on the famous Star Ferry, crossing Victoria Harbour between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. And for the ultimate Hong Kong experience, take a trip on the Peak Tram which runs from the Central district of Hong Kong Island to Victoria Peak via the Mid-Levels. Arriving at the top, you'll discover magnificent panoramic views from the Sky Terrace 428, the highest 360° viewing platform in Hong Kong. All of this is included in your tour, depending on the ticket option you select. Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure in one of the world's most vibrant cities. Book your tickets now and get ready to experience Hong Kong like never before with the Hong Kong Hop-on Hop-off Tour! Routes information:1) Hong Kong Island Tour (Red Route)• Central Star Ferry Pier 7 (near IFC, Star Ferry, Hong Kong Maritime Museum)• Mid-Levels Escalator• Man Mo Temple (near Cat Street, Dr Sun Yat-Sen Museum)• Causeway Bay - Sogo (near Time Square)• Park Lane Hotel (near Victoria Park, Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter)• Peak Tram Lower Terminus 2) Stanley Tour (Green Route)• Central Star Ferry Pier 7 (near IFC, Star Ferry, Hong Kong Maritime Museum)• Peak Tram Lower Terminus• Repulse Bay• Stanley (near Stanley Market, Murray House)

Victoria Harbour Day or Sunset Cruise

4. Victoria Harbour Day or Sunset Cruise

Hong Kong's shoreline cannot be compared to any other, it is a mysterious yet harmonic mixture of traditional local sceneries and modern skyscrapers. The daytime pre-dinner cruise allows you to explore picturesque sites of the city on a comfortable ride with open bar and unlimited drinks. Select Harbour Day Cruise and ready your camera to capture the most famous landmarks and architectures of Hong Kong, including ICC, IFC, HSBC Headquarter Building, the Bank of China Tower, and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Sail along the Eastern Harbour to newly built Kai Tak Cruise Terminal which is built at former Kai Tak International Airport. Ot the icon building of the West Kowloon for Xiqu Centre (Hong Kong's Opera House), Palace Museum and M+. Enjoy the view from both sides of Hong Kong island and Kowloon. Select Sunset Cruise to enjoy sundown with classic drinks before dinner. Watch the world's famous sunset view turning into the world's greatest light show. Places of interest like Central, Causeway Bay, North Point, and Lei Yue Mun Village are all brilliantly glittering to cheer up your evening. Sail along the Kowloon Promenade to see typical Hong Kong at night. 

From Hong Kong City: The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour

5. From Hong Kong City: The Dragon's Back Hiking Tour

Discover Hong Kong's spectacular urban nature on this guided hike. Meet your guide and the rest of your group at Shau Kei Wan MTR station and head to the trailhead. You'll be in a small group in order to guarantee a personalized experience. This tour is perfect at any time of year and in most weather conditions. Navigating the undulating ridge that gives this classic hike its name, climb gently skyward across tree-lined trails and winding mountain paths. Discover the history and background behind the region from your guide. As you slowly mount the trail, be rewarded with sensational bird’s-eye views of Hong Kong island, including the famous Dragon’s Back itself as seen from up above. From there, descend down to the white sands and turquoise waters of Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay). Enjoy free time to relax on the beach, grab lunch nearby, or don a swimsuit and hop into the water before heading back with your guide to the metro station.

The Dark Side of Hong Kong Walking Tour

6. The Dark Side of Hong Kong Walking Tour

While Hong Kong is known as a thriving international finance center, visitors are often only shown the bright side of the city, with popular attractions like The Peak, Victoria Harbour, and Big Buddha taking center stage. But what about the 1.5 million people living in poverty, making Hong Kong one of the most unequal places on earth? Our tour delves into the heart of Hong Kong’s capitalist system, giving you a first-hand look at the grim reality many of its citizens face. You’ll visit a subdivided unit in one of the city’s poorest districts, providing a stark contrast to the economic prosperity that seems so abundant. Join us on a journey to see Hong Kong in a more realistic light and gain a deeper understanding of the true stories of its people. Sign up now for a thought-provoking and eye-opening tour. Tour Highlights: Local Wet Markets – Visit the Fish Market, Flower Market and Birds Market – Discover how these traditional markets organized themselves in Hong Kong’s Capitalism system and survive under high estate price Hong Kong’s Wealth Disparities – Take a brief introduction of Hong Kong’s Capitalistic system, see how citizens compete with high living cost Housing Crisis – Visiting a subdivided unit, how does a Hong Kong family of 4 live in a apartment with only 100 sq. ft. Major Sites: – Goldfish Market: How the cost of rent on this district becoming so high for public to afford. – Flower Market: Under all the major industries include finance and trading, how and why does flower market still exists? – Bird Market: Bird flu is a concern in Hong Kong for its impact on public health. What’s the future of this traditional market and what are the measures to prevent the spread of the disease. – Boundary Street Sports Centre: Hong Kong has one of the least affordable housing markets in the world. Is it a unsolveable issue under the high property prices and limited available space? – Portland Street: From tenement houses to skyscrapers, how Hong Kong maintain it’s significant low tax rate by land sale? – Cedar Street: Visiting a subdivided unit in Prince Edward, offer a glimpse into the reality of the city’s housing crisis.

4 Hour Private Hong Kong Layover Tour

7. 4 Hour Private Hong Kong Layover Tour

This private, customised 4 hour Hong Kong city tour provides a unique and personalised experience of this vibrant metropolis. With a knowledgeable local guide by your side, you'll be able to explore the city at your own pace, taking in its iconic landmarks and hidden gems in a way that suits your interests and needs. Your tour will begin with a pick-up from your hotel or preferred location. From there, your guide will take you on a journey through the streets of Hong Kong, showcasing the city's rich history, culture, and famous landmarks. Depending on your interests, you may visit iconic attractions such as Victoria Harbour, the Hong Kong Museum of History, the Peak Tower, and the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade. You will also have the opportunity to stroll through local street markets, sample delicious Cantonese cuisine, and discover hidden gems that you might not have found on your own. With a private and customised tour, you'll have the flexibility to adjust the itinerary as you go, taking time to explore areas that particularly interest you, or simply taking a break when you need it. Your guide will be on hand to answer any questions you have and provide information about the city and its history. In addition to visiting popular tourist attractions, your guide will also share insights into the culture and traditions of Hong Kong, helping you gain a deeper understanding of the city and its people. Whether you're interested in architecture, art, food, or just soaking up the local atmosphere, your guide will work with you to create a tour itinerary that meets your needs and interests. With a private and customised tour, you'll have the freedom to explore Hong Kong at your own pace, without feeling rushed or limited by a set itinerary. Whether you're travelling solo, with family, or as part of a group, this tour is designed to provide a memorable and enriching experience of Hong Kong. So come and discover the city's many wonders, and leave with lasting memories of this fascinating place.

MONOPOLY DREAMS™: Admission Ticket

8. MONOPOLY DREAMS™: Admission Ticket

Discover MONOPOLY DREAMS™, the world's first MONOPOLY-themed attraction. Live a day in Mr. MONOPOLY’s world and go inside his secret residence, where you’ll find holograms, 4DX technology designed from the classic board game, and much more. This attraction brings the renowned board game to life, allowing you to uncover the secrets of Mr. MONOPOLY by exploring his personal residence. The game's classic elements like the Bank, Water Works, Electric Company, Train Station, Title Deeds, Chance Card, will be presented to visitors through advanced and interactive technology, including a 4DX theater, which offers Mr. MONOPOLY fans a glimpse into his luxurious lifestyle and his adventure to safeguard his valuable treasure. Find limited-edition MONOPOLY sets and souvenirs and enjoy delicious snacks when you enhance your experience with the combo options.

Hong Kong Lantau: Tai O, NP360, Big Buddha Heritage Tour

9. Hong Kong Lantau: Tai O, NP360, Big Buddha Heritage Tour

Start your Tai O Excursion from Tung Chung by boarding the spectacular Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, one of the best cable car experiences in the world. On your way to Ngong Ping Village next to Tian Tan Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery, amazed by an unblocked view of the Hong Kong International Airport and flights landing and departing. You can also admire the longest bridge in the world - HKZM Bridge and its Hong Kong's end. Enjoy an air-conditioned sightseeing coach transfer to Tai O fishing village, where you will step into a traditional authentic stilt house. Your guide will walk you through the ingenious setup of these one-of-a-kind buildings and explain how space is optimized for comfort and practicability. Take a boat ride at Tai O and explore the tranquil life of Hong Kong’s oldest fishing village. Enjoy the charming views of stilt houses built along the banks of Tai O’s waterways and observe the General’s Rock from a close distance. You may even see a Chinese white dolphin along the way! Dig into the wide variety of local delicacies like sugar donuts, giant fish balls and sweet tofu to round up your excursion. Enjoy free time for shopping in the fishing village. Ride back to Ngong Ping, a culturally themed village designed and landscaped with Chinese architectural features. Visit the Big Buddha, the world’s second-largest outdoor bronze Buddha statue. See one of the major point of pilgrimage for Hong Kong Buddhists - Po Lin monastery. Enjoy the rest of the time at Ngong Ping Piazza. You can add-on the discounted tickets to Motion 360 (a immerse 4D experience), Art of Chocolate Museum to admire some chocolate artwork or add the meal voucher to enhance your experience. Upgrade your experience with a crystal cabin with a glass bottom which you can see the ocean and trail during your cable car journey. Flexibility for an intimate and flexible private tour or affordable group tour.

Hong Kong: Airport Express e-Ticket (Kowloon/HK/Tsing Yi)

10. Hong Kong: Airport Express e-Ticket (Kowloon/HK/Tsing Yi)

Experience world-class standards and seamless travel with the Hong Kong Airport Express! This speedy 35.3-kilometer journey between the airport and the city takes just 24 minutes, operating approximately every 10 minutes from 5:50 AM to 1:15 AM daily. All Airport Express stations feature customer-friendly facilities, including check-in counters for major airlines at MTR Kowloon and Hong Kong Station, regular Airport Express shuttle bus services, and friendly porters to assist you with your baggage at the Airport. Maximize your last day in Hong Kong with the in-town check-in services if you have a night flight, and enjoy more shopping, tours, meetings or activities. Plus, as an exclusive benefit for Airport Express passengers traveling to or from the Airport Station, take advantage of the complimentary shuttle bus service that runs at Hong Kong Station and Kowloon Station to/from major hotels Journey times are just 24 minutes from Hong Kong to the airport, 22 minutes from Kowloon, and 14 minutes from Tsing Yi. The first train from the airport departs at 5:54 AM and the last train at 12:48 AM. The first train from the city departs at 5:50 AM and the last train at 12:48 AM.

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