Hong Kong’s reputation for being a bustling city can be daunting for those traveling with kids. Attempting to hold your child’s hand or push a stroller through a crowded narrow road is already quite stressful, but here are some places that are kids friendly and fun for the whole family!
Hong Kong Disneyland
Who doesn’t love Disneyland! It is after all the “happiest place on earth.” The theme park is located on Penny’s Bay in Lantau Island and is easily accessible by subway and the cast members speak Cantonese, English, and Mandarin. The park has seven themed areas: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land. Spend the day riding the many themed rides, taking pictures with Disney stars and don’t miss out on the amazing fireworks show “Disney in the Stars” at the end of the night!
While you’re on Lantau island explore what else they have to offer. Take in the traditional Buddhist architecture at the Po Lin Monastery and Ngong Ping Piazza, relax and play in on the beach at Cheung Sha Beach or Pui O Beach, and go outlet shopping at Citygate Outlet — There’s no end of things to do.
Trick Eye Museum Hong Kong
Trick Eye Museum Hong Kong offers a large collection of 3D artwork, featuring paintings that through optical illusion appear 3D! From the famous classical art to extreme sports to fantastical realms, visitors of all ages can engage with all of the exhibits and become a part of the masterpieces.
Ocean Park Hong Kong is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park in the Southern District of Hong Kong. The Park has over 80 attractions and rides. It’s the world’s 13th most visited theme park, and the largest theme park in Asia. Come and learn about marine life through fun attractions and exhibits.
The Peak is a must for everyone visiting Hong Kong. It’s the highest point on Hong Kong Island, located on one of most exclusive neighbourhood in Hong Kong since colonial times. If your feeling adventurous there is also a hike to the peak or just take a relaxing cable car and tram. Enjoy the panoramic views at any time of the day
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