Away from Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Island retains a surprising amount of greenery on the Peak and its mountainous interior, and its coastline is indented by a beguiling sequence of coves and harbors. At night the towering skyscrapers light up along the waterfront and at the famous Happy Valley Racecourse. Catch a wobbly double-decker tram from Des Voeux Road to Wan Chai, or ride the world’s longest elevator past shops and houses.
Tourists can take the Peak Tram, a pleasant ride ascending the mountain. Your journey aboard the tram will take eight minutes to reach the summit, and upon reaching you will see a seven storied building in the shape of a ship. This is the Peak Tower in which there are several attractions namely, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, and the Peak Explorer Motion Simulator
Aberdeen Harbour is a busy harbor with floating restaurants, brilliantly illuminated at night. Jumbo is the most famous of these floating restaurants, along with its neighbor Tai Pak. Recently refurbished, and outlined in colored lights, the double-storied Jumbo serves up a huge array of gourmet delights, highlighting fresh seafood and traditional Cantonese dim sum.
With no cars, fewer people, old-fashioned buildings, excellent walks and pretty decent beaches, Lamma Island offers welcome respite from Hong Kong’s bustle. Ride the ferry over from Hong Kong for a tranquil day of walking, sightseeing and eating.
To discover another aspect to multifaceted China, The former Portuguese colony mixes crumbling fortresses with glitzy casinos, baroque churches with cobbled backstreets, and spicy Macanese seafood with classic dim sum. A drive around the peninsula reveals yet more churches, beautiful colonial buildings, temples and gardens.
Lantau Island is twice the size of Hong Kong Island. The highlight is the Po Lin monastery and temple, reached by the Ngong Ping 360 cable car on the western side of the island. The temple’s amazing seated bronze Giant Buddha is the world’s largest.
Come and experience the largest marine theatre as well as Sealions, dolphins, sharks, penguins and killer whales. They are all housed in similar to their own natural habitat. If you love the thrill of excitement, you may wish to ride the exhilarating Rollercoaster, Spider, Space Wheel and Raging River. Perfect day out for families! Ocean Park Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular oceanariums in the world with the largest marine theatre. It is also an amusement park perched around two mountain peaks, with an area of 870,000 square meters.Also an excellent opportunity to see its most popular residents - giant pandas An An, Jia Jia, Le Le and Ying Ying.
Repulse Bay is a luxurious residential area for dining, relaxation, and aquatic activities. The beach stretches long with clear azure blue water gently lapping the seashore. Its sand is golden and soft. Barbecue racks are available under the shade near the beach. A lighthouse near the beach is a popular place to take photos. Watching the sunset is another popular pastime for visitors.
Guangzhou Day Trip
Visit mainland China on a full day tour from Hong Kong and see some of China's iconic sights. You'll meet an adorable panda at a safari park, see an amazing display of Qin Dynasty Terracotta Warriors and their horses, and tour the city of Guangzhou, formerly known as Canton.
Western Shoreline & Tsing Ma Bridge Cruise
Be amazed at the high-rises that show-case Hong Kong's architectural phenomenon including Bank of China, Exchange Square, Hong Kong Bank, Lippo Tower, Central Plaza, Kowloon Wharf and expressway, as well as nearby Stonecutters Island. Further on, you will see the spectacular Tsing Ma Bridge linking the new Hong Kong Airport. It is presently the longest suspension bridge carrying both train and vehicular traffic in the world.
Hong Kong Disneyland Theme Park
Visit Walt Disney's original theme park and celebrate the worlds of yesterday, fantasy and tomorrow with timeless attractions, dazzling entertainment and magical moments that last a lifetime.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is offering visitors an unprecedented hands-on multimedia experience at its celebrity waxworks museum. The world-famous attraction now features more than 100 incredible wax likenesses of stars, world leaders and sports heroes displayed in five totally interactive themed settings that are spread over three floors within the completely refurbished Peak Tower complex.
Symphony of Lights
Every night at 8pm, Hong Kong puts on a spectacular light show, highlighting the skyscrapers lining both sides of Victoria Harbour. The world’s largest light show, A Symphony of Lights, is free. More than 40 skyscrapers shoot laser beams, colored lights and searchlights from their rooftops, in a choreographed sequence synchronized to music and a narration. The best place to view the extravaganza is from a boat cruise or ferry ride on Victoria Harbour.
Riding a Star Ferry across Victoria Harbour from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island is a signature Hong Kong experience. The low-slung, double-decker, green and cream ferries are a Hong Kong emblem, dating back to 1888. Take a trip by day to experience the harbor and see the buildings on both sides, then take another trip at night to see the buildings light up and enjoy the nightly Symphony of Lights.
Cruising the harbour on a sampan will allow visitors a closer look of the boat houses. There are some 5000 of them moored around the bay but the numbers have since dwindled when many took up the government's offer for rehousing.
Hong Kong Sunset Tour Plus Dinner at the Jumbo Floating Restaurant
Experience the magic of Hong Kong at night with an evening cruise on Hong Kong's dazzling Victoria Harbour, then feast on a nine-course Chinese dinner at Aberdeen's famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant. On your relaxing evening cruise around Hong Kong's harbor you'll enjoy unlimited free drinks from the open bar onboard a traditional Chinese sightseeing tour boat while you watch Hong Kong light up.
TSL invites you to an afternoon workshop in which we will try to create a vision of South Lantau in 2029 by focusing in groups on the following topics: Food and agriculture, Employment, Health, Energy and Buildings, Education, Entertainment and the Arts, Transport. Everyone will have the chance to move from one group to another every 15 minutes and each group will feedback its ideas at the end. We hope this will give us a preliminary vision to work towards during the coming years.