Hong Kong Island Activities

What to Do in Hong Kong Island

Space is a bit less of an issue on Hong Kong Island than it is in Kowloon. However, the island has less easy access to the New Territories and for many, the only way to go is up (to Victoria Peak) or west to Repulse Bay.

It's not a case of 'anything you can do I can do better' – it's just that life on Hong Kong Island is different to Kowloon, where the crowing factor has to be penciled into each and every activity. 

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Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival hosts exciting boat races that take place near Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Colourful, dramatic, exciting and unforgettable, Dragon Boat Racing is celebrated annually on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, usually in June. 

The international race at Victoria Harbour is where the hottest dragon boat action takes place. Rewards for team Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 5th day of the 5th lunar month (usually mid-June)
  • Location: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Tournament

Hong Kong Sevens is one of the biggest sporting events in Hong Kong –Around March or April, expect a weekend of rowdy celebrations, costumes, and beer-filled parties. 

The 28-nation tournament sees the world’s finest compete over 3 days. Much of the appeal of Hong Kong Sevens lies in what happens after the rugby, with the bars of Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 3 days in March or April
  • Location: Hong Kong Stadium, 55 Eastern Hospital Road So Kon Po, Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Golf Club

The Hong Kong Golf Club is a members-only club about 40 minutes away from Central Hong Kong. It has 3 18-hole golf courses that are open to the public on weekdays (the driving range is open after 7pm) 

This exclusive golf club provides golf enthusiasts with a convenient location, five-star services, and spectacular views of Deep Water Bay. It does enforce a strict dress code, and mobile phones should be kept in silent mode if you're inside the clubhouse.

  • Location: 19 Island Road, Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong
  • Tel: +852 2812 7070
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LOST HK: Escape Room

There are live escape games dotted all over Hong Kong but LOST HK: Escape Room is one of the city's most popular centres thanks to its close proximity to Times Square Shopping Mall

The premise is simple: work out a series of puzzles to gain your freedom within the 45-minute time limit. Working in a group of between 2 to 6 players, you have to piece together the clues against the clock. Games are designed for anyone aged 7 and over. 

  • Opening Hours: Monday–Friday from 1pm to 11pm, Saturday–Sunday from 11am to 11pm
  • Location: 1-3 Pak Sha Road, 1/F, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  • Tel: +852 2892 2393
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Towngas Cooking Centre

Towngas Cooking Centre in Causeway Bay, is one of the best places to learn how to prepare Cantonese dishes like dim sum. While the centre offers a range of long-term courses, opt for the introductory class if you want to start with the basics.

Advanced classes at Towngas Cooking Centre focus on dim sum, vegetarian recipes, Cantonese roast duck, western cuisine, and desserts. Classes start from HK$400 for a 2.5-hour-long course.

  • Opening Hours: Monday–Friday from 9am to 9pm, Saturday–Sunday from 9am to 6pm
  • Location: 9/F, Lee Theatre, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  • Tel: +852 2576 1535
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