Hong Kong Themed Attractions
Hong Kong Attractions
Restaurants, markets, museums, temples, parks… What more could the young and the young-at-heart ask for? Exploring places with special themes is a fun way to while away happy hours with family and friends. Take a closer look at some of Hong Kong's top-flight themed attractions and you'll see lots and lots of choices.
From canalways to good old Disneyland to an interesting 'walking with Buddha' experience the diversity is certainly there - just go out and get it!
All Themed Attractions in Hong Kong
The Avenue of Stars is a promenade located along the waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Like the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood and the Avenue of Stars in London, it honours those who have made great contributions to the local film industry. The Hong Kong Film Award Board selected the list of 100 celebrities and the avenue reflects the golden age of the Hong Kong's film industry – the city was once called the “Hollywood of the East” in its heyday during the 80s' and 90s’. Read More...
- Location: Located at the waterfront of Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong Disneyland is based on the original Disneyland in California but is made more relevant for guests in the region. The resort is spread out over 310 acres (126 hectares) and includes a theme park with four ‘lands’ based on fantasy, space, adventure and Americana as well as two themed hotels. Leave the outside world behind as you visit Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Fantasyland; drop in on Buzz Lightyear and Stitch in Tomorrowland; check out Donald Duck and Chip & Dale in Adventureland. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 19:30
- Location: Hong Kong Disneyland is situated on Lantau Island, just 20 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
One of Hong Kong's most frequented sites, the museum shows how China, Asia and the West have contributed together through the ages to the development of boats, ships, maritime exploration and trade, as well as naval warfare. While concentrating on the South China coast and its adjacent seas, it also features global trends and provides an easy-to-grasp account of Hong Kong's growth and development as a major world port and trading post. The museum includes semi-permanent and special exhibitions, dynamic displays, educational events and a museum shop.
- Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, Public Holidays: 10:00 – 18:00 Closed on Mondays, 1st and 2nd days of Lunar Chinese New Year
- Location: Stanley, Hong Kong Island
The Hong Kong branch of Madame Tussauds is located at the Peak, Hong Kong. It is part of the well-known international wax museum chain founded by Marie Tussaud and was the first branch to open in Asia. With a mixture of local and international celebrities wax figures, it attracts tourists from all over the world. Read More...
- Opening Hours: From 10:00 - 22:00 Monday to Sunday and public holidays
- Address: Shop P101, The Peak Tower No. 128 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Ngong Ping 360 is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hong Kong. It is located in the Tung Chung part of Lantau Island. Ngong Ping 360 contains a cable car system and a cultural theme retail center. You can see the landscape of South China Sea and Tung Chung Valley during the cable car trip. The Ngong Ping Village offers you a chance to experience the tradition Chinese heritage. It is next to other attractions like Po Lin Monastery, the Giant Buddha and Tai O Fishing Village so you can plan a whole day trip around Ngong Ping 360. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 on weekdays and 09:00 – 18:30 on weekends and public holidays
- Location: Tung Chung Town Centre, Lantau
Noah’s Ark Hong Kong is an educational children’s activity with a genuine ark just like in the bible – and it’s huge! They claim this is the world’s first ‘full scale’ replica although we’re not sure how to substantiate that claim. The Christian themed kid’s park is best suited to young children, although there is enough to occupy toddlers up to 10 year olds. It is kitsch in places but it does a good job of promoting sustainability, care for the environment and our fellow humans.
There are three layers to the ark, each with something interesting and educational to discover. On one floor there is a hand’s on archaeological activity, on another is a short 4D movie about the great flood that Noah endured. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (some exhibitions close earlier)
- Address: 33 Pak Yan Road, Ma Wan Island, New Territories
- Tel: +852 3411 8888
- Price Range: HK$168 for adults, HK$138 for children and seniors
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s biggest amusement park and animal theme park. It is located at Wong Chuk Hang in the Southern District of Hong Kong. With more than 35 attractions and rides inside the park, it attracts more than five million visitors annually and is the seventh most popular amusement park in the world. Covering eighty thousand square metres of land, it is bigger and has more attractions than the Hong Kong Disneyland, the newest being a world-class marine themed area opened in the summer of 2011. Read More...
- Opening Hours: From 10:30 - 19:00 varies during seasons.
The Whampoa is a cruise-ship-shaped entertainment centre and shopping complex "moored" near the Harbour Plaza Hotel in the Hung Hom district. Surrounding the ship, you will find several satellite shopping malls based on merchandise themes, such as Book World, Sports World, and Music World.
- Location: Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong’s Wetland Park is a conservation area attracting visitors interested in discovering a greener side of the city-rich island. There are over 10,000 square metres of wetlands to explore and a 60 hectare reserve park with re-created habitats for wildlife including water fowl. Visitors to the park can spot birds, green turtles, fish, butterflies, mouse deer and a whole range of amphibians, reptiles and mammals. Animal watching is assisted with bird watch towers, hides and walkways across streams and mangroves. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00-17:00 every day except Tuesday with the ticket office opening at 09:30
- Location: Tin Shui Wai, New Territories
Located in Central, this is a Russia-themed restaurant, complete with live Russian music and a room where you must don a fur coat before entering to swig some frozen vodka.
Hard Rock Café
For casual dining amidst rock 'n' roll memorabilia, check out the internationally renowned Hard Rock Café in the heart of Kowloon.
Hello Kitty Café
Kids will be delighted to eat at the Hello Kitty Café in Causeway Bay. This café is clean, cute and comfortable! The menu offers a good mix of Japanese fare and western-style dishes.
Jumbo Floating Restaurant
A traditional Chinese feast for the eyes is to be had at the Jumbo in Aberdeen, not to mention the superb Chinese fare. Don't miss this, whatever you do!
Think sausages, schnitzel, pilsner and schnapps… think Germany, of course. This cosy bar-restaurant in Central is popular among German residents of Hong Kong for its authentic German fare.
Stormy Weather Bar
Ahoy, there! For past, present and future yachties or first mates, this bar and grill will float your boat. A popular venue conveniently located in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, it features a nautical theme.
If you are interested in things Australian, you'll love this Ozzie-themed restaurant with aboriginal art on the walls and northern Australian Barramundi fish on the menu. Look no further than Wyndham Street in Central for down-under culinary delights. More information on Food & Dining in Hong Kong.