Top Things To Do In Hong Kong For An Expat Living In Hong Kong
20th February 2019
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Are you a tourist or n expat in Hong Kong and you are looking for a variety of things to do in Hong Kong? Are you aware that there are many options available for you to have fun? In this article, we have listed all sorts of fun-filled activities and locations the tourist-hotspots for you to visit and make one of a kind memories. For more information on Hong Kong, you can check out

The light show

Watch the skyline take on a vibrant glow as buildings on both sides of the harbor beam light across the water. Head to the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront at 8 pm for the Symphony of Lights spectacle!

Tram hopping

Tickets cost at HK$2.60, and you can enjoy a view of the city as you trundle along the Causeway Bay and Wan Chai.

Star Ferry

The upper deck will cost you less than $4, and you can enjoy spectacular harbor views between Central and Tsim Sha Tsui.

The outdoor escalator

It is the longest elevator system, and it's free! Over 800 meters and rising 135 meters, hop on at the Queen's road in Central and get down at Conduit Road. A word of warning, it takes about 20-25 minutes for the ride to complete.

A junk trip

A day of lazing around on a catered junk trip is a popular weekend activity for Hong Kong residents as well as tourists.

Jumbo Floating Restaurant

This piece of history has been around since 1976, and you have seen it in Bond movies and picture postcards. Taste authentic Cantonese cuisine in a fine dining atmosphere. Renowned guests like Tom Cruise, Queen Elizabeth II, and Chow Yun Fat have paid visits, so dress sharp as you never know who you might meet!

Lan Kwai Fong

A night out at Lan Kwai Fong is a rite-of-passage. Enjoy them, and yes, you can consume alcohol in public spaces. 

The ozone bar

Located on the 118th floor of the International Commerce Center is the highest bar in the world. Innovative cocktails and mesmerizing geometric designs of the décor make for a heady delight when you visit the bar for a drink with friends.

The happy valley races

HK$10 and a Wednesday night at the Happy Valley races make for a spectacle for horse race fans all over the world.

The peak

Ride the historical peak tram from Central to the Peak. It has been around since 1888. Collect souvenirs and dine at the restaurants while enjoying a mesmerizing view of the city skyline.

Ocean Park

It is the city's original theme park and combines a marine, amusement, oceanarium and animal park all into one. Take a day trip with your family and have a fun-filled day. 

Visit the Disneyland

Visit the Disney classics along with your friends and family. Marvel themed and Frozen themed parks are the main tourist attractions, so don’t miss out of the obvious!

Man Mo temple

Located in the heart of Sheung Wan, the temple is dedicated to the God of Literature, Man and the God of War, Mo. Decorated with ceramic figures, granite and wood carvings, this is a piece of Chinese architectural heritage and history.

If these aren’t enough, here are a few more! You can also,

  • Haggle and the best deals at the Cat street antique market
  • Visit the Wong Tai Sin temple
  • The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
  • A day trip to the Tai O Fishing Village
  • Explore Noah’s Ark Hong Kong

Spend your time in Hong Kong with fun filled activities.

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