Hong Kong is a bustling port where the intersection of Eastern culture and Western in an autonomous territory, and former British colony. Many people will think that this place quite bored for kids, but you will change your mind after finding out a bunch of things to do with your kids in Hong Kong. Let’s start to explore what to do with your family in the land of abundant food, ranging from Cantonese dim sum to lavish British afternoon tea and amazing attractions.
1. Hong Kong Disneyland
It’s an omission if your family travels to Hong Kong without visit Hong Kong Disneyland – the best theme park of magical in the world. Hong Kong Disneyland will not disappoint the kids with endless fun in seven magical lands and experience their favorite Disney stories and characters, bringing the total number of attractions and entertainment offerings to over 100!
Meanwhile, don’t miss out on the Projection Show ‘We Love Mickey!’ a surprise celebration that transforms the buildings along Main Street, U.S.A. into a canvas of vibrant, colorful visuals that pay tribute to Mickey’s significant Milestones. A meet and greet with beloved Disney characters – a unique and highly fun-filled experience for guests of all ages.
2. Ngong Ping 360
One of the best ways to enjoy the stunning view of Lantau Island and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is riding a cable car Ngong Ping 360. It’s just 25 minutes with a visually spectacular 5.7km journey between Tung Chung Town Centre and Ngong Ping Village on Lantau Island.
Your family can get in a cabin and enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the Hong Kong International Airport, the mountainous terrain of Lantau Island, Tian Tan Buddha and 360-degree views of Ngong Ping Plateau. You can also choose the Crystal Cabin package to enjoy fantastic sights aboard the glass-bottom cabin – an unforgettable experience for family and children when you are traveling together!
3. Ocean Park Hong Kong
You won’t believe that you can find a theme park that includes an amusement park, a marine park, an oceanarium and an animal theme park all in one? That is Ocean Park Hong Kong – it takes up an area of approximately 174 football fields!
If you’re not sure what to do with your kids at this massive park, so don’t hesitate to book a ticket and come here to explore it. Between the 2 main areas of the park, there are 8 different themed zones with all kinds of activities, attractions, shows, and rides. The park is divided into two parts — a lower level and upper level — connected by a sky tram that provides some of the best views of this part of Hong Kong Island.
The Waterfront (lower area) near the entrance has the pandas, a huge aquarium, and a playground for younger kids. The Summit (upper area) has rides for older kids, the sea lions (which you can toss fish to at designated times), the main show area, and other attractions. Many ways can help you go here: by bus, by MTR or just simply rent a car with a driver.
Please note that: Visitors aren’t allowed to bring their food and drinks into the park, except baby food. You can bring along an empty water bottle as there are drinking fountains where you can fill up your bottle.
4. Peak Tram
When everyone said about the iconic of Hong Kong, The Peak is always on top of the list. And, it would be incomplete if you are staying in Hong Kong but don’t make the pilgrimage to the upper heights of the city and what’s the best way to get to the top?
That is The Peak Tram. Peak Tram is Hong Kong’s historic cliff railway, a classic British style of the train that can bring you up to the summit of Victoria. The kids may curious about what do they can see after passing by an endless number of escalators and reach Sky Terrace 428 at the top of the iconic semi-circular construction on the top of the Peak.
The unobstructed views across the whole of Central Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour to Kowloon are truly a sight to be surprize are waiting for your family. A free audio guide is given to you at the entrance can learn about what you’re viewing as you see it. Besides that, the kids may like to visit Madame Tussauds or HK Trick Eye 3D Museum also stay on the summit.
5. Kala Toast at the Peak
If you are going to put the Peak on your list, please don’t miss out on the Kala Toast at the Peak. This is not also a snack but also is an artwork wonderful toast made from 100% cheese, the cheeses are colored with natural foods like beetroot to give off their rainbow colors. Each colored cheese has a unique flavor and tastes even better than it looks. It is sure 100% that the kids will be excited when they see this toast with colorful and Instagram-worthy shots with a backdrop of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline!
6. Sky 100
Although go up to a building and see whole the view of the city is available everywhere in the world, but you could not miss Sky 100 in Hong Kong for the best moment with your family to see spectacular 360° views of the Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories. Riding the high-speed double-decker elevators to reach the sky100 Observation Deck in just 1 minute! At 393m above sea level, it’s the only indoor observation deck that offers such a spectacular view of the city.
7. Noah’s Ark in Hong Kong
Your kids are interested in art or just simply that they like to explore new things. Let’s bring your children to Noah’s Ark Hong Kong – a full-scale replica – located on Ma Wan Island in the New Territories!
Be awed by this majestic structure as the children run around in delight, searching for their favorite animals among 67 pairs of life-size animal sculptures. It’s perfect for a family day out, the attraction has many activities and exhibits that combine nature, education, and entertainment.
The Ark Life Education House is rife with inspiring interactive games and DIY activities, while access to the Solar Tower and Nature Garden invites you to make your gadgets and spot the location of over 100 tree species! At Noah’s Ark, there’s plenty in store to learn and enjoy for parents and kids!
8. Star Ferry Harbour Tour
As you know that Hong Kong is a port city, well then, why don’t try a tour with Star Ferry Harbour. This is the best way to see all of Hong Kong’s famous harbourside attractions. If your kids are above 3 years old then they can join in this tour without any hassle. Choose from four different tours, the regular harbor tour during the day, the night tour to experience the cool air and city nightlife, the Tsing Ma Bridge Tour, or the ICC Lights Show and Symphony of Lights Harbour Cruise – get up to four different experiences aboard the Shining Star.
9. Hong Kong Crystal Bus Tour
Have you ever dine in a bus? This is not a joke, in Hong Kong has a “bus restaurant” let you indulge Cantonese cuisine on a Crystal Bus. The kids will like this unique experience.
The first “bus restaurant” concept in the city will take guests around Hong Kong’s top attractions in a luxury double-decker bus while enjoying a selection of dim sum prepared by one of the city’s best Cantonese restaurants while you sit back in the comfortable booths on the bus. Pass by the famous Hong Kong landmarks and learn more about the city from the audio guide commentary (available in 5 languages).
10. Ding Dim 1968 in Central
Needless to introduce more about Cantonese cuisine while the popularity of the dim sum has gone beyond the border. It means that it will be an omission if you don’t let your kids taste the original dim sum when traveling to Hong Kong.
Indulging in delicious traditional dim sum, each dish you order is presented as a work of art, and there’s no better way to enjoy these sumptuous treats than in the intimate mood of the restaurant. You can try some of the recommended menu items, such as the Xiao Long Bao with Pork and Crab Roe, the Siu Mai with Black Truffle and the Baked Pastry BBQ Pork Bun, and taste authentic flavors that are also delicious!
Hong Kong – a peaceful land mixed with Eastern and Western culture, where you can have fun at Disneyland and Ocean Park Hong Kong but also can get in a cable car to journey Lantau Island visit Po Lin Monastery and the giant wooden steles of the Wisdom Path by Ngong Ping 360. The people in Hong Kong also really love kids, you will receive much help from them and the food for kids is not much challenging. You can easy to find Western food, either Asian favorites like steamed rice, fried rice, egg rolls, and other simple Chinese food can be ordered, too. Other local must-try that kids may love include pineapple buns, Hong Kong toast, wonton noodle soup, and egg tarts. Therefore, it is easy for your trip to Hong Kong with kids.