Things To Do

Your guide to the best things to do in Hong Kong, including popular attractions, festivals, events, activities and tours

Eight things that make Hongkongers angry about summer
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Eight things that make Hongkongers angry about summer

Summer – for most countries, at least – is a time of rejoicing. It’s generally synonymous with good weather, having fun outside and all sorts of sepia-tinged childhood memories. But while we get the odd slither of weather that accommodates that sort of happiness in our city, summer is generally an oppressive time here – and here are the things that make us most mad about summer in Hong Kong.RECOMMENDED: In need of more catharsis? See if you agree with our complaints about Hong Kong when it rains and local restaurant behaviour.

The 11 best books set in Hong Kong
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The 11 best books set in Hong Kong

Our fair city is an author’s favourite when it comes to needing an exotic locale to serve as a backdrop.

Mid-Levels: Ultimate Guide
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Mid-Levels: Ultimate Guide

Think that Mid-Levels is only a residential hub? Think again. Mid-Levels is facing a cultural renaissance, as it transforms into a hip new neighbourhood with artisanal cafés and eateries, as well as museums and gorgeous parks where a wide range of wildlife live.

Hong Kong’s most intriguing native wildlife and where to find them
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Hong Kong’s most intriguing native wildlife and where to find them

From country parks to an average street of Hong Kong, read on the find out where to see Hong Kong’s endemic wildlife up close. 

The best things and places to Instagram in Hong Kong this month
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The best things and places to Instagram in Hong Kong this month

There’s no denying the power of a picturesque, perfectly angled Instagram post. Whether it’s the most luxurious soft serve in all of town or a free tour around the Legislative Council (who would have thought?), the opportunities to find great photos – and great experiences, no less – are increasingly diverse here in Hong Kong. Read on to find out where to hit up this month for that perfect photo-op. By Karl LamRECOMMENDED: Check out our list of beautiful buildings in Hong Kong and photogenic housing estates to add to your IG feed.

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51 things to do in Hong Kong
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51 things to do in Hong Kong

Whether you’re a first-time traveller looking for the best Hong Kong hotels or a seasoned vet of Lamma Island and LKF, these are the essential things to see, do, eat and drink while you’re in town. From the most picturesque hiking trails in Hong Kong to the city’s best museums, here’s a comprehensive guide to the very best experiences in our city.GET VOCAL FOR YOUR LOCAL: Vote for your favourite shops, bars, restaurants and more!

Quirky and unusual things to do in Hong Kong
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Quirky and unusual things to do in Hong Kong

Find yourself returning to the same places and the same attractions week after week? Sick of all the usual suspects and tried out all the best things to do in Hong Kong? Fear not, there’s still plenty of surprises to be found in our SAR. From rooms that allow to you smash shit up and vent your rage to the latest weird sporting craze to discovering abandoned ghost towns, we’ve got it all. Follow our guide to all the most quirky and unusual things to do in Hong Kong.And if there’s an Amber rainstorm or a T3 on, don’t let that stop you from having any fun. There’s still loads of things to do on a rainy day.

Secret islands in Hong Kong
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Secret islands in Hong Kong

Lukewarm towards Lamma? Cheesed off with Cheung Chau?  Hong Kong is blessed with hundreds of islands, so it’s time to stop going back to the same old tourist traps. Looking to combine gorgeous sandy beaches, picturesque hikes and free things to do? These islands have got it all. Follow our guide and find out all the hidden gems and activities to do on our territory's outlying islands. 

The best Hong Kong attractions
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The best Hong Kong attractions

Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the many attractions to see in Hong Kong? Follow our ultimate guide to the top attractions to visit and tick them off one by one. From the city’s best museums and historical landmarks to some of the best free things to do, this is a one-stop guide for any travelling tourist or longstanding local looking to fall in love with Hong Kong all over again. And if all this isn’t enough, have a look at our list of the best things to do in Hong Kong and discover even more that our great city has to offer.   

Cheap things to do in Hong Kong
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Cheap things to do in Hong Kong

We all know Hong Kong isn’t the cheapest city to live in. Whether you were born here or moved to the city as an expat, true Hongkongers are always on the lookout for fun things to do without spending a fortune. To help you achieve that aim, we’ve gone around town and uncovered the best wallet-friendly activities in the city. From the best cheap eats and free shows to the best spots for water sports, you don’t have to drop more than $100 to enjoy these awesome affairs.And if you’re literally down to your last few dollars, check out all the free things to do in Hong Kong that exist for further inspiration. 

Hong Kong neighbourhood guides

Tsim Sha Tsui
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Tsim Sha Tsui

Despite being literally one of the busiest and most tourist-packed areas in Hong Kong – the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Avenue of Stars and waterfront promenade alone attracts thousands of visitors every day – you shouldn’t let the crowds put you off from visiting this fun Kowloon ‘hood. Aside from being home to numerous shopping malls and flagship stores for all your favourite brands, TST is packed with top quality and Michelin-starred restaurants, hidden hipster shops and some of the best rooftop bars in town. Let us guide you through all the best experiences and things to do in Tsim Sha Tsui. 

Stanley
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Stanley

Tourists flock to Stanley on a daily basis to enjoy the quaint seaside neighbourhood’s famous shopping market and sandy beaches. But the coastal town is more than just a tourist trap. There are great al fresco restaurants, leisurely hikes and even a quality dai pai dong offering one of the best varieties of french toast in Hong Kong. Read on to discover the best of Stanley and to remind yourself why it’s worth going south. 

Sai Ying Pun
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Sai Ying Pun

Since Sheung Wan reached its allotted quota of cool, Sai Ying Pun, helped by the arrival of the extended Island Line in 2015, has become Hong Kong’s new hipster central. Much like its neighbouring part of town, this trendy part of Western District is home to a number of brilliant cafés and coffee shops, as well as fantastic international cuisine, from Spanish to Korean fried chicken. And that’s not all. SYP is also home to some of the trendiest art galleries in Hong Kong, ones which are much less stuffy than the ones around Hollywood Road. Interested? Read on to discover the best things to do and the best places to eat in Sai Ying Pun.

Sai Kung
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Sai Kung

Sai Kung may not be the most convenient neighbourhood to get to, but that’s why it has such a unique charm.

Tsuen Wan
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Tsuen Wan

An underrated neighbourhood that deserves to be on your radar, here’s what you’re missing by neglecting Tsuen Wan.

Wong Chuk Hang
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Wong Chuk Hang

The ins and outs of the Southside’s booming art hub.

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Victoria Harbour Cruise Tour
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Victoria Harbour Cruise Tour

Experience the magical and iconic Hong Kong skyline by hopping an evening cruise around the world famous Victoria Harbour

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The Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha)
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The Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha)

Hong Kong’s singular most recognisable and iconic attraction

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Hong Kong Food Tour
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Hong Kong Food Tour

Taste and sample your way through the city and join a food walking tour to satisfy your inner foodie

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Tai O Fishing Village
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Tai O Fishing Village

One of the last remaining fishing and stilt villages in Hong Kong

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Macau
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Macau

From Unesco heritage sites to luxury casinos, our sister SAR Macau makes for a great day trip

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