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Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong with Kids

Hong Kong is a wonderful destination for China family tours. As an international metropolis with abundant scenic spots as well as a rich history and culture, it’s a good place for kids to explore. You can visit places of interest, taste various delicacies, and discover its cultural relics. Here are the top 10 things to do in Hong Kong with kids.

 

Immerse in the Magic at Hong Kong Disneyland

Exploring Hong Kong Disneyland is among the top things to do with kids in Hong Kong. There are many interesting attractions where you can enjoy thrilling programs, shows, and exhibitions. Besides, live entertainment, parades, and fireworks displays are also conducted in Disneyland.

Coupled with the tourist attractions in Disneyland, you can also take a Marvel-themed ride to join the Super Heroes Assemble, immerse in the Momentous nighttime spectacular, or celebrate your special days with Magic. Have fun with your kids there and create wonderful memories on your trip to Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland Park

Dive into Marine Wonders at Ocean Park 

If you wonder what to do in Hong Kong, don’t miss this place for fun. Ocean Park in Hong Kong is one of the most popular of its kind in the world. Consisting of two zones, including The Waterfront and The Summit, Ocean Park is a great tourist attraction for scientific popularization, sightseeing, and entertainment.

It will be a wonderful experience to get closer to marine animals, encounter pandas and rare birds, and watch dolphin shows as well as other animal exhibitions. Furthermore, there are a variety of exciting programs waiting for you to venture.

 

Play and Learn at Snoopy’s World

Are there free things to do in Hong Kong with kids? The answer is definitely yes. You can visit Snoopy’s World for free. It is the first amusement park theme at Snoopy in Asia and a great place for young kids. Sixty statues of characters in Snoopy are scattered in six different zones of attraction.

Get into the 4.5-meter-tall Snoopy House to start your exploration. Canoe Ride is a must-try program that allows you to take a raft to experience thrilling landscapes. Also, there is a Snoopy Wedding House, which is a cute and romantic hall for weddings.

On Sunday, there will be children’s musical shows on Peanuts Boulevard and special events at Peanuts Academy. Don’t forget to take your kids to the Baseball Playground, and they will love it.

Hong Kong Snoopy's World
Snoopys World

Embark on the Dragon’s Back Hike

Located in the southern part of Hong Kong city, Dragon’s Back is an ideal place for hiking on your travel to Hong Kong. The ridges and trails wind like the back of a flying dragon, and that’s why it got the name.

Starting a family hike is also among the top things to do in Hong Kong with kids. Try your best to get to the top of the Dragon’s Back, and you will be amazed by the extraordinary views of the coastline and the picturesque landscape of Shek O Island.

 

Engage in Science at the Hong Kong Science Museum

It is also a must-visit place for kids on their Hong Kong tours. The whole museum is divided into 16 exhibition areas with over 500 displays. Seventy percent of programs are interactive and can be experienced or touched by children.

From there, children can get closer to the dinosaur exhibit, experience the energy shuttle, and explore scientific discoveries and phenomena by themselves. Except for the permanent exhibitions, there is a wide range of special exhibitions that will be held at certain times, such as the Climate Change Exhibition and the Scientific Fiction Exhibition.

 

Sail Across Victoria Harbor on the Star Ferry

Taking a Star Ferry to explore Victoria Harbor is also a unique experience on your tour of Hong Kong with kids. This adventure will be more exhilarating in the evening when the lights in the high-rise buildings on two sides are turned on.

There are different routes and several piers where you can board a Star Ferry, including the Wan Chai Ferry Pier, Central Ferry Pier, and the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier. The whole journey will take 15 minutes, during which you can feed your eyes with the awesome scenery of Victoria Harbor.

Hong Kong Star Ferry
Experience the Star Ferry

Indulge in Delicious Dim Sum at City Hall Maxim’s Palace

Tasting local dim sum is also on the list of things to do in Hong Kong with kids. Dim sum is a wide range of dishes served on delicate plates or steamers, such as shrimp dumplings, siu mai, fried rolls, and many kinds of balls. Since there are over 100 types of dim sum, you will find some that satisfy your tastes and appetite.

City Hall Maxim’s Palace is a restaurant that offers savory Hong Kong cuisine, including many kinds of dim sum. Dining in this restaurant is enjoyable because it provides a good dining environment as well as great services.

If you want to explore more about Hong Hong food, read this Hong Kong Food Tour: 16 Must-try Dishes in Hong Kong

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Uncover History and Culture at the Hong Kong Museum of History

Located next to the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of History is a good place for children to learn about the history and culture of this city. It has over 90,000 collections, from letters to trams, involving natural history, archaeology, folk culture, and local history.

Besides, the museum often holds exhibitions and educational activities to improve the citizen’s knowledge and interest in history and culture. Take part in the activities and dive into the cultural atmosphere on your Hong Kong tours to the museum.

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Hong Kong Museum of History
Hong Kong Museum of History

Embark on a Day Trip to Lantau Island

Taking a day trip to Lantau Island is among the best things to do with kids in Hong Kong. The splendid scenery of the coastlines and sea is memorable. By visiting there, you can swim in the clear water, make sand castles with the soft sand on the beach, or enjoy the delicious food in the Ngong Ping market.

Except for the beautiful landscape, there are also historic relics, including the giant statue of Tian Tan Buddha and the Buddhist temple Po Lin Monastery. You can experience Buddhist culture there.

Recommended Family Tour of Hong Kong in China including Lantau Island: 2 Days Hong Kong Island & Lantau Island Tour

 

Join Festive Celebrations

Being a city of diversified cultures and customs, Hong Kong conducts many activities to celebrate festivals. Whether it is a traditional Chinese festival like Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, or Mid-autumn Festival, or a Western festival like Halloween or Christmas, there will be celebrations and carnivals in the city.

Amazing performances and shows will be held at festivals, during which the streets in Hong Kong are filled with people. You can join the crowd and experience the strong atmosphere of celebration.

Those mentioned above are the top 10 things to do in Hong Kong with kids. These places of interest are exciting and will create cherished memories. By visiting these attractions, you will also have a better understanding of Hong Kong’s history and culture.

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