I am planning the itinerary by themes and districts at the moment but I’ll try to estimate on the time spent for those who have limited time to stay.

Most districts mentioned here are easily accessed by public transport.


Hong Kong Island Causeway BayWanchaiAdmiraltyHappy Valley
Central,  SoHo (South of Hollywood Road), Lan Kwai Fong
Stanley Market, South Side: Repulse BayAberdeen Fishing Village
Kowloon Tsim Sha TsuiNathan Road , Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po
New Territories ShatinMai Po Marsh, Sai Kung
Outlying islands LantauCheung ChauPeng Chau and Lamma



If you enjoy shopping, or if you don’t but you “HAVE TO”, you may find some tips here.




Amazing buildings

  • Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • International Finance Centre (IFC)
  • International Commerce Centre (ICC)
  • Tsing Ma suspension bridge
  • Stonecutters Bridge
  • HSBC Headquarters

Theme Parks / ‘Kingdoms’:

  • Ocean Park – One of the best aquarium in the world I’ll say, plus the new jellyfish aquarium, they are simply fantastic!  Don’t forget to see the panda!
  • Teddy Bear Kingdom in Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon
  • SnoopyLand – any Snoopy fan?
  • DisneyLand – quite small

City Parks


  • Repulse Bay – good for Children
  • Middle Bay – more private and popular with gay community
  • Shek O – popular with local teens
  • Big Wave Bay – with small surf
  • Hung Shing Yeh Beach – on Lamma
  • Tai Long Wan – inaccessible remote beach on Lantau (reached via sam pan from Cheung Chau)
  • Trio Beach – Cleanest water of any beach with lifeguards in HK (and that’s official)




District Place of Interest
Hong Kong Island Law Uk Folk Museum
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea ware
Museum of Coastal Defense
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
Hong Kong Film Archive
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Hong Kong Racing Museum
Kowloon Museum of History
Science Museum
Space Museum
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
Hong Kong Museum of Art
New Territories Sam Tung Uk Museum
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum
Hong Kong Railway Museum
Hong Kong Heritage Museum


Harbour Cruise

Star Ferry’s Harbour Tour Hong Kong Dragon Cruise
Scope It basically goes round the Victoria Harbour and pick up or drop off at:

  • Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry pier
  • Central Star Ferry pier
  • Wan Chai Star Ferry pier
  • Hung Hom Star Ferry pier
The Dragon Cruise on the other hand goes a bit further than the Victoria Harbour.  It begins at the Victoria Harbour, and covers the Tsing Ma Bridge – the world’s longest suspension bridge carrying both motorway and railway, the  Island South and various outlying islands.Pick up/drop off at:

  • New Wan Chai temporary pier
  • Hung Hom ferry pier
Duration one hour 6:15 – 9:45pm (Thur and Fri only)
 $ from HK$30 to $150 per person (depends whether you choose single ride or unlimited ride, with or without refreshment coupon) HK$220 per person (free nuts, soft drink, beer and red wine.  Refreshment available for ordering)
Launched on 8 July 2003 21 Nov 2003
Type of ferry Built in 1964, the double-decker “Shining Star” ferry is used. This is what it’s like from the outside and inside of the ferry. Two new double-deck Catamaran are used.  Picture of inside and outside of the ferry.
More information Star Ferry Official web site First Ferry official web site

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