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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2018
2015 Calendar below for reference
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Goat 19 Feb
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

20 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 21 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 5 Mar
Chinese Groundhog Day 6 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 5 Apr
The day following Ching Ming Festival 6 Apr
Good Friday 3 Apr
The day following Good Friday 4 Apr
Easter Monday 6 Apr
Labour Day 1 May
Birthday of Tin Hau 11 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

25 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 20 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 8 Aug
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 20 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 27 Aug
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 27 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

28 Sep
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 9 Oct
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chung Yeung Festival  
Winter Solstice 22 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec


Hong Kong Festivals 2016
Hong Kong Festivals 2017




Hong Kong Wetland Park

The Hong Kong Wetland Park located at Tin Shui Wai in Yuen Long in New Territories which is the northern part of Hong Kong.  It's quite close to mainland China as you can see Fuk Tin of China from the park's lookout.  This 61 hectare park features the diversity of Hong Kong's wetland ecosystem and raises public's awareness to conserve it.

How to go to Wetland Park?

From Details
Airport Bus E34 - change at Tin Shui Wai West Rail Station, change to Light rail #705 or 706 and alight at Wetland Park Station
Admiralty Bus 967 - alight at Grandeur Terrace, Wetland Park Road
Any underground train station Change to West Rail and alight at Tin Shui Wai Station, change to Light rail (LRT) #705 or 706 and alight at Wetland Park Station.  Walk to the park via pedestrian bridge or tunnel.

Opening Hours:

Monday, Wed - Sundays and public holidays: 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Tuesday: closed (except public holidays)

Ticket office: 9:30a.m.- 4:00p.m.

Ticket Price:

Adults: $30

Concessionary ticket: $15 (children age 3 - 18, full time students, disables and one carer) and senior aged 65 or above

Children under 3: free

How much time should I allow to visit?

You should at least allow 3 hours to enjoy the park.

When is the good time to visit?

In terms of month of the year, October is good for watching migratory birds.

In terms of time of the day, check out the tidal level of Hong Kong Observatory web site for low tide times.  It is because when the tide is low, you get to see the mudskippers and fiddler crabs at the mangrove boardwalk.  But as the park closes at 5p.m., I will say go to  the boardwalk past 4p.m. to say 'hi' to the crabs.


Similar outdoor reserve:

HK Mai Po Nature Reserve

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