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10 fun-filled attractions and activities to try in 2022

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10 fun-filled attractions and activities to try

Hong Kong enjoys the best of both worlds, with incredible vistas courtesy of our renowned Victoria Harbour and mountainous terrain, as well as man-made attractions for a fun-filled day out. Take your pick from adventure theme parks, novelty museums, and thrilling activities — these are the exciting spots around town to add to your 2022 bucket list.

1. Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland is debuting multiple spectacles.

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This year, the park is debuting an all-new multimedia night-time spectacle, bringing Disney stories and memorable moments to life against the iconic Castle of Magical Dreams. But that’s not all — when Christmas rolls around, expect a very Disney Christmas with festive costumes and colourful lights. Meet Duffy’s new friend, LinaBell, and new Marvel superheroes will be introduced to the park as well. 

2. Water World Ocean Park

Ocean Park boasts a series of new adventures.

Splash down at the newly opened Water World Ocean Park for an adrenaline-filled adventure! The park boasts Hong Kong’s first-ever indoor surf simulator, Surf Striker, nine state-of-the-art water slides, two wave pools, river journeys, and the kid-friendly Whiskers’ Splash. Next door at Ocean Park , there are plans to add 20 new attractions across seven different zones in the next few years, so stay tuned.

3. Central Market

The newly refreshed Central Market becomes one of the hottest dining and shopping hubs in town.

Join the endless fun at Central Market — a ‘playground for all’. This iconic landmark portrays a boundaryless spatial concept to bring the community new and enhanced cultural experiences. With choreographed spaces that juxtapose local market stalls and start-ups, Central Market is a ‘21st Century Marketplace’ that interweaves food experience, retail-tainment and co-working spaces, serving as a destination that connects neighbourhoods and embodies new urban cultures and lifestyles. 

4. Peninsula Helicopter Tour

The Peninsula hotel is offering a ‘flight-seeing’ tour of the city.

The historic Peninsula hotel is offering a ‘flight-seeing’ tour of the city, in addition to stellar hospitality. The 18-minute helicopter tour will take you over the harbour and above skyscrapers and landmarks such as the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, International Financial Centre, The Peak, Star Ferry Pier, and Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. You’ll also catch glimpses of the Outlying Islands, Tsing Ma Bridge, and Tai Tam Country Park. Enjoy the breathtaking scenes as your pilot narrates the journey, as you see the city in a new perspective. 

5. Wan Chai Promenade

The Wan Chai Promenade features colourful installations at the harken to Hong Kong’s past.

The Wan Chai Promenade features colourful installations, offering lawns, children’s play facilities, and outdoor furniture for public use. This extension links two existing promenades, allowing you to walk continuously along the waterfront from Shek Tong Tsui to Fortress Hill. There are also more than 20 pedal-driven, duck-shaped boats available for rent online, including three Chocolate Rain-themed pedals specially designed by local artist Prudence Mak for people looking for an extra dose of whimsy. Take to the seas and paddle within Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for a unique recreational experience!

6. Cup Noodles Museum

The Cup Noodles Museum Hong Kong details the evolution of instant ramen.

The legendary creator of instant ramen has opened a museum dedicated to its hero product right here in Hong Kong, so fans no longer have to fly all the way to Japan to experience the magic of this convenience food. The Cup Noodles Museum Hong Kong has three exhibition zones that detail the creation process of inventor Momofuku Ando, the evolution of instant ramen, as well as three hands-on workshops to complete the visitor experience. Don’t forget to design your own cup of noodles to take home!

7. Legoland Discovery Centre Hong Kong

Legoland Discovery Centre Hong Kong is the first and largest indoor Lego playground in Hong Kong.

Located within K11 MUSEA, Legoland Discovery Centre Hong Kong is the first and largest indoor Lego playground in Hong Kong, with 10 exciting themed play areas, including Kingdom Quest, Duplo Farm, Merlin’s Apprentice, Lego Racer: Build & Test, and Lego 4D Studio. Marvel at Miniland, a large-scale exhibit featuring iconic Hong Kong landmarks and street views in miniature. See if you can spot iconic attractions recreated in Lego bricks, such as the Star Ferry Central Pier, Peak Tram, Tai O, and Temple Street. Before you go, visit the well-stocked Lego store to take a Lego set home with you, or refuel with a snack and a drink from the cafe.

8. MONOPOLY DREAMS™

MONOPOLY DREAMS™ is the first attraction of its kind in the world.

Another themed attraction worth checking out is MONOPOLY DREAMS™ , the first of its kind in the world. You can find it on top of Victoria Peak, the most expensive title deed in the Monopoly Hong Kong edition. Immerse yourself in the world of the iconic board game as you step into Mr. Monopoly’s secret residence, complete with classic elements such as the Train Station, Water Supply, Ultimate Banking, and more. You are invited to work with Mr. Monopoly through an interactive game, after which you can enjoy themed snacks and drinks at the Tuck Shop and limited-edition merchandise at the gift shop. 

9. Marvel at Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour

Admiring Hong Kong’s stunning Victoria Harbour.

Along our world-famous harbour are numerous photogenic spots, from the new West Kowloon Cultural District on the Kowloon side to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on the island side. One of the newest ways to admire the beauty of both sides is via a water taxi, whose route covers attractions such as the Hong Kong Observation Wheel, International Financial Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront Promenade, West Kowloon Cultural District, and Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. If you ride it at night, you can also watch the ‘A Symphony of Lights’ show aboard while experiencing the night scenery of Hong Kong.

10. Picnic in the city

West Kowloon’s Art Park offers top-notch harbour views.

For a cosmopolitan city, there’s a surprising number of picnic spots available in Hong Kong. West Kowloon’s Art Park offers top-notch harbour views and green lawns, as well as food trucks from time to time. The East Coast Park Precinct is a brand new pet-friendly harbourfront park in Fortress Hill, beloved by joggers, cyclists, and dog-walkers, with plenty of benches, lawns, and open space. HarbourChill, a pop-up space next to Wan Chai Ferry Pier, has plenty of tables and chairs for a leisurely picnic. If you know where to look, there are lots of additional spots nestled in the city centre, such as Victoria Peak Garden and Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park.

Information in this article is subject to change without advance notice. Please contact the relevant product or service providers for enquiries.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board disclaims any liability as to the quality or fitness for purpose of third party products and services; and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy or reliability of any information contained herein.

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