Hong Kong Park

Attraction Hong Kong Park Published on: 13-04-2016

1 hour
04:30 PM
05:30 PM
First-time visit
Attraction
Cultural
Family
Nature
Park
Must see
Kids
Free
0.00 USD

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
The Hong Kong Park is a public park next to Cotton Tree Drive in Central, Hong Kong. It is an example of modern design and facilities blending with natural landscape.

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Why Hong Kong Park is special ?

An oasis of green amid an urban landscape, Hong Kong Park is outstanding in the way its design blends in with the surrounding natural landscape. The park features an aviary, a greenhouse, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, fountains, lily ponds, playgrounds, a restaurant and even a marriage registry. The aviary features more than 80 species of birds in a well-designed tropical ‘rainforest’.

Also noteworthy is the way flowing water has been employed as a thematic motif to link the different features of the park by waterfalls, streams, ponds and cliffs made from artificial rocks. The park is also a great vantage point to take some snaps of the surrounding skyscrapers.

What to explore at Hong Kong Park?

Start with the aviary. This is the largest in Hong Kong and is of the "walk-through" variety, with birds flying freely throughout the complex. An elevated walkway even allows you to explore the tree canopies. The stainless steel mesh building is, in itself, a sight to behold.

The 1,400 square meter conservatory is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. It's divided into three sections: the Display Plant House, the Dry Plant House, and the Humid Plant House. A range of climatic conditions are simulated so that visitors can experience everything from a tropical rain forest environment to an arid desert.

Hong Kong ParkThe air-conditioned Sports Centre can accommodate a number of different athletic events and the Squash Centre features 18 air-conditioned squash courts. This Hong Kong Park facility is the site of many national and international tournaments.

The 250-square-metre Children's Playground is a huge hit with the little ones. It features 6 levels of play with a soft floor for extra comfort and a closed circuit television system to ensure the safety of the children.

Olympic Square seen from the Viewing Tower and is the site of many concerts, plays, promotional events, sports, and a variety of different kinds of entertainment spectacles.

Also check out the Flagstaff House of Tea Ware, a division of the Hong Kong Museum of Art, as well as the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre.

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How to get to Hong Kong Park?

Causeway Bay MTR Station exit E is about 5 minutes walk from Gloucester Road park entrance via Great George Street. Tin Hau MTR Station exit A2 is about 2 minutes walk from Hing Fat Street park entrance. Trams pass the Causeway Road entrancethe park. Bus routes 2,5,8,10,19,23,25,77,99,102,106,112,116,170,680,690,692,948,968,A11,E11 all pass one or more of the park entrances.

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Selling points

  • “Great For Stop for Toddlers”
  • “Relaxing and calming"
  • “Tranquility in the hustle and bustle of the city ”
  • “Beautiful park, great view after sundown”
  • “A secret verdant gem”
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Duration
1.0 day
Estimated
42.74 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
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Tips for you

  • MTR Admiralty Station, Exit C1. Follow the signs up the escalator to Hong Kong Park.
    Transportation
  • There is a children's play park with a much loved huge slide at the top end of the park.
    Things to do
  • Make sure you walk all around and cross the road/take the underpass to see the birds and monkeys.
    Things to do
  • The L16 restaurant is located in this park where good food is served.
    Food
  • Plenty of nice views and photo oppotunities
    Photography
  • If you're looking for a break from the city, check out this little gem.
    Experience
  • There is a playground and public toilet inside the park
    Equipment
  • It is a short walk to the Peak Tram Lower Terminus
    Things nearby
  • The part is not far from city centre and next to a subway station.
    Things nearby

Reviews

TripAdvisor View more

We visited this park a few times during our 2 week stay in Hong Kong - great if you're travelling with toddlers (we had our twin 2.5 year olds with us). Great location (right off the MTR). Not very large park, but jammed with lots of things to do (as far as toddlers go). They have fountains that you can actually walk into; ponds full of turtles and Koi, waterfalls, Aviary, HUGE multi-layer playground, and what was most important for us: SHADE (we were travelling in the dead heat of HK Summer). Some days we made a special trip to the Park for the kids, other days, we strolled through it after visiting other closeby attractions. We liked it as it wasn't very packed or busy (of course that could be because we were the only ones crazy enough to be outside in the blistering heat!). The park was very clean, with many staff stationed at key points to help direct you to where you want to go. We were very grateful for this Park smack in the hustle and bustle of the City.

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It's one of the best parks in Hong Kong. It's one of Hong Kong smallest parks, but it's a good place to relax in middle of the city

TripAdvisor View more

My kids loved this park - particularly the bird aviary. A great way to see the birds of Hong Kong. We came here after the Peak tram and it is walking distance from the tram terminal.

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