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Hong Kong itinerary with kids (6D5N)

Hong Kong itinerary with kids (6D5N)

Updated:
July 8, 2024

Traveling to Hong Kong with kids may seem daunting, but fear not, we've got you covered with our carefully curated kids friendly itinerary!

Hong Kong is a mesmerizing blend of ultramodern skyscrapers, ancient temples, and a rich cultural heritage that will captivate kids of all ages.

From magical theme parks and interactive museums, to exciting cultural experiences and delicious food options, there is never a dull moment in Hong Kong.

With our road tested itinerary, you're all set to keep the little ones entertained for a for a kids friendly adventure in Hong Kong!

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Recommended: Best things to do in Hong Kong with kids

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Day 1 - Explore Hong Kong Island

Victoria Peak (The Peak)

Start the day at The Peak, one of Hong Kong's most famous spots.

This iconic hilltop offers jaw-dropping panoramic views of the city's skyscraper-studded skyline and the bustling Victoria Harbour.

Take a ride on the historic Peak Tram which offers a visually stunning ascent, making it an experience in itself.

Once at the top, take the time to soak in the panoramic views.

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Monopoly Dreams

Next, we'll head to Monopoly Dreams, a one-of-a-kind interactive attraction that brings the classic board game to life.

Immerse yourself in the world of Monopoly as you explore themed zones, participate in interactive games, and even try your hand at building your own real estate empire.

It's a fun-filled experience for kids and adults alike!

Location: Shop 301, 3/F, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong Island (View on map)

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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

After all that excitement, it's time to rub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds.

From Hollywood celebrities to historical figures, this renowned wax museum offers a unique opportunity to snap selfies with your favourite personalities. Be sure to strike a pose with your idols!

Location: Shop P101, The Peak Tower, No. 128 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong (View on map)

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Peak galleria

Wrap up your visit to The Peak at the Peak Galleria, which offers an array of shops and restaurants.

You'll also find a delightful outdoor playground here where your kids and swing, slide, and climb to their heart's content while you relax and take in the scenic views.

Location: 118 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong (View on map)

Hong Kong Observation Wheel

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel is a massive Ferris wheel that stands tall against the city's skyline.

As you ascend to the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking 360-degree views.

From the comfort of your air-conditioned capsule, you'll be able to marvel at the bustling cityscape below and spot landmarks like the International Finance Centre and the Bank of China Tower.

Location: 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong (View on map)

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Star Ferry

No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a ride on the beloved Star Ferry, one of Hong Kong's most iconic modes of transportation.

This historic ferry has been transporting passengers for well over a century.

Hop aboard the ferry and enjoy a leisurely ride across Victoria Harbour, taking in the breathtaking skyline of Hong Kong Island.

It's the perfect way to capture some insta-worthy shots and is also an experience that truly captures the essence of this cosmopolitan city.

In addition to the regular ferry service, Star Ferry also operates a Harbour Tour on a swanky vessel called the "World Star".

This circular tour takes you between Tsim Sha Tsui and Hong Kong West, giving you fantastic views of the iconic skyline from different angles.

And if you're catching the 7:45pm tour, you'll get to experience the nightly Symphony of Lights show, an incredible light and sound extravaganza featuring the city's skyscrapers.

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Day 2 to 3 - Hong Kong Disneyland

Don't let Hong Kong Disneyland's smaller size (compared to other Disney parks) fool you - this place is still brimming with enchantment!

Some of the attractions here are easily among the best in the entire Disneyland universe.

The park is beautifully divided into eight themed lands: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, and the brand new World of Frozen area.

The new World of Frozen is incredible!

It's the first and largest Frozen-themed land in the world, transporting you right into the heart of Arendelle.

This frosty wonderland is a visual feast during the day, and it gets even more dazzling at night!

If you've ever dreamed of being part of a Disney story, you've got to check out the Playhouse in the Woods experience (separate ticket needed).

You literally become part of the story alongside Anna and Elsa - it's wildly immersive!

The grand finale of your magical day is going to be the Momentous Nighttime Spectacular show at 9pm every night.

Many say it's the best fireworks show of any Disneyland, and we can totally see why!

It's a breathtaking 20-minute extravaganza of fireworks, pyrotechnics, 3D projection mapping, choreographed fountains, and illuminated water projections that bring the Castle of Magical Dreams to life.

Definitely the perfect way to cap off a fun-filled day!

Pro tips

Visit during the Annual Pass blockout dates for way smaller crowds and shorter lines.

Getting the Early Park Entry Pass for about HKD199 lets you enter an hour before official opening for minimal lines.

The Disney Premier Access pass gives you fast track access to skip the lines at popular rides - totally worth it if you want maximum efficiency!

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Dining offers at Hong Kong Disneyland

Stay at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel

One of our favourite places to stay when visiting Hong Kong Disneyland is the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel.

It's like stepping into a real-life Victorian fairytale!

To ensure you have plenty of time to soak in all the magic the park has to offer, we always make sure to stay at least 2 nights at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel whenever we visit.

Situated right on the beautiful shores of Lantau Island, this hotel is a charming blend of old-world elegance and that classic Disney whimsy we all know and love.

It's a grand palace fit for royalty, but with those special Disney touches that make it truly magical.

The hotel offers convenient access to the park as it's located just 10 minutes walk away (or a short shuttle bus ride).

Check out the Kingdom Club rooms and suites if you really want to treat yourself.

The luxurious accommodations come with some awesome perks like a lounge area where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast spread, light supper, and snacks and beverages throughout the day.

Guests of the Kingdom Club also get to partake in exclusive Disney experiences like fun craft sessions and up close meet and greets with your favourite Disney characters.

No more waiting in those long lines at the park - you'll have a fast pass to magical memories!

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Disney Princess Transformation at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Treat your little princess (or prince) to a royal makeover. Watch as they're transformed into their favourite Disney princess, complete with sparkling gown, makeup, princess accessories and hairstyle fit for royalty.

Make sure you book ahead as slots can fill up fast.

Book Disney Princess Transformation

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Day 4 - Tsim Sha Tsui

West Kowloon Cultural District

Kick off your day at the West Kowloon Cultural District, a cutting-edge arts hub that celebrates the city's rich cultural tapestry.

It's a blend of arts, performances, and lush green spaces, all nestled along the stunning Victoria Harbour waterfront.

Make sure to wear comfy shoes because this area invites you to stroll, explore, and even catch a live performance.

Admire the striking architecture, visit The Hong Kong Palace Museum to be immersed in centuries of Chinese art and history, or M+, Asia's first global museum of contemporary visual culture.

Get tickets:

Hong Kong Palace Museum

M+

Iconic Sights of Tsim Sha Tsui

Bask in the glitz and glamour of the Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong's very own Walk of Fame.

Situated along the iconic Victoria Harbour, this promenade pays homage to the city's illustrious film industry.

Snap selfies with the handprint sculptures of your favourite movie stars and the famous Bruce Lee statue, and soak in the breathtaking skyline views across the water.

After that, head over to the Hong Kong Space Museum, where you'll embark on an out-of-this-world journey through the cosmos.

Hong Kong Space Museum

Explore interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, fascinating displays about space exploration, and watch 3D shows at the Space Theatre - a state of the art 3D dome theatre.

The prestigious Peninsular Hong Kong hotel is located just opposite the Space Museum.

Even if you're not staying there, you can admire the grand colonial architecture and perhaps indulge in their legendary afternoon tea.

Other attractions in the vicinity include the Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower, an elegant Edwardian-style tower that has stood as a famous landmark since 1915.

Snap some photos of this iconic structure against the backdrop of Victoria Harbour.

Locations: 

  • Avenue of Stars: View on Map
  • Hong Kong Space Museum: 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (View on map)

K11 MUSEA

After a morning of culture and sightseeing, it's time for some fun and relaxation.

Head to K11 MUSEA, a unique shopping and dining destination that combines art, nature, and retail, and one of our favourite malls to visit in Hong Kong.

Donut Playhouse

If you're look for a place for the littles ones to burn off some energy, make sure to visit Donut Playhouse, an indoor playground located within K11 Musea.

It's signature Happy Mega Slide is the largest indoor slide in Hong Kong and was designed by award-winning Danish playground design firm MONSTRUM.

Young kids will also appreciate the Peacock Playground which is located on the 7th floor of K11 Musea.

Location: Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (View on map)

Peacock Playground opening hours: Sat – Sun/PH, 11AM – 2PM; 3PM – 6PM

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Hong Kong

Located at K11 MUSEA, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Hong Kong is where a world of LEGO magic awaits for both kids and adult LEGO lovers.

Explore miniature LEGO cities, build your own creations, catch 4D cinema shows, and go on exciting rides.

Do not miss the miniature Hong Kong made entirely out of LEGO bricks.

It's stunning to see some of the city's landmarks replicated so intricately!

Location: Shop B131-133 B1, K11 MUSEA Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong (view on map)

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A Symphony of Lights

As the day winds down, make your way to the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront for an unforgettable spectacle - the "A Symphony of Lights" multimedia show.

This spectacular multimedia display starts promptly at 8pm , and illuminates Hong Kong's skyline with a dazzling display of lights, lasers, and music – a perfect finale to your action-packed day in Kowloon.

Stake out a spot along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront to get the best views.

The Avenue of Stars and Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade are prime real estate for catching the show in all its glory.

You can also hop across the harbour to the Hong Kong Island side and check out the views from the Hung Hom Promenade.

Day 5 - Aberdeen Sampan Boat and Lamma Island Tour

If you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong for a day, the Aberdeen Sampan Boat and Lamma Island Tour is the perfect adventure that takes you off the beaten path.

You'll explore the old-world charms of the Aberdeen Fisherman's District and the laidback island life of Lamma Island, an immersive experience that the whole family will enjoy.

Kick things off by boarding a traditional sampan boat for an audio tour around Aberdeen Harbour.

Your sampan will also dock at a special spot, the Houseboat Heritage Museum, a recreated houseboat that offers an intimate look into the unique living conditions of the boat dwellers.

It's fascinating to see how families used to live and thrive here.

After the sampan tour, hop onto the Cheung Kee Ferry for a scenic ride to the charming Lamma Island.

Once you arrive, you're in for a real treat – a delicious seafood feast at the renowned Lamma Rainbow Seafood Restaurant.

Get ready to indulge in the freshest local catches prepared in mouthwatering Hong Kong style!

With your bellies full and happy, take a leisurely stroll down the picturesque Sok Kwu Wan Main Street.

You can browse the quaint shops, try out some local snacks, and soak in the laidback island vibes.

The highlight of the day is going to be the visit to the Lamma Fisherfolk Village.

Here, you and the kids can get hands-on experience with the island's rich fishing heritage.

You'll learn all about the fascinating history of the industry, try your hand at no-hook fishing, and even feed the friendly fish that call these waters home.

It's a chance to connect with nature and appreciate the simple joys of island living.

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Day 6 - Cheung Chau Island

Hong Kong has many islands to explore, and Cheung Chau Island is a great one for parents looking for a peaceful island getaway as it's just a ferry ride away from Hong Kong.

This charming fishing village has an almost Mediterranean vibe, with colourful houses lining the narrow pedestrian lanes and small family-run shops and eateries adding to the quaint atmosphere.

Take the ferry from Central Ferry Piers on Hong Kong Island.

The ride takes about 55-60 on the Ordinary Ferry, and 35-40 minutes on the Fast Ferry, with great harbour views along the way.

After arriving at Cheung Chau Ferry Pier, spend some time wandering the narrow, winding lanes nearby.

Pop into small shops selling snacks, handicrafts and necessities for the fishermen.

Stop for a classic Hong Kong snack like pineapple buns or a steaming hot bowl of wonton noodles.

For families who love a bit of adventure, the "Mini Great Wall" hiking trail offers easy yet rewarding treks.

The path to the North Lookout Pavilion, in particular, is a hit for its breathtaking views over the island.

If the little ones are craving beach time, Tung Wan Beach awaits.

Its golden sands and gentle waves make it an idyllic spot for sandcastle building, swimming, sunbathing or simply strolling along the shore.

When you've worked up an appetite, make a beeline for one of Cheung Chau's fantastic seafood restaurants clustered around the harbour and feast on fresh prawns, crabs, and other delicacies.

If you're looking to stay on the island to enjoy it a bit more, the B&B Cheung Chau, located near the Ferry Pier and Tung Wan beach is a popular option.

Getting to Cheung Chau Island

The most convenient option to get to Cheung Chau Island is to hop on a ferry from Central Pier in Hong Kong.

You have two choices here:

  1. Ordinary Ferry (journey time: 55-60 minutes)
  2. Fast Ferry (journey time: 35-40 minutes)

The Ordinary Ferry consists of two classes - Ordinary Class and Deluxe Class.

Air-conditioning is provided in the cabins of the deluxe class of the Ordinary Ferry and Fast Ferry.

The Ordinary Ferries are a bit cheaper, with tickets costing around HK$15-$34 for a one-way journey.

The Fast Ferries are a bit more expensive, around HK$29-$42 one-way.

You can purchase your ferry tickets at the pier right before boarding.

Just look for the signs directing you to the Cheung Chau ferry counter.

Ferry Location: Central Ferry Pier No. 5, Man Kwong St, Central, Hong Kong (View on map)

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Bonus - Before you fly home

Before you say goodbye to Hong Kong, there's one last bit of fun to be had.

The Wonder Eggshell playground located at the Departures level of Hong Kong International Airport is a play space that features a unique giant egg shell structure with a slide and nets and tunnels that kids can climb all over.

There are also digital bird-themed games that allow kids to play and interact with each other.

It's a great place for your kids to be entertained before your flight home!

Where: East Hall, Departures (Level 6)

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