For families with toddlers, Hong Kong might not be your first choice for a family tour with kids, because it’s hard to find stroller-friendly places but hills and stairs. However, Hong Kong is indeed an attractive destination for families with kids. After years of rapid development, it’s really easy and convenient to get around Hong Kong and do some sightseeing.
With all kinds of best things to do in Hong Kong with kids, Hong Kong has won the hearts of both adults and children for various food, amazing sceneries and fun kids-friendly parks. A family tour in Hong Kong with your kids will be adventurous and interesting. Don’t know what to do in Hong Kong with your kids? Read on to find some ideal choices.
If you are travelling with your kids in Hong Kong, the best thing to do for your family is enjoying a great time with your kids in Hong Kong Disneyland, kids will love it so much. Maybe you have been to Disney parks before, but you won’t regret taking your kids to Hong Kong Disneyland, for more suitable rides for younger kids, and shorter time on lining up.
Hong Kong Disneyland
You may find Hong Kong Disneyland smaller than others you’ve visited, but all the theme areas inside are well-designed as any other Disney parks, furthermore, Hong Kong Disneyland has its unique cultural features of Hong Kong. To be honest, a smaller one is quite suitable for families with kids, because you can easily finish within one day without being too exhausted, so that your kids have more time to find their favorite cartoon characters and enjoy excellent performances.
As the representative landmark of Hong Kong, visiting Victoria Peak is one of the best things to do in Hong Kong with kids. From the viewing platform on the Peak, you can have a panorama view of dense forests, modern skyscrapers and Victoria Harbor. Views on the peak are beautiful in the day time, and become more charming at night with all the lights.
Victoria Peak Tram
You may worry that your kids are not available for walking all the way up to the top, you could take the Tram with your kids and enjoy the beautiful sceneries along your way, very convenient and enjoyable. And there are places for your family to have a meal and take a rest too. Generally speaking, never miss the most popular attraction in Hong Kong.
Still looking for best kids-friendly activities in Hong Kong? You should take your kids to the Ocean Park, because kids will be so happy to say hi to all varieties of sea creatures. As one of the most popular theme parks in the world, Hong Kong Ocean Park has both aquarium and different rides for your family to explore. Moreover, the advantaged conditions of natural environment and geographic location of the park create a fantastic world for you and your kids to have fun. By the way, you may also see pandas inside the park, and younger kids will be so exciting to go to the children’s playground.
Visiting the Big Buddha on Lantau Island is a must-do thing in Hong Kong regardless of age. The best way to get to the Big Buddha is to take a ride on the Ngong Ping 360, it takes only 25 minutes from the Tung Chung MTR station to the Ngong Ping Village, and then you can walk to the Big Buddha. The stunning sceneries from different sides on the cable car will give you and your kids the best experience for an adventurous trip on Lantau Island.
The Big Buddha
And since you’ve already on Lantau Island, you can also visit Po Lin Monastery to experience Buddhism culture, or go to Tai O Fishing Village to discover the long history and great scenery of this old fishing village. They are all popular attractions in Hong Kong which you should not miss during your Hong Kong family tour.
Too much walking involved? If you find it too tiring to walk all the time with your kids, you may love this activity so much. Taking Star Ferry with your kids will be relaxing, both you and your kids could take a break from walking and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Victoria Harbor. This is also the best way to catch the beauty of Victoria Harbor, night view is great as well.
Why so many people want to experience Star Ferry? Connecting Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, the Star Ferry plays an important role of the cross-harbor transport system. For most of tourists, it is always the first choice for touring Victoria Harbor.
Repulse Bay is one of the must-visit attractions for tourists, as a good resort to spend your holiday, it is a suitable place for you to enjoy a wonderful family tour with your kids. It’s a good chance to enjoy the sunshine, stroll on the sandy beach and play with your kids. It’s convenient for shopping and eating around this area, you can even choose your hotel near the Repulse Bay.
Except for natural sceneries and cultural attractions in Hong Kong, it’s time for your kids to learn something during your Hong Kong family tour, because you definitely want your tour be educational and meaningful. Hong Kong Science Museum can be an ideal choice for your kids, especially if you’re looking for indoor activity when the weather is not so good.
With about 500 exhibits displaying in 18 different exhibition areas, your kids will absolutely enjoy the time in Hong Kong Science Museum. Don’t miss the highlight in this museum, the 22-meter Energy Machine shows the change of energy from different forms.
How can you finish your Hong Kong family tour without tasting Dim Sum? It may be the first thing that comes to your mind when mentioning Hong Kong food, Dim Sum really enjoys a great fame in the world, you can find it on every guidebook when preparing your Hong Kong family tour. And for families with kids, Dim Sum will be your best choice, because the bite-sized food served in the steamers suit everyone’s taste, no matter adults or kids.
Furthermore, you may find Dim Sum so mouthwatering that you can’t help taking a bite when you see the delicate appearance and smell the delicious fragrance. There are so many choices for you no matter how picky you are, spring rolls, shrimp dumplings, barbecue pork buns are highly recommended.
Except for Dim Sum, you can also explore street food with your kids, local snacks in Hong Kong are really worth trying, you don’t have to worry about the food safety, all the food are well cooked, just don’t eat too much. And for drinks, we guess you really don’t want to miss milk tea.
Have you ever seen the iconic red sails on any travel ads of Hong Kong before? Trying the Symbolic Junk Cruise in Hong Kong can be quite fun, kids love this activity so much, they even enjoy just watching the Junks sailing on the harbor. You can choose the traditional Aqua Luna, or you can rent one junk boat for your family according to your budget, if you want to explore more. This activity will be one of your children’s favorite things during your Hong Kong family tour.
With so many best things to do in Hong Kong with kids, this is not just a paradise for shopping, but a paradise for both you and your kids to have fun and enjoy every minute of your family vacation. Check tours below for some inspiration.
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