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Heavy school holiday traffic is expected from Friday 23 September. Plan your journey to the airport.
With an island location, Hong Kong is blessed with natural attractions and sights. A beautiful city in every regard, the countryside and surrounding islands provide a welcome break from shopping and sightseeing in the downtown area. Parks, beaches, hikes and cycling trips are just some of the options for getting acquainted with the Hong Kong landscape. A range of ecosystems, animals and plants are on Hong Kong’s doorstep, just waiting to be explored through tours, treks or boating adventures.
Hong Kong has good quality beaches to provide a source of relaxation after a busy sightseeing trip. Beautiful stretches of sand are found at Cheung Sha Beach, Launtau. In fact, the longest stretches of sand in Hong Kong are found here, perfect for all activities. Turtle Beach on Lamma island is, as the name suggests, a wildlife hotspot. Visit the turtle-watching cottage for a treat.
Take one of the many guided tours available to fully explore Hong Kong’s natural attractions. A popular tour is a Hong Kong pink-dolphin tour, where you will see first-hand this unique mammal in its natural habitat. Or visit one of the islands surrounding Hong Kong, such as Lamma Island. You can take a guided hiking tour through the island, complete with great views, fresh seafood, and historic sites.
Parks and Gardens
With many different parks to visit in Hong Kong you’ll find a special piece of tranquillity all across the region. Hong Kong Park, Kowloon Park and Victoria Park are in the downtown area where you’ll see tai chi performances, flower markets and aviaries. Outside of the CBD visit Hong Kong Wetland Park to discover sub-tropical wetland plants and animals, or Hong Kong Global Geopark of China to explore its unique prehistoric structures.