Theme Parks in Hong Kong
Theme Parks in Hong Kong include some of the finest (and biggest) in the region. There are two main parks that attract the most attention; namely, Mickey Mouse and his friends over at Disneyland Hong Kong on Lantau Island and the more Chinese-inspired Ocean Park on the southern coast of Hong Kong Island. There are also smaller carnival type theme parks, water parks and even a few options across the water in Macau for all of your adrenaline junkies.
Often cited as the ultimate family activity, the best Hong Kong theme parks will definitely add some exciting days to your trip, no matter what age. Around special occasions such as Christmas, Halloween, or New Year, these Hong Kong amusement parks are given special seasonal makeovers which makes for even more fun! Read on for our rundown of the best theme parks in the region.
As theme parks go, this one covers all the thrills you can handle in a day - a walk through old Hong Kong, roller coasters, a Grand Aquarium, and a look at rare and exotic wildlife. Ocean Park boasts the largest aquarium dome in the world, spanning 5.5 meters in diameter. The aquarium experience includes a look at thousands of fish from 400 species, a Reef Tunnel, and a chance to get hands-on with sea stars and sea cucumbers. Above the sea, guests can partake in a Giant Panda Adventure, where they'll see giant pandas, red pandas, and the endangered Chinese Giant Salamander. There are also special programs focused on the North and South Poles. Fun rides include the Mine Train, Raging River, and Space Wheel.
Hong Kong Disneyland is a theme park located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. It is located inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and it is owned and managed by Hong Kong International Theme Parks. The only Disneyland in the world built according to the rules of Feng Shui, the park consists of four themed lands similar to other Disneyland parks: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland and Tomorrowland.