Guide to Visiting Hong Kong with Kids

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Guide (B): Guide to Visiting Hong Kong with Kids

Hong Kong’s reputation as a busy, vibrant city packed with skyscrapers and people is…completely true. It’s one of the most densely populated areas in the world and has grown massively over the past few decades. But what’s it like with kids? We spent three days in Hong Kong with two children, a four year old and ten month old. How did we get on? Here’s our experience and some key details on visiting Hong Kong with kids.

There’s no shortage of activities aimed at children in Hong Kong. The theme parks of Disneyland, Ocean Park and the new Noah’s Ark are sure to thrill while the Wetland centre and Zoological and Botanical Gardens bring nature into the tightly-packed city. There are also educational spaces such as Hong Kong Science Museum and Heritage Museum.

As neither my husband or I had visited the city before, we wanted to explore Hong Kong as a whole rather than tailor it specifically for the children. Most of the main sights are family-friendly though and we had no complaints about our itinerary aside from the odd “I’m tired” or “my legs hurt”. These were easily fixed by getting a ride on daddy’s shoulders or falling asleep in the buggy as jet lag caught up. At 10 month’s old and not yet mobile, Cheeky went along with our plans and seemed happy. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Guide to Visiting Hong Kong with Kids
Guide Location: Hong Kong » Hong Kong
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Disneyland   Ocean Park   Noah’s Ark   Wetland centre   Zoological and Botanical Gardens   Science Museum   Heritage Museum   Hong Kong Observation Wheel   Man Mo temple   Royal Plaza   Wooloomooloo   Dim Dim Sum  
Author: Elizabeth Callaghan
Read it on author's website: http://www.wandermum.co.uk/hong-kong-with-kids/

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