Let them run off some steam at one of these super cool playgrounds in Hong Kong. Whether they like to climb, swing or slide, there’s plenty of fun to be had. This guide of the best playgrounds in Hong Kong takes you to all-time favorites like Hong Kong Park and Repulse Bay Beach Playground And Caine Road to secret playgrounds such as Aldridge Bay And The Peak. Check out our guide to the best of the best playgrounds in HK.
A Few Of Our Favorite Playgrounds In Hong Kong?
Hong Kong is proud to present the first barrier-free place for children. The playground in Tuen Mun Park has been completely transformed into an innovative, inclusive playground and is almost the size of a football pitch! The inclusive playground is composed of two areas, the Southern Portion, and the Northern Portion, with seven-play zones. The overall layout of the playground and its play components are specifically designed for children with different physical abilities, including wheelchair users.
Tuen Mun Park, Tuen Mun Heung Sze Wui Rd, Tuen Mun, +852 2451 1144, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/inclusive-playground-tuen-mun
It's time to play folks! As far as playgrounds go, Po Lam near Clearwater Bay boasts a gem. Part of Po Hong Park, this kiddie paradise has at least five playgrounds in one as well as a look-out tower for the adventurous tykes. Catering to children from 2-12. It’s so big that it rarely feels busy. Also close-by, you will find the well-manicured Velodrome Park and Playground! Be sure to bring the scooters and skateboards. Bike rentals also available at the Velodrome.
Po Lam Playground, Sheung Ning Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, To access, take MTR Tseung Kwan O Line and exit from Hang Hau Station, Exit A, www.lcsd.gov.hk,
Velodrome Playground, Po Hong Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/velodrome-park-opens
Jordon Valley Playground, 71 New Clearwater Bay Road, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/articles/play/jordan-valley-park
Beach Playground - Located on the beach near the main plaza, this park has a swing set with bucket seats for babies. There are also slides and jungle gym for the bigger kids. Plus, there is easy access to restrooms, showers and changing tables. Have a picnic or take a break at one of the covered tables. The beach playground is walkable from the main plaza. Digger Playground - Located on the main road in Discovery Bay, in between the main plaza and the north plaza, this sandy spot also has bucket-style swings for babies and jungle gym equipment for big kids. The biggest draw is the two metal diggers. There are shady benches where mom and dad can watch their little tykes at work. Central Park - This is the biggest park in DB and located in Siena. Here kids will be impressed with the cool secret paths, big rocks and waterfalls. Don’t forget bread to feed the hungry fish and friendly turtles swimming in the ponds! This park has great playground facilities and boasts botanical beauty. There is a lot of green space for running, ball games and picnicking!
Playground In Discovery Bay, Lantau Island. Accessible via ferry at Central Pier 3 or MTR on the Tung Chung line to Sunny Bay and then a bus ride into DB, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/top-playgrounds-db
Siena Park Playground, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
The cat is out of the bag folks! This secret beach and playground is not only a treat for the whole family, but it is also super easy to access too! Chung Hom Kok Beach is located down the road from Stanley Plaza and offers a truly hidden oasis for kids of all ages. A clean beach, a-rockin' playground, bungalows for picnics, and fresh air... see you on the sand. The pirate ship playground in Stanley is a great venue for little pirates! Let the kids run, climb, and slide, and then grab some alfresco seating at one of Stanley's top restaurants.
Chung Hom Kok Beach, Chung Hom Kok, Stanley, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/secret-southside-beach-playground
Pirate Ship Playground at Stanley Plaza: 2 Carmel Road, Stanley, Hong Kong, +852 2813 4623, www.stanleyplaza.com
Head up to The Peak and let the kiddos play to their hearts’ content at the huge playground complete with fun slides, swings and multiple play castles for every age. After they run wild and play, hit the grassy park for a picnic. Or, simply park yourselves at one of the many restaurants at The Peak. Further up is Victoria Peak Garden, one of the most tranquil grassy spots in the city... with a view!
Mount Austin Road Playground & Park, Mount Austin Road, The Peak, www.thepeak.com.hk
Hong Kong Park – set within the concrete jungle, Hong Kong park has become a destination. As well as a huge playground for the kids there is also a greenhouse, aviary, fountains & Lilly ponds, a restaurant and the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. There’s plenty of water running through the park with waterfalls, streams and ponds. Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens – inside the gardens, as well as animals and flora & fauna is a large playground the kids will enjoy. There’s a climbing frames, twirling slide and plenty of toys to spin on and run around. Caine Road Playground - This go-to playground in Mid-levels is the hot spot for socializing, meeting new parents, and organizing play dates. This is also the java meet up place on Sunday mornings for dads and their wee ones.
Hong Kong Park, 19 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong Island, +852 2521 5041, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/hkp
Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, Albany Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/hkzbg
Caine Road Playground, Mid-levels, Hong Kong
Bowen Road Playground, Bowen Road, Hong Kong
Caine Lane, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Ma On Shan Park – A park with a maze! This maze will keep the little ones entertained for hours. The playground is unique in its design and is sure to tire them out. There’s walking trails if they still have energy to burn. Tai Po Waterfront Park – There’s plenty going on to keep the kiddos entertained. As well as a playground, there’s also a model boat pool, amphitheater and insect house.
Ma On Shan Park, No.12, On Chun Street, Ma On Shan Park, Shatin, N.T.www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/mosp/
Tai Po Waterfront Park, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/tpwp/
Po Kong Village Road Park, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/pkvrp/
Yuen Long Park And Playground, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/ylp/index.html
For those living near Sai Ying Pun, head to King George V Memorial Park. The park contains a basketball court, a hard surface football ground, sitting-out areas, a public toilet, and a childcare center. Access is available from Eastern Street and Hospital Road.
King George V Memorial Park, www.facebook.com/pages/King-George-V-Memorial-Park-Kowloon
Lai Chi Kok Park - The Park provides a wide range of recreational and sports facilities and nearby complementary facilities include Lai Chi Kok Park Swimming Pool, sports center and library. There’s plenty for the kiddos to do with tennis courts, a hard-surfaced soccer pitch, basketball cum volleyball courts, children's playground, and roller skating rink.
Lai Chi Kok Park, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks/lckp
Po Kong Village Road Park, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/parks
Cruise past the flamingos to discover one of Hong Kong's largest playgrounds. This is worth a visit on your way to the Hullett House garden brunch in Tsim Sha Tsui. There is a large playground area with all the usual equipment. Don't miss the Discovery Playground as well, with a 3-story tower where little knights and princesses will love to play pretend.
Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
The most relaxing space in Causeway Bay with one huge playground for the kids. There are plenty of ropes, swings, and slides for all ages and even a mini drawbridge which is always a hit. Be sure to check out the events in the park as there is always something happening!
Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
This little known playground and park sits close to Sai Wan Ho promenade and has won multiple design awards. Families that have visited this wee-wonder have been surprised by the funky design elements (not typical of a Hong Kong playground). Bring along the scooters for a whirl around the park, let the kids run free at the playground, then head over to the water feature area complete with a huge pirate ship. Views of the harbor are right around the corner... enjoy!
Aldridge Bay Park + Playground, Nam On Street, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/top-designed-playground-hk
Enjoy the playground at Repulse Bay Beach offering some of the best sunsets in Hong Kong. Located at the Pulse, this super active hub of restaurants, coffee shops, and hangouts are popular with families. You can watch the kids play while mom and dad have a bit of fun too sipping sangria or snacking on pizza! Want more? Head to The Tin Hau Temple and Kwun Yam Shrine right next door for a bit of culture on the beach!
Repulse Bay Beach, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
The Forbes Street Temporary Play Area has everything toddlers and bigger kids need to have a blast - multiple slides, climbing equipment, a rock-climbing wall, and plenty of padded flooring to run wild! While you're exploring the neighborhood with the Little Steps Guide to Kennedy Town, you can also jump on one of Hong Kong's famous trams for a ride around the city!
Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, at Exit C of the Kennedy Town MTR station, Hong Kong.
The playground chatter is hot and heavy in Happy Valley with the re-opening of the area's outdoor playground for little ones. Patient parents are rejoicing with this huge climbing, sliding, crawling fun haven that has been in the works for quite some time. Located right by the racecourse, the new playground caters to all ages and offers everything your little monster craves including a fabulous array of vertical play offerings. Check it out!
Happy Valley Playground, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/happy-valley-playground-re-opens
There is a covered playground in Kwun Tong which was part of the project of "Fly the Flyover Operation" — developed in line with the concept of energizing Kowloon East with a vibrant waterfront and aims to open up the fenced-off lands underneath the Kwun Tong Bypass for public enjoyment. %The playground can be used rain or shine and offers a wide range of unique sensory equipment not found at other playgrounds around Hong Kong. Magic mirrors, music makers, climbing fun and more. You will also find some awesome sensory play equipment for kids along the promenade.
Fly The Flyover, 126 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/fly-flyover-kwun-tong
Throw the bikes in the car, and head to Quarry Bay Park for a ride for a day of fun in the sun. This park is that it caters to kids of all ages with a fun playground, a few sports fields, and the big highlight - a cycling path that is an enclosed loop so kids can go round and round. This is also a great place for little kids to learn how to ride their bike in Hong Kong.
Quarry Bay Park And Cycling Track, Quarry Bay Park (near Hoi Tai Street), Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2513 8499, www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/bike-riding-adventures
If you are in the mood to explore, stroll on over to the Kowloon Walled City Park. Walk the winding paths, rest in a veranda (picnic lunch optional), and learn a bit about the historically rich site of the former Kowloon Walled City. Rent bikes across the street from the southern entrance (HK$25 for 90 minutes), and let the kids go wild in the outdoor bike park. Or take a peek inside the Yamen, the only historical building that remains in the Walled City. Both adults and kids will enjoy the interactive exhibition and old photos of the Walled City.
Kowloon Walled City Park, Tung Tau Tsuen Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Take a taxi from MTR Lok Fu Station Exit B to the entrance on Tung Tau Tsuen Road.