The sun is shining, the ocean is calling, the kids are screaming…et’s go outside! Little Steps has rounded-up over 50 things to do with kids outside in Hong Kong. Check out these outdoor activities in Hong Kong for you and the kids. From top picnics to adrenaline adventures to the best beaches, you will want to bookmark this one for all those sunny days ahead. Have fun!
Hit the trails kids! From easy and buggy friendly to trekking to the top of peaks, there are hikes for all ages in Hong Kong. Classics include Dragon's Back, Morning Trail, and Pok Fu Lam Reservoir. Want to go further afield - The Maclehose Trail in Sai Kung offers beach breaks, monkeys, and rocky road terrain. Enjoy!
Best Family-Friendly Hiking In Hong Kong:
Stroller And Buggy Friendly Hikes In Hong Kong:
Waterfall Hikes In Hong Kong:
Hikes By Area: Hong Kong Island Hiking WIth Kids
Morning Trail On Hong Kong Island (can pair up with lunch at The Peak)
Hikes By Area: Discovery Bay And Outer Islands
Best Of Clearwater Bay Hikes:
Tree Walk In Clearwater Bay Park (Picnic option)
Best Of Sai Kung And New Territories Hikes:
High Island Hike (and Seafood Lunch)
Camping in Hong Kong is such a fun outdoor activity to do with kids. From islands to beaches to parks, Hong Kong has incredible camping locations. What's more? There are also plenty of Glamping opportunities as well for those looking to camp with a bit of extra help and luxury.
Best Family-Friendly Camping In Hong Kong:
Get out the bikes and scooters kiddos! Hong Kong offers an amazing array of cool biking trails. There are relaxing pedals along the seaside in Tseung Kwan O, Tai Po, and Hong Kong Island. Need a bike? No sweat - we have options for buying and renting bikes in Hong Kong as well. Put your helmets on, saddle up, and let’s go! Click here for where to buy bikes in Hong Kong.
Best Biking And Cycling Trails In Hong Kong:
BIKING FOR BEGINNERS AND KIDS LEARNING TO BIKE:
Tseung Kwan O Biking (easy bike rental)
MOUNTAIN BIKING AND BMX BIKING IN HONG KONG:
Want to have a picnic in Hong Kong? Let's do it! Hong Kong offers picnics in parks, picnics near playgrounds, picnics by waterfalls, and picnics by the Harbour. What is more? There are many restaurants in Hong Kong offering picnic pick-up options. Sweet!
Best Places To Have A Picnic In Hong Kong:
Hong Kong has loads of unique options for kayaking! You can book a tour in Sai Kung with the kids, rent kayaks in Stanley, or buy your own inflatable kayak and head on your own adventure. There are also kayak meetups which include beach clean-ups too!
Kayaking With Kids In Hong Kong:
Hit the seas in true family style. Little Steps has your rundown on seafaring secrets for families, including a weekend cruise from Central to Stanley for wee ones on Aqua Luna, an 18th Century European tall ship, squid fishing junk tours, Hong Kong's most luxurious junks, mega yachts, sailboats, junks with slides and trampolines, and of course the classic party junk. Sail away!
Renting Boating In Hong Kong:
More Boating Adventures In Hong Kong:
Squid Fishing In Hong Kong (end of April - end of August)
Aqua Luna Harbour Tours And Dim Sum Tours *closed now until notice
With the beaches re-opening in Hong Kong, it is time to explore! Some of Hong Kong’s often forgotten pleasures are undoubtedly its many beaches, who are wonderfully equipped with showers, changing rooms, barbeques, and often great restaurants nearby. With the summer heat in full swing, we have rounded up all the need-to-know info on the top beaches in Hong Kong for families. Some may be in your regular weekend routines, but some of them may surprise you. Have fun checking out the best beaches in Hong Kong! Need a cute beach bag? Click here!
Best Beaches For Kids In Hong Kong:
Beaches By Area: Sai Kung And Clearwater Bay:
VIDEO: Trio Beach Hong Kong *Sai Kung
VIDEO: Tai Long Wan Beach *Sai Kung
Hoi Ha Marine Park *Sai Kung
Beaches By Area: Hong Kong Island
Island hopping is a great way to explore Hong Kong's great outdoors! Lantau, Lamma, Cheung Chau... oh my! There are so many islands in Hong Kong, but when you have the kids in tow, you want to know where to go, how to get there, and what options are available for your family when visiting. We have compiled a list of our top 10 favorite islands in Hong Kong just for you. Whether it's seafood, arts & crafts, or fun times splashing in the water, you'll find a day (or 10) worth of fun right here!
Best Hong Kong Islands To Visit Now:
Best Island Day Trips In Hong Kong:
Looking for some fun in the sun with the kids, but don't know where to go? Luckily for you, this city has a ton of fun and quirky playgrounds on offer, so no matter where you reside on the 852, there is always a great playground near you. Make sure to check out the new fully innovative park in Tuen Mun!
Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Hong Kong:
Playgrounds By Area: Tuen Mun Playground
Tuen Mun Playground *New!
Playgrounds By Area: Kwun Tong Playgrounds
Playgrounds By Area: Hong Kong Island
Happy Valley Playground *Happy Valley
Mount Austin Playground + VIDEO *The Peak
Sai Wan Ho + VIDEO *Sai Wan Ho
Quarry Bay Playground *Quarry Bay
Shek Tong Tsui Playground *Pirate Ship Near Kennedy Town
Chung Hom Kok *Hidden Gem Near Stanley
Playgrounds By Area: Clearwater Bay / Tseung Kwan O
Playgrounds By Area: Discovery Bay Playgrounds
Hotel Day Passes In Hong Kong - Pools, food, fun!
Top Outdoor Pools In Hong Kong *watch this space for re-opening
Fun Outdoor Adventures In Hong Kong
Cultural Outings That Are Outside!