Visiting Hong Kong With Kids: Places To Explore And Discover

Statues at Ani-Com Park@Harbour “FUN”
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

Hong Kong is filled with endless eating and shopping opportunities, and many well-known sights and attractions. However, beyond the usual attractions, families visiting Hong Kong with kids who are willing to explore further will find there are plenty of interesting places to discover.

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Places to Explore When Visiting Hong Kong With Kids

Here are some interesting, but less well-known places around Hong Kong to explore and experience while visiting Hong Kong with kids.

Tai Yuen Street (Toy Street)

Tai Yuen Street, Hong Kong
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

Go shopping for toys at Tai Yuen Street, known locally as ‘Toy Street’. Stores along this street in Wan Chai sell a variety of toys – from classic “Made-in-Hong-Kong” toys to popular, 100 percent genuine toys.

Shop at Toy Street, Hong Kong
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

There is plenty to browse through at Tai Yuen Street and kids are sure to spot a toy (or two, or three) that they want to get.

Address: Tai Yuen Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island
How to get there: MTR Wan Chai Station Exit A3, walk for about one minute.

1830s Macaron

1830s Macaron
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

If you love taking food photos then you will love 1830s Macaron. At this dessert spot, you can make your own cartoon-themed ice-cream macaron creations.

Macaron
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To do so, select a macaron in the shape of a cartoon character and pair it together with your favourite ice cream flavour. Voila! You have your own original cutesy macaron creation. Just be sure to take a photo of it first before gobbling it down.

Address: Shop 2006, 2/F, Kwai Chung Plaza, 7 Kwai Foo Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories
How to get there: MTR Kwai Fong Station Exit D, walk for about three minutes

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

For a change of pace from city life, visit the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Located in the New Territories, this wetland park showcases a variety of natural habitats where nature-lovers and families with young children can discover Hong Kong’s flora and fauna.

Hong Kong Wetland Park
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

The Hong Kong Wetland Park also has an education centre with interactive exhibits and a children’s playground. Outdoor boardwalks provide access to various sections of the park.

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Address: Wetland Park Road, Tin Shui Wai, New Territories
How to get there: MTR Tin Shui Wai Station, change to 705 Light Rail and alight at Tin Sau Station or Wetland Park Station.
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Ani-Com Park@Harbour “FUN”

Ani-Com Park@Harbour “FUN”
Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

Ever wanted to hang out classic Hong Kong manhua (comic book) characters such as Old Master Q or play mahjong with Liao Yuan Huo? Head over to the Ani-Com Park@Harbour “FUN” where 30 classic Hong Kong ani-com characters can be found.

Statues at Ani-Com Park@Harbour “FUN”Strike a pose with these life-sized characters to bring home fun family photos of your visit to Hong Kong.

Address: The promenade and open space near Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai.
How to get there: MTR Wan Chai Station Exit A5, walk for about 16 minutes.
Website

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