20 Best Adventure Filled Outdoor Activities in Hong Kong
For a change, come to this chaotic yet fantastic place for some amazing, fun and breathtaking outdoor activities in Hong Kong. Trust us, the adventure activities here are adrenaline-rushing, spine-chilling and filled with excitement. Along with the neon lights-filled streets, wide-spread shopping centres, and a bustling city vibe, you will not be disappointed to take out time for them while exploring the Hong Kong city.

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There are some of the most interesting and exciting activities to do in Hong Kong like hiking on the Dragon’s Back trail, spending a day on a secluded seashore, spotting the rare Pink Dolphins, and a lot more. In this paradise of adventure lovers, enjoy the outdoor adventure activities like Zip Lining, Kayaking, Canyoning, Walkboarding, all of this in the city of Hong Kong for never-ending fun.

Here are some of the best outdoor activities in Hong Kong:

01

Hiking to Dragon’s Back

Hiking to Dragon’s Back
This 7 Kilometers hiking trail is one of the most famous, easy and picturesque adventure activities in Hong Kong. It is ranked among Asia’s top urban hiking places where tourists as well as locals, come for a good hike. The pathway is blessed with scenic views of the mountains, forests and white sands of the Tai Long Wan Bay.

From the top point of your hike, you can see amazing views of the Big Wave Bay beach and Shek O beach beaches and Shek O Golf course. Try to finish your hike at these beaches itself. This will be the best way to end your hike with a dip in the azure waters. It takes around 2-3 hours to complete the trek which also depends on how fast of a hiker are you.

Location: Tai Long Wan Bay

Timings: Open 24 hours lasts for 6-7 hours.

How to Book: Dragon's Back Trail, Hong Kong @ Flat 16% off

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Pink Dolphin Watching

Pink Dolphin Watching
An ecological tour where you can watch and enjoy the view of beautiful pink dolphins is considered as one of the most fascinating outdoor activities in Hong Kong. These dolphins can be found in the north and Southeast of Lantau Island and in the Pearl River Delta.

You will have to book a watch cruise which is organized by HongKong DolphinWatch on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. It lasts for about 3-4 hours. If you don’t get any sightings of them, you can avail the next cruise for free. The tour guide explains about the habitat, nature and everything else you need to know about these dolphins.

Location: Harbour City, Star House, 1528A, 3 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Pearl River Delta

Timings: 8:50 am on Wednesdays, Friday, and Sundays.

How to Book: Book the tickets of Pink Dolphin Sighting Tour at flat 17% off

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03

Ride in Star Ferry

Ride in Star Ferry
Sitting in Star Ferry boats and crossing across the Victoria Harbour will transport you to the old times. Riding in the Star Ferry is one among the many outstanding outdoor activities in Hong Kong. The Star Ferry takes 10 minutes to reach the destination across the Victoria Harbour between Hong Kong Islands Side and Tsim Sha Tsui. It rides once to the island every night around 8 PM.

The night ride ferry gives the most peaceful and the most beautiful views of the skyscrapers in the Central and Wanchai. There is also a light show called Symphony of Lights that is held every night around 8 PM which showcases the lights dancing left in the right direction with soothing and peaceful music.

Location: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Timings: 7:20 AM- 10:30 PM lasts for 6-7 hours.

How to Book: Book the tickets of Star Ferry Harbour Tour at Flat 22% Off

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04

Kayaking at Sai Kung

Kayaking at Sai Kung
Kayaking in the pristine waters of Sai Kung is a thrilling journey. It is one of the many exciting adventure activities in Hong Kong. Although there are several spots for kayaking, Sai Kung is a great place for a beginner to paddle. Your tour will generally start by exploring the remote coastline in Sai Kung and will lead you to the Sea turtle Marine Reserve.

Here, you can also swim for a while. Then you can head to the channel passing through the Floating Fish farm after trekking to Sok Kwu Wan Sea Kayak Base. You could continue your hike after watching the movement of turtles and return back to your own place.

Location: Sai Kung, Hong Kong.

Timings: 8 AM- 7 PM 

How to Book: Book the tickets of Kayaking In Sai Kung at flat 15% off

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05

Canyoning at Ping Nam Stream

Canyoning at Ping Nam Stream
Canyoning at Ping Nam Stream is one of the thrilling adventure activities in Hong Kong. Any adventure junkie would love to do this. It is also called as Canyoneering sportive adventure activity in Hong Kong. This is the navigating activity of heading downwards to the narrow and steep canyons which are popular in Hong Kong.

The experts perform several ways of stepping down for swimming, trekking, rock faces,  down sliding and free jumping to construct their pathway downwards. The professional experts will give you guidance on the safety measures. This helps you in preparing yourself for the navigating adventure for abseiling and rock climbing.

Location: Ping Nam Stream, Hong Kong.

Timings: Full day activity 

How to Book: Book the tickets of Canyoning Tour At Ping Nam Stream at flat 14%off

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Camping at Tai Long Sai Wan, Sai Kung

Camping at Tai Long Sai Wan, Sai Kung
The camping activity in the Sai Wan is an overnight activity which you can do with your family and friends. It is suggested as one of the topmost outdoor activities in Hong Kong for an exciting experience. You can also have a unique experience of ‘Glamping’ (glamorous camping) in the luxurious tents.

To reach the campsite, you can hike from the Wong Shek Pier ferry that charges over HKD 180 for 1-hour journey. You could also opt for the mini boat from Sai Kung that charges over 130 HKD for the one-way route. Don’t forget to take into account the weather condition before heading out to pitch your tents.

Location: Sai Kung, campground, Hong Kong, China.

Timings: Overnight.

How to Book: Book the tickets of Sai Kung Camping Tour at flat 13% off

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07

Zipline at Tung Lung Chau

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Zipline at Tung Lung Chau
One among the several outdoor activities in Hong Kong, Zipline at Tung Lung Chau is an exhilarating experience in itself. Get over your fear by hurling yourself off from the high cliff of probably 30 meters. Get a stunning view of the lofty cliffs and the blue ocean while you soar across Tung Lung Chau island.

It will only take a few seconds to cover the 40-meter long rope, but the adrenaline rush will last longer. There are guides and experts who will provide you with the basic guidelines and safety measures so there is no reason to worry! Also, get a glimpse of historical relics with a pre-ziplining hike.

Location: Tung Lung Chau Island, Hong Kong, China

Price:
Starting from INR 5,600 onwards.

Timings
: Usually starts at 10 am, lasts for 6-7 hours.

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Paddle Boating at Wong Nai Chung Reservoir

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Paddle Boating at Wong Nai Chung Reservoir
The Paddle Boating at Wong Nai Chung Reservoir is another activity among the several outdoor activities of Hong Kong. This tranquil reservoir with lush greens is just a 20-minute ride from the Central.

You can get away from the crowded city and enter into this peaceful place to enjoy the interesting nooks and corners as well as the flora and fauna here. You must also visit the Beer House which is a small kiosk and the Pier’s Café which sells drinks and snacks near the reservoir.

Location:
Tai Tu Hong Kong

Price: 
Two seated paddle – INR 5500 per hour on weekdays, INR 7000 per hour on weekdays and public holidays too.
           Four seated paddle – INR 7000 per hour on weekdays, INR 8400 per hour on weekdays and public holidays.

Timings:
9 AM – 6 PM daily

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09

Surfing at Hk Waterman

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Surfing at Hk Waterman
The surfing at KH waterman provides the most fun-loving surfing lessons in Hong Kong. This can be said as one of the most unique adventure activities in Hong Kong. The training session given by the enthusiastic experts for guiding in safe water surfing gives you a boost of confidence in surfing.

They even provide lessons for open ocean swimming, surfing and paddleboarding. Give these activities a go and have some fun in the azure water!

Location: Big Wave Bay Village Shek O, Hong Kong Shek O, Hong Kong.

Price: Prices may vary for particular to the general group.
           Individual Prices – INR 50,000 approx. per person
           Grouping Prices – INR 45,000 approx. per person

Timings: Alternate timings changing after every two days
                Monday – Friday 6 AM- 11:15 AM
                Saturday & Sunday– 6 AM – 10:15 AM

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Wakeboarding, Sunbathing & Swimming in Sha Kiu Tau

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Wakeboarding, Sunbathing & Swimming in Sha Kiu Tau
Far away from the hustle-bustle of the city, Sha Kiu Tau is a sanctuary of incredible views. It has various outdoor adventure activities in which one can indulge. Taking a long cruise (or often called a junk) catering for 25-30 persons with a stocked bar sometimes with catering options and other times lunch on board is the best way to arrive in style here.

The Viking Charter gives the weekend offer for boat hire with speed and banana boat and other equipment. You are provided with the facility of private piers in Central on Hong Kong Island. The most important point to be noted is the seafood restaurant, Yan Ley which offers the affordable fair with sea view from the boat.

Location: Sha Kia Tau in Hong Kong.

Price: Price ranges from 6,500 onwards per person.

Timings: Full day

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Eco-Biking in Hong Kong

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Eco-Biking in Hong Kong
Eco- biking in Hong Kong is a sports adventure activity which will take you to some amazing sceneries in and around the city. You can head out for cycling in parks, territories and on the outlying islands.

For riding eco-bikes, you need to take permission from the Agriculture fisheries and conservation department which is free. It is advisable to book a tour if you are here for the first time.

Location: Wetland Park Road, Tin Shui wai, Hong Kong

Price: Starting from 2800 INR

Timings: Depends on the tour booked (Generally Day timings)

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Rock Climbing At Cape Collinson

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Rock Climbing At Cape Collinson
The Rock Climbing at Cape collision is the outdoor adventure activity where you can boulder on the rocks with a view of sun, sand and the beach. At cape collision, you will get to climb with the experienced experts for rock climbing who will majorly focus on your climbing skills and will motivate you for harder routes.

There are some safety protocols and different types of techniques of bag lifting, repelling and belaying which the experts will tell you during the climb.

Location: Tung Lung Chau Island, Cape, Hong Kong

Price: INR 500 approx.

Timings: 50 minutes

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Walk to the Peak

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Walk to the Peak
Also called the Victoria peak, it is the topmost point in Hong Kong with attractive views of the cityscape. And hiking around the Peak will surely be one of the exhilarating adventure activities in Hong Kong for you. It is a pretty easy walk.

You can watch the city vistas by walking on the Lugard road which is 3.5km long and the starting point of Peak circle walk. This road goes to the Harlech road and back to the Peak tower from where you can take the tram as well. A lot of joggers also come here for a run and for the wonderful views.

Location: The Peak, HongKong.

Price: Free

Timings: 9 AM – 10:30 AM

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Outlying Island Peng Chau

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Outlying Island Peng Chau
This Island, usually considered as a hidden gem is now pretty famous among tourists for its charm. approx 4 Km away from Hong Kong and the only way to reach here is through a ferry.

You can see a lot more scenic views from the top of the Finger Hill for which you have to hike up here. Another trail on this island focuses on the historical sites of the island. With no motor cars on the roads, Peng Chau Island is a great place to soak in the unspoiled wilderness.   

Location: Peng Chau Kam Fe Temple, Hong Kong.

Price: Ferry: INR 150-200 from Monday to Saturdays
                      INR 200-300 on weekends and holidays.

Timings: The last ferry comes back to the city at around 11 PM

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Ho Ho Go Walking Tour

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Ho Ho Go Walking Tour
The Ho Ho Go walking tour is a thematic experience which conducts historic and cultural walks. It is one of the unique experiences in Hong Kong which will make sure to show you the off-beaten attractions all over the city.

They provide private and group city tours like Lost But Found, Find the Lost: Seeking Nine Dragons, Our Childhood (aka Historic Housing Estates Tour), Hong Kong Island Food Tour and lot more. It is better to make an advance booking for your convenience. Remember that the timings of the tours are subjected to change from time to time.

Location: Flat 628, 6F, Lee Ka Industrial Building, 8Ng Fong Street

Price: Starting from INR 3000 per person

Timings: 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM daily.

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Unesco Global Geopark Hiking Tour, Hong Kong
  • 8H
  • 8H
₹7,398 ₹6,599
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The Hong Kong Geopark opened in 2009, in the Northeast of China. One of them is in the region of the High Island water reservoir, the destination of this tour.

About the activity:
We'll start at the site of spectacular rock formations formed by volcanic activities and follow coastlines shaped by waves and weathering into a bay with a beautiful beach. Walking on to Leung Shuen Wan, which consists of three old Hakka villages. Here the fishing community is still active. Visit the Tolo channel, Hung Shek Mun and Double heaven marine park on a boat. Modern fishermen and their families still make offerings here before heading out to sea.

Start point: MTR university station, Exit B (East rail)
Endpoint: Ma Liu Shui Public Pier

Start time: 08.30 am

Minimum occupancy: 2 Pax

How to reach: 
The trip will start from MTR University station, exit B (east rail), you can easily reach here by public or private transport. 
Note:
MTR is a local train in Hong Kong. 
This is a round trip.
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Sai Kung Peninsula Trekking For 3 D 2 N, Hong Kong
  • 3D/2N
  • 3D/2N
₹18,822 ₹15,999
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Classic will be held on 20 and 21 Oct and will run for 3 days and 2 nights. Experience an exciting combination of jungle trekking, beach camping, and sightseeing, and visit gorgeous attractions like Kei Ling Ha, Sham Chung Manor, and Sai Wan Village.

About the trek:
This 47.88 km trek over three days includes steep climbs, beach camping, and breathtaking views. There are few places in the world where tropical forests, ocean, and city meet. It’s a landscape that’s got to be seen to be believed. You’ll do the trekking with all you need to be packed into a backpack. You’ll move at a pace that suits you, soak up plenty of ‘me time’ and even make new friends along the way.

Starting time: 09.00 am

Date: 21 October 2019

How to reach:
Tour will start from, End of Maclehose Trail Section 3, in Sai Sha barbeque area No.5, Sai Kung, New Territories. You can easily reach here by Public or Private transport. 
  • Take KMB (hong kong local bus) bus No.99 from Heng On, Ma On Shan and drop off at Shui Long Wo (around 230 meters away from meet up location)
  • Take KMB bus No.299x from Sha Tin Central and drop off at Shui Long Wo (around 230 meters away from meet up location)
  • Take KMB bus No.99 or No.299x from Sai Kung and drop off at O Tau New Village (around 200 meters away from meet up location)
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Lantau Peak Sunrise Hiking Tour, Hong Kong
  • 7H
  • 7H
₹6,236 ₹5,300
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The beauty of Hong Kong's second-highest point is something splendid that needs to be explored at least once in a lifetime. Hong Kong's most challenging summit to climb, Lantau Peak is one of Hong Kong’s toughest peaks, even for serious climbers. Lantau Peak offers a great spot who wishes to take up the challenge of physical activities and gather the glimpses of eye-pleasing sights at the same time. 

About the Activity:
Typically beginning around 4:00 am, climb up the mountain's north ridge to reach the summit just in time for sunrise. Then, one can choose between the two routes, either returning via the north ridge or approaching the south face finishing with a visit to the Tian Tan Buddha before the arrival of any person. The 7 hours trek lets you experience an incredible day out where you experience nature at its best state along with an adventurous activity. 

The trekking activity to Lantau Peak is also accompanied by an experienced and trained guide who would support your enthusiasm throughout the journey. The trek also ensures optimum safety measures of the participants.

How to Reach:
The meeting point of the trek activity is located in the plaza beside Tung Chung MTR 'Exit 'B'. You can conveniently reach the spot through public and private transportation. Also, you can catch the MTR to Tung Chung (50 minutes from Causeway Bay, and 40 minutes from Tsim Sha Tsui).

Starting time: 04.00 am
End time: 11.00 am

Note: The trip will be canceled if typhoon signal #3 or higher or a black rainstorm signal issued two hours prior to the start of the trip. If we cancel the trip, you are welcome to reschedule or get a full refund.
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Night Paddle at Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong
  • 3H
  • 3H
₹8,209 ₹7,210
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Cheung Chau is an island 10 kilometers southwest of Hong Kong Island. It is nicknamed the 'dumbbell island' due to its shape. Experience Kayak beneath the night sky along Cheung Chau's coastline. 

About the activity:
Watch the distant lights of Hong Kong island as you paddle away to the beautiful Cheung Chau Island. Meet up with your tour group at the Windsurf Centre, learn the basics of kayaking, say thanks to your professional instructors, and paddle away. After the tour, drop by Cheung Chau's famous night market and you can try out a variety of snacks like the island's iconic buns, seafood, and cold drinks.

Start point:
Cheung Chau Windsurfing Centre

Start time: 06.00 pm
End time: 09.00 pm

How to reach:
The trip will start from Cheung Chau Windsurfing Centre, Hong Kong. You can easily reach here by public and private transport. 
  • Take the ferry from Central (Pier 5) to Cheung Chau pier, cross the island to the main (Tung Wan) beach, turn right and follow the waterfront for about 5 minutes to Cheung Chau Windsurfing Centre. Look for the kayaks.
  • The ferry duration is between 35-60 minutes (fast and ordinary services available) and departs approximately every 30 minutes
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Cliff Ziplining & Abseiling in Hong Kong
  • 8H
  • 8H
₹6,989 ₹5,990
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Hong Kong is famous for its rocky treks, ocean views, and green forests. Your journey begins with a trek through rocks, historical relics, scenic ocean views, and untouched greenery to reach the site.

About the activity:
Be guided by renowned local ziplining instructors for the group. Glimpse historical sights and scenic views on a pre-hipline trek across the island. Rest secure in world-class safety standards, gear, and facilities. Participants must be between the ages of 14-60.

Starting time: 10.00 am
End time: 06.00 pm

Duration: 8 hrs

Minimum occupancy: 6 Pax

How to reach:
The trip will start from Sai Wan Ho MTR (Local train in Hong Kong), exit A (underground). You can easily reach here by local MTR or private transport. 
Note- This activity only available on Sunday. 


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I am very much satisfied with the overall booking i got the best quote and all things were manage nicely. guide and drive both were professional and made it a memorable experience.
We had a fun and great time here. We were able to maximize our time because the staff is friendly and we didn't have any difficulties during the tour
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My friend and I booked this activity the night before and we had a great time. The weather was pleasant and the cold breeze made it more surreal. Awesome paddling tour, Our guide was very friendly and informative. Kudos to team Thrillophilia for this amazing tour.

People Also Ask About Hong Kong

  1. What are the best outdoor activities in Hong Kong for couples to try?

    1. Hiking: With the ethereal beauty of nature all around, hiking becomes all the more enjoyable for couples here. You can hold hands and enjoy the picturesque around at the same time.

    2. Ziplining: A perfect way for you to help your partner get over his/her fear of heights. This adventurous outdoor activity will make you value life while offering you the chance to have some fun and thrill. 

    3. Rock Climbing: One of the most thrilling outdoor activities that you can try with your partner. This will require effort and prove to be gruesome, but the scenic view that will await you when you reach the top will make all the pain worth it. 

    4. Wakeboarding: If you and your partner share an immense love for adventure and thrill, then you must try this exciting activity. The adrenaline rush and the unforgettable memories will keep this trip in your heart for a long time. 
  2. What are the famous outdoor activities in Hong Kong to do on a solo trip?

    1. Kayaking: The gentle water and the serene atmosphere provide the perfect setting to try out kayaking. The view of nature around will leave you breathless and with the desire to experience it again and again.

    2. Surfing: Riding the waves in the midst of the magnificent nature gives the kind of high that is addictive and memorable. If you are not experienced, there are many such places that offer expert aid and training.

    3. Camping: With the availability of luxurious tents, you don't have to worry about extremes that campers often face. The view of the Sun rising amidst the lush greenery around is a sight that is unlikely to leave your heart for a long time.

    4. Canyoning: This outdoor activity is an absolute must for an adventure junkie on their trip to Hong Kong. With safety measures taken, this activity will give you the adrenaline boost that you desperately crave for.

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