Get Inspired / Asia / Hong Kong & Macau Hong Kong Island Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Asia / Hong Kong & Macau Hong Kong Island story by: Inspire Hong Kong & China For such a compact island, Hong Kong carries plenty of punch as a commercial hub and holiday destination. The many shopping options, restaurants and bars around the Central district are complemented by such exciting experiences as taking the on a journey to the Peak for a bird’s eye view of the island - and beyond. Venture to Stanley Markets, watch the horseracing at famous Happy Valley, marvel over the temples at Aberdeen or dine on seafood at Repulse Bay. CENTRAL: Here you can see charming colonial buildings in the shadows of what many describe futuristic monoliths or skyscraping office blocks and apartments. It is the location for the seat of government, a transport hub, a financial and banking centre, and an exclusive shopping district. Lan Kwai Fong, the famous nightspot area, is located in Central along with another fashionable evening dining area, So Ho. Its main attractions are Victoria Peak, the Peak Tram and Peak Tower, Flagstaff House, Museum of Tea Ware, Central Mid-Levels Escalator and the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences. WESTERN: Hong Kong’s most traditional “Chinatown” area is located in the Western district, a place to shop for bargains and dine on a Chinese cuisine for varying tastes and budgets. WAN CHAI: Home of the fictional Suzie Wong and once famous for its carousing sailors, this colourful district still offers exciting nightlife as well as the more culturally friendly arts centres. Office plazas and restaurants serve a diverse range of international cuisine. CAUSEWAY BAY: Not far from Central is Causeway Bay, a very popular and vibrant shopping, dining and nightlife area. HAPPY VALLEY: If you love to dabble in sport, this famous valley has hosted many an exciting horserace and is also the host of the annual Rugby Hong Kong Sevens. ABERDEEN: On the island’s southern side, the Scottish-sounding Aberdeen is an ancient fishing port with a long maritime history. Nearby are the rides and various other exciting features of family-friendly Ocean Park, a huge amusement park perched on two mountain peaks with a scenic cable car ride. SOUTH SIDE: The beaches of Repulse Bay and Deep Water Bay, and the villages of Stanley and Shek O, are among this area’s scenic treasures. A major attraction is the bargain hunter’s favourite Stanley Markets. Murray House is another favourite attraction. Click here for Cheap Flights to Asia or HOT China Holiday Deals Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Five Child-Friendly Things to Do in Hong Kong Read more Add or remove from Wishlist The 6 best stopover destinations en route to Europe Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.