Days Out: Outlying Islands - Hong Kong Business Directory - Angloinfo

Days Out: Outlying Islands

Cheung Chau Island
Picturesque island with bustling waterfront and Mediterranean ambience. Highlights include Pai Tak temple dedicated to the Taoist God of the Sea. Regular ferries from Central.
Hong Kong Disneyland
Whimsical kingdom full of well-known Disney characters; attractions include Adventureland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Toy Story Land, Grizzly Gulch and Mystic Point. Online ticket reservations available. Open daily. Lantau Island.
Silver Mine Bay Beach
On Lantau Island, Silvermine Bay is a relaxed beach and a good option for children. The water quality is among the best of all Hong Kongs beaches.
Po Lin Monastery & the Big Buddha
The monastery can be found on the plateau of Ngong Ping on Lantau Island. The Big Buddha is the biggest tourist attraction on the island and is situated at the top of 268 steps on the hillside. Open daily from 10:00-18:00.
Tsing Ma Bridge
The worlds longest span suspension bridge linking the New Territories with Lantau Island. Lantau Link Visitors Centre and Viewing Platform, Tsing Yi Island. Open Monday to Friday (closed Wednesday) 10:00-17:00 and Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:30.
Tung Chung Fort
A declared monument in Hong Kong, this 19th century fort was once the naval headquarters of the Right Battalion of Dapeng. Open every day for visits except Tuesdays from 10:00-17:00. At Sheung Ling Pei Village, Tung Ching, Lantau Island.
Lamma Island
Fine beaches, seafood restaurants and no traffic. A walk from Yung Shue Wan in the north to Sok Kwu Wan in the south may be completed in a leisurely couple of hours. Regular ferries from Central.
Ngong Ping 360
Panoramic views of North Lantau Country Park and the Giant Buddha from a cable car. Traditional Chinese activities including a tea house at Ngong Ping village. 11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island.
Sky Plaza
Aviation Discovery Centre, 4D Extreme Screen Cinema, Asia Hollywood and i-sports simulators. Open daily 10:00-21:00 in the unrestricted zone at Terminal 2, HK Intl Airport.