Hong Kong, once called the 'Pearl of the
Orient', is one of the busiest and most popular travel destinations in
Asia. With its extensive array of attractions and fascinating local
culture, there's always something new to find out about this
metropolis. This page provides concise information about Hong Kong
every curious visitor should know. You may also wish to visit the
following websites to discover more about the city, and things to see
and do during your stay.
Welcome to Aqua City, an all-new
world-class marine themed area that will redefine your underwater
experience. Start your journey at Ocean Square, where spectacular sea
creatures sculpted by a famous Slova artist greet you as you enter,
and ocean-inspired outlets bustling with life fulfill all your retail
needs. Explore The Lagoon and watch its amazing fountain show before
immersing yourself in a never-before-seen underwater journey at the
Grand Aquarium. Featuring over 400 species of exotic fish and other
aquatic animals, explore the ocean from the surface down to its
greatest depths in this 3–storey tall aquarium. And the best way to
end this perfect day? Come watch our Lagoon Show, Symbio - a dazzling
night time extravaganza of water, fire, lights and sound!
Grand Aquarium - Your journey
at the Grand Aquarium may start at the sunny sea shore but will
quickly bring you to the darkest depths of the ocean floor! Before
you enter, you’ll already be able to hear the power of the ocean as
water roars through a blow hole!
corals undulate as you pass the spectacular coral tank and stroll
through a beach adorned with sand sculptures. At the touch pool,
children get hands-on experience with sea cucumbers and sea stars as
they develop an appreciation for sea life with all 5 senses at an
early age! Marvel at the beauty of a solar eclipse before you ‘dive’
deeper underwater, where bioluminescent creatures glow in the dark
and the mysterious shadows of fish flicker by your shoulder! Enter
the Reef Tunnel, where you will get a taste of the profoundly
beautiful ecosystem surrounding coral reefs. As you descend further
around a gigantic swirl tank, look up and admire the schooling
milkfish as they glitter like a kaleidoscope of stars! As you walk
through the bubble tunnel, remember to peer through the world’s
largest aquarium dome, which stands at an astounding 5.5m in
diameter! Then, take a final dive down into the abyss, where some of
the ocean’s most bizarre creatures live, before reaching the climax
of your journey – an awe-inspiring 13m wide acrylic viewing panel
behind which 5,000 fish from over 400 species meet you eye-to-eye!
Symbio Show - The Lagoon where Fire
meets Water Dragons Light up The Night
to cool off after all the excitement? Come to The Lagoon, where
refreshing sprays from the dancing fountains weave intricate
patterns into the air. Grab a bite at Lakeside Snacks, sit back and
enjoy the view! By night, the whole area is transformed into a stage
for the world’s first 360° water screen show Symbio in which two
9m-tall fiery dragons clash on screen! Feel the fury of the Fire
Dragon up-close as it hurls fire across the water and the power of
the Water Dragon as it spews jets of water into the air amidst
astounding lighting and sound effects. Set against an exhilarating
soundtrack composed by an Oscar-winning composer, join the dragons
as they lead us through an action-packed story about the union
between humans, the Earth and the need to protect our planet.
Sea Life Carousel
and old alike will love a ride on the massive Sea Life Carousel,
featuring the marine animal stars of the Grand Aquarium. Have a spin
on this underwater fantasy carousel atop your favorite sea horse,
goldfish, dolphin or shark.
Sky Fair Celebration
is taken to great heights at Sky Fair! A big and beautiful helium
balloon is ready to take you into the clouds amidst a lively
carnival setting! Hilarious clowns, daring acrobats and delightful
jugglers are all ready to welcome you as you wait for your flight.
The balloon is 22metres in diameter and soars up to 100metres into
the air. Savor breathtaking views far above the majestic southern
side of Hong Kong while soaring 100 meters above the ground – the
perfect getaway for couples and families alike.
Dine at Neptune’s Restaurant, Hong
Kong’s first aquarium dining experience, where you can enjoy an
unobstructed view of the Grand Aquarium’s main tank while watching the
nightly Symbio show at The Lagoon from its balcony. The restaurant
offers all-day international dining featuring a range of innovative
signature dishes, bento sets and healthy stone-cooked meals that
promote sustainable seafood options in support of a diverse and
healthy marine ecosystem!
Shopping - Discover the Unique Deep
After seeing the shimmering colors and
hearing the enchanting sounds of the ocean, bring home some happy
mementos to remind you of the unforgettable experience. End your trip
by shopping for gifts in our “Deep Sea Traders”, where over 10,000
marine-themed treasures await to be discovered!
There are a variety of different modes
of transportation available for your selection between Hong Kong,
China and most major cities worldwide. Visitors can choose to travel
over land, sea and air via these convenient services.
By Plane - There are frequent
flights between Hong Kong, major Chinese cities and most international
By Trains - MTR runs regular
through-train intercity services between Guangdong Province, Beijing
and Shanghai. The through-train terminus is Hung Hom Station on the
Kowloon harbor front, where travelers will be required to pass through
a Hong Kong Immigration Control Point.
By Ferry - Hong Kong is linked to
a number of neighboring ports in China by high-speed ferries serving
Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Hong Kong International Airport off
Lantau Island. For more details regarding their schedule, departure
and arrival terminals or for ticket arrangements.