Nestled among the towering skyscrapers of central Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Park is a small haven of peace and quiet, ideal to grab a breath of fresh air in a bustling urban jungle.

Chai Wan Park | Image Credit - WiNG, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons
Chai Wan Park | Image Credit – WiNG, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Things to See

Visitors can visit a sprawling man-made lake which showcases several waterfalls and rock pools. The impeccably groomed park also features the Edward Youde Aviary which is home to over 75 species of birds native to Asia.

Things to Do

Things to do include visiting the colonial Flagstaff House which houses the Hong Kong Tea Ware Museum. Visitors can take in a collection fine tea related antiques and take part in a tea tasting session as well.

How to Get to There

The Hong Kong Park is situated on Cotton Tree Drive and can be reached through the Admiralty MTR using the C1 exit. Given the central location of the park, it is within easy distance to many a family room hotel in Hong Kong including the likes of Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong.

Places to Eat

Several kiosks around the park sell snacks and drinks while there is a fully serviced restaurant by the lake. There is a great deli counter at the supermarket inside the Pacific Place shopping mall which is below the park, where one can load up on goodies for a small picnic by the lake and enjoy some quality time with one’s family.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.