A Trip to the Ocean Park in Wan Chai – Fun for the Whole Family

The Ocean Park Hong Kong is a combination of an amusement and marine animal park that provides plenty of fun for visitors of all ages.

About

The park spans well over two hundred hectares. In 2014, the Ocean Park Hong Kong was recognised as the thirteenth most visited theme park in the region. The park is divided into two main sections by a big mountain in the middle.

Going In

Ocean Park Hong Kong, being as massive as it is, is home to an extensive number of rides and attractions. The park features several roller coasters, the largest aquarium dome in the world, and also has many different animals on display for guests to observe.

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Animals

Twelve thousand and more species of both marine and land-based wildlife call this park home. Here you will come across giant pandas, Chinese sturgeons, playful and smart bottlenose dolphins, penguins, alligators and turtles, as well as well over seventy bird species.

Location

You can opt to get there by taxi or by public transport such as the MTR (Mass Transit Railway) or the bus. Those residing at a Hong Kong hotel such as the Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong will be able to get to this park by car in less than 20 minutes.

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Travel on a Day Trip to Lamma Island – Eat, Hike, and Sleep

Lamma Island is one of the rare places in Hong Kong that still holds on to its past, the ancestral customs in fishing methods and more.

The Morning

Step out of the hotels in Wan Chai Hong Kong the likes of Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong and begin your day by taking the ferry to Yung Shue Wan, walking around the quaint fishing town and start the hike to Sok Kwu Wan.

On your way up this hike, you will pass beaches, local temples, and beaches. You could stop at one of the many seafood places to have a snack, or stop for lunch instead, during your hike down the path.

Coming down

If you don’t have much time to spare, you can always skip the hike and stick to just the ferry rides. The ride alone will show you the magnificent skyline of Lamma Island and you can get off at the town and enjoy some great seafood meals.

End the day

What trip is complete without a sunset to end it with a flourish? Lamma Island is no different, seat yourself at a good spot on the beach, and watch the sun go down, disappearing behind the mountains as dusk grows upon you.

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Reasons why Mongkok should be your next Travel Destination – An Endless list of Experiences Await

Mongkok, also known as MK, is one of the most happening districts in Hong Kong, and is probably the most happening district in the world. There’s no shortage of things to do here.

Sneaker Street

This is hands down one of the best places to start your adventure into Mongkok. The name for this street is Fa Yuen, and you can discover an astonishing assortment of sneakers from all your favourite brands, encompassing the likes of Nike, Adidas and Converse.

The Sky Bar

This watering hole is situated on the 13th floor of the Langham Place Shopping Mall, and in addition to an impressive repertoire of drinks and cocktails, serves up a range of renowned western bar-snacks as well as fine seafood. You can also experience live-music while gazing over spectacular views of the city.

Sai Yeung Choi Street

This is one of the most comprehensive pedestrian markets in the city, and you can find anything from cosmetics to electronics to various restaurants here. It’s one of the most essential Kowloon tourist attractions and a definite place to check if you’re staying somewhere nearby such as Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong.

Flower Market

Alternatively known as ‘Flower Street’, this is definitely another Mongkok attraction that you should not miss. It is half a mile in length and saturated with a range of botany encompassing flowers and bonsai trees. There are also places dealing in elixirs and ancient medicinal techniques.

Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+