Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Discover an incredible choice of things to do in Hong Kong. Explore fascinating places; enjoy superb shopping, amazing cuisine and thriving nightlife in this glittering metropolis, where the modern meets the traditional.

On Hong Kong holidays take in the city’s spectacular skyline or step back in time on a visit to a traditional fishing village. Shop at high-rise mega malls or haggle for bargains at a neon-lit night market. Dine on freshly caught seafood or gourmet Asian cuisine. Sip cocktails at a trendy Kowloon bar or head to a throbbing dancing den in Central Hong Kong.

Hong Kong sights and places

Hong Kong sights and places

Take a tram up to The Peak for awe-inspiring vistas across Hong Kong. Stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui promenade and gaze at the famous Hong Kong skyline. Step back in time at the traditional fishing village of Tai O. Or try your luck at the world’s largest casino in Macau.

Shopping in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong

Shop and dine while enjoying stunning views from the heights of the IFC mall in Central Hong Kong. Browse the stores at the family-friendly City Plaza, then get your skates on at its ice rink. Wander around Kowloon’s bustling street markets or combine shopping and clubbing at the APM centre.

Eating Out in Hong Kong

Eating Out in Hong Kong

Dine on traditional Chinese cuisine at one of the world’s largest floating restaurants – the multi-levelled Jumbo Kingdom. Or feast on gourmet Cantonese fare at The Chairman restaurant. Tuck into divinely delicious dim sum at Tim Ho Wan, or indulge in elegant high tea while enjoying incredible city views at Sevva.

Hong Kong nightlife

Hong Kong nightlife

Be transported back to 1930s Shanghai at the stylish Salon De Ning lounge bar. Or enter the ultra-chic world of Taboo, where classic French salon décor blends with Alice in Wonderland-inspired quirkiness. Enjoy a beer in kennel-shaped surroundings at The Doghouse, or dance the night away at trendy Mella.

Family attractions in Hong Kong

Family attractions in Hong Kong

Create magical holiday memories at Hong Kong Disneyland®, where thrilling worlds including Toy Story Land await. Dive into the fascinating marine animal-themed Ocean Park or have your photograph taken with famous faces at Madame Tussauds. Travel by glass-bottomed cable car to Ngong Ping and see the majestic Big Buddha.

Discover Hong Kong areas

Explore Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and beyond

Hong Kong Island - Causeway Bay & Wan Chai

Hong Kong Island - Causeway Bay & Wan Chai

Discover shopping heaven at Causeway Bay, along with abundant dining and entertainment options. The retail therapy choices here are as dazzling as the lights, with an array of department stores, boutiques, market stalls and malls - including the Times Square megamall. Hop on the MTR for a short ride west to Wan Chai, which transforms from a major business district by day to a buzzing hub for nightlife by evening. Stay at The Excelsior hotel, overlooking the harbour in Causeway Bay.

Hong Kong Island – Central, Admiralty, SoHo & Sheung Wan

Hong Kong Island – Central, Admiralty, SoHo & Sheung Wan

The glittering skyscrapers that form Hong Kong’s spectacular backdrop line the harbour of this thriving commercial district. The towering IFC mall, with its incredible harbour views, is a must for shopping. While a collection of trendy boutiques and chic eateries are to be found along Hollywood Road and to the south in SoHo. Board The Peak tram in the Central area for the most awe-inspiring views in Hong Kong. Our hotels in nearby Sheung Wan offer excellent value for money.

Kowloon – Tsim Sha Tsui

Kowloon – Tsim Sha Tsui

For the authentic Chinese experience, explore this bustling harbour-front district with its kaleidoscope of neon signs. Starting at the famous colonial-era clock, take an evening stroll along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade for stunning views of the famous Hong Kong skyline. See the bronze statue of kung-fu legend Bruce Lee at the Avenue of Stars and stop at the Hong Kong Museum of Art or Space Museum. Go designer label shopping and stay at one of our nearby luxury hotels.

Kowloon – Mong Kok

Kowloon – Mong Kok

Hop on the MTR north from Tsim Sha Tsui to Mong Kok. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of this traditional Chinese district, where multiple market bargains await if you don’t mind the crowds. Wander among stalls offering all manner of trinkets and souvenirs, while the aroma of sizzling Chinese foods tempts your taste buds. Not to be missed is the famous Ladies’ Market, where a one-kilometre stretch of clothing, gadgets and more awaits. Book the ideally located Stanford hotel.

Lantau Island

Lantau Island

Conveniently situated near the airport and just a 35 minute train ride from Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island is a must visit. Travel by cable car to Ngong Ping and marvel at the bronze Big Buddha then visit the beautiful Po Lin Monastery. Enjoy magical family days out at Hong Kong Disneyland® or step back in time at the traditional fishing village of Tai O, where the Tanka residents live in stilt-mounted houses.

Hong Kong weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 18°Jan
  • 17°Feb
  • 19°Mar
  • 24°Apr
  • 28°May
  • 29°Jun
  • 31°Jul
  • 31°Aug
  • 29°Sep
  • 27°Oct
  • 23°Nov
  • 20°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 33
  • 46
  • 74
  • 137
  • 292
  • 394
  • 381
  • 367
  • 257
  • 114
  • 43
  • 31
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 5
  • 8
  • 6
  • 6
  • 7
  • 7
  • 6

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