Hong KongLantau Island For A Perfect Family Vacation

Lantau Island For A Perfect Family Vacation


Hong Kong’s Lantau Island is the perfect place for people who love being active and going out. Besides the natural beauty, Instagrammable places and up-to-date entertainment options, there are attractions for history buffs, and culture enthusiasts as well.

You can hike to capture breathtaking sunset or take an adventurous gondola ride to the tallest Buddha. The food in restaurants by sea has a charm of its own. Here is a complete guide to Lantau Island for a perfect family vacation.

Lantau Island Attractions

Hong Kong Disneyland

Lantau Island

No family trip to Lantau Island, Hong Kong will ever be complete without visiting Disneyland. This is one of the best tourist attractions here. Divided into 7 themed lands, this park is a combination of fun rides and entertainment for the entire family.

Here you can get clicked with your favourite cartoon characters. Taking fun rides with your family is a unique way to get connected with your loved ones.

Location: Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Timing: 10 AM to 9 PM

Ticket: Starting From HKD 719

Ngong Ping 360

Lantau Island

Ngong Ping 360 is a gondola lift ride that gives you 360-degree panoramas of Lantau Island. Have a ride in this cable car for an exhilarating view of gorgeous Lantau Island.

Location: Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Timing: 10 AM-6 PM

Ticket: Starting From HKD 145

The Big Buddha 

Lantau Island

The Tian Tan Buddha adds to the beauty of Lantau Island with its majestic size. The massive 112 feet tall bronze statue is also known as the Big Buddha. You have to climb over 250 stairs to reach the statue.

Location: Ngong Ping, Lantau Island

Timing: 10 AM- 5:30 PM

Ticket: HKD 78

Po Lin Monastery

Lantau Island

Po Lin Monastery is one of the most remarkable shrines in Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Devotees throng this place every day in large numbers. It’s a famous tourist attraction due to its magnificent architecture.

Location: Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Timing: 8 AM- 6 PM

Ticket: HKD 78

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Wisdom Path

Lantau Island

While visiting Po Lin Monastery, you can take a stroll at Wisdom Path to get closer to the cultural richness and scenic beauty of Lantau Island. No Lantau Island tour is complete without walking besides 38 wooden columns in hills displaying Heart Sutra.

Location: Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Timing: Open 24 Hours

Ticket: Free

Tai O Fishing Village

Lantau Island

If you are interested in native culture, you must explore Tai O Fishing Village. This small quaint fishing village is known for traditional architecture, authentic food items and a friendly neighbourhood.

Location: Western Coast, Hong Kong

Timing: Open 24 Hours

How To Reach Lantau Island

Lantau Island

  1. Several buses run for Tung Chung via the Tsing Ma Bridge from the city
  2. You can take the ferry from Central to Mui Wo or Discovery Bay and several other locations
  3. Alternatively, you can rent a taxi

Best Time To Visit

Lantau Island

The weather of Lantau Island is most comfortable from Late October to December. The short duration of spring is also pleasant but the months between May and September are not suitable as the weather gets hot and humid.

Tips For A Perfect Vacation

Lantau Island

  • Major attractions of Lantau Island get swarmed by tourists during weekends and holidays
  • Visit the popular places on weekdays
  • Take info about Hong Kong festivals from locals or your hotel’s reception desk

Lantau Island Things To Do 

Lantau Island

  1. Watch adorable pink dolphin found in waters of north and southeast of Lantau Island
  2. Spend a leisurely day at Lantau beaches like Silvermine Bay beach and Pui O beach
  3. Shop your heart out at the Citygate Outlets for renowned international brands

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