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Victoria Peak

 Hong Kong Attractions

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Introduction to Victoria Peak (太平山顶)

Victoria Peak is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Hong Kong with an estimated 7 million tourists annually. The peak is the landmark of Hong Kong Island and as the highest peak on the island, the peak has an altitude of 428 meters. The view from the peak is truly amazing you can have a full view of Victoria Harbour and the cosmopolitan skyline that is dominated by skyscrapers. 

Peak Tram

What makes Victoria Peak so appealing to tourists is mostly down to the Peak Tram. The tram has been in action since 1888 and has already been in service for over 120 years. The tram journey transports tourists to the top of the peak in approximately 15 minutes though it is advised that if you plan on taking the tram that you should arrive early to purchase tickets and avoid queues. The experience is unique and you can enjoy the view of the short tram ride. There are four immediate stations (Kennedy Road, Macdonnell Road, May Road and Barker Road) before arriving at The Peak Tram Upper Terminus. 

Sky Terrace 428

To get the best view from the peak you must visit The Peak Tower, also known as Sky Terrace 428. As the highest viewing platform in Hong Kong you can get an amazing view of the city and its cosmopolitan skyline lined with amazing skyscrapers. Whether you plan on visiting Sky Terrace 428 in the morning, evening or night you can still see the best scenery. During the day and late afternoon you can catch the beautiful view of the outlying islands Cheung Chau Island, Lantau Island and Lamma Island. By night you can see the beautiful night skyline of the city and you can even catch a glimpse of A Symphony of Lights.

After taking in the beautiful view of Hong Kong, you should take time to visit The Peak Galleria where you can shop for artwork, souvenirs and clothes. Also make time to visit the art gallery which showcases the city’s unique culture. 

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Victoria mountaintop in HongKong Island

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Travel Information

Admission Fee:

  • Cable car for round-way: HKD 40 for adults, HKD 18 for kids and elders.
  • Sky Terrace 428: HKD 48 for adults, HKD 24 for kids and elders.
  • Madame Tussauds: HKD 245 for adults, HKD 175 for kids and elders.
  • Pakage ticket (Cable car for round-way+Sky Terrace 428): HKD 83 for adults, HKD 40 for kids and elders.

Opening Hours: Sky terrace 428: 10:00-23:00(Mon-Fri); 8:00-23:00(Weekend and Holidays)
Best Time to Visit: Autumn, Winter

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  • Take subway Line Gangdao(港岛线) and take off at Central Station, step out from exit J2. Walking 10 minutes to Peak Tram Station, and get to Victoria Peak by cable car, which takes about 10 minutes.
  • Take subway Line Gangdao(港岛线) and take off at Hong Kong Station, step out from exit F. Then take Bus No.1 and get off at Victoria Peak, which takes about 25 minutes.
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Travel Tips 

  • There's not only Sky Terrace 428 on Victoria Peak, but also Madame Tussauds.
  • A free pavilion for sightseeing is located at the east of Sky Terrace 428 for 40 meters(just walk along Fenli Road, 芬梨径),where you can also enjoy the overlook of HK.
  • Take Peak Tram up to the peak, and down the peak by bus will save your time and experience difference view.
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Tour Including Visiting Victoria Peak

5-hour Hong Kong Afternoon Tour

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