Located in the western half of Hong Kong Island, Victoria Peak, also known as Mount Austin, is the summit of Hong Kong island, which enjoys the best place to have a panoramic view of the breath-taking Victoria Harbor and the surrounding islands. With its unbeatable geographic features and unparalleled landscape, Victoria Peak becomes a must-visit for a fantastic Hong Kong trip and attracts seven million visitors every year.
The elevation of 554 meters above the sea level offers Victoria Peak captivating scenery and crisp fresh air, which makes it an ideal home to piles of super luxurious residential department. The nightscape and dayscape of the Victoria Peak are different, each of which has its own features. In the day, standing on the Victoria Peak, you would be rewarded with numerous skyscrapers, bustling and hustling streets as well as comfortable murmuring breeze. When the night falls, under the brilliant lights, Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula just resemble two dazzling pearls embedded on the Victoria Harbor, which is well-blended with its surroundings. The best time to visit the Victoria Peak is at dusk and at night when the scenery is the most enchanting, while the best place to enjoy the scene is the Peak Tower and the Lion Kiosk beside the Peak Tram terminals.
Taking the Peak Tram is the best way to appreciate the nightscape atop the Victoria Peak, on which visitors could capture a bird’s eye view of the city heartily, the rolling Hong Kong islands, Victoria Harbor and Kowloon and so on. It takes only seven minutes to get to the top, but long queue is usually needed, especially on Sundays. Visiting the Victoria Peak on Peak Tram would be an unforgettable experience along your Hong Kong travel.
Location: On the western half of Hong Kong Island
Admission Fee: Free of charge
How to get to:Take the metro accessible to Hong Kong stop and get off at Exit D, then walk to the Central Bus Station at the Central Exchange Square and take the bus No. 15 to get there. It costs 35 minutes.
Or take the metro accessible to Hong Kong stop and get off at Exit F, then take the bus No. 1 to get there. It costs 25 minutes.