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Outlying Islands

Take a walk on one of Hong Kong’s outlying islands with the family and discover some of Hong Kong’s most charming old villages, stunning coastlines and views. Many of Hong Kong’s islands such as Lamma and Lantau are less than an hour from the city centre, but allow you to discover some of the best places for children to run around and enjoy the great outdoors.

Exploring DB – a family walk in Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay

Hike Overview: A nice half day trip from Central, this easy family walk in Discovery Bay combines beachfront, parks, restaurants, grass and even soft play for the hot summer afternoons! Distance: An easy 3km Road Surface: Pavements.    Time taken: 45-60 mins (plus as much picnic/playing time as you need) Hills: 1 (but ... Read More »

Inspiration Lake

Inspriration Lake

Hike Overview: Perfect for a day trip on a sunny day, a rarity in Hong Kong, here we have grass to play on, fountains to run through and scootable paths.  This one is a hit with our littlies and we are going to be back many times! Distance: 3km (if you walk ... Read More »

Over Lamma


Hike Overview: A great family friendly hike with terrific views.  Suitable for more off road type buggies with some suspension otherwise rather bumpy for your little one.  One hill, both up and down, but a great day out with the family.  Add on Lovely Lamma for a play at Lo So Shing ... Read More »

Lovely Lamma – a family friendly hike

Lo So Shing beach

Hike Overview: A family friendly hike combining a shortish walk with a lovely beach.  The hike is relatively easy, apart from the steps at the end, and the beach has plenty of soft sand for little ones to play on. Distance: 2km each way Road Surface: Mainly concrete around 100m of dirt path ... Read More »

Cheung Chau Explorer – Walk in Hong Kong

Cheung Chau Loop

Hike Overview: A great walk in Hong Kong and a nice day trip from the city, this walk around the car free Cheung Chau can be done in a morning followed by a leisurely lunch at one of the many seafood restaurants. If you are in need of more adventure ... Read More »