Hong Kong Sports & Outdoors

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    Bike hire, Sha Tin.
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Hong Kong Sports & Outdoors

  • Riverside Cycle Track.

    You can hire bicycles by the hour or for a day in Sha Tin and Tai Wai. Then you can follow the cycle path along the edge of the Shing Mun River all the way to Tai Po. This is a popular pastime and the route gets busy especially at weekends.

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  • Go hiking in Hong Kong.

    Most people will probaply not associate Honbg Kong with hiking as it's usually shown as a city that only has highrise buildings, but you do have suprisingly many good trails there and they are well maintained and well signposted.You can be out hiking in fairly wild nature within half an hour from the city center and i think this is a nice thing to...

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  • go ahead

    Hello Best of luck for your HK trip. The most visited places of HK are Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong,Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong,Guangzhou (Canton) China Day Trip from Hong Kong,Hong Kong Sunset Cruise plus Dinner at the Jumbo Floating Restaurant.For good food you should visit.Mezzo Grill,DiVino,Amber.For shopping you...

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  • Exploring Clearwater Bay Country Park

    It is one of the best parks in Hong Kong, preserving the Hong Kong coast, so people would have some idea to how most of Hong Kong looked like before urbanization. There are also many nature paths, & my favourite one parallels the coastline. Bring lots of water, umbrella, extra clothes & mosquito repellent.

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  • Golf at Hong Kong Airport

    There are Several Golf Courses in Hong Kong and dozens just across the border around Shenzhen.For a short round (9 holes) there is a new course at the airport. Most holes are par 3 but there are plenty of bunkers and water features to make it challenging.You need to be an airport user/frequent flier to use it. Suggest you sign up with the airline...

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  • Hong Kong Sevens

    The Hong Kong Sevens is held each year during the last weekend in March.The Hong Kong Stadium (10mins walk from Causeway Bay station) is the Venue.Tickets normally sell out 3 months before hand but there are always touts selling tickets on the day.To get a taste you can get in on Friday evening fairly cheaply.

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  • WALKS THE PEAK

    MTR Central stn exit A, walk to Exchange Square bus terminus and take a bus no 15 to the Peak. Acroos The Peak Tower then walk along Lugard Road to the start. About a 15-minutes walk from the Peak Station, arrive at Lugard Road Lookout where you’ll enjoy stunning views of the city and harbour below. Best view can be enjoyed from the Lions Pavilion....

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  • Running into terrains?

    Hash House Harriers (HHH or H3) is a social and non-competitive running and drinking club.There are H3 around the world, so if you are interested to explore terrains during your holiday overseas, then I'm sure the hashers will do a good job.Check out the different hash chapters available in HK and choose the one suitable for your itinerary and...

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  • Tri Families in HK

    Ok, when I say Tri, it's triathlon and not triad. I'm was training for the Ironman (1/2 distance) in Singapore (1.9km swim / 90km bike / 21km run) before relocating so now I need to find another group to train with. Here's what I found so far:1)http://www.triathlon.com.hk/2)http://www.hktriclub.com/cm/index.php3)http://www.hkrunners.com/Cycling...

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  • wakeboarding in hong kong

    there are a few places to wakeboard in hong kong. The best place is somewhere that's closest to your hotel. all places are legit with good equipment. rates are pretty much the same. but it's been a while since i wakeboarded so anyone pls feel free to help me on updates.best to check out their websites below - all of them are based in hong...

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  • water skiing in january!

    Sure...Take corporate junk out on Saturday afternoon, tow speed boat behind and get it on.Water was warm enough, but air a bit chilly (maybe 18c). Worth it tho'! Beer, for refreshing the parts...

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  • Sedan Chair Race

    The annual Sedan Chair Race is the main fundraising event of the Matilda Sedan Chair Race Charities Fund. It consists of teams carrying a sedan chair racing around the Peak on a choice of one of two routes (3.2km for course A and 2.1km for course B), starting from The Matilda International Hospital.Each team consists of eight people and a...

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  • Horse Racing

    Fancy a flutter on the horses whilst in Hong Kong then visit The Happy Valley racecourse when it is a racing night there. The racing season is usually from September to June and normally on Wednesday nights - you have to check on the South China Morning Post newspaper on day to see if any races are happening on the night.Must be 18 and over to...

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  • Windsurfing

    If you fancy your hand at windsurfing then September to December are the best times to windsurf.Rental places:Tungwan beach on Cheung Chau IslandShek O on HK IslandStanley Main beach on HK Island

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  • Swimming

    If you don't fancy sharing water on a beach somewhere in HK, then you can go to a public swimming pool instead. Some addresses are printed below:-Victoria Park Swimming Pool Victoria Park, Hing Fat Street, Causeway BayWan Chai Swimming Pool 27 Harbour Road, Wan ChaiKowloon Park Swimming Pool Kowloon Park, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha TsuiPrices are...

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  • Hong Kong Pedal Kart Grand Prix

    Every year there is the Hong Kong Kart Grand Prix usually held in November or December.This race is a fund-raising event and it also encourages being a petrol-free environment. Bring a camera and yourself.

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  • Hong Kong International Cricket 6s

    Don't know much about this sport, but this cricket match has 6 people on each side and I guess the rules are as normal. The competition in early November attracts lots of expats and visitors. The Kowloon Cricket Club (KCC) is located at 10 Cox's Road in the Jordan district of Kowloon.DirectionsIf travelling to the KCC via the Mass Transit Railway...

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  • Ride away for the day

    If you want to give your feet so rest from walking then you can rent a bike for the day especially when it comes to touring the islands or New Territories.You can rent bikes from: Cheung Chau IslandMui Wo (Silvermine Bay) on Lantau IslandShek O on HK islandSha Tin and Tai Mei Tuk in the New Territories. Bring: camera, water, maps, sensible shoes...

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  • Ice Skating

    Are the kids driving you insane? Or maybe you want to be an Olympic world-class skater? Then why not head to a ice skating rink located inside a couple of shopping malls.Opening times & prices are printed below.Mon-ThursHK$45 per session 9:30am to 10:00pm FridayMorning/Public & Skating Lesson HK$45 per session9:30am to 12:00noon Afternoon/evening...

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  • Football: Carlsberg Cup 2006

    I visited Hong Kong in late January 2006, at the time of Chinese New Year. One of the special events being held to celebrate the New Year was a 4 team football tournament at Hong Kong Stadium - the Carlsberg Cup.The 4 national teams taking part in the competition were Croatia, Denmark, South Korea and the hosts, Hong Kong. A number of the...

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  • Lantau Island: Hike the Lantau Peak

    From the Po Lin Manastery (493m) in Ngong Ping, there is a trail up to the Lantau Peak (934m), which only takes about an hour or 2 to complete. From the peak, one can follow the trail that continues on to a small town on the other side of the mountain. Those who are in relatively good shape should not have any difficulty completing this trail in...

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  • Lantau Island: Hike the Shek Pik trail

    This is a relatively easy route, beginning near the Shek Pik reservoir catchment area and ending at the Wisdom Path near the Po Lin Manastery. It should take an hour or 2 to complete (1 way).Since the route goes through the forest, it is shady most of the way, and you'll get glimpses of the Shek Pik Reservoir along the way, either through the tree,...

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  • Pure-Fitness

    Pure Fitness are Hong Kong's premier health & fitness facilities Located in the Two ifc Centre & Hollywood Road in the heart of Central, Pure Fitness boasts state-of-the-art equipment. Dedicated studios for free weights, cycling, boxing, climbing and aerobics. A diverse schedule of classes including body pump, kick boxing & yoga is offered. For...

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  • DEF Boxing Gym

    I joined the boxing centre for around half of year and found that it was quite good for keeping fit and relaxing.DEF Boxing is the first and only specialized Boxing Gym in Hong Kong. It is a members only gym. When I left Hong Kong to England, this boxing gym had been re-furbished and extended its working area.1] Single sex changing room /...

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  • Rugby Sevens

    This was a truely cosmopolitan experience. I met people from around the globe by attending one three day sporting event. I spend every possible minute in the stadium and had a ball. The ambiance is amazing nd the people are there to party. Some of the guys never seen any rugby, but then they did not come to watch the rugby. I spend some time in a...

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  • Skydiving off of the tallest building in...

    If you saw the movie Tomraider 2, then you saw Angelina Jolie jump off the tallest building in Hong Kong with some guy. Well, the building is finished, and you'll have to come up with a major bribe to do the same thing. Make sure you have your A-license in parachuting before you try anything like this. This was definitely a stunt double. They had...

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  • Four-storey Driving Range!! - City Golf...

    This Driving range certainly has a distinguishing feature!! You can 'tee-off' on 4 different levels!! See, I'm not a golfer, but i absolutely enjoyed this!! I know how to hit the ball, i know the rules but there is no way i can call myself a golfer!! Obviously we tee-d (is that a word?) off on the top floor. If the amazing experience doesn't tickle...

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  • Wake boarding

    If you’re in Hong Kong in summer, a must try is wake boarding. It is very popular in the summer and can be done off Stanley and Repulse Bay beaches. Sai Kung also has some Just your swimsuit and your sense of adventure. Even beginners can do this. Very easy and very simple to learn. There is no real need to know swimming as all the providers...

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  • Horseracing

    horseracing is the sport that defines Hong Kong: fast paced, a field of international competitors, vast amounts of money and a favourite of all. from September to June, on most wednesday evenings and weekends, hoofs pounding down the stretch can be heard at the two glittering racetracks: Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island and Sha Tin in the New...

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  • Dragon Boat Racing

    dragon boat racing is held to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng, almost in June) and is one of the most exciting sports you'll ever see in Hong Kong. with their crews straining on their paddles, these 15-metre-plus (50-foot) craft slice through the water with incredible speed. local teams usually compete on Tuen Ng Festival Day (early...

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  • Hong Kong Sevens

    Hong Kong comes alive as the famous Seven's fever grips the city in March. Twenty-four of the world's top seven-a-side teams compete in this dynamic event while enthusiastic spectators revel in the action. mad mind and unlimited energy

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  • Biking at New Territories

    The views are excellent, best way to avoid the big city, lots of paths for you to bike on ...Especially the part with the resevoir, for it offers excellent views of mountains everywhere, & you are smack in the middle of the bay. The breeze is wonderful, especially if you are trying to avoid the busy streets of Hong Kong. ^_^ You can rent bicycles...

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  • Horse racing...

    This is the most popular sport among local people. Race meetings, at which vast sums of money change hands, are held from September to June, Saturday or Sunday afternoon and Wednesday evening. The tourism board organises horseracing tours which allow visitors to enjoy the races from the members-only enclosures.

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  • Golf

    All golf clubs and their facilities in Hong Kong are for members only, although visitors can play for a limited time at an extra cost. Major tournaments are held at the renowned Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling, which also allows visitors to join as day members. The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau public golf course, beautifully located on an island, was...

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  • Horse Racing

    The locals are crazy about their horse racing and flock to the track in droves. The Hong Kong Jockey Club (a.k.a. Happy Valley) is a wildly successful venue and an exciting place to lay down a bet and enjoy the races. In fact, there is more money bet on horses here (per capita) than anywhere in the world.

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  • Surfing in the SUPER waves~ ~ ~

    Just wanna introduce you a great place for surfing in Hong Kong - Tai Long Wan (on Hong Kong Island, near Shek O. Don't mix up with that one in Sai Kung!!!). Tai Long means Big Wave in Chinese, so you can see how wavy the water is here. Actually, this beach is not for swimming but for surfing/sunbathing. Many surf-lovers, most of which are...

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  • Horses on courses

    Take a trip to Happey Valley.The entrance is only HK$10 for the public enclosure.Ignore the McDonalds and eat at the stall in the middle - you can get noodles and rice dishes for a really good price. No gear needed - just a few dollars for bets.

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  • Hong Kong 7's

    Usually held in March- April.The weather finally won, all that way but the beer didnt feel that great anymore, so home, but try and get a taxi in the rain, well after a couple of misses no one was going to stop me from jumping into the next cab.we made it just in time to see the Haka as New Zealand played Fiji., oh well it wasnt raining in our...

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  • Hong Kong 7's

    The rain is now bucketing down and my lunch was floating in its little white box, chicken and please no more eggs. we were no longer just damp but totally wet through the parade was cancelled and there was talk about cancelling the final. But this was rugby and the game playrd on.

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  • Hong Kong 7's

    The weather can be changeable we started off on the first day mainly fine and some rain, the second day started fine but then the skies opened up and opened up and opened up, u get the picture.

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  • Hong Kong 7's

    The Hong Kong rugby sevens has always being recognized as the leading place to watch two days of rugby, its really party time.We went with a group and part of the deal is you get hat, t.shirt, jacket, umbrella, you all look like dicks (sorry) but thats what its like, its just one big party.Our hat had a stupid thing on the top, supposed to be a...

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  • relax and enjoy

    You may only see many buidings lay on Hong Kong island from Kowloon side. The Hong Kong Trail for people who like walking/ jogging and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wonderful atmosphere. They are, in general, rather easy to walk except 1 / 2 section(s). That is why it is welcomed by famliies. It starts from the Peak, passing Pok Fu Lam, Aberdeen,...

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  • Hong Kong 7's

    Hong Kong 7's (rugby) is a great event, fun, lots of drinking, but also a family event too. If you can work your holiday around the time that it is on (27,29 March 03) then it's worth going to, if you like that type of thing.Personally I don't watch much of the game, I people watch, and there's never any disappointment there! Raincoat (for beer...

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  • Hong Kong Stadium

    The Hong Kong stadium was redeveloped from the old Government Stadium and was reopened in March 1994. It is a multipurpose venue, designed to host a variety of sporting and entertainment events. The Stadium can accommodate a maximum of 46,000 spectators depending on the event. One of the annual events is the Rugby Seven’s..

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  • The Sport of Kings

    Gambling on Football is still illegal in Hong Kong, so Horse Racing is the choice of most, it is extremely popular.The Happy Valley stadium itself is located within the densely populated area of Wan Chai/Causeway Bay.During the racing season meetings are held every Saturday and Wednesday evenings.

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