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Fun Outings

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"Let's explore Hong Kong together"

 

In order to help international students familiarize themselves with Hong Kong, the International Office organizes outings during the semester.

 

Destinations vary from popular sightseeing spots like the Stanley Market, to outlying islands such as Tai OCheung Chau, Hiking trails on Lantau, or ecotourism spots like the Wetland Park, GEO Park.

 

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An Exploration of Hong Kong's Fast Food Culture ‒ A Taste of Fast-paced Lifestyle!

 

You get a taste of Hong Kong’s fast food culture by making your own original instant ramen at My CUPNOODLES Factory and trying out quick meals at authentic cha chaan tengs (Hong Kong-style café) and quality dessert places!

 

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BBQ Party in Tai Po ‒ Hong Kong’s Greenest Neighborhood

 

Surrounded by lush, valleys and riverside promenades, Tai Po is a greener, more relaxed version of Hong Kong. The BBQ Party in Tai Po serves as a good jumping off point for some rural excursions and celebrates the time that you and your fellow students studying at HKBU.

 

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Victoria Peak (known locally as The Peak) ‒ Hong Kong’s Most Scenic Trail 

 

There are six hiking trails to The Peak.  Start the hike from Central ‒ Explore it's rich cultural history while marveling at the stunning vista of Hong Kong as you hike along the Central green trail to the Peak. You come across historic Central-mid-level escalators and century-old trees. The stunning views of the iconic Hong Kong skyline is definitely worth the sweat!

 

 

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West Kowloon Neighborhood Cultural Walk ‒ A Day amused by Hong Kong’s Old and Modern Traditions

 

Co-partnered with the Hong Kong Tourism Board, this heritage walk in old Kowloon unveils the evolution of the district.  From the first stop at the fermented tofu store Liu Ma Kee learning about the secret recipe of the legendary “Chinese Cheese”, to the second stop at the bookstore hidden in the iconic Tin Hau Temple, and the last stop at Tong Nam Lou Art Hotel that celebrates local art and culture.

 

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Tour to Tai O ‒ “Venice of Hong Kong”

 

Tai O, a traditional fishing village, is a long way off the beaten track for you to discover a very different side of Hong Kong, soak in the village’s idyllic life, admire the old-style stilt-houses, savor local treats and explore the most authentic surrounding cultural landscape of old fishing life retained from the past.

 

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Perfect Day Trip to Ocean Park ‒ Hong Kong’s Iconic Theme Park 

 

Enjoy a day to Hong Kong's iconic and award-winning theme park, which features many thrill rides and an exciting array of attractions. You experience exclusive back-of-house tours exploring the secrets behind the Park's efforts in nature conservation.

 

 

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Explore West Kowloon Cultural District

 

Relax and immerse yourself in art, culture and nature.  Visit the giant art installations in front of the stunning view of Victoria Harbor.  Get a taste of pop art culture in Hong Kong’s growing arts and cultural hub ‒ the West Kowloon Cultural District.

 

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All Things Bright and Beautiful!

 

Dive into the Intangible Cultural Heritage.  Have a night out to Wong Tai Sin Temple's Lantern Carnival to celebrate the traditional Moon Festival with lantern riddles, performances and games combining conventional and modern art!

 

 

Click here to see more of our past Outings

 

For enquiries, please contact the International Office at intl@hkbu.edu.hk