Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
4.5
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Hong Kong's number one tourist destination features the Peak Tower and the Peak Tram, the city's oldest mode of public transport.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Cye Ampere
    Doha, Qatar105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    Great Experience with family. Went there last 2019 for my eldest son 7th Birthday. Very nice view on the deck stunning view of the city. My kids are very happy during their ride with the tram going to Victoria Peak. Which is their first time riding a tram going up..
    Visited July 2022
    Traveled with family
    Written June 24, 2023
  • PHILIP B
    81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great View
    Sensational view of Hong Kong and Kowloon skylines. The day I went the weather was not the best but good enough to see the ferries and surrounding areas. Restaurants, bars and souvenir shops were reasonably priced. The tram ride up and down the mountain were an experience that added to a good half day excursion.
    Visited June 2023
    Written June 25, 2023
  • mic_leow
    Singapore, Singapore619 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice ride up!
    Easy acess to The Peak via the tram up. Dont even need to purchase tickets if you have the octopus card, just tap and you are good to enter the tram ride. Nice scenery and restaurants around the peak areas. We had fun exploring the Mdm Trussade museum, not crowded which is good. The Peak is a must visit place i would say if is your firt trip to HKG! However, do note that the view is very much dependent on the weather conditions . If is foggy, u basically cant see anything.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 26, 2023
  • Christy
    London, United Kingdom277 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Unrivaled views
    Taking the tram up certainly provides you with some stunning views and it was such a fun way to travel! Once you battle your way through all the tacky souvenir shops, you travel up through a further maze of gift shops, restaurants, selfie studios, arcade games & more, until you finally reach the peak (the highest viewing platform in Hong Kong) and are rewarded with the most breathtaking views over the city. It's well worth the price and I'd highly recommend this if you're thinking about it.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written July 10, 2023
  • Orange
    Shanghai, China5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice view of Hong Kong, a little crowded
    Best for those who enjoy the beauty of Hong Kong in the city center. You can admire those skyscrapers and the beautiful sea. I recommend tourists to order a cup of coffee and sit on the open-air seats on the balcony provided by the coffee shop and enjoy the leisurely afternoon and amazing view there. But there are always many people taking the tram up to the peak. So I would also recommend you to buy an Octopus Card in Hong Kong, which is widely used for subways, buses, convenient stores, because there is a separate way for Octopus Card holders to enter, which is much faster than you buy a specific tram ticket.
    Visited March 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written July 12, 2023
  • DK.Rooney
    Bayswater, Australia167 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit spot with amazing views...
    Whether your in Hong Kong a day or longer a visit to Victoria Peak, or The Peak as it's known by locals, is an absolute must. You'll see some of the best views of the city below, across Victoria Harbour, and over to Kowloon. Multiple viewing areas are available, including the Sky Terrace and a few free ones. Shopping in two malls, numerous eateries and amazing views. You can't truly say you've visited Hong Kong of you haven't been to The Peak.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written August 4, 2023
  • Sophia
    Malmö, Sweden20 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great views
    Amazing view of Hongkong! Took the tram up and down and it costed 88 dollars. Well worth it because I don't think we would have been able to walk up the mountain in the heat. While at the top we had the best view of Hongkong and also decided to do the Peak Circle Walk that was 3,5km long. Saw more beautiful views and quite a few HUGE spiders. Recommend visiting if it's not cloudy.
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 16, 2023
  • Zolzaya
    London, United Kingdom7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    Amazing view from the top. On top of that the bus ride to the top was very interesting. You can take double decker bus to the top and have to pay to see the view. Overall worth going up to the top to see the whole kong hong. They’ve also have some shopping inside.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 19, 2023
  • Evelyn G
    Surabaya, Indonesia24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice experience
    At 1st, I thought it was best to spend the whole day there, well, it is better to be there after the scorching heat of the afternoon. Most of the shops however close at 630pm. And if you want to avoid the long lines of waiting for the tram to go down, wait in line before 630pm. 45 minutes, just waiting for the tram.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 13, 2023
  • Teisha Vasan
    World5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    must-visit for a bird’s-eye perspective of Hong Kong’s beauty.
    Visiting Victoria Peak in Hong Kong was a breathtaking experience that offered unparalleled views of the city’s skyline and Victoria Harbour. The Peak Tram ride to the summit added to the adventure, with steep inclines and stunning glimpses of the cityscape. The panoramic vistas from the Sky Terrace 428 were awe-inspiring, especially during sunset. The skyline illuminated against the twilight sky was a sight to behold. Exploring the walking trails around the Peak allowed for a closer connection with nature, offering a peaceful contrast to the urban hustle below. Victoria Peak is a must-visit for anyone seeking a bird’s-eye perspective of Hong Kong’s beauty and a memorable photo opportunity.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 20, 2023
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PBlyth
Tampa, FL253 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
This is the fabled lookout at the top of Victoria's Peak with an outstanding view of Hong Kong Harbor. On a clear day you can see forever. Most tourists take the tram to the top but as long as you don't get car sick, I highly recommend you take the #15 bus for a much more interesting and beautiful view of the mountains and living areas that back up the mountain behind downtown HK. Get off when the bus enters what appears to be the parking garage of a mall at the top of the mountain. Simply ride up the escalators and you will pop out at the entrance to the viewing area for the peak for which there is an additional charge. For an interesting souvenir there is a post office in the basement of the shops surrounding the stairs to the top of the peak. They sell postcards and stamps and will mail your card home stamped at the Peak.
Written March 20, 2020
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OrderintheHouse
Brisbane3,549 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
My wife and I undertook an afternoon and evening Grayline HK tour of Hong Kong Island on 29 December 2019 which culminated in a Bauhinia Harbour Dinner Cruise incorporating the nightly Symphony of Lights experience.

The tour covered a number of key attractions of Hong Kong Island commencing with a ride on the famous Peak Tram (reviewed separately) to the top of Victoria Peak to witness the apparently magnificent panoramic vista of Victoria Harbour, the city, Lamma Island and the surrounding islands.

Victoria Peak is a hill with an elevation of 552 metres on the western half of Hong Kong Island. It is also known as Mount Austin, and locally as The Peak.

It was not a pleasant day when we visited, with it raining on and off. This was for us the only opportunity we would have to experience this world renowned view of all views, as our time in Hong Kong was very short. When the Tram arrived at the top of the Peak we could see absolutely nothing but a complete blank grey canvas – no harbour, no buildings and no WOW moments. It was a huge disappointment. The message is clear for travellers, as many reviewers have already advised – Don’t bother if the weather is cloudy or raining and wait another day if time is on your side. It was not on our side unfortunately, but as they say “Them’s the breaks”.

Our tour guide offered some small consolation to us by pointing to a huge poster which showcased the view we would have experienced had it been fine and sunny. We could see it would have been quite a sight.

My wife and I did have a picture taken of ourselves at the very top viewing area under a special archway constructed for the purpose which showed the complete blank grey canvas in the background. We felt we had to have evidence that we did make it to the top of the Peak.

Our guide left our tour group to its own devices for about an hour so we could visit the many shops and restaurants in the viewing area. Many of these shops were very touristy selling at best very tacky souvenirs and they totally lacked appeal. It was raining and our time here was miserable. One hour to wait was too long under these circumstances. We just wanted to leave the place as there was nothing to enjoy here. It would have been good if there were seats outside the shops to sit on – sadly there were none. I know I cut a sad picture for passers-by when sitting on the floor along with other tired tourists until a lady attendant eventually came along and said I could not continue to do so. She did offer to let me sit on a seat in one of the shops, however, by then it was almost time to leave. We left by tour bus instead of the down Tram journey. We were glad it was all over.

We were well aware that this attraction would be sensational for the view it offers on a sunny, cloud free day. However if it is raining it can be a lousy experience.
Written July 20, 2020
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Anne
Macau, China26 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
We visited the peak they are under construction so we walk far to reach peak tram entrance and not advisable if you have old people with you. My mother feel so tired because she need to walk far and high step to reach the tram going to peak and we have our luggage with us. Madam tussauds entrance also quite expensive😂. But it’s good experience to visit the peak when you travel to Hk.
Written January 6, 2020
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Bruce180852
Cornwall, UK1,156 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Whatever else you do in HK, a visit up the peak is a must.
Built by the British originally to transport the wealthy traders, senior military officers and officials up to their mansions and residences, plus of course the Governor General has his residence at the very top.
The tram ride up is quite an achievement, it’s almost at 90 degrees in places, fantastically maintained and restored, it carries 120 souls at a time, but in busy periods, there will be queues.
Once at the top the views from the new sky station over HK, Victoria harbour and Kowloon are stunning, and gives a really clear impression of the HK area layout.
There’s now lots shopping in the new mail, plus a food hall and restaurants.
A great few hours up here, for a very reasonable cost.
Written February 8, 2020
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Scott Johnson
Cheshire, UK177 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Victoria Peak (Tai Ping Shan), also known locally as The Peak. It is the highest hill on Hong Kong Island with an elevation of 552m. With around 7 million visitors per year. It has views of the city and its waterfront which are amazing to see anytime of the day, It is busy so booking in Advance is recommended,
Written April 30, 2020
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tinhau
Hong Kong, China800 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Friends
The panoramic views of Victoria Harbour don’t get any better than this! Hong Kongers, don’t miss the chance to visit this city’s national treasure stress-free and tourist-less! Take a leisurely walk around the lap and don’t forget to stop to smell the flowers - the faurna and flora of Hong Kong. The Peak team is always fun but a bus ride (no 15 from Central) is equally exciting for a fraction of the cost. Be sure to take tons of photos without having to battle crowds at the Peak Pagoda.
Written October 20, 2020
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mannyt212017
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Getting there

Depending on where you are coming from all available modes of transportation in Hong Kong can be utilized to come here. But I prefer bus. You will enjoy the scenery going up to the location since the bus is higher than the road fences. You will get a good view.

Location location

Go there during the afternoon and go to madame tussauds if you are very early for the night lights. After that, stay on the deck until nightfall so you can enjoy the lights on the city view

Verdict

Good for first time HK travellers
Written January 23, 2020
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jenkle89
Hendaye, France418 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
We took the tram up here and then accessed the Sky Terrace.The views are just spectacular! We went up relatively early in the day and it wasn't very busy, however when we left later in the afternoon there were lots of people coming up, so i recommend visiting in the morning/early afternoon. There are lots of shops and restaurants too, so it is easy to spend time here.
Written January 19, 2020
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Beatrice
Stockholm, Sweden111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
If there is one touristy activity you should do in Hong Kong, it is this one. The views are magnificent, especially during sunset. Once at the top, there are plenty of hiking opportunities and you can find monkeys as well. There are also restaurants and shopping available.

I wold not recommend splurging for access to the top floor of the shopping complex. The view is just as amazing from the ground, the windows and the hiking paths.
Written June 16, 2020
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beth g
Sittingbourne, UK247 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Friends
I have been to HKG twice and visited Victoria Peak both times. First we went to the viewing platform, you have to pay for this and very busy. The second time, on recommendations from a friend who lives in HKG we went for the circular walk just outside from the restaurant area. Much less busy, all flat surface, amazing walk with 360 views. Highly recommend at sunset but wear mozzy spray!
Written January 5, 2020
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