Hong Kong mini tours

Horse Racing - Hong Kong

The following carefully selected tours and activities are a perfect way to add extra interest to your Hong Kong holiday. These modular-style activities can be added seamlessly to any of our other Hong Kong tour and accommodation packages.

Please note: These Hong Kong Mini Tours are only available to clients of Letsdochina.com who book land packages with a minimum of 2 nights stay in Hong Kong or Macau.

Hong Kong Island

This half-day coach tour is a must for the first time visitor to Hong Kong. Included is a visit to Victoria Peak for a splendid panoramic view of the city and harbour. Next you’ll head to Stanley Markets, which has become very popular among bargain shoppers. Your tour then returns along the coastal route via Repulse Bay and Deep Water Bay before arriving at Aberdeen Fishing Village. Here you’ll gain a wonderful insight into the daily lives of local fishermen and have an optional ride on a traditional Sampan**.

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $45

AU $35

Daily

Approx. 5 hours

Trail to the Hidden Oasis

This half-day coach tour offers a different view of Hong Kong and focuses around the New Territories that lay between Kowloon and the Mainland China border. You’re bound to see a different face of Hong Kong as you visit some remote and undeveloped parts known as the New Territories. Included in your journey is a visit to one of Hong Kong's most impressive Buddhist monasteries - Cheuk Lam Sim Yuen. Nestled in the tranquil foothills above Tsuen Wan, this spiritual sanctuary was founded in 1927 and houses the three largest indoor Buddha’s statues in Hong Kong. You’ll also check out Tai Mo Shan Lookout which is known as Hong Kong's highest peak. This lookout offers you a stunning panoramic view over the lush green valley, Shek Kong Airforce Base and the serene countryside of the New Territories. Shui Tau & Shui Mei Village are also on your itinerary - founded 900 years ago, these villages are the earliest settlements on historical record. The birthplace of clan-based village culture, their story tells the evolution of rural life in Hong Kong. Lastly your tour includes Kadoorie Farm where you'll enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Hong Kong's rural countryside. With farm animals, exotic flora & fauna - you'll experience a wonderul nature conservation project.

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $89

AU $69

Daily

Approx. 4-5 hrs

Ocean Park

Visit one of the most famous theme parks in Asia and enjoy a family oriented day of non-stop fun and entertainment. Ocean Park is a combination of spectacular oceanariums, exhilarating rides and adorable animal exhibitions. Some of the Ocean Park highlights include: the Panda Habitat, Shark Aquarium, Ocean Theatre and Pacific Pier.

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $89

AU $67

Daily

Approx. 7 hours

Harbour Lights Cruise and Village Seafood Dinner

This evening cruise^ is great value for money and promises to be a fun and wonderful experience. Beginning with a harbour cruise on a traditional Chinese sightseeing Junk, you’ll sail around to witness the exciting nightscapes of Hong Kong Harbour. Your captain will then sail to Lei Yue Mun Seafood Village where you’ll disembark and enjoy a delicious Chinese Seafood Dinner. Lei Yue Mun Village is situated on the eastern fringe of Hong Kong Harbour and is widely considered by gourmet lovers as a seafood paradise. On your return journey, you’ll continue to enjoy more of the glittering harbour views as you sail for home. (D)

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $115

AU $99

Daily except Public Holidaysˆ

Approx. 3 hours

Lantau Island

Journey along the scenic expressway and cross Tsing Ma Bridge to reach Tai-O Fishing Village. The tour includes a visit to Po Lin Monastery and the Big Buddha. Enjoy a special Chinese vegetarian lunch before ending the tour with a spectacular ride aboard the Skyrail cable car for stunning views to Tung Chung. Should the Skyrail be cancelled due to inclement weather or other reasons, alternative transport will be arranged. (L)

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $147

AU $123

Daily except 08 Feb 2016

Approx. 7 hours

Highlights of the Night

This is a wonderful way of experiencing the magic of Hong Kong whilst taking in the city’s bustling nightlife that rivals any city on earth. The tour begins with a ride on the 60m tall Hong Kong Observation Wheel, which is one of Hong Kong's latest attractions. Next you’ll hop on an open-top bus for a spectacular drive through the neon-lit streets bound by towering skyscrapers that glitter against the night sky. Your tour then transitions to a leisurely cruise on Victoria Harbour with a delicious buffet dinner on board. We've timed the cruise so that you'll enjoy the Symphony of Lights Show whilst cruising the harbour. The light show has been awarded the world’s “Largest Permanent Light Show “ by the Guinness World Records body.

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $159

AU $145

Daily except Public Holidays^

Approx. 5 hours

Shenzhen Shopping & City Tour

In the morning you'll be picked up from a designated hotel and then transferred to the train station for a first-class-train trip to Shenzhen. On arrival you'll explore the world famous Dafeng Oil Painting Village before taking a brief city tour and discovery of the rapidly developing Shenzhen. Next you'll visit an exhibition of the famous Terracotta Warriors and their Horses ahead of lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you'll head to the world-famous Lo Hu Shopping Mall to shop for bargain priced merchandise beyond your imagination. Later you'll catch the first class train back to Hong Kong and you'll return to the Tsimshatsui District where the tour concludes and you'll make your own way back to your hotel. Please Note, the price also includes a Group Visa for entry across the border to China and a Chinese-style lunch.

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $149

AU $119

Daily except 07-10 Feb 2016

Approx. 9 hours

Macau

You’ll travel to the Portuguese-influenced Macau on a high-speed boat and on arrival you’ll disembark and begin a tour to visit Kum Yam Temple and Penha Hill for a magnificent view of the city. You’ll also visit the Barrier Gate at the border between Macau and China and the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral. After a western-style lunch you’ll enjoy some free time to visit Casino Lisboa before returning back to Hong Kong. (L)

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $149

AU $139

Monday - Friday

Approx. 9 hours

AU $159

AU $149

Weekends and Public Holidaysˆ

Approx. 9 hours

Horse Racing

Operating over 11 months of the year, horse racing in Hong Kong is simply electric - attracting some of the finest trainers, horses and jockeys from around the world. Experience the thrill and adrenaline-pumped atmosphere of horse racing at it’s best when you visit Happey Valley or Sha Tin racecourses. Below is a price schedule outlining the 2017/2018 Racing Season between Sunday 3rd of September 2017 and Sunday 15 July 2018. Race packages are available for Standard Meetings at Sha Tin or Happy Valley along with Special Events that are held at Sha Tin.

For a complete list of race meeting dates, download and view the racing calendars:
2017/2018 Full Race Calendar

Inclusions:

  • Admission to Visitor's Box within the Hong Kong Jockey Club Member's Lounge
  • Buffet Lunch or Dinner with unlimited house wine, house beer, juice & soft drink
  • Welcome pack with racing programme and a HKD30 betting voucher
  • Betting orientation and guided tour to the parading ring and winning post
  • Discount coupon redeemable at the racecourse Gift Shop
  • Guide service available throughout the race meeting
  • Return coach transfers from 2 designated pick-up points in Hong Kong:-
    (1) Kowloon - The Salisbury YMCA Hotel
    (2) Hong Kong Island - The Excelsior Hong Kong Hotel

Special Notes:

  • Guests need to be 18 years old and over
  • Booking and payment must be received no later than 3 weeks prior to the chosen race date
  • Payment for special event race meetings must be made at the time of the booking
  • Groups normally depart the racecourse after the second last race to avoid traffic congestion
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual (Not permitted - T-shirts, tracksuits, shorts, overalls, sandals or thongs)

Adults

Standard Meetings & Special Events

Duration

AU $189

.

Standard Race Meetings
Happy Valley race most Wednesdays
Sha Tin race most Saturdays & Sundays

AU $235





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03 Sep 2017 The First Race Meeting
01 Oct 2017 Chinese National Day Cup
01 Oct 2017 Celebration Cup
05 Nov 2017 Ladies Purse Day
06 Dec 2017 International Jockeys Championship
01 Jan 2018 Chinese New Year's Meeting
06 May 2018 Champions Mile



Day Race Meetings
are approximately 7 Hours

AU $257


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18 Feb 2018 Chinese New Year Meeting
18 Mar 2018 BMW Hong Kong Derby
29 Apr 2018  Audemars Piquet QEII Cup
15 Jul 2018 Season's End Race Meeting



Night Race Meetings
are approximately 5.5 Hours

AU $343


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10 Dec 2017 Longines Hong Kong Cup
10 Dec 2017 Longines Hong Kong Mile
10 Dec 2017 Longines Hong Kong Sprint
10 Dec 2017 Longines Hong Kong Vase





Evening Dinner and Harbour Cruise

Begin with a sumptuous set dinner in the restaurant atop the Peak which is one of Hong Kong's most famous viewing hot spots for the city's nightlights and harbour. After dinner you’ll head to the hustle and bustle of Temple Street Night Market, which is a local favourite that’s alive with interesting people and activities. Afterwards you’ll board a Chinese Junk for a leisurely cruise on Victoria Harbour with unlimited free drinks. (D)

Adult

Child (2-11)

Availability

Duration

AU $145
.

AU $135
.

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
- except Public Holidaysˆ

Approx. 5 hours
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Important
Please note that public holidays and seasonal demand will directly effect availability, fares and accommodation pricing:
^2016 Hong Kong Public Holiday dates: 1-3 Jan, 8-10 Feb, 25-28 Mar, 4-6 Apr, 1-2 May, 14 May, 9 Jun, 01 Jul, 01 Oct, 24-25 & 31 Dec.

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