Asia’s World City
Hong Kong is a melting pot of Chinese and British Colonial history and has a defining blend of Western and Eastern heritage and culture.
Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific Airways have direct flights from Auckland to Hong Kong.
There are also numerous other airlines that service Hong Kong through different transit points including Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Korean Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, China Airlines, Air China, Virgin Australia, China Eastern, Hong Kong Airlines and Tianjin Airlines.
Contact your local Global Travel Network Agent to find the best possible airfares and suggestions to design your ideal holiday.
There is an overwhelming density of shopping malls which offer a variety for visitors, from tech gadgets to clothing and fashion.
As a contrast to the pristine malls, escape to another world by experiencing Hong Kong’s busy street markets with a wide selection of stalls displaying silk clothes, paintings, souvenirs and electronics and much more – a great opportunity to fine tune your bartering skills.
Hong Kong is renowned for producing mouth watering, affordable and flavoursome street food. Local specialties include curry fish balls, egg tarts and egg waffles.
Then of course there’s Dim Sum. A cultural institution, these delicious bite sized snacks are presented in bamboo steamers and are best appreciated with Chinese tea.
The Peak is the highest point on the island and boasts incredible views and spectacular sunsets over the panoramic city scape to the water below, earning it must visit-status when in Hong Kong.
For getting around Hong Kong’s remarkable MTR system is one of the cleanest and most convenient subway systems in the world.
And for those who like to check out the night life, just near the business and financial centre in central is Lan Kwai Fong, which is brimming with upscale clubs, bars and restaurants said to throw some of the best parties in Asia.