Island South is a paradise for sport lovers. Fitness enthusiasts can work up a sweat at the Aberdeen Sports Ground, while those seeking high seas adventure will find like-minded enthusiasts at the Aberdeen Marina Club.
The once-industrial Southern district is evolving – blossoming into a thriving, vibrant community filled with contemporary art galleries and up-and-coming cultural spaces, while its famed street art wall showcases some of the city’s cutting-edge urban art.
Take a stroll along the Ap Lei Chau Waterfront Promenade, and visit ornately decorated temples and iconic historical monuments along the way. Ap Lei Chau Main Street is the perfect spot for warm and fuzzy feline encounters, while beach lovers will indulge in beautiful sunsets and romance at Repulse Bay’s world-renowned crescent bay.
Begin a nature walk in the Southern district, heading down the Aberdeen Nature Trail or Aberdeen Fitness Trail; or enjoy breathtaking views from Wan Chai Gap Road to Aberdeen Reservoir and Aberdeen Country Park. From a leisurely stroll to a more challenging hiking experience, it’s easy to get out and enjoy nature in Island South.
Ocean Park is the city’s premier educational theme park. It features a diverse selection of world-class animal attractions and thrill rides, with a new water theme park in the pipe-line.
In stark contrast to the skyscrapers and bright lights of Central, Aberdeen offers a unique look into Hong Kong’s historical past as a serene fishing village. Take a sightseeing tour in a sampan, and experience life in a floating village of traditional fishing junks, trawlers and houseboats.