Two Best Night Views in HK – Victoria Harbour

There are many things to do in Hong Kong, be it a quick business trip or a vacation. Taking the best place for what everyone should do when they arrive in Hong Kong is a visit to Victoria Harbour. Dolphin watching, visiting the outer islands and visiting the Pearl Delta are other activities of this type. Also, here is one of the best places to see the night views of Hong Kong.

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The History of Victoria Harbour

A natural harbour on the Kowloon Peninsula, Victoria Harbor is considered one of the busiest and most impressive natural harbours in the world.

In the 1850s, the port was the home of the Victoria Recreation Club, responsible for organizing water polo matches and swimming competitions for the local public, which at that time were highly anticipated sporting events in Hong Kong.

The geography of the port is spectacular in itself, while during your cruise you will see a sea of ​buildings and skyscrapers that used the mountains as a background. There are various excursions and several options to visit the port, day and night. A cruise can include a meal or without this meal, in a traditional boat or in a speedboat, the choice is yours.

Night view along Victoria Bay / Photo by Lanie Lin

A Symphony of Lights

A sympathy of light as it is popularly known as a music and laser light show is found Victoria Bay of Hong Kong. It is usually presented by the landmarks and 44 skyscrapers that lie on the sides of the Victoria harbour. It can generate a glamorous view through music shows and interactive lighting.

The view of the night along the Victoria harbour beaches is very beautiful. This is because The City of Hong Kong is filled with very tall buildings and hence the lights blaze the harbour very beautifully making it extremely gorgeous to watch. This makes it one of the most beautiful night views all over the world. You can be able to view several scenes in this place. There is scene one which is also referred to as awakening, scene two is known as energy, scene three is known as heritage, scene four is known as a partnership, and finally, scene five which is known as a celebration. This is a view that will make your night memorable.

Here I share a small part of A Sympathy of Light show that I traveled to Victoria Bay! (Youtube)

Explore the Port by Cruise

In addition to the mentioned sites, you can also take a ferry cruise along Victoria Bay. The Star Ferry is the best option for these excursions, as it offers a beautiful night excursion, that is among the list of National Geographic the 50 best experiences of life.

Star Ferry Cruise offers a variety of options to explore the port. Among the options available to tourists who wish to use the Star Ferry cruises are a one day, half day, one day trip, one night trip and a trip to Symphony Harbor of lights. An hour-long route that takes you to wonderful places to visit, such as Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui. You can take the full tour or have the opportunity to get off at a call point to explore the attraction and board the next ferry.

Photo by Lanie Lin
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More: Night Views from Sky100

If you want to make the most of your visit to Victoria Harbor, the Sky 100 is another tourist spot. It is a relatively new tourist attraction where you can see the roofs of the city from above. The Sky 100 is located in the International Trade Center or ICC, near the MTR station in Kowloon.

There are other attractive attractions around Victoria Harbor, such as the Hong Kong Space Museum and the famous art museum. There are also several shopping areas nearby that are worth visiting. Here are MORE information below.


A Symphony of Lights
8pm nightly. The show lasts for about 10 minutes.
Buildings both on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon

Star Ferry
Tsim Sha Tsui Address : Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Central Address : Central Pier, Central, Hong Kong Island
Wan Chai Address : Wan Chai Ferry Pier, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island

Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
Sun-Thu 10:00-21:00
Fri-Sat 10:00-22:30
100/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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