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  • Address: Ngan Wan Road, Mui Wo
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free

Lantau Island is twice the size of Hong Kong Island, but only a fraction of the population live here, leaving its beaches, hills and national parks to visitors to enjoy.

The highlight is the Po Lin monastery and temple, reached by the Ngong Ping 360 cable car on the western side of the island. The temple’s amazing seated bronze Giant Buddha is the world’s largest.

Hong Kong Disneyland offers more familiar entertainment, and the island’s fishing villages, walking trails, beaches and seafood restaurants are also popular.

Practical Info

Lantau is the largest of Hong Kong's outlying islands. Ferries leave from Central on Hong Kong Island, arriving at Discovery Bay and Mui Wo. The ferry trip takes around 40 minutes.

Hong Kong Airport is at Chek Lap Kok on Lantau.

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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

4.5 star rating: Recommended 483 Reviews

Embark on a tour of Lantau Island in Hong Kong and visit the Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall at Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery. On this Big Buddha tour with a ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $116.69

Viator Exclusive: Lantau Island Sunset Tour Plus Airport Express and MTR

Experience Hong Kong and neighboring Lantau Island with this one-day travel pass and tour combo — it's a Viator Exclusive package that can’t be booked anywhere ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $121.01

Hong Kong Travel Pass Combo: MTR Pass, Ngong Ping Cable Car and Big Buddha Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Enjoy a fun-filled day of Hong Kong sightseeing with this one-day travel pass and tour combo that allows you to explore the city with ease. You’ll get one day ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: Varies

From USD $54.88

Hong Kong Shore Excursion: Lantau Island Big Buddha and Outlets Shopping Tour

While you're in port in Hong Kong, embark on a half-day shore excursion to Lantau Island – an enthralling mix of Hong Kong's historical past and modern-day ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $109.36

Kowloon and New Territories Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 17 Reviews

This tour of Kowloon and the New Territories travels towards the Hong Kong / China border taking in the Wong Tai Sin Temple, the largest Taoist temple in Hong ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.18

Lantau Island Hiking Tour in Hong Kong

Step foot on Lantau Island and head for the hills on a guided hike! The coastal trail takes you across a scenic portion of Lantau Island — twice the size of ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $88.16

Lantau Island Big Buddha and Outlets Shopping Tour

Enjoy a half-day trip to Lantau Island, Hong Kong's largest island, for a fascinating mix of cultural history and modern-day life! Take a cable car from Tung ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $89.35

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