Peak Tower

Hong Kong Peak Tower
Peak Tower

 Name: Peak Tower
 Chinese Name:凌霄阁
 Altitude: 396 meters (1,299 feet)
 Height: 32 meters (105 feet)
 Construction Area: 11,020 square meters (13,180 square yards)
 Initial Construction: 1971
 Reconstruction: 1993 and 2005
 Location: No. 128 Peak Road, the Peak, Hong Kong Island

As the upper terminal of peak tram, Peak Tower is a seven-storey bowl-shaped building on Hong Kong Island's Victoria Peak. Originally built in 1971, it has been repaired and reconstructed several times and has witnessed the many changes that have occurred in Hong Kong. Nowadays, it is a must-go tourist spot in the city, where attraction sites, entertainment facilities, shopping malls and catering services are available.

Sky Terrace 428

Night View from Sky Terrace 428
Night View from Sky Terrace 428

The 360° viewing platform on the top of the Peak Tower– the Sky Terrace 428 has introduced many tourists to a new sightseeing experience. The terrace takes up an area of 686 square feet, which can accommodate 500 people at one time. With an altitude of 428 meters (1,404 feet), it is the most advantageous location to enjoy the panorama of Hong Kong. Facing east on the viewing-terrace, tourists can have a good view of the scenery on both sides of Victoria Harbour. The night scene there is beautiful and breath-taking. To the west tourists can view Lantau Island and its surrounding smaller islands as well as the South China Sea.

Standing on Sky Terrace 428, you will feel that you are on top of the world. The unparalleled view is indeed a feast for the eyes. Climbing up to the terrace at a different time of day, you might have a different experience and feeling. It is a must for sightseeing in Hong Kong. 

On the terrace, tourists can also explore the architecture, customs, delicious food, culture, history and other stories of Hong Kong by Hong Kong Sky Tour - a personal and interactive touch screen audio tour, which is available in six languages: English/ Mandarin/ Cantonese / Japanese/ Korean / French.

Entrance Fee HK$ 52 for adults
HK$ 26 for children aged 3-11 and seniors aged 65 or above
Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 10:00-23:00
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 08:00-23:00
 Located on the second floor of the Peak Tower, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is a wax museum where exhibits about 100 wax statues of important persons and stars all over the world. 

Dinning & Shopping

The Peak Tower also houses delicious food from the whole world, stores and recreation facilities, which make it convenient for tourists to fully enjoy themselves. A variety of restaurants are on the second and third floors, offering both Chinese and western dishes. Bubba Gump is one of the best ones. Sitting in it, you can enjoy the beautiful view and have a shrimp feast. Inside the tower, there are also many stores selling featured gifts and souvenirs. You can find all kinds of souvenirs and traditional handcrafts such as antiques, silk, jewelry, and electronic products there.

Combo Tickets

Adults children aged 3-11 and seniors aged 65 or above
One-way Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428 HK$ 84 HK$ 38
Round-way Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428 HK$ 99 HK$ 47
Round-trip Peak Tram + Madame Tussauds + a meal at the Peak HK$ 460 HK$ 386
Round-trip Peak Tram + Madame Tussauds + Sky
Terrace 428
HK$ 459 HK$ 362
Interior of Peak Tower
Inside the Peak Tower

How to get to Peak Tower

By Peak Tram: The Peak Tram Lower Terminus is on Garden Road. Passengers can get there by bus no.15C or MTR Tsuen Wan Line or Island Line. Leave from Exit J2 of the Central Station and then walk there in 10-15 minutes.
 Note: The Peak Tram will suspend service for around two or three months for upgrading from April 23, 2019.

By Bus: Take bus no. 15 at the Central Bus Terminus, which is near Star Ferry Pier 5.
Or take green minibus no. 1 from Central (Two IFC) to the peak.

 Nearby Attractions:
 Zoological and Botanical Gardens: Located to the northeast of the Peak Tower, it houses rare animals and plants. It is a public green area that is especially enjoyable for families with kids.
 Hong Kong Park: It is next to the Zoological and Botanical Gardens. With beautiful natural scenery, the park a good place to relax.
- Last updated on Apr. 13, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Peak Tower
Asked by armi from USA | Jun. 26, 2019 06:08Reply
What is the best way to get to the Peak Tram from Hongkong airport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Reese from USA | Jun. 26, 2019 20:20

You can take Line E11A (CTB) to Jardine House, Connaught Road Central, then transfer to Line 1 (GMB) to The Peak Station, and walk toward north to your destination. It costs HK$31.2 with 115 mins.
Asked by Fiona from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 08, 2016 22:59Reply
I am Fiona from Australia. How do I go to the Victoria Peak from Hotel Rainbow, Kowloon?
Answers (1)
Answered by Lance from GERMANY | Jul. 09, 2016 01:55

You can take Tsuen Wan Line at Jordan Station, then get off at Central Station, Exit G. The duration is about 15 mins. And it costs 9.7 HKD per person. After that, walk to the Lower Cable Car Terminus and take it to the peak directly. Hope helpful!
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