10 Things to Do in a Rainy Day in Hong Kong

Trapped at home or in your hotel room on a rainy day in Hong Kong? Not anymore for we come to you with a list of activities that will keep you involved and your day dry.

1. Bubble Protected Football
Bubble Soccer is one of the most fun games you can play while it’s raining outside. Just don a bubble covering your head, body and hands while leaving your feet free and run around trying to play soccer.

Bubble Football Hong Kong
(852) 9666 0869
info@bubblefootball.com.hk
6/F, Grande Building
398 – 402 Kwun Tong Rd, Kwun Tong
Kwun Tong MTR Exit A2

2. Stay Knowledgeable
The Hong Kong Central Library is a 10-storey building which is the largest of its kind in Hong Kong. Given it’s size, the library is more than just reading and borrowing books. It also has dozens of computer units so it’s possible to just hang around one of the terminals, do your research, write your blog or watch your favorite show on YouTube. It also is a legal depository library of nine major global organizations such as World Bank, United Nations and Asian Development Bank.

Hong Kong Central Library
(852) 3150 1234
66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay
Tin Hau MTR Exit B

3. Simulated Battlegrounds
If sneaking game that involves a lot of strategic thinking packaged in a war game is what interests you, then Deep Impact is just the game you should head out to play. Headto the Impact force CQB and choose your battlegrounds from Amazon Jungle, Cambodia and The Lost City.

Impact Force CQB
(852) 6687-7422
8/F, Block B, C & D,
Chung Hing Industrial Mansions,
25-27 Tai Yu St., San Po Kong
Diamond Hill MTR Exit A2

4. Ski and Snowboard Simulation 
Without traveling far to a real snow slope and endure unstable weather, you can do it in Hong Kong at Play, which offers perfect training ground for ski and snowboard training on a controlled environment. At Play, the artificial adjustable slopes incline up to 22 degrees, so it’s just like you’re on a real mountain. Up on the second floor is the baseball and softball center, where a virtual pitcher delivers sliders and curve balls at 140km per hour.

321 PLAY
(852) 2797 9323
info@321play.com.hk
1ST + 2ND FLOOR
KRAS Asia Industrial Building
79 Hung To Rd Kwun Tong
Kwun Tong MTR Exit B2

5. Climbing Indoors
Go on an adventure spree in the GoNature Climbing Gym’s indoor climbing walls. Immerse yourself in the bouldering challenges spread over 100 routes. If you’re looking to build some muscles and have workout sessions then you can make use of the climbing equipment and muscle-building gear available here.

GoNature Climbing Gym
(852) 3563 7156
Unit C2, G/F, Wing Hing Industrial Building,
14 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong
Kwun Tong MTR Exit B2

6. Make Your Own Souvenir
Enjoy learning how to make some hand crafted leather products at Motto Leather Workshop. From card holders, belts, wallets to bags make products from scratch and take them with you as a souvenir.

Motto Carpe Diem
(852) 6871 5989
Room 1601, 16/F, Wing Shing Industrial Building,
26 Ng Fong St., San Po Kong
Diamond Hill MTR Exit B

7. Glass-blowing Experience
Step into Studio Glass and learn the beautiful art of glassblowing and creating unique glass accessories, containers, decorations and gifts.

Studio Glass
(852) 2728 4224  
info@studioglass.hk
Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre
L0-04, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Shek Kip Mei MTR Exit C / Sham Shui Po MTR Exit B2

8. It’s Story Time
If you love to adorn your house with antiques, gifting them to people as vintage gifts or simply collecting them then head to the Cockbowl Story House. The place is full of Chinese tea sets and tableware dating back to 475 BC. Isn’t it amazing to buy items while also knowing where they come from?

Cockbowl Story House
(852) 9255-6030
Room 1140, Block D, Wah Lok Industrial Centre, 37 Shan Mei St., Fo Tan
Fo Tan MTR Exit D

9. Discovering Hong Kong’s Heritage
While the weather is gloomy, you may wish to rediscover Hong Kong’s art and cultural showcase all inside the city’s largest museum building. It features a number of halls, including interactive Children’s Discovery Gallery. White the museum has six permanent galleries, it regularly hosts exhibits It also has a 350-seat theatre for various performing arts and talks, including regular Cantonese opera performance. It also has over 30,000 items related to Hong Kong’s Cantonese opera.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum
(852) 2180 8188
1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Che Kung Temple MTR Exit F

10. Street Culture
G.O.D. Street Culture Museum in the Shep Kip Mei’s old hillside village will give you an opportunity to discover the junk and antiques of Hong Kong’s street culture.

Goods of Desire – G.O.D. Street Museum
(852) 2544 5615
Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St
Shek Kip Mei MTR 

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