Are the usual haunts getting you down? This wacky city has a lot more to offer than you think. Time to get out of your comfort zone and see a new side of Hong Kong. Here are a few interesting and alternative ways to spend your weekends and nights!

Train to become a Jedi

Always dreamed of being a Jedi Knight? This is the closest you’ll get to living in the Star Wars universe. CrossFire offers a neon sabre class which teaches self-defence drills, martial arts and duelling sessions. Challenge your classmates and learn how to wield a light sabre properly. The space also offers nerf gun wars, neon parties, bubble soccer, dodgeball and team building game

Website: http://crossfire.hk/

See 10,000 Buddhas all at once

A sight to behold, one of the most vibrant and odd places you’ll ever set foot, the 10,000 Buha Monastery is lined with statues of deities in every form. Climb your way through 431 steps and be sure to bring your camera to snap the rows of gold plated figures.

Address: 221 Pai Tau Village, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

Punch out with the lights out

Lights Out offers a unique approach to high-intensity boxing and workouts with a party-style atmosphere — pairing lighting, energising soundtracks and projection, all to get you pumped. Instead of punching sandbags, you’re up for a more significant challenge; Lights Out uses aqua filled punching bags for a more powerful workout. That’ll surely work up a sweat.

Website: https://www.lightsouthk.com

Race on hoverboards

Race your mates on this hoverboard track, featuring 3 different types of hoverboards you can ride. Hong Kong’s only indoor hoverboard track, you can host private parties and challenge their indoor ramps, all while testing your balancing skills.

Website: https://www.azzita.co

Get your Katniss Everdeen on

Think you’re a good shot? Now’s your chance to prove it. A combination of dodgeball and archery, Hong Kong Battle Stadium has invented a new combat sport that brings out the hunter in you. Sounds dangerous? Fear not, all the arrow tips are foam plastic. Their games challenge your accuracy and teamwork, so start picking teams!

Website: https://hkbattle.com/

Fish for your dinner

Nothing’s quite as satisfying as catching your dinner. Head to HA cube, Hong Kong’s only venue where you can catch shrimp, lobsters and other sea creatures before bringing it to your grill. The venue gives you everything you need, from barbecue to bait. The patience to catch your meal, that’s on you.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/hacubehk

Camp out in a bubble

Vacations drain the wallet, opt-in for a staycation! Sleep under the stars in this transparent bubble tent at Mingle Farm or opt for their caravan camping, fully equipt with aircon, en suite toilet and telly! A sleepover you won’t forget!

Website: http://www.minglefarm.com/


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