In celebration of the new year, Discovery Bay has prepared a special gift for the little ones. Tai Pak Beach playground, already the largest in Hong Kong, has expanded with new play equipment and it is now double in size. The playground is open to the public all-day, and is free.
In 2017, Tai Pak Beach introduced a number of special playground equipment items which can help children improve their co-ordination and balance whilst having fun. The beautiful beach setting makes the playground a firm favourite among children. Discovery Bay expanded this outdoor playground further at the end of 2019 and added more new equipment. Children can choose to simply enjoy these play structures or use them as an obstacle course for some friendly competition. The enhanced beach playground provides a safe, inclusive and stimulating social space for the little ones, allowing children of different nationalities and ages to play together, take care of each other and enjoy all the fun.
Besides the beach playground, children can also visit EpicLand at DB North or enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong. Whilst taking a break from all the action, treat your family with some great food. Take your children to the serene Central Park for a picnic or dig in to the delicious international cuisines at D’Deck, a renowned alfresco dining hotspot, or the restaurants at DB North. With so many things to play with, you will have an unforgettable holiday at Discovery Bay.
Tai Pak Beach playground, which is the largest in Hong Kong, is now double in its original size and has brand new equipment to create more fun for children. The new play structures, which are in natural colours, include climbing nets, slides, a rope bridge, jumping logs and inclined walkways.
These structures can help children improve their co-ordination, balance and use of their muscles whilst having fun. Children can choose to simply enjoy these play structures or use them as an obstacle course for some friendly competition. For young children, parents can set certain goals for them and encourage them to progressively overcome these challenges. This will help the children develop courage and patience. Together with existing playground equipment such as the Rope Play Tower and Slide, Supernova Wheel and Hong Kong's one and only children’s zip line course and Specialty Swings that can accommodate several children at a time, the new playground equipment will cement Tai Pak Beach’s standing as a favourite recreational spot for the family.
Besides an expansive beach space where children can have fun, the new outdoor playground also provides a safe, inclusive and stimulating social area for the little ones, allowing children of different nationalities and ages to play together, take care of each other and have fun. Children can develop their cognitive skills, sense of adventure and courage. In the process, they will also learn how to communicate and take care of others.
The outdoor playground is furnished with amenities such as showers, changing rooms and toilets. There are also rest points nearby for adults and children to take a break from the sun.
2.Large Indoor Family Recreational Centre-EpicLand
Located at DB North, EpicLand is home to Asia’s largest indoor slide and many interesting leisure facilities. Exciting attractions include the Rainbow Slide, Asia’s largest indoor slide, air-trek facilities, a five-floor high play area, climbing zone, zipline, Leap of Faith, and a trampoline area. These are suitable for both adults and children, making EpicLand a place of fun for the entire family.
3. Family Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride1 Step inside a Fairy-tale
Step into a fairy-tale with your children and give them magical moments with a ride on the waterfront of DB North on a carriage that is drawn by pure-bred European mares. Imaginative parents can create an exclusive story for their children during the ride to invoke a sense of wonder.
Family Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
Time: 09:30-11:30 and 15:00-18:00
Duration: Around 10 minutes
Ticketing Point: Auberge Discovery Bay Activity Centre
Note: Maximum 4 guests/ride
*Terms and conditions apply
*All prices are subject to a 10% service charge
4. Picnic at Central Park
After a day of fun at Tai Pak Beach, take a stroll along the tree-lined roads in DB North and meander over to Central Park, the largest park in Discovery Bay. The serenity of the area makes it a perfect place for a picnic. Refresh yourself with some drinks and snacks whilst the children run around the vast green field. Capture these happy moments in front of the beautiful lake and landscape.
5. International Cuisine by the Sea
To end the day on a perfect note with refreshing drinks and delicious food, the restaurants at D’Deck offer kids’ menus, so there are always something for everyone in the family. Adding to the culinary delights, DB North has a wide selection of specialty restaurants for those looking for more exotic flavours.
6. Transportation Tips
1. Dine ‘N Ride
Upon dine-in consumption of every HK$120 at any of the designated D’Deck or DB North restaurants4 and presentation of the original on-day receipt for validation at “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” to enjoy a Free Ride back to town on the same day4.
2. Bus Interchange Discount by DB North
DB North offers a Bus Interchange Discount5 when departing from DB North to Sunny Bay, Tung Chung or DB Bus Terminus.
7. About Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay is located in the northeast of Lantau Island. With a land area of approximately 650 hectares and surrounded by mountains and oceans, it is Hong Kong’s foremost premium international residential community and a unique leisure destination, boasting a quiet environment, sophisticated urban planning and a variety of waterfront facilities.
Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination with numerous themed restaurants with spectacular views of the sea. The 400-metre-long Tai Pak Beach is an excellent venue for outdoor activities with pertaining facilities. Featuring a shopping arcade, restaurants, an open piazza and Love Lock Promenade, DB North serves as the second social hub for the Discovery Bay community and visitors alike. Adjoining is Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, home to 325 superbly appointed rooms and suites, European horse-drawn carriages and a seaside Pavilion with a one-of-a-kind design, offering a unique leisure experience.
Discovery Bay is served by a comprehensive transport network that includes the 24-hour ferry service to Central, bus services to Tung Chung MTR Station, Sunny Bay MTR Station and Hong Kong International Airport. A Free Ride is offered to diners at designated restaurants5 at D’Deck and DB North, and a discount on bus fare is also available at DB North. Both urban and Lantau taxis can access Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong through the Discovery Bay Tunnel, providing a convenient alternative for residents and visitors.
1 The designated restaurants are:
22∘North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Shanghai Breeze, Solera, Zak’s, Cali-Mex, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily, Peony Chinese Restaurant andD'Café at Discovery Bay Recreation Club and Café bord de Mer & Lounge at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong
2 Discovery Bay Christmas Sunday Market is organised by Handmade Hong Kong. Admission is free.
3Tickets for the “Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride” are available at the Activity Centre at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong. Each ride will last about 10 minutes and a maximum of 4 people are allowed in one carriage per ride. For details, please call (852) 2295 8140.
4The 15 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22∘North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Shanghai Breeze, Solera, Zak’s.
The 4 designated DB North restaurants are: Cali-Mex, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily.
Dine ‘N Ride is valid only for dinner consumption (6pm to 11:30pm) from Monday to Friday, and for lunch / dinner consumption (12 noon to 11:30pm) on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Customers should redeem and use the offer within the day of consumption. The “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” is located at the glasshouse near Discovery Bay Pier.
The free ferry times are from 7:30pm to 12am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
To Tung Chung - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 1am on weekdays and from 1pm to 1am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
To Sunny Bay - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 12:20am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12:20am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
5Bus Discount Fare applies to all visitors of DB North. Tap your Octopus card at the “Bus Fare Saving Station” next to Wellcome Supermarket or Uncle Russ Coffee, and use your Octopus card for any bus departing from DB North within the next 45 minutes (except to Hong Kong International Airport) to enjoy a discount fare at HK$6.8.
This press release is issued by Hong Kong Resort Company Limited.