Pedestrians stroll along a pathway at Hong Kong' s Zoological and Botanical Gardens, which include fountains, sculptures, greenhouses, aviaries, a zoo and a playground

Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden

New Territories

Set in a valley, the 148-hectare Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden is primarily a conservation and teaching centre, but it has a few animals, and the woods and the gardens are especially lovely, with lots of indigenous flora and fauna. You can buy organic produce here as well. Bus 64K goes to the farm.

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