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Bird Watching Festival 2019/20

From now – 20/4/2020

The Hong Kong Wetland Park presents our winter signature event “Bird Watching Festival 2019/20”. Come to greet the charming birdies, and learn more about their special “tricks” in parenting, as well as the subtle balance of nature!.

"Incredible Bird Parents" Thematic Exhibition
“Incredible Bird Parents” Thematic Exhibition

The “Incredible Bird Parent” thematic exhibition introduces how versatile and sophisticated birds are in parenting their offspring.

Date:From now – 20/4/2020
Venue:Visitor Centre
Bird Watching Guided Tour
Bird Watching Guided Tour

Our guides will lead visitors to explore various bird habitats in the Park to look for birds and appreciate their stunning beauty.

Date:From now – 20/4/2020
Venue:Wetland Reserve / Visitor Centre 

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Thematic Interpretation Sessions on Birds
Thematic Interpretation Sessions on Birds

Do you know how parent birds nurture their offspring until they are fully fledged? Join our thematic interpretation to find out the answer!

Date:From now – 20/4/2020
Time:Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays 1130, 1430, 1500, 1530, 1615
Venue:Wetland Discovery Centre
Wetland Classroom: Birds
Wetland Classroom: Birds

If you want to enrich your knowledge on bird watching, don’t miss out our “Wetland Classroom: Birds” which comprises “Waterbird Survey” and “Bird Study” sessions. Participants may join different session(s) according to their own interest.

In “Waterbird Survey”, participants can learn and try their hands on collecting waterbird ecological data. Those who have completed the “Waterbird Survey Beginners’ Class” will be invited to join the “International Black-faced Spoonbill Census 2020”.

The “Bird Study Intermediate Class” is tailored for participants who have some basic knowledge of bird watching and are eager to enhance their skills in bird identification and the use of field guides and equipment.

Date:Waterbird Survey Beginners’ Class (11/1/2020)
Waterbird Survey Experience Day (18/1/2020)
Bird Study Intermediate Class (29/2/2020)
Venue:Multi-function Room 1 & Wetland Reserve
Workshop – Bird Watching
Family Workshop – Bird Watching

Under the guidance of ecology instructors, parents and children can learn the basic knowledge of birds, walk into the Wetland Reserve to look for birds, and experience the joy of bird watching in the Park.

Date:15/12/2019, 19/1/2020
Venue:Multi-function Room 1 & Wetland Reserve

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Winter Bird Photography Workshop
Winter Bird Photography Workshop

Participants can learn bird photography skills from veteran nature photographers, walk into the Wetland Reserve and practise bird photography. Come and share with us the joy of bird photography!

Date:4/1/2020, 15/2/2020
Venue:Multi-function Room 1 and Wetland Reserve
Nesting Dolls (Birds and Their Chicks) Painting Workshop
Nesting Dolls (Birds and Their Chicks) Painting Workshop

Create and paint your favourite bird family nesting dolls!

Date:8/2/2020, 7/3/2020, 14/3/2020, 4/4/2020
Venue:Multi-function Room 2
Public Lecture
Public Lecture

Stay tuned with us if you are interested in the fun facts of Hong Kong local bird species and bird photography. The sharing of experts in the two public lectures is too good to be missed!

Date:15/2/2020
Venue:Theatre

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Kids Reading Club
Kids Reading Club

Kids can learn more about wetland plants and animals through reading story books on wetlands. They can also make interesting handicrafts and experience the joy of reading.

Date:8/3/2020, 10/4/2020
Venue:Multi-function Room 2
Wetland Nature Square
Wetland Nature Square

The “Wetland Nature Square” card set contains 27 experiences and questions. Visitors to the Park can flip the cards and follow the contents to strengthen their connection with nature.

Date:8/3/2020, 10/4/2020
Venue:Wetland Reserve / Visitor Centre

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Badge and Origami Workshop
Badge and Origami Workshop

To display their creativity and observation, kids are welcome to make a unique badge or origami and bring it home!

Date:From now – 20/4/2020)
(Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
Venue:Visitor Centre

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Photo Collection Activity
Photo Collection Activity

Visitors may redeem a souvenir by submitting bird photos taken at the Park. Outstanding entries will be displayed to share with all visitors.

Date:From now – 20/4/2020
Venue:Visitor Centre

Activity Highlights

ActivityDateVenue
“Incredible Bird Parents” Thematic ExhibitionFrom now – 20/4/2020Visitor Centre
Bird Watching Guided TourFrom now – 20/4/2020Wetland Reserve
Thematic Interpretation Sessions on BirdsFrom now – 20/4/2020Wetland Discovery Centre
Wetland Classroom: BirdsWaterbird Survey Beginners’ Class: 11/1/2020

Waterbird Survey Experience Day: 18/1/2020

Bird Study Intermediate Class: 29/2/2020
Multi-function Room 1 & Wetland Reserve
Family Workshop – Bird Watching15/12/2019, 19/1/2020Multi-function Room 1 & Wetland Reserve
Winter Bird Photography Workshop4/1/2020, 15/2/2020Multi-function Room 1 and Wetland Reserve
Nesting Dolls (Birds and Their Chicks) Painting Workshop8/2/2020, 7/3/2020, 14/3/2020, 4/4/2020Multi-function Room 2
Public Lecture15/2/2020Theatre
Kids Reading Club8/3/2020, 10/4/2020Multi-function Room 2
Wetland Nature SquareFrom now – 20/4/2020Wetland Reserve/ Visitor Centre
Badge and Origami WorkshopFrom now – 20/4/2020
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Visitor Centre
Photo Collection ActivityFrom now – 20/4/2020Visitor Centre

Admission Fees:

  Single-entry Tickets StandardConcession#Child (Below 3)
Fees(HK$)$30$15Free
Multi-entry Passes   StandardConcession#Family (A set of maximum 4 passes)
Fees for full year(HK$)$100$50$200
Fees for half year(HK$)$50$25/

Concessionary packages for groups

Group SizeDiscounted Ticket Fee (HKD)
StandardConcession#
10-19$27$13.5
20-29$25.5$12.7
30-49$24$12
50 or more$21$10.5

Payment method: Cash, Octopus*, EPS and cheque (payable to “The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”) will be accepted.* The Park does not provide add value service for Octopus. The nearest add value machines are at Tin Sau and Wetland Park Light Rail Stations.# Concession includes children aged 3 to 17, full-time students, people with disabilities (PWD), one accompanying carer of a PWD (not applicable to multi-entry passes) and senior citizens aged 65 or above.

Opening Hours

Mondays, Wednesdays to Sundays, Public Holidays10:00am – 5:00pm (Ticket selling: 9:30am – 4:00pm)
Tuesdays (except Public Holidays)Closed

Arrangements Under Inclement Weather Conditions

  1. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.8 or above: The HKWP will be closed. It will be reopened 2 hours after the signal is lowered. The HKWP will remain closed for the day if the signal remains hoisted at 2 pm.
  2. Black Rainstorm Warning:
    1. If the warning is issued before the opening hour, the HKWP will be closed. It will be reopened 2 hours after the warning is cancelled. The HKWP will remain closed for the day if the warning remains hoisted at 2 pm.
    2. If the warning is issued during the opening hours, the Visitor Centre will remain open until closing hour or the condition is safe for visitors to leave the Park.
  3. If Black Rainstorm Warning is issued during the HKWP opening hours, the Visitor Centre will remain open but the Wetland Reserve will be closed temporarily. All education activities and guided tours at the Wetland Reserve will be cancelled while other indoor activities will continue. The Wetland Reserve will be reopened after the Warning is lowered.
  4. Please click here for the arrangement of pre-registered education activities.

Wetland Park Weather Information