DestinationsHong Kong's upcoming Park Peninsula will feature a combination of leisure and entertainment, sports, tourism, retail and residence.

A new floating destination is hitting the runway

Park Peninsula is set to become Hong Kong's most exclusive, comprehensive and diversified new destination.
Park Peninsula is set to become Hong Kong's most exclusive, comprehensive and diversified new destination. Photo Credit: Kai Tak Runway Private Development Company Limited

An airport runway that belonged to Hong Kong's former Kai Tak Airport will soon be turned into a public venue with picturesque waterfront views.

The old runway is set to be transformed into the Park Peninsula, an integrated destination featuring developments from nine property developers offering world-class sports, hotel, tourism and commercial facilities.

The waterfront destination will be surrounded by 450,000 sqm of green and recreational area that comprises Metro Park, Kai Tak Sky Garden, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park, Kai Tak Runway Park, Kai Tak Sports Park.

With the aim of providing a unique combination of land and sea experience, the Waterfront Promenade in Park Peninsula will provide various leisure, dining and retail options in a waterfront alfresco setting. Kai Tak Water Sports located next to Park Peninsula offers visitors the chance to participate in water sports activities such as rowing, kayaking, and dragon boating.

Its commercial gross floor area encompasses over 530,000sqm, and along with the adjoining commercial area neighbouring Kai Tak MTR Station, the area features the longest "underground shopping street", the biggest retail complex "SOGO in Twin Towers" and the largest outdoor multi-purpose "Kai Tak Sports Park".

To get to Park Peninsula, visitors will find a multitude of sustainable transport options extending in all directions, such as elevated walkways with travellators, and a cross-harbour pedestrian and cyclist bridge that connects Park Peninsula and the two core hubs of Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay.

There is also a networks of buses, minibuses and other transportation facilities. Runway Park Pier is also planned to become the pick-up and drop-off point for water taxis connecting Central, West Kowloon, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hung Hom and Kai Tak providing convenient, fast and direct transportation services.

The adjacent Kai Tak Cruise Terminal even offers cruisers the chance to disembark to explore Park Peninsula and its touristic offerings.

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