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Happy Valley Racecourse

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From the stunning skyline to the spectacle of Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong is full of world-class sights for travellers to see. But if you’re looking for fun – to add a little ‘do’ to your ‘see’ – then look no further than Happy Wednesday at Happy...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Free entry for due to being a foreigner, jut need to show passport or drivers license. Had a great time here with friends. Fantastic atmosphere with all the lights from the surrounding high rises, lights and the horse racing. Lots of food and drink places,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Livetotravel747
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had THE BEST time. Super inexpensive to get in, well managed services (no such thing as a long queue at this place whether you're betting, eating or drinking) and the space is excellent. 10/10 would recommend this spot for tourists or an easy Wednesday...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently went to Happy Valley for the St. Paddy's celebration during the Wednesday races, with a group of colleagues from my office. Not only were we treated to a special viewing area after contacting the Marketing team there (since we had a large group,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ctmiller51491
Reviewed 6 days ago

For a £1 entry fee this course is fantastic. The views from the racecourse are amazing,right in the centre of Hong Kong. People very helpful on how to get,plenty of places to get food and drink,even the standard of facing was pretty good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find, cheap to get in, very busy, very very very noisy, great fun. Lots of food and drink stalls at good prices.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pattiesplum
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun area with a younger crowd - there is food stands and bar areas for beer all setup around a race track! The bookies are very helpful for first time horse betters. Great night spot for a fun night out.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank c0urtneymarie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Somewhere I have wanted to race forever and not disappointed. Easy to get to, a very tight track with a card packed full of 12 runner handicaps. Lots of different bets to do on their tote/pmu. I eventually booked a package with Grays Tours, picked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DRIVER2580
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on Wednesday night. It was easy to find the closest MTR station is Causeway Bay it's a short walk to the racecourse just follow the signs.there are many entrances into happy valley. The main entrance for general ticket is by entrance G and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Speedy888
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to play the ponies once in a while back home in toronto, and late at night you can bet these simulcast races at the off track betting parlours. But being there in person it is quite a nice facility, where they have great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gizmo4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprisingly fun. So much people! Very easy to bet and understand. Very good arena. We had a lot of fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart.
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18 March 2019|
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Response from Geoff W | Reviewed this property |
Under 18's not allowed in so I am informed. 10HK dollars to get in , racing starts 7.45. To be honest it is busy whether or not it's a bank hol 60,000 there in February.
3 December 2018|
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Response from Astrojoy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, you can show up on the night and turn up at the gate and pay. It's amazing night out as the course is in the middle of town. Every wednesday night. First race at 7 or 730 pm last around 10 ish
25 November 2018|
Response from debbiewWorthing | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as I went at night but I seem to remember that children can go but you are right they cannot go into certain areas - it is worth looking on the site as it is very clear but you will have a fab time,