Hong Kong Disneyland hacks & tips

Hong Kong Disneyland World of Frozen
Hong Kong Disneyland World of Frozen

Hong Kong Disneyland holiday planning group Sam Dow member shares her top tips and hacks

Hello! Mum and son from Australia I posted in the Shanghai Facebook Group too, as we are here at the moment. We also did Hong Kong Disney earlier in the week

What is Disney’s Explorers Lodge hotel like?

1. We stayed at Disney’s Explorers Lodge. We have been there before and loved it. The aircon and scent is Divine! The shuttle bus is so good and the restaurants were fabulous! Highly recommend

How do I get to Hong Kong Disneyland from the Airport?

2. We booked a shuttle from the airport to Explorers through Klook for $50 aud , but I cancelled the return and just got a cab for $25 aud! The cab was easy and took 20 min to the airport.

Does Hong Kong Disneyland have Early Entry?

3. We got the early entry which was good for Frozen, as you could explore with limited people. Frozen is stunning and make sure you save time to just absorb!

Hong Kong Disneyland Mickey themed donuts
Hong Kong Disneyland Mickey themed donuts

4. We did 3 days in the park and walked about 17km a day!

What is the weather like in April (Spring) at Hong Kong Disneyland?

5. It was so hot and humid – be prepared to buy a lot of drinks

Do people speak English at Hong Kong Disneyland?

6. Most people spoke English and they used Apple Pay with no issues (they don’t use it here in China)

Do you need cash in Hong Kong?

7. We only needed cash for taxis

What are good Hong Kong Disneyland restaurants?

8. Walt’s cafe in the Disney hotel was our fav restaurant but we ate in World Of Colour both nights after being at the park – yep, ate dinner at 930pm with many others!

Is there a swimming pool at Disney’s Explorers Lodge?

9. The pool was amazing and we enjoyed relaxing our muscles after dinner

Hong Kong Disneyland Castle
Hong Kong Disneyland Castle

10. We didn’t need a fast pass as lines were very short

Which are the best days of the week to visit Hong Kong Disneyland?

11. Strangely enough, Sunday was almost empty compared to Monday and Tuesday! Lines went up to 20 and 30 min compared to walk on, on the weekend!

Is Dole Whip sold at HK Disneyland?

12. Dole whip is sold in Toy Story and is amazing

Does Hong Kong Disney have a Disability Pass (DAS)?

13. My son applied for DAS as he has brain cancer but we didn’t use it due to the lines being so short – but was very easy through guest services. You get return times without lining up.

How long are ride queues at Hong Kong Disneyland?

14. We loved waiting the 10 min in lines as most were air conditioned and we needed to cool down 15. You can ask for front row seats and they make you stand to the side – definitely worth waiting the minute

Hong Kong Disneyland Frozen themed snacks
Hong Kong Disneyland Frozen themed snacks

Is Hong Kong Disneyland big?

16. It’s a small park but so beautiful!

How do I get Hong Kong Disneyland tickets?

17. We got tickets as part of our hotel stay and they gave us the physical tickets when we got there – we didn’t make any booking for dates – you are guaranteed entry with your hotel stay if you selected tickets.

Have a magical day and feel free to ask any questions.

Written and photos supplied by Hong Kong Disneyland holiday planning group member Sam Dow

For more information on Hong Kong Disneyland you can go to the official website here.

Hong Kong Disneyland at night
Hong Kong Disneyland at night


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