The "Hong Kong Cricket Club" used to be located on the grounds of the "Charter Gardens". In 1978, the club was relocated to the "Happy Valley" and the "Charter Garden" was created. The modern garden with many water surfaces was named after Sir Paul Charter a British businessman.
Even though Hong Kong Island is one of the most densely populated places in the world, large parts of the island are covered by forrests. From the mountain station of the "Peak Tram" you can climb the 552 m high "Victoria Peak" on a 2 km long hiking trail.
The Kowloon district is the loudest and most chaotic district in Hong Kong and yet, right on the famous "Nathan Road" you'll find a large park that looks like a green oasis. The "Kowloon Park" has shaded spaces surrounded by modern high-rise buildings. The park is located on a hill above the road level.
The "Garden of Good Wishes" at Wong Tai Sin Temple has of many elements of classical Chinese gardens. Zigzag bridges prevent the evil spirits from crossing the water. Fabulous creatures and other animals from the Chinese mythology can be found everywhere in the Daoist temple garden.
Lantau is the largest of more than 200 islands in Hong Kong. From "Tung Chung MTR" station, take the cable car over the "Tung Chung Bay" to "Ngong Ping". From here you can hike the 934 m high "Lan Tau Peak", the highest peak on the island or take the route to the southern coastline of Lantau Island.