While Hong Kong Island and Kowloon are the two main islands, the outer islands also provide interesting tourist destinations. Lantau Island is actually the largest and is where the airport is located. For sightseeing, Ngong Ping 360 offers yet another spectacular view. An easy subway ride takes you to the cable car entrance, which is right near…wait for it…another mall! Now we aren’t talking a run-of-the-mill cable car. We’re talking a 25 minute ride way up into the mountains. In fact, at the bottom you can’t even see the end of the ride, it’s so far away and high up. For a few extra dollars, I rode the “crystal cab,” which is a glass bottom cable car. I was a little concerned about motion sickness, but all was fine.
And here are a couple of quick clips to give you a sense of the ride:
Through the glass bottom floor