Discover Top Bird's Eye Views of Hong Kong

DVA Finalist Video of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong - Reach the Sky


Measured by the number of tall buildings, Hong Kong has the largest skyline in the world.  The city's skyscrapers are spread throughout the city - on Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, and along much of the shoreline of Victoria Harbor.  In this marvelous drone video by contributor Haussmanvisuals, you'll get a great aerial tour of the most vertical parts of the 430 square miles of the city.   This video was picked as a Finalist in the Cities category for the 2nd annual Drone Video Awards.

Hong Kong Dronelapse
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Hong Kong Hyperlapse-Timelapse 4K


Top contributor Majestic, who is known for his stunning drone hyperlapse videos of the great cities of the world, brought his talents to bear creating this marvelous dronelapse of Hong Kong.  The video opens with amazing nighttime shots of two of the city's tallest buildings: Two International Finance Center (the tallest building on the island of Hong Kong) and The Center (HK's fifth tallest buildings).  From there you'll be taken around other spots on the island as well as in Kowloon, across the great harbor.

Central Plaza, IFC, and More
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Hong Kong - Beacon of Light


Top contributor Haussmann Visuals created this epic aerial tour of Hong Kong, perhaps the world's most photogenic city.  Shot at night, the video features epic bird's eye views of some of the most recognizable skyscrapers on Hong Kong Island.  Among the highlights are top-down shots at around the :53 mark of Central Plaza, Hong Kong's third largest building; and an equally impressive "over-the-top" view at the 1:45 mark of International Financial Center, the city's second tallest building. 

Hong Kong and its Harbor
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Flashes from Hong Kong


Hong Kong is so many things - it's a major port, a financial center, the link between China and the world, and a major tourist and cruise ship destination.  It owes its existence to its fantastic natural harbor, but has long since gone beyond simply being a port city.  Contributor Jakublin created a memorable aerial video of this amazing metropolis on the great delta of the Pearl River, and the bird's eye views of the towering skyscrapers and the harbor will astound you.  

Kwun Tong District
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A New Day Begins at Kwun Tong

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The Kwun Tong District sits on the Kowloon (penninsula) side of Hong Kong.  It is situated to the east of the central Kowloon district of Tsim Sha Shui, across Kowloon Bay.  Kwun Tong is one of the most populous of the city's 18 districts, although also one of its poorest districts.  Contributor David Yip flew over the district on three separate mornings, allowing him to create this incredible aerial view of the city as the red dawn begins to break over the Pearl River Delta. 

Drone Tour of Hong Kong
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Droneland 2018 - Hong Kong From Above


Hong Kong was a British territory from the time of the First Opium War in 1842.  When the lease of the territory expired in 1997, Hong Kong was returned to  China, becoming a sem-autonomous region.  Contrary to some fears, the change of sovereignty did little to damage Hong Kong's importance as a world financial  center; most of its tallest buildings, for example, have been built since the handover.  In this video, top contributor Droneland gives us a spectacular drone tour of this magical port city.    

Flyover of Hong Kong's IFC
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Hong Kong: When the Darkness Is Coming

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Contributor Dave Yip created this beautiful aerial tour of the skyscrapers of Hong Kong's Financial District.  The highlight of the film begins at about :53 and is an epic flyover of the city's #2 tower, height-wise: the 407 meter (1.35k ft.) Two International Financial Center.  This 88 story office tower was the tallest building in the city when opened in 2003 and it continues to be the tallest on Hong Kong Island but was surpassed by International Financial Center in West Kowloon in 2010.

Outside the Central Districts
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Who Knew Hong Kong Looked Like This?


While most people associate Hong Kong with the dense downtown district and the adjacent area of  Kowloon, the Hong Kong territory actually extends well beyond the core city areas: it's spread across about 1.1k square km (over 400 square mi.) of land area.  In this video, contributor Jack Shirley uses a drone to show us some less well known parts of Hong Kong.  The video includes aerial footage of  Long Ke Wan, Tung Lung Chau, Park Island, Sai Kung, Grass Island, and more.  

Hong Kong by DJI Mavic Pro
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Hong Kong - DJI Mavic Pro - 4K


In this video, top AirVuz contributor th3venture flies his DJI Mavic Pro drone over the mighty port city of Hong Kong.  The video begins with an amazing aerial shot from Victoria Peak, the great hill which covers the western side of the island and has a maximum altitude of over 550 meters (around 1.8k).  Using timelapses and other editing techniques, you will get an amazing bird's eye view of this gigantic city, which has what is widely considered the most impressive skyline of any city in the world.

Kowloon Peak
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Droneland 2018 - Kowloon Peak


Kowloon Peak is the highest point on the Kowloon Peninsula, a part of Hong Kong which sits across the Victoria Harbor from Hong Kong Island.  The small mountain covers the western side of the island and is accessible by cable car, yielding one of the best urban views of any spot on earth.  How about the view from above Kowloon Peak?  Contributor Droneland created this amazing view by flying a drone from Victoria, capturing even more amazing views of this vibrant city.

Choi Hung Estate
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Ms. Ho at Choi Hung Estate


Hong Kong is one of the world's most expensive real estate markets, and providing shelter for its 7+ million inhabitants has always been a challenge.  With a population density as high as any place on earth, many of the residents live in large high rise complexes that abound throughout the city.  Contributor Qualtaghcanfly used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create an aerial view of the Choi Hung Estate, the largest public housing project in Hong Kong, which has over 40k residents! 

Hong Kong's Skyscrapers
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Hong Kong 2018: Land of Gold


As of November, 2018, Dubai had 187 buildings which were at least 150 meters (just under 500 ft.) tall.  New York City had considerably more - 267, to be exact.  That's a lot of tall buildings, until you consider that Hong Kong has 353 - a third again more.  It's pretty clear that Hong Kong is the most vertical place on earth in terms of the human-made landscape.  In this rather remarkable video by Droneland, you'll get a top-down look at this tribute to the power of humanity to shape its world.

Po Lin Monastery
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Hong Kong: Above the Monastery


Contributor Droneland created this epic aerial video of the famous Big Buddha statue near Po Lin, a Buddhist monastery on an outlying satellite island of Hong Kong.  The 34 meter (over 100 ft) statue was constructed in the 1990's, and it's one of the largest Buddha statues in China.  The Monastery, built in the early 1900's, sits on Lantau Island, one of the larger Hong Kong islands which sits to the west of the main island in the South China Sea.

Victoria Harbor
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Mist over Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong

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Understanding how Hong Kong became a major city starts with its relationship to the sea.  Victoria Harbor is the body of water separating Hong Kong Island from the Kowloon Peninsula, and it is one of the finest natural harbors in the world.  Contributor Minglam created this spectacular drone video flying over the mist-covered harbor, giving us an aerial look at some of the ship traffic heading in and out of the great city, which is one of the ten busiest ports in the world.

Diving Hong Kong's IFC
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Suicide QUAD FPV with T-Motor X Sports Style


CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: AIRVUZ IN NO WAY CONDONES RECKLESS DRONE PILOTING.  That being said, what's done is done and we know a challenging skyscraper FPV dive when we see one.  In this case, the subject matter is the 118 floor International Commerce center, the tallest building in Hong Kong at just under 485 meters (a bit under 1.6k ft.) in West Kowloon.  Contributor DannyHK-DD7 took a dive down this building with his Impulse RC racing drone, flying it with video goggles.

Night Timelapse of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Night Drone Timelapse Hyperlapse 4K - TEASER HITTIN' IT NIGHTS VERSION


If this is only the teaser for a full-length Hong Kong time-lapse, you could say we’re very excited. Drone pilot Majestic is one of the best when it comes to drone, time-lapses, also known as drone-lapses. He has been nominated in the AirVuz Drone Video Awards for his time-lapse work, you can certainly see why in this magnificent 4K video of the skyline of Hong Kong.   The footage, which was taken at night, covers both Hong Kong Island as well as the Kowloon Peninsula across the harbor.  

The Kowloon Peninsula
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Hong Kong Kowloon Peninsula


Contributor Minglam created this amazing drone video of Hong Kong's Kowloon Peninsula.  The peninsula sits on the Chinese mainland, across Hong Kong Harbor from the eponymously named island.  In recent years, Kowloon has seen the construction of skyscrapers which rival and even exceed those of the island.  In the video, you'll see some epic footage of the Union Square project in West Calhoun, whose centerpiece (International Commerce Center) is the city's tallest skyscraper.

Hong Kong Compilation
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Hong Kong from Above

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In this aerial compilation created by AirVuz you’ll soar over Hong Kong. Officially the Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, this territory has the largest number of skyscrapers in the world. Made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and Outlying Islands you’ll see drone footage of the entire region. Popular destinations like Victoria Peak, Lantau Island, and Lamma Island are all filmed from a new perspective.


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Jordan( Hong Kong)

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Hong Kong from Above

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Lai Tek Tsuen

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