How to get to the racetrack.Located in the north part of Hong Kong Island, it is easily accessible by any land transport. Take the MTR and get to the Causeway Bay MTR station. Get out of the station through Exit A and walk about 15 minutes along Matheson Street, Leighton Road and Wong Nai Chung Road to the public entrance.
Also, you can take a tram from anywhere on the northern side of the island. Just get on a tram marked “Happy Valley”. Trams are not a fast transport but very cheap (only HK$2.3) and you can explore the city.Standard admission fee is HK$10.Opening Hours:
7:00pm – 11:00pm (Wed, Sat & Sun). From September till June.
Tram: Hop on a tram marked “Happy Valley”.
Entrance Fee:Simply use your Octopus card or pay the HK$10 admission fee at Entrance G (see map) to get into the public enclosure area including the public stands, betting hall and public restaurants.
When to go:The gate opens at 5:15PM* on HW race night. The first Race usually start at 7:15PM* and run till around 11:00PM
Should you be anywhere on the north side of Hong Kong Island, simply hop on a tram marked “Happy Valley” and enjoy a scenic ride to the racecourse. Trams are not usually the fastest mode of transport, but at HK$2.3 they are the cheapest!
Horse-Racing Season at Happy Valley is from September to June (sometimes early July). Happy Valley races are normally on Wednesday Nights, first race starts at 7:15 p.m. and the gates open at 5:15 p.m. The races are done by 11:00 p.m.
There are normally 7 or 8 races at each race meeting and there are about 30 minutes in-between races.Tourists can buy a Members Badge for HK 100 which will give you access to the Members’ areas, including the Betting Halls in the upper floors, the Parade area at trackside and the finishing post area.