Opened in 2005 on Lantau Island, just a 10-minute ride from the airport, this Disney venture was Asia's second (the first was Tokyo Disneyland; the third will be in Shanghai). Re-creating many of the exact features of the original Disneyland in California but on a much smaller scale, the 22.4 hectare (55-acre) theme park contains the usual four Disney themed lands -- namely, Main Street U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, and Tomorrowland -- along with such classic rides and attractions as Space Mountain, Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters, Tarzan's Treehouse, and the Jungle River Cruise, as well as high-caliber performances and shows, parades, and an evening fireworks extravaganza. Unique to the park is the world's only Fantasy Gardens, where Disney characters hang out to meet their fans. An expansion of the park, scheduled for completion in 2014, will add 30 more shows and attractions and enlarge the park by almost 25%. You can purchase tickets at the gate, in advance online, at Circle K convenience stores in Hong Kong, Peak Tower on Victoria Peak, and at the Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket Express counter at Hong Kong Station (Tung Chung Concourse) in Central.